Archive for the ‘Point Edward’ Category

Commissioner finds ‘hundreds of thousands of dollars’ mismanaged at Blue Water Bridge

An investigation by Canada’s Public Sector Integrity Commissioner has found public funds in the hundreds of thousands of dollars were misused at the Blue Water Bridge.

Canada’s Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Mario Dion, has released the findings from his investigation into whether or not hundreds of thousands of dollars of public funds were mismanaged at the Blue Water Bridge by authorities. The Commissioner reportedly said in a media teleconference earlier today that former President and CEO Chuck Chrapko seriously breached the […]

‘Good year’ in Point Edward prompts Village to donate $50k to Inn of the Good Shepherd

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Acknowledging that its portion of receipts from the OLG Casino in Point Edward was more than the Village had projected in 2012, the municipality is donating $50,000 to the Inn of the Good Shepherd. At an announcement made Monday afternoon (Dec. 17), Mayor Dick Kirkland said the decision of Council recognizes that "these are hard […]

Michigan woman arrested at Blue Water Bridge after refusal to provide breath sample

A 50 year old Lexington, Michigan woman remains in police custody facing a bail hearing on a charge of Failing to Provide Breath Sample after being arrested at the Blue Water Bridge. Point Edward OPP say a woman entering Canada at the Blue Water Bridge inadvertently drove into the secondary inspection area. At that point, […]

Port Huron man trying to enter Canada faces drunk driving charges

  OPP say a 68-year-old Michigan man faces charges of Impaired Driving and Fail to Provide Breath Samples after he was arrested entering Canada at the Bluewater Bridge. The incident, which occurred shortly before 1 a.m. on Sept. 6, included the Canada Border Services agent determining that the man was impaired. He was arrested and […]

OPP say they have suspects in Point Edward mischief case

Point Edward OPP say they have identified several youth they say were involved in a series of mischief complaints last month. Seven incidents that occurred June 26 resulted in broken lights and damage through spray painting. Police say an 18-year-old Sarnia youth and three Point Edward teens have been idePt. Edward OPP have identified up […]

Sarnia Rotary Club to host Breakfast on Mackinac Race Day

Rotary Club of Sarnia Mackinac Race 2012 slated for July 14, 2012, 7 am - 11 am

The Sarnia Rotary Club of Sarnia has announced that, again by popular demand, they will hold their annual Pancake Breakfast on Mackinac Race Day. The club says that "close to 2,000 breakfasts will be served" to Mackinac spectators this year. Local Rotarians are busy preparing to welcome area residents and visitors to its annual Mackinac […]

Bridge Bash 2012 is slated to open up this weekend, promises unparalleled family entertainment

Bridge Bash 2012 is slated to happen July 6-7 at the Bluewater Bridge in Point Edward

This year's annual Bridge Bash, coined Under the Bridges, is slated to take place this weekend at Point Edward's Bluewater Bridges. The Point Edward Optimists are inviting everyone to come out for two evenings of entertainment, food and family fun on Jul. 6 and 7. This yearly event is known for showcasing local musicians and, […]

Lambton OPP seeking public assistance with identifying suspects

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Point Edward Ontario Provincial Police are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying a group of teens that caused over $4,000 damage to Village property. At around 4:30 p.m. on Jun. 11 a group of four teens were seen damaging the globes to light standards along the walking path from Alfred St to Michigan […]

Trainer involved in accident that killed Point Edward firefighter is found innocent

The trainer who was involved in an exercise that resulted in the death of a Point Edward volunteer fighter more than two years ago has been found innocent of charges laid under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Terry Harrison of Georgetown, Ontario, was accused of failing to take reasonable precautions to protect a worker—51-year-old […]

Condo fire at Mariner Village in Point Edward under investigation


  Venetian Boulevard remains closed today (Wednesday) around the vicinity of a spectacular fire at Mariner Village condominiums Tuesday evening. The Ontario Fire Marshal is investigating the blaze, which is said to have originated in a second storey unit on the north side of the building around 8:20 p.m. It then spread throughout the west […]