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OPP: 2020 saw less collision, but more traffic fatalities

Although the year saw a significant reduction in traffic on roads patrolled by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), collisions in 2020 resulted in a higher fatality rate than those collisions that took place in 2019. According to the OPP 2020 collision and fatality data, released on Monday, Mar. 16, 2021,

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Layers of PPE now ‘second nature’ to Frontenac Paramedics

Gloves, gown, goggles, mask. Possibly a hair net and a face shield, or even a full, impermeable body suit. During medical emergencies, where every second counts, Kingston’s first responders can not afford to miss one of these steps during the COVID-19 pandemic. After nearly three months of increased safety protocol,

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OPP report four deaths, 8,377 traffic citations issued over long weekend

Four deaths occurred and 8,377 traffic citations were issued over the Civic Holiday Long Weekend, according to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). Throughout the ‘Move Over’ campaign running from Friday, Aug. 2 to Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, the OPP laid 355 charges against drivers who were in a position to

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