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Anti-fraud initiative focuses on outstanding tax scam

Anti-fraud initiative focuses on outstanding tax scam

The focus is on the Canada Revenue Agency scam, which sees victims contacted about outstanding taxes that can be paid by money transfer or pre-paid gift cards
Police have charged seven distracted drivers in town this week

Police have charged seven distracted drivers in town this week

New laws in place mean a fine, demerit points, and license suspension for those caught driving distracted.
Don't pay any fees, or scammers will keep phishing!

Don't pay any fees, or scammers will keep phishing!

Commonly-used scams leave a trail of victims. Don't get reeled in, police warn
New OPP boss to focus on human trafficking, gangs, guns

New OPP boss to focus on human trafficking, gangs, guns

Thomas Carrique bids an emotional adieu to the local force that has been his 'home, passion and family for 29 years'
Five injured in school bus vs. horse-drawn buggy collision near Hanover

Five injured in school bus vs. horse-drawn buggy collision near Hanover

Two individuals faced life-threatening injuries, but all have now been released from hospital.
17-year-old Georgian Bluffs man turns himself in after flight from police

17-year-old Georgian Bluffs man turns himself in after flight from police

Faces numerous charges as a result
Man charged for killing roommate's cat

Man charged for killing roommate's cat

The man was upset at the cat for peeing on his sandals, according to police.
OPP respond to three collisions involving deer in one day

OPP respond to three collisions involving deer in one day

Thankfully, no injuries were reported
Woman wanted on outstanding arrest warrant accidentally dials 911

Woman wanted on outstanding arrest warrant accidentally dials 911

It didn't end well for her
Children identified in Lake Muskoka snowmobile tragedy

Children identified in Lake Muskoka snowmobile tragedy

Two died after snowmobile fell through the ice on Lake Muskoka