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OPP Seat Belt Campaign Easter Long Weekend

Kerry Schmidt and the OPP will be looking for high risk drivers and the focus during the Easter Long Weekend are people who don’t buckle up. There have been 639 deaths on OPP patrolled roads in the last 10 years where

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2526 Inattententive Related Charges Laid During March Break

The numbers are staggering and people are still not getting the message. We hgave way too many distracted drivers on our roads and highways. The OPP reported 2,526 inattentive-related charges laid during the March Break Distracted Driving campaign. Since 2009,

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OPP March Break Distracted Driving Campaign

The OPP will be out in full force for March Break looking for distracted drivers starting Monday. For the fourth year in a row Distracted Driving was the Number 1 cause of driving related deaths on OPP patrolled roads in

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Is The RCMP Using One Of These To Spy On Canadians?

Canada’s privacy commissioner is investigating whether the RCMP has been using a controversial mass-surveillance device on Canadians. The device is called “The Stingray” and the Mounties have refused to disclose whether or not they are using it. The Stingray uses

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Accident Between Minivan And Horse Drawn Buggy Leaves One Dead

A five-year old child is dead after a min-van collided with a horse-drawn carriage on Highway 10, between Road 180 and Road 190, north of Orangeville. The collision happened around 9:30 yesterday morning. The Ontario Provincial Police say the carriage

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Police Investigating A Wrong Way Collision On The QEW

The OPP are investigating a fatal, wrong-way collision on the QEW. It happened very early Sunday morning between Fruitland Road and Fifty Road in Stoney Creek. One vehicle was travelling the wrong-way on the highway when it collided with another.

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More Questions Than Answers About Last Night’s Amber Alert

UPDATE: Police have now advised media that the boys parents picked him up. They now say they wanted to speak to anyone who

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Plumber Got Naked In Front Of A Customer – Charges Laid

The OPP have charged a plumber for stripping in front of a customer. Police say a Tilbury, Ontario woman called a plumber on January 16 after finding she had no hot water. It’s alleged that when the plumber arrived, he

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Flying Truck Tires Kill Driver On The 400

A 69-year-old man has died in hospital after the front of his SUV was crushed by a flying truck wheel on Highway 400 near Aurora. The OPP says a southbound truck lost a set of tires from its trailer’s right

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Bad Accident On The 403 Last Night

A two-vehicle accident on the 403 in Mississauga has landed seven people in hospital. It happened shortly after 10:30pm last night. The OPP say an SUV was east bound when it rear-ended a car near Eastgate Parkway. Two people suffered

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OPP Officer Charged In Concussion Incident

An OPP officer is has been charged following an incident that left a 19 year old with a concussion. The Special Investigations Unit says it happened on Canada Day when the teen was pulled over on the 401 with a

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The QEW Is Closed After A Brutal Accident Last Night

All eastbound lanes of the QEW at Trafalgar Rd. in Oakville are closed right now and will not re-open until approximately 9:00am. There was a fiery, multi-vehicle crash around 9:00 last night that claimed the lives of two people. The OPP

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OPP Charge A Snow Plow Driver With Impaired

The OPP have charged a snow plow operator with impaired driving and driving with an open container of liquor. They found the snow plow in a ditch in Gravenhurst after a concerned motorist called police Saturday evening to report the

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Charges Laid Over The Gas Plants Scandal – No Comment From Wynne

Premier Kathleen Wynne has declined to comment after police laid criminal charges against two aides to former premier Dalton McGuinty in connection with the gas plants scandal in 2011. The OPP laid charges against David Livingston, McGuinty’s former chief of

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OPP Warning Us Not To Fall For The “Hitman” Scam

The Ontario Provincial Police are warning the public about an old and frightening scam is making the rounds again. Police say people should not respond if they get a text or email message, purportedly from a “hitman”, saying they’d been hired to kill you,

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