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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Police Report

Two OPP officers diagnosed with COVID-19 virus

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is confirming two uniformed members have been diagnosed with COVID-19. Following the advice of...

Tips for businesses ordered to shut down during pandemic

The province having ordered all non-essential businesses to close for two weeks starting Tuesday night, police have issued a series of tips for business...

Police advise to be aware of increase in CRA scams

Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Greater Toronto Area Financial Crime Unit would like to further warn the public of the ongoing...

March is Fraud Prevention Month, with public warned to take precautions

March is Fraud Prevention Month, with officials noting thousands of Canadians fall victim to fraud every year. In 2019,...

Deputy chief to retire from Waterloo Regional Police

Waterloo Regional Police this week announced deputy chief Kevin Chalk will retire after 38 years of service. Chalk, who will officially retire...

Province provides additional funding for Crime Stoppers tip line

Ontario is investing $450,000 over two years to ensure the Crime Stoppers toll-free telephone tip line can continue to operate 24 hours a day, seven days...

Police warn of fraud attempts on students

Waterloo Regional Police issued a warning to local college and university students after an increase in email fraud targeting students.

Police wrap up holiday R.I.D.E program with over 10K stops

Waterloo Regional Police checked 10,734 vehicles during the holiday R.I.D.E. program, which wrapped up January 4. Police held 44...

JUST POSTED

Schaner, Helen Gertrude

Helen Gertrude Schaner Peacefully passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Trinity...

Cressman, Lawrence Albert “Larry”

Passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, at the age of 77....

Increase in number of COVID-19 slows in Waterloo Region

There are now 185 cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region, the Public Health department reported this morning...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

The don’ts and dos on coronavirus

Some of the views expressed here are controversial. So, do ask your doctor. Dr....

Number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the region

There are now 148 cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region, the Public Health department reported this morning...

Shantz, William Bruce “Bill”

William Bruce "Bill" Shantz Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at...

April Fools prank hits school board social media

Normally the first day of April is devoted to good humoured pranks on friends and family. But,...