Just after 8 a pedestrian was struck by a car, near the corner of York and Victoria Roads. One man was taken to hospital with minor injuries. Guelph Police are investigating.
Police also continue to investigate after a dog was struck by two separate vehicles, on Suffolk Street. Police say the great dane was on the loose, and died at the scene. The dog’s owners were notified.
Police are reporting more thefts from cars. This time they occured on Wyndham Street, College Avenue and Bennett Avenue.
Fire officials say they’ve pinpointed the
general area where the blaze that levelled part of the St. Jacobs Farmers
Lonnie Schubert of the Ontario Fire Marshal’s office says the
flames broke out in the southeast corner of the main building
where a French fries vendor and cafe were located.
He says investigators have yet to identify what caused the fire
but are looking at several “potential ignition sources” in that
area, and so far, there’s no suggestion of foul play.
the market draws thousands of visitors each
week to the small town.
The building housed some 60 vendors, with
several hundred more setting up shop in other buildings or outside.
The market runs all year long, and organizers say the outdoor
portion will reopen Tomorrow.
Education Minister Liz Sandals says the province will look into
the death of a teenaged girl killed while walking to her Toronto
school and see what needs to be done to avoid similar tragedies from
Sandals says the government will examine the need for more public
safety training for students, and cautioned drivers to be extra
careful now that kids are back in class.
Police say the 14-year-old girl was struck and killed by a
truck just before 8 yesterday morning, while on her way to school.
for the first day of the new school year.
she would have turned 15 today.
Guelph has hired away the C.A.O. of the Township of West Lincoln. Derrick Thomson moves to this city to become the new executive director of community and social services.
He’d been in charge in West Lincoln since 2008, and before that, held a number of senior management positions in Brampton.
Police investigated 8 collisions involving bicycles and cars in Guelph last month.
Police say while 8 cyclists were struck by cars in August, most of the accidents resulted in minor injuries.
And in two collisions, it’s was the cyclists who were charged.
The majority of the accidents occurred in intersections, so police have some tips for cyclists.
Police say obey traffic signs and signals – as bicycles must follow the same rules of the road like any other
vehicle. Never ride against traffic, don’t pass on the right and scan the road behind you.
You should keep both hands ready to break, wear a helmet and never ride with headphones on.
Do you want to spout off about how your garbage is collected?
Or, perhaps you are very happy with the city’s trash methods, and want to give Guelph a pat on the back.
You get your chance, starting this week.
The city’s solid waste management master plan is the focus of a telephone survey that begins tonight.
400 homes will be randomly surveyed.
It should take about 10 minutes.
Then starting on the 12th of the month, everyone will be able to access the survey, on-line at guelph.ca.
It will be up, until October 31st.
You can also share your thoughts at an open house, next Thursday from 5 til 8, at the Cutten Fields.
A final tally of the cost to cancel a gas plant in Oakville may
arrive within weeks.
New auditor general Bonnie Lysyk (LISS’-ik) says her office will
finish a report by early fall on the controversial cancellation made
under former premier Dalton McGuinty.
The government has said scrapping the Oakville project cost about
40-million dollars, but the Ontario Power Authority puts the figure
at closer to 310-million dollars.
But most observers predict the auditor’s final tally, which may
arrive within weeks, will send the total bill soaring much higher.
Ontario’s police watchdog says an 80-year-old woman broke her hip
after being hit with a stun gun in an altercation with police in
Monica Hudon of the S-I-U says three Peel Region police officers
approached the woman around 3:30 a-m last Wednesday as she walked
along a road in Mississauga and an officer fired his stun gun at
Hudon said the elderly women fell to the ground and was rushed to
Credit Valley Hospital for treatment of a fractured hip, among other
In sports, the Brantford Red Sox beat the Barrie Baycats 4-2 in 10 innings, to prevent Barrie from winning the Intercounty Baseball title. The ‘Cats still lead the championship series 3 games to 1.
In Kitchener and District Soccer League action tonight, the Rangers and Oaks tangled at the university of Guelph at 7.