You’re going to encounter a number of road closures in Guelph this morning, to facilitate the “Run for the Cure”.
It’s on from 9:00 this morning until 11:30, but you can expect the roads may be closed a little longer than that.
Streets impacted are Wyndham, Quebec, Norfolk, Suffolk, Yorkshire, and Kathleen streets, as well as London Road.
Parking on a number of these streets will also be restricted.
And obviously, some bus routes will be rerouted while the event is on.
The Run for the Cure is Canada’s largest single day, volunteer-led fundraising event dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research, education and awareness programs.
Two Ontario men who`ve been jailed in a Egypt since mid-August
will soon be coming home.
Foreign Affairs says Toronto-based filmmaker John Greyson and Dr.
Tarek Loubani of London have been released from prison in Cairo.
The pair were arrested in Cairo on August 16th during violent
They were accused of attacking a police station, but were never
Greyson and Loubani staged a 16-day hunger strike to protest
their arrest and also claimed to have suffered beatings and other
degrading treatment at the hands of their Egyptian captors.
There’s no word yet when they’ll be leaving Egypt.
Rallies have been staged in cities in Ontario, Quebec and Nova
Scotia, calling for the release of two Canadian Greenpeace activists
under arrest in Russia.
Alexandre Paul of Montreal and Paul Ruzycki of Port Colborne,
Ontario are among 30 people charged with piracy following an
anti-drilling protest at a Russian oil platform in the Arctic.
Greenpeace says the crew of the Arctic Sunrise merely unfurled a
banner, and the charges are absurd.
If convicted, the activists face prison terms of up to 15 years.
A man who was struck and killed while helping at the scene of a
tractor-trailer crash on the 401 in West Elgin is being remembered as a
friendly and helpful member of the community.
Police say 57-year-old Robert McGuigan was lighting flares placed
on the highway when another tractor-trailer slammed into him
McGuigan ran a greenhouse and garden centre in Blenheim.
A police disposal unit was called to a Burlington park yesterday
after a grenade was found buried in the ground.
The grenade — which turned out to be inert — was found by a
volunteer group doing maintenance in the park.
The Guelph Storm tasted defeat for the first time this season in a 7-2 beating at the hands of the Knights in London. The Storm were outshot 49-28 in the loss. Goaltender Justin Nichols was replaced between pipes by Matthew Mancina after the second period when the score was 5-2.
Guelph wraps up the weekend in Oshawa tonight.
1460 CJOY has the broadcast starting with the pregame show at 5:45PM.
Not much better for the Guelph Hurricanes in Junior B hockey action. Guelph fell 5-2 to the Elmira Sugar Kings at the Sleeman Centre.
The Canes are off until Friday when they host Waterloo.
In Junior C action the Erin Shamrocks squeaked by Huntsville 3-2 in a shootout.
Erin travels to Fergus to battle Devils this afternoon at the Centre Wellington Sportsplex. Puck drops at 2:30PM. —-
The Guelph Oaks take the pitch versus Sonnys FC this afternoon in Kitchener and District Soccer League quarterfinals action. Game time 5:00PM at Woodside Park in Kitchener.