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City of Kawartha Lakes OPP officer injured in police shooting incident leaves Sunnybrook Hospital

City of Kawartha Lakes OPP officer injured in police shooting incident leaves Sunnybrook Hospital

An OPP officer who was injured during a police-involved shooting last month in the City of Kawartha Lakes remains in stable condition, police say. The Special Investigations Unit continues to investigate the Nov. 26 incident just east of Lindsay in which the SIU says a man was shot by police and a baby was found with a “fatal gunshot wound” inside the man’s pickup truck. The SIU investigates any incidents involving police that resulted in death, serious injury, sexual assault and/or the discharge of a firearm at a person. Read more: Man shot by OPP in City of Kawartha […]

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COVID-19: Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge health district shifting to yellow zone

COVID-19: Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge health district shifting to yellow zone

New COVID-19 restrictions are coming into effect in Haliburton County, Northumberland County and the City of Kawartha Lakes, as the region shifts from “green” to “yellow” under Ontario’s pandemic response framework. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit says the shift will take effect on 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 7. The health unit was one of two in southern Ontario which was green when the province rolled out the framework. The province has ordered the shift to yellow, the health unit reports, which will remain in effect for 28 days. Trending Stories Moving into the “orange” zone […]

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Man shot by OPP in City of Kawartha Lakes dies week after incident that killed boy, 1: SIU

Man shot by OPP in City of Kawartha Lakes dies week after incident that killed boy, 1: SIU

Ontario’s police watchdog says a man has died nearly a week after being shot by provincial police in an incident that also left his one-year-old son dead in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Ont. The Special Investigations Unit says the 33-year-old man died in hospital on Wednesday night. His name was not released.  A post-mortem is scheduled for Friday morning in Toronto, the SIU said. Read more: SIU continues investigation into shooting death of abducted 1-year-old in Kawartha Lakes The agency has said on the morning of Nov. 26, three police officers opened fire on the man after his […]

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