There will be no strike at the Universtiy of Guelph.
A tentative deal has been reached between the University and CUPE Local 13-34, averting a midnight strike deadline.
No details of the package have been released, but a meeting will be arranged, so that the package can be presented to the union, which represents 230 trades, custodial and maintenance workers on campus.
Arrangements for that meeting have yet to be made.
A 73 year old man was hit by a Guelph Transit bus, as he was cross the street, near the downtown transit terminal.
The bus was just leaving the terminal when the accident occurred.
The man was taken to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The 58 year old bus driver is charged under the highway traffic act.
A 22 year old Guelph man is charged with sexual assault.
Police received a complaint from a 22 year old Guelph woman, regarding an assault which occured September 28th.
Police say the two people knew each other.
Consumers are being warned to avoid two foods, sold in Canada. Certain Compliments brand frozen 8-ounce Super 8 beef burgers may have been contaminated with e.coli. The burgers were made by Belmont Meats of Toronto, and were sold in Sobeys banner stores, and might also be in Foodland, FreshCo and Price Chopper.
Individually wrapped Original brand Halloween Kiss Candies, sold in bulk, are also being recalled as they may contain harmful pieces of metal.
In August, search warrants at homes in Toronto and Markham, turned up a glock handgun and ammunition, that were involved in a number of robberies across the province.
Dubbed “Operation Chatter”, the investigation led to the arrests of three men, and charges for their involvement in one robbery in Guelph and another in Aurora.
Now, two Toronto men are charged for committing a series of 7 armed robberies at retail electronics stores, including the Guelph Rogers Plus store last December, and the Guelph Source store in June.
Other robberies occured in Brantford, Peterborough, Aurora, Mississauga and Bradford–West Gwillimbury.
Another 22 year old Toronto man as earlier charged with selling property, stolen in the Guelph Rogers robbery.
In all, police have laid 242 criminal charges, as a result of this investigation, including multiple counts of robbery with a fire arm, uttering death threat, and forcible confinement.
There’s another possible bidder for struggling smartphone maker
A source familiar with the situation says private equity firm
Cerberus has expressed interest in looking at BlackBerry’s books.
The company has not confirmed Cerberus’ interest.
It’s not known if the U-S firm hopes to join a coalition headed
by Canada’s Fairfax Financial, which announced late last month it
had signed a 4.7-billion-dollar letter of intent for BlackBerry.
A tractor, and the trailer it was towing, jackknifed yesterday morning in West Montrose, leading to the death of a 15 year old boy.
He was driving the tractor, when it flipped over, pinning him underneath.
He was later pronounced dead at hospital.
His name is not being released.
And last night in downtown Guelph, an elderly man was hit by a Guelph Transit bus.
The accident occurred on Macdonell near the central bus station.
The man was rushed to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, and police are still investigating.
Guelph Police say a break and enter lead to a 20 minute power outage with the city yesterday morning.
Police were called after Hydro One employees observed a man in their compound on Edinburgh Road South.
The suspect fled, but officers quickly located him. Police discovered there was forced entry into the compound, and theft of property. There was also damage, which caused the power disruption.
A 20-year old Cambridge man is charge with break, enter and theft, mischief and possession of a controlled substance.
After spending two nights missing, a Guelph-Eramosa Township boy has been found, safe and sound.
Wellington Provincial Police were contacted by a woman, who spotted 14-year old Cody Peller yesterday morning, near his home. He had been missing since Monday evening.
Police say he was taken to Groves Memorial Hospital as a precaution.
A 12 year veteran of the Guelph Police Service has been charged with assault causing bodily harm.
Constable Corey McArthur will be in Guelph court, November 15, but remains on active duty.
Last December, the Guelph Police Service investigated a public complaint against one of its officers, alleging unnecessary use of authority and excessive force, during an arrest.
The professional standards branch of the local force concluded the complaint was unsubstantiated.
The complainant was told the Office of the Independent Police Review Director, could review the findings, but no request for such a review was made at that time.
A justice of the Peace issued a criminal summons in the case, Tuesday.
Last year, 6 pharmacies in the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph area administered flu shots.
But communications manager Chuck Ferguson with Public Health, says this year, 33 pharmacies will be dispensing the shots.
Last year, clinics, put on by Public Health, were quite successful.
Ferguson says there will be just as many flu clinics this year, but the number of staff members at each clinic might by a little less.
Still, children under 5 years of age can’t get the shot at a pharmacy.
And Ferguson says public health has a large following of seniors.
He says they still want to cater to them.
Ontario’s Health Ministry is warning consumers to steer
clear of bottled water manufactured by a Caledon-based company.
It says samples taken from Blue Glass Water’s products
have been found to be ”heavily contaminated with bacteria.”
The province’s chief medical officer, Dr. Arlene King, is also
warning businesses not to serve water from the company, which is
also known as Caledon Clear Water Corp.
A ministry statement says Blue Glass Water was ordered to stop
its operations related to bottling, processing and distributing
water on July 25.
But public health units continue to see the bottled water.
A hotly anticipated report from the province’s auditor general on
the ultimate cost to scrap gas plants in Oakville and Mississauga
has a release date.
New auditor general Bonnie Lysyk confirmed yesterday in a letter
to provincial parties that her audit of the Liberal government’s
decision — currently priced at 585 million dollars — is due out
The report is expected to peg the cost of cancelling the plants
at well above that figure.