No injuries are reported in a barn fire in Guelph-Eramosa township, just north of Guelph yesterday afternoon.
Guelph Fire received the call at around 4:30PM and arrived on scene at 5488 Wellington Road 86 to find smoke coming from the eaves of a large steel-clad drive shed.
The fire was contained to one corner of the building. There were no livestock in the drive shed.
An investigation is being conducted to determine the cause and an estimate of damage.
Members of the Guelph Police Service are taking part in 36th National Police and Peace Officers Memorial this morning in Ottawa. They join thousands of police and peace officers from across the country to honour colleagues who have died in the line of duty.
The Memorial Honour Roll now contains the names of more than 700 fallen officers, including Guelph Police
constable Jennifer Kovach.
There will be a reading of the names, followed by a parade and memorial service on parliament hill.
Premier Kathleen Wynne says her government is ready to campaign
on the need for new revenue tools such as tolls and fees to raise
money for public transit.
Wynne says finding new money for transit and other infrastructure
projects is key to improving residents’ quality of life but admits
it’ll be a tough sell.
She told the Liberal convention in Hamilton yesterday she doesn’t
want the party to engage in the same kind of mean spirited personal
attacks that she’s been subjected to.
Two Ontario men held in Egypt are speaking out for the first time
since their arrest six weeks ago during a bloody protest in Cairo.
Dr. Tarek Loubani and filmmaker John Greyson say they’ve been
beaten, subjected to degrading treatment and haven’t been allowed to
speak to their friends and family.
The two, who still haven’t been charged with anything are into
day 13 of a hunger strike to protest their treatment.
Yesterday Premier Kathleen Wynne added her voice to the growing
chorus of people demanding the two be released.
Transportation Safety Board investigators have returned to the
scene of the deadly crash between a Via train and an Ottawa transit
bus to try to figure out what caused the collision.
TSB investigators are examining potential factors that could
have affected the bus driver’s perception and decision-making in the
moments before the crash.
Six people died and more than 30 were injured when the bus
slammed into the train after going through a safety barricade on
A strike by nearly 300 employees at the University of Windsor is
about to enter its fourth week.
CUPE Local 13-93 President Dean Roy says negotiations resumed
Tuesday but broke down after the university walked away from the
bargaining table yesterday.
The 300 professional and skilled trades workers walked out on
The school says it remains open and that classes are continuing
The 2-and-0 Guelph Storm should get a pretty good idea where they stand following this afternoon’s visit by the Knights. London comes in ranked as the number one junior team in the country, and are also unbeaten to start the year.
1460 CJOY has the broadcast from the Sleeman starting with the pre-game show at 1:45PM.
The Guelph Hurricanes gave up four goals in the third period en route to a 6-2 loss to the Kitchener Dutchmen at the Sleeman Centre in Junior B hockey.
Guelph is back on the ice in Elmira tonight to battle the Sugar Kings.
In Junior C action – Fergus fell 6-4 to Orillia.
And it was the Alliston Hornets throttling the Shamrocks 8-1 in Erin.
Erin closes out the weekend in Midland this afternoon.
Its the Guelph Gryphons 12th consecutive regular season victory going back to last season in OUA football.
The 5-and-0 Gryphs spolied Homecoming in Waterloo dispatching the Warriors 41-19.
Jazz Lindsey threw for 274 yards and four touchdowns but also tossed four interceptions in the win.
Saxon Lindsey and Carl Trivieri both caught a pair of those TDs
Next up for Guelph – a Friday night date with the York Lions at Alumni Stadium.
The Stampeders benefitted from five interceptions as Calgary
trounced the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 35-11 at Guelph’s Alumni Stadium.
In other CFL action , it was Toronto 34-22 over Edmonton.