Bulletins from OPP Killaloe

Snowmobile safety As snowmobile season starts in the Renfrew County area the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind snowmobile operators that they need to be cautious on trails, lakes and private property. Anyone choosing to operate a snowmobile is reminded to carry the required …

Court calls BLR Integrity Commissioner billing “excessive” – also criticizes BLR lawyers for improper claim for costs

The longstanding concerns of some ratepayers as well as some members of Council regarding the billing practices of the Brudenell Lyndoch and Raglan (BLR) Integrity Commissioner, as well as their lawyers, were confirmed in a decision released by Justice Robyn Ryan Bell of the Divisional Court on January 4, 2022. …

Dr. Theresa Tam reports on coronavirus in Canada as 2022 begins – includes plea for sharing only “credible information”

The following statement from Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, was released by Public Health Agency of Canada on Jan.7 2022: The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create stress and anxiety for many Canadians, particularly those who do not have ready access to their regular support networks. Through the Wellness …

Health Canada reports bagged salad recall due to listeria

Health Canada reports that Dole Canada Company is recalling certain Dole and President’s Choice brand salad products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products have been sold nationally. Photos above: Health Canada Packaged salad products included Dole Garden Salad 340 g. All packages bearing a …

Vigilant neighbour prevents more serious damage to Arbor Vitae Road cottage fire

Madawaska Valley Fire Department was dispatched to 700 block of Arbor Vitae Road for a structure fire at 8:59 a.m. on December 30th, 2021. When fire fighters arrived, flames were coming out of the wall at the south side of the cottage. Both Stations responded but after 20 minutes the …

Update: OPP seek your help to locate missing person last seen in Killaloe area

Editor’s note: This media release replaces the earlier one with a corrected description (height, hair colour). The Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is seeking assistance from the public in an effort to locate a missing person last seen in the Killaloe area. On December 31, 2021 at …

Ontario implements stricter Covid rules, remote learning as of Wednesday, January 5

This is the full text of the media release from the Premier’s Office dated Jan.3 2022: TORONTO — In response to recent trends that show an alarming increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is temporarily moving the province into Step …

Ontario reverts to stricter Covid regulations, remote learning as of Wednesday, January 5

In response to high transmissibility of Omicron variant, the Premier’s Office issued the following information on Jan.3 at 11:27 a.m.: In response to recent trends that show an alarming increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is temporarily moving the province …

No ice is without risk say OPP

This timely reminder about ice safety was distributed by OPP Bancroft Detachment on Dec.31: Waterways in the Bancroft area have started to freeze over. The Bancroft Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind residents in the area that they need to be cautious around frozen lakes, …

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