Monthly Archives: August 2018

Durham police officer charged with sexual assault

A Durham Regional Police officer has been charged with sexual assault following allegations regarding his conduct while off duty. Members of the DRPS Professional Standards Unit launched an investigation earlier this month when an allegation by an adult woman was brought forward regarding the conduct of the officer. As a result of the investigation, Jack Stelwagen, 40, has been charged

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Canada’s 911 Ride returns to Brock

Approximately 150 motorcycles escorted by about 30 police motorcycles will make their way to the Beaverton Curling Club this Saturday (Aug. 25) as Canada’s 911 Ride returns to Brock Township. Canada’s 911 Ride is an annual event that raises funds and awareness of a variety of causes such as helping families of fallen emergency service personnel and helping children who

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Company offers to compensate motorists impacted by Beaverton fuel mix-up

The corporate owners of Ultramar have apologized for an error that led to motorists unknowingly filling their tanks with diesel fuel in Beaverton over the weekend. Leroy McKinnon, a senior specialist in corporate communications for Parkland Fuel Corporation, confirmed that diesel fuel was mistakenly deposited into the station’s tanks on Sunday (Aug. 12). “On the morning of August 12, there

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Police ask for public’s help finding missing Georgina man

Police are seeking public assistance in locating a missing 60-year-old man from the Town of Georgina. Larry Broomer was last seen on Wednesday (Aug. 15) at approximately 10:30 a.m., when he left his residence on Metro Road North in Georgina, according to York Regional Police. Investigators are concerned for his well-being and are asking anyone with information to contact police.

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Controversial Sunderland subdivision back in the spotlight on Monday

Township council is set to deal with a pair of issues Monday (Aug. 13) pertaining to a controversial subdivision in Sunderland. Despite numerous concerns raised by residents, local politicians approved a zoning amendment last October that would allow 61 more homes in the property being developed by the Kaitlin Corporation adjacent to the village’s fairgrounds. A bylaw bringing that change

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