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Plan and practice your escape during Fire Prevention Week

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Plan and practice your escape during Fire Prevention Week

City of St. Catharines press release – In a fire situation, advance planning can make a potentially life-saving difference. That’s the message during Fire Prevention Week, which runs Oct. 6 to 12/2019 this year. The theme, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”, is one Acting Fire Chief Jeff McCormick hopes […]

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NRPS investigation results in drug trafficking and property related charges

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NRPS investigation results in drug trafficking and property related charges

Niagara Regional Police Service press release – Beginning in September of 2019, members of the 3 District Street Crime Unit and 3 District Criminal Investigations Branch began an investigation into the alleged sale of fentanyl from a Welland resident. On October 3/2019, the investigation concluded with an arrest and the execution of a Controlled Drugs […]

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Children located in NRPS abduction investigation

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Children located in NRPS abduction investigation

The Niagara Regional Police Service has issued an update stating that the five children that were abducted by there father have been located, https://eriemedia.ca/nrps-conducting-abduction-investigation-of-five-children/ “Following the Amber Alert issued on October 1, 2019, investigators from the NRPS Child Abuse Unit received information about the recent activities of Ian MacDermid. The ensuing investigation of this information […]

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Fire prevention week is encouraging you to be the hero in your home

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Fire prevention week is encouraging you to be the hero in your home

City of Port Colborne press release – – Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services is reminding residents that not all heroes wear a cape. You can be the hero in your home by installing and maintaining working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and planning your escape. The theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, 2019, […]

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Port Colborne landlord convicted for fire code violation

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Port Colborne landlord convicted for fire code violation

City of Port Colborne press release – On April 10, 2018, Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services responded to a complaint regarding 68 Fraser Street. Upon arrival, it was noted there was multiple life safety issues with, but not limited to, damaged fire separations, fire alarm system not operational, sprinkler system not operational, fire extinguisher […]

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OPP report 20 per cent increase in seat belt-related deaths

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OPP report 20 per cent increase in seat belt-related deaths

Ontario Provincial Police press release – Forty two people who were not safely buckled up have died in collisions on OPP-patrolled roads so far this year, a 20 per cent spike over the 35 seat belt-related deaths at this time last year. As OPP officers gear up for their Fall Seat Belt Campaign, they are […]

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