Canoe Excursion Proves Deadly for Brampton Man

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Shortly after 3 p.m. on Saturday July 26, Emergency Services were summoned to a property at 14008 Trafalgar Road, Halton Hills, in relation to a man that was missing.

The 47-year-old man had been canoeing alone in a large spring-fed pond and disappeared inexplicably.

With assistance from the Halton Hills Fire Department, an extensive ground search and dredging of the pond was simultaneously undertaken by members of K9 Services, uniform personnel and Police Marine Unit.

On Sunday July 27, at 4 a.m., the search concluded following the discovery of the man’s body in the pond under several feet of water.

A post-mortem examination is being conducted in an attempt to establish the exact cause of death.

The name of the deceased is being withheld at the request of family.

Posted: Jul. 29, 2014 Under: Halton Hills - Georgetown Permanent Link to this Article

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Halton Hot Jobs - July 28, 2014

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Halton Region helps unemployed and underemployed people in Halton prepare for, obtain and maintain employment. We work in partnership with companies and organizations in our community to post the latest employment opportunities.

Here are the new job listings at the Halton Region Job Board for this week:

Posted: Jul. 28, 2014 Under: Halton Region Permanent Link to this Article

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Stunt Driving X 2

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On July 23rd, 2014 Halton Police conducted a speed timing exercise targeting the location of a recent double fatality (Trafalgar Rd. south of #5 Sideroad).

A 48 year old male from Mississauga was clocked at 68kph over the posted 70kph limit.

A 68 year old male from Brampton was clocked at 55kph over the posted 70 kph limit.

Both drivers had their vehicles impounded for 7 days and their drivers licences suspended for 7 days.

During this exercise 10 Provincial Offence Notices were issued which included these 2 separate incidents of ‘Stunt Driving’.

The Halton Regional Police Service is committed to community and traffic safety and encourage anyone who witnesses erratic or unsafe driving to contact the Halton Regional Police Service at 905 878-5511, or Crime Stoppers at 1 800-222-TIPS, or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com.

Posted: Jul. 25, 2014 Under: Halton Hills - Georgetown Permanent Link to this Article

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Halton Police Looking for Public Assistance in Locating Missing Youth

On July 15th, 2014, Aron MERSEREAU (15 yrs) left his residence in the Town of Acton. He left alone and on foot at the time of his departure. Since that time, Aron has been utilizing Facebook (through an unknown source) on a limited basis to communicate with a family member or friends.

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Today’s disappointing jobs report from Statistics Canada underlines again the ineffectiveness of the Wynne Government when it comes to job creation.

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New Phone Scam Emerges

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Double Fatality in Halton Hills (Georgetown)

Halton Regional Police are investigating a double fatality in Halton Hills (Georgetown) that occurred around 6 p.m. Monday evening on Trafalgar Road at #5 Side Road.

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Halton Hot Jobs - July 21, 2014

Halton Region helps unemployed and underemployed people in Halton prepare for, obtain and maintain employment. We work in partnership with companies and organizations in our community to post the latest employment opportunities. Here are the new job listings at the Halton Region Job Board for this week.

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Halton Hot Jobs - July 14, 2014

Halton Region helps unemployed and underemployed people in Halton prepare for, obtain and maintain employment. We work in partnership with companies and organizations in our community to post the latest employment opportunities. Here are the new job listings at the Halton Region Job Board for this week.

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Keeping Halton on the move with safe and efficient Regional roads

To keep Halton moving, Halton Region is investing $1.2 billion in its regional roads capital program over the next 10 years. The 2013 Halton Region Transportation Services Progress Report, recently received by Regional Council, outlines current and future environmental assessment projects, new and ongoing design and construction projects, ongoing maintenance programs and proactive safety measures all designed to keep Halton roads moving safely and efficiently.

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