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Cargil meats solutions in Guelph is in the market for general labourers, and pays up to 17 dollars an hour.
The company is holding a job fair on Friday from 8 til noon, at its Dunlop Drive slaughterhouse.
The company also operates a meat packing facility on Watson Parkway.
A teenaged boy was knocked from his bike at the corner of Church and Geddes Streets in Elora yesterday afternoon. He was struck by a car, and taken from the scene to hospital by ambulance.
Wellington County Provincial police are investigating, and have released no further details on the boy’s condition.
A Waterloo man and a London man have died following a crash near Kincardine Friday night.
Provincial police say both vehicles were found to have left the road on highway 21.
The driver of one vehicle, 38-year-old London man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the other vehicle, 36-year-old Steven Kerr from Kitchener, was airlifted to a London
hospital with serious injuries. Police say Kerr died of his injuries Sunday.
Police continue to investigate.
The Ontario Safety League says it is far too easy to
buy crackpipes, marijuana grinders and other drug paraphernalia in
convenience stores across the province.
The non-profit charity says what it calls a growing trend to sell
items clearly intended for smoking illegal drugs like pot and crack
cocaine is a “serious public safety issue.”
Safety League president Brian Patterson says his staff easily
purchased dozens of drug-related items at convenience stores in big
and small cities from guelph, to Windsor to Cornwall, to Toronto.
Patterson says it’s irresponsible and illegal for corner stores
to openly sell items that enable drug use right beside candy and
He wants people to report any convenience stores selling
inappropriate drug paraphernalia in their neighbourhood through
Twitter with the hashtag: reportyourstore.
The Safety League also has an online petition
to help persuade the stores to stop selling
the drug-related items including bongs and pipes.
A Toronto police officer is expected to surrender this morning,
then appear in court on a charge of second-degree murder in a case
that shocked the city last month.
Constable James Forcillo was charged yesterday in
the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim on an empty streetcar after an
altercation with police.
Nine shots were fired at Yatim and he was also hit with a stun
gun in an incident captured on cellphone and other videos and seen
around the world.
The death sparked outrage and is the subject of various
investigations and reviews.
In sports, the Guelph Gators under 14 girls fastball team has won the Canadian championship in Montreal.
The Gators beat the pickering heat 6-2 in the gold medal game.
The Storm have announced some organizational changes. Former NHL forward Todd Harvey will join
the team’s coaching staff. And the Storm’s assistant coach Chris Hajt, is now the assistant general
manager, working alongside Mike Kelly.
Tickets for the Storm’s upcoming season go on sale this Friday at noon.
The storm host North Bay in their first home exhibition game on Labour Day.