Bomb technicians from Canadian Forces Base Borden removed a second world war grenade from a home in Guelph-Eramosa Township. It was discovered by a woman at the home, and Wellington Provincial Police were called on Tuesday. Its believed a relative, now deceased, kept it as a souvenir. The device is now in the hands of military authorites.
All lanes of traffic on highway 7 and 8 in Kitchener, near Fisher-Hallman have re-opened, following an accident earlier this morning. The crash involved 3 vehicles, and three people were sent to hospital with non life threatening injuries.
Guelph police are reporting a coupld of alcohol related incidents this morning.
A neighbor phoned police, after a man entered a home on Dublin Street. Police determined the 23 year old was at the wrong adressed. He was arrested for public intoxication.
And, 400 dollars damage was done, to a taxi at an establishment on Woodlawn Road. A 20 year old man, who was intoxicated, was arrested and charged with mischief.
James Gordon is taking a second run at elected office. He’s running for the N.D.P. in the next provincial election, which, by nature of a minority government, could come at any time.
In the last provincial vote he was third, collecting 24 percent of the vote.
Gordon will be running against Liberal Liz Sandals, Tory Anthony MacDonald, and Green Party leader Mike Schreiner.
Guelph Police are searching for a man that was hiding in a wooded area, exposing himself.
A parent spotted the man around 8:45 yesterday morning, while walking his two kids to school on Westwood Road.
The father approached the suspect, who ran off before getting on a bike and riding away.
He was last seen going towards imperial road. Police conducted a search of the area, but were unable to
locate the suspect. He’s described as white, 30 to 40 years of age, around 5 foot 10 to 6 feet tall.
He had a slim to medium build, with a shaved head, wearing a yellow Corona shirt and black pants.
Guelph Police are again warning you not to ever give out personal information over the phone, to someone you don’t know.
It would appear that the “grandparent” or “emergency” scam is making the rounds again.
A senior gets a call from someone, pretending to be a son, daughter or other relative.
They’re in trouble and need some money, urgently, maybe for bail or to purchase a ticket to get home.
Police urge you to always verify the details, by calling your family. And never wire money.
The first hectare of the Eastview Landfill Pollinator Park was to be planted today.
But the weather has postponed that.
Victoria McPhail is the co-chair of Pollination Guelph.
Pollinators includes bees, some types of flies, butterflies and wasps.
But she say bees are the big one.
Non-native plants, that have overrun the area since the old landfill site was closed, have been removed, and will be replaced by such things as black-eyed susans, milk wee, coneflowers, indian grass.
Pollinators help more than 80 percent of flowering plants, reproduce.
A panel at the University of Guelph today, will discuss how locally produced food, fits in the health care system.
Right now, the Ontario Government is working on a “local food act” to encourage development of markets for Ontario food. But it’s still a work in progress.
Professor Emeritus in marketing and consumer studies at the University of Guelph, Paulette Padanyi says the government itself sets up some many barriers.
For instance, the budget for food in long term care facilities is 7 dollars and 46 cents a day.
That’s for all food, snacks and drinks.
She says Ontario has an excellent food distribution system.
But hospitals and long term care facilities go through large companies to get their food, not the local producer.
The province’s health minister says the system worked when two
hospitals in Toronto and Mississauga detected possible errors in
reading 35 hundred mammograms and C-T scans.
Deb Matthews says she’s been assured that affected patients are
being properly informed and that their cases are being reviewed as
quickly as possible.
Trillium Health Partners says it found a “performance issue”
with a veteran radiologist in March and immediately began an
However, Trillium didn’t go public about the possible problems
until Wednesday night.
The hospitals are reviewing diagnostic tests conducted between
April 1st, 2012, and March 31st, 2013, at Mississauga Hospital and
Queensway Health Centre.
In sports, the Guelph Storm is ranked 5th in the nation, in the pre-season Canadian Hockey League poll.
The London Knights are the topped ranked team.
They are followed by Baie-Comeau, Portland and Rimouski.
The only other O.H.L. team to crack the top 10 is the Kingston Frontenacs. They are 9th.
The Storm host the Barrie Colts tonight, kicking off a home and home weekend series. Game time at the Sleeman Centre is 7:30.
The Hurricanes scored 3 straight goals to end the second period, and went on to an 8-5 win over Brantford in Junior B hockey.