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


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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