Monthly Archives: December 2017

York Regional Police urge safety on Lake Simcoe

Reports of snowmobiles on Lake Simcoe have lead to a safety message from the York Regional Police (YRP) Marine Unit. Police have received reports of citizens driving snowmobiles and other vehicles across the ice on Lake Simcoe. A release from YRP reminds citizens that ice conditions can be very unpredictable and inconsistent. “Consider consulting with local ice fishing hut providers

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Stops in Sunderland and Cannington for sixth week of Festive RIDE

DRPS Festive RIDE

Durham Regional Police conducted stops in Sunderland and Cannington as part of week six of Festive RIDE. The sixth week of the seasonal campaign included stopping more than 1,900 vehicles and charging 15 drivers with drinking and driving offences. In addition to Cannington and Sunderland, RIDE checks were held in Ajax, Pickering, Whitby, Oshawa, Port Perry, Bowmanville and Clarington. Here

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Veteran in palliative care in Peterborough receives overwhelming community support

A veteran receiving palliative care in Peterborough received an overwhelming number of visitors the past few days, leading to a request from the hospital that well-wishers send their love and gratitude by cards and letters, rather than in-person visits. On Sunday (Dec. 17), the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment took to Facebook asking for residents of the Peterborough area to

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Sunderland singer releases first music video

A Sunderland singer is ringing in the holidays with the release of her first music video. Carley Hope, a Grade 11 student at Brock High School, filmed a video covering ‘I’ll be Home’ by Meaghan Trainor along the Beaver River Trail. The 16-year-old, who is signed to Broken Silence Records, certainly hopes it’s the first of many. “I’ve been singing

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15 charged with drinking and driving during Festive RIDE week five

DRPS Festive RIDE

More than 2,000 vehicles were stopped during Durham Regional Police Service’s fifth week of the Festive RIDE campaign. Police say 15 people were charged with drinking and driving offences during the past week. This brings this year’s total to 87, four more than the 83 charged at this time during the 2016 campaign. The fifth week of the DRPS Festive

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