Five people were injured, two with serious injuries after an incident in the Navan area yesterday. Police are investigating a stabbing and a 58-year-old man and 49 year old woman are in serious but stable condition. A 23-year-old woman had minor injuries to her head and lower body. A 20-year-old man and 11-year boy were treated and released. Police have not released any other information on the incident.
Ottawa police are investigating a high speed collision involving three vehicles that left four people badly injured. The accident happened Sunday afternoon on the southern outskirts of the city (near McCordick Road and Roger Stevens Drive). Two of the victims, a man and woman in their 80s, were taken to hospital in critical condition. Paramedics said the other two people involved suffered serious
Francis Drouin, MP for Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, announced that the federal government is providing $100,000 in funding to help create jobs in Prescott-Russell, as well as to increase production to meet a greater market demand. Jack Larabie Distribution Inc. has decided to move to the Russell Industrial Park and the funds will enable the construction of a new building with a surface area of 4,500 square feet. This project will also create new jobs in Prescott-Russell, but also allow the company to better meet the growing market demand.
At this early stage in the Ontario election campaign, neither Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne nor N-D-P leader Andrea Horwath (HOR’-vath) are ready to talk about forming a coalition government, should the Progressive Conservatives win a minority. Horwath says with just under a month before Ontarians June 7th vote, it’s too soon to make any definitive decisions — though she has said she would be unwilling to work with any party that wanted to roll back corporate taxes. Wynne echoed that sentiment yesterday, noting it was only the fifth day of the campaign.