The bargaining team for Ontario’s 24 colleges says striking faculty members will vote on the employers’ latest contract offer next week. Talks between the Ontario Public Service Employees Union – which represents the striking workers — and the College Employer Council broke down Monday. The council asked the Ontario Labour Relations Board to schedule a vote on their offer. The board has ordered the faculty vote to be held from November 14th to 16th. The union is calling for its members to reject the offer.
The Russell County OPP is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a man responsible for a fraud at Canadian Tire in Rockland. The fraud occurred at approx. 6:30 on the evening of November 1. The male suspect was captured on video surveillance cameras in the store. He is described as a white male, between the age of 35 to 45 years old, 5’8″, slim build, short brown hair, with possibly a goatee. He was wearing a long black jacket, blue jean and black shoes. Any person, with information regarding the identity of the male suspect should contact the Ontario Provincial Police.
Russell County OPP says Thank you for not Drinking and Driving As within the last two weeks, they conducted 10 R.I.D.E checks and no arrests for impaired driving were made.
A man in his 60’s is in stable condition at an Ottawa trauma centre, after he was injured by an exploding container of chlorine. Paramedics and firefighters were called to a home yesterday after the incident in the city’s west end. They say the man was putting chlorine in a pool when the container exploded. He suffered multiple soft tissue injuries to his face, arm and leg.