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Ice Pellets And Freezing Rain Starting Tonight Or Early Sunday Morning

Freezing rain warning in effect for: York Region Dufferin County Barrie and Collingwood Area Burk’s Falls Haliburton Muskoka Parry Sound Freezing rain likely on Sunday. A fast-moving low pressure system over Missouri this afternoon will cross the Great Lakes tonight

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Police Issue Warning To Volunteers Searching The Grand River

Dufferin OPP are reminding volunteer searchers in the Waldemar area to use extreme caution around the Grand River and Bellwood Lake area.  While Police appreciate volunteer efforts the water level and ice conditions are extremely dangerous and unpredictable due to

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Credit Meadows School Welcomes Canadian Olympian And Gold Medallist

On February 21, students and staff at Credit Meadows Elementary School were excited to get a visit from Canadian Olympian and gold medallist, Katie Weatherston. Weatherston represented Team Canada in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, as part of

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Woman Facing Minor Injuries After Being Struck by Vehicle Near Caledon

A woman in Caledon is facing non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle Thursday evening. Just after 9 p.m. on February 22nd, 2018, Caledon OPP were called to a report of a pedestrian stumbling on the shoulder of Provincial

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Orangeville Man Arrested for Several Thefts

Orangeville Police have arrested and charged a 37-year-old man with several criminal offences in connection to numerous thefts in the community over the past month. Police say that detectives from the OPS’s Criminal Investigations Bureau have been investigating several thefts from

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Speeding Man Arrested for Impaired Driving in Caledon

A North York man is facing impaired driving charges after being caught speeding on The Gore Road near Caledon Wednesday. At around 1 a.m. on February 21, 2018 an officer from the Caledon OPP detachment was headed south on The

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Search For A Missing 3-Year Old In The Grand River Is Now A Recovery Operation

Orangeville and Grand Valley residents are bracing for tragedy as crews scour the swollen Grand River for a three-year-old boy who was swept away by rushing waters yesterday. The OPP says the boy was in a car with his mother

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Child Missing After Car Goes Into The Water Near Orangeville

Emergency crews are searching for a child who went missing on Wednesday morning just before 1 a.m., after a minivan was swept into a river near Orangeville..The collision happened in the Town of Grand Valley, about 30 km northwest of

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Wellington County OPP Issue Advisory To Drivers Due To Flooded Roads

Wellington County OPP are asking drivers to avoid high water levels and driving through roads submerged in water. Due to the higher than normal temperatures and large amounts of rain and run off, Wellington County OPP are receiving several reports

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Freezing Rain Warning Issued

As the rain continues and the temperatures drop rapidly, a freezing rain warning has been issued for a large portion of the province. Here are the details: 

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Bus Cancellations: February 21, 2018

Due to the weather, there are some school bus cancellations. This list will be updated until 7:00am. Check back for more. 

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Two Break And Enters Keep Caledon OPP Busy

Caledon OPP were called to two break and enters on Horseshoe Hill Road. One north of Olde Base Line Road and other north of Charleston Sideroad. In both cases, the home owner arrived home to find that their front door

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Suspect Runs From Police Through Backyards In Shelburne

Just before 2 a.m. on Saturday February 17th 2018, a suspect in a criminal investigation ran from Shelburne Police in the Pineview Gardens area.  The suspect fled on foot and was last seen on Jelly Street just north of Pineview

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Multiple Watches And Statements Issued By Environment Canada

Intense fog and heavy rain have triggered multiple watches, warnings and special weather statements from Environment Canada. Low visibility and flooding are the major concerns. The majority of the GTA is under a fog advisory but should escape mass flooding.

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Wellington County OPP Catch Driver Going 130 km/h In A Posted 80 km/h Zone

On Saturday of the Family Day long weekend, Wellington County OPP found a driver going 130 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone on Wellington Road 7, near Ponsonby. Police stopped the vehicle for speeding. The 33-year-old male of Milton has

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