Tag Archives: OPP

Canada Road Safety Week – increase in road fatalities

As the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) looks toward Canada Road Safety Week, it is reporting an increase in road fatalities as well as the leading behaviours linked to the deaths, which are the very focus of the national campaign. As of May 4, 2020, 71 people have died in fatal collisions on OPP-patrolled roads. This time last year, there were ...

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Manitoulin OPP investigate double drowning deaths

On May 9, 2020 at approximately 2:15 p.m., officers from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the Billings Fire Department responded to a report of a deceased person floating near the shore of Mudge Bay near Old Mill Road in Kagawong.   Officers located a second deceased person near the first. The investigation revealed ...

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OPP Launch Fall Seat Belt Campaign Today

Sep 27, 2017 @ 08:02 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be conducting their Fall Seat belt Campaign from September 27 until October 6, 2017. Seat belt law enforcement and education is one of the OPP’s traffic safety priorities; the OPP conducts provincial seat belt campaigns every year to raise awareness of seat belt use and their effectiveness in saving ...

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Tragic Weekend claims seven travellers lives

Jul 18, 2017 @ 20:12 A particularly tragic weekend had the Ontario Provincial Police responding to four fatal collisions, which claimed the lives of seven people, including three motorcyclists.   In a triple-fatality incident on Saturday, a pick-up truck collided with a commercial truck in northwestern Ontario, killing all three occupants of the pick-up truck. Speed was a factor in the collision. The commercial truck driver ...

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