Saturday, December 15, 2012

Stuff a Cruiser Event

The OPP, Nishnawbe Aski, City Police, and Anishinabek Police forces are partnering this weekend to offer the City's first ‘Stuff a Cruiser’ event. Police vehicles will be parked at the Real Canadian Superstore, Safeway on Arthur Street, and all Metro Stores. Officers will be collecting canned food for the Regional Food Distribution Association. The event will run from ten until 4 today.

Strike on Monday for Rainy River District

Elementary teachers and support staff within the Rainy-River District School Board are staging a one-day strike on Monday. Earlier this week, elementary staff in the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board held their one-day strike, and protested at the Government Building in Dryden. As time goes on, more school boards across the province are taking action, protesting Bill 115.

Snowmobile Safety Tips

Northwestern Ontario Police Officers are giving some safety tips for snowmobilers. Community Service Officer Kevin Hildebrand says while it may be tempting to go fast, it's better to be safe then sorry. Always know where you can and can't drive your snowmobile, inspect the snowmobile before using it, and let someone know of your destination. Hildebrand adds that it is also important to follow the speed limit.