In The News For Clarence Rockland — August 11, 2017

Ottawa Police are reporting a dramatic rise in the number of swarmings and personal robberies in Ottawa with violent purse snatchings in the Byward Market and large swarmings in Ottawa’s east end.  Ottawa Police know of at least two swarmings in the area around 10th line but they suspect there are a lot more.The swarmings in Orleans involve groups of 5 to 10 young people, targeting cell phones, money, even shoes. Police advise people to give the attackers what they want.  Then call police right away.  The quicker they respond, the more likely they are to catch the people doing this.



Health Minister Eric Hoskins says a new online tool will allow people to see wait times for certain surgeries and compare them at hospitals across Ontario. The tool, which can be accessed on the Health Quality Ontario website, shows the length of time between a referral and first appointment with a specialist or surgeon. It will also show the time between a decision being made to book a procedure and the date it’s performed. The province is spending nearly 13-million dollars over two years to expand eReferral systems in several regions.



U-S President Trump’s vow to unleash “fire and fury” on North Korea in response to any military threats against America is stirring up public anxiety. Psychologists say feeling anxious about the threat of a nuclear holocaust is perfectly normal, even if the rhetoric is mere sabre rattling. Doctor Katy Kamkar at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto says the uncertainty can lead to feelings of worry and


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