The Guelph Police Service are expected to release the findings of their investigation into the fatal crash that claimed
the life of one of their officers. Constable Jennifer Kovack died March 14th, after her cruiser and a city
bus collided on Imperial Road. Constable Kovack was responding to a fellow officers call for assistance.
A press conference is scheduled for 1 this afternoon at the Clair Road Emergency Services Centre.
There were no injuries after a two car collision at the intersection of Victoria Road and Eastview Drive Monday afternoon, involving an on duty Guelph Police officer. The officer, a five year veteran with the force, has been charged with making an unsafe turn.
Early this morning Guelph Police and Fire attended to Kathleen Street for a car fire. Investigators believe the fire is suspicious, as two men were seen running from the area. One of the males is described as non-white, tall and thin, wearing shorts and tshirt and a ball cap. He appeared to be 17 to 20 years of age. The second male was white, shorter, also wearing shorts, a tshirt and a ball cap.
A 29-year-old Elora man is in a Hamilton hospital with serious facial and head injuries following an
all-terrain vehicle crash in Puslinch township.
Wellington OPP say the accident happened just after 12:00 Monday morning on Highway 6, south of Wellington Road 36.
No word on the victim’s condition or the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Police continue to investigate the incident.
Remote Internet voting will be a part of next year’s Guelph municipal election during the advance voting period. Despite a few security concerns, City council passed a motion Monday night to implement online voting in 2014.
Up to 100 Ontario communities currently have or will consider the method. City Clerk Blair Labelle says, it definately wont replace traditional voting.
Remote internet voting would allow people to vote from a tablet, smartphone, or computer.
56-percent of Guelph residents polled during a telephone survey said if internet voting were available they would vote in municipal elections.
Curlers at the Guelph Golf and Curling Club will need to be find a new rink to throw their rocks next season.
Due to financial constraints and reportedly running a deficit over the first half of the year, the club will be suspending its 2013-14 curling season.
In a letter to its members last week, the Board of Directors say they will take the time to re-evaluate its current business model.
Last year the club celebrated its 100th anniversary and changed its name from the Guelph Country Club to the Golf and Curling Club.
The family of a man who died after being shot by police on a
Toronto streetcar calls it a “tragedy for all involved” and they
hold no ill will against police.
Sammy Yatim died early Saturday in what the Special
Investigations Unit calls an “interaction” with police captured on
surveillance and cellphone video.
The 18-year-old man can be seen pacing the empty streetcar amid
police shouts of “drop the knife” before nine gunshots are heard.
The officer at the centre of the shooting has been identified by
his lawyer as Constable James Forcillo (for-SIL’-oh).
The police union has said the officer involved in the incident is
A four-year-old girl remains in hospital with life-threatening
injuries after being pulled unconscious from a pool in Vaughan.
York region police say the girl was at a private day camp being
run at a large fitness centre when she was found by a staff member.
Sergeant Clint Whitney says it appeared the girl was underwater
for one to two minutes but was breathing on her own.
He said officers were seeking witnesses to contact them to help
determine if there are grounds for a criminal investigation.
Ontario restaurants are unhappy with the province’s liquor agency
for what they see as unfair discounts for the federal government and
The Liquor Control Board of Ontario started giving foreign
embassies and consulates a 49 per cent discount on beer, wine and
liquor sales last month.
On Tuesday, a group representing Ontario’s restaurants said the
new discounts are unfair when they have to pay full retail prices
The L-C-B-O says it must offer discounts for foreign embassies
under a federal law, the Foreign Missions and International
Organizations Act as well as under the Vienna Convention of 1961.
The Special Investigation Unit is probing an incident in
Walkerton where a man was injured after jumping out of a window.
South Bruce O-P-P officers went to a hotel around 10 a-m
yesterday to follow up on a suspect with an outstanding warrant.
A police officer went to the back of the hotel and found a man on
the ground with leg injuries that appeared to be caused by a fall
from a third storey window.
The man is in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The Guelph Royals suffered their second loss in two nights. The Royals were thumped 14-1 by
the London Majors at Hastings stadium last night. They play again in London tonight.
The Baycats beat the Royals 8-1 in Barrie Monday night.