We are digging out from an overnight snowfall and do remain under a special weather statement.

Snow may be mixed with ice pellets before changing to scattered showers this morning. There is also a risk of freezing rain during the changeover.

Drive with caution as road conditions may snow covered and slippery.

Also remember to clear all the snow and ice off of your vehicle before leaving home.


A North Grenville man has been charged with several offences including three counts of sexual assault.

The 40 year old was charged with three counts of sexual assault, along with criminal harassment after a short investigation by the OPP that began last Friday.

The name of the accused is not being made public to protect the identity of the victim.

The accused is due in court on January 25th to face the charges.

The North Grenville OPP remind you it is never too late to report a sexual assault.


The provincial labour ministry has fined a local roofing company 80,000 dollars after a worker was injured.

This past July Ottawa Permanent Roofing was installing a new roof on a residential home.

Glue being used on a balcony of the home caught fire while three workers were on the scene.

Two of the workers were burned one seriously. He suffered burns to his legs arms and torso.

In the investigation it was revealed the company had provided no fire extinguisher, no emergency procedures spelled out and no means of quick escape from the balcony in case of a problem.


A top union president representing autoworkers with General Motors Canada will hold a news conference late this afternoon about the fate of the GM assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario.

Unifor president Jerry Dias will update the media at the union hall in Windsor, Ontario after a meeting with General Motors in Detroit on the future of the Oshawa assembly plant.

GM announced in late November it won’t allocate any more product to the plant by late next year, affecting about three-thousand direct jobs and thousands more at feeder plants.


A new take on an old scam.

In this case a “friend” convinced another man to deposit 35 hundred dollars into an account provided by a Facebook friend.

That Facebook account had been hacked.

The victim was told his 3500 would turn into 300 thousand dollars from a federal government program for disabled workers.

The victim had already lost the money when it was discovered it was a scam.

The Napanee OPP remind everyone, getting money for money is not a valid business practise.

They also remind you any inheritance type notice is just an attempt to steal you cash or your identity.


The semi-truck driver involved in April’s fatal crash involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team’s bus is scheduled to be in provincial court in Melfort, Saskatchewan today.

Jaskirat Sidhu of Calgary is charged with dangerous driving causing death and dangerous driving causing bodily injury stemming from the crash at a rural Saskatchewan intersection as the team was heading to a playoff game in Nipawin on April 6th.

The crash north of Tisdale claimed the lives of 16 players and team staff, and left all 13 others aboard the bus injured — two of whom were paralyzed and two received serious brain injuries.


R-C-M-P have arrested 14 people at a blockade on a forest service road near Houston, in northern B-C that is preventing access to the Coastal GasLink L-N-G pipeline project.

Police say yesterday afternoon’s arrests of some members of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation were for various offences, including alleged violations of a December court injunction against the blockade.

They allege officers saw a number of fires being lit along the roadway.


A goal to get at least a half-million electric cars on Canada’s roads by the end of 2018 appears to have stalled.

The 2009 Electric Vehicle Technology Road Map for Canada, produced by a panel of experts in part for the Department of Natural Resources, aimed for 500-thousand cars by the end of the year.

But sales tracker FleetCarma suggests that by the end of 2018, the actual number was fewer than 100-thousand.

The report warned the electric-vehicle train was already leaving the station and Canada wasn’t on it.

The Trudeau Liberals in 2016 promised a national strategy for electric vehicles by the end of last year, but hasn’t yet delivered.


With no breakthrough in sight, U-S President Donald Trump is set to argue in a prime-time address that a “crisis” at the U-S-Mexico border requires the wall for which he’s demanding over five-billion-dollars in funding before ending the partial government shutdown.

Trump’s speech tonight will be followed by his visit Thursday to the southern border.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted that he will use the visit to “meet with those on the front lines of the national security and humanitarian crisis.”

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