Monday, October 26, 2009

Dr. Hamm Appointment

A long-time physician and one-time premier has been re-appointed chairman of the Board of Directors of Assisted Human Reproduction Canada. The federal health minister says Dr John Hamm's medical career and his strength in working on complex issues with diverse stakeholders have served the Agency well. Dr Hamm has served on the Board as Chairperson since AHRC began operations in 2007. Assisted Human Reproduction Canada was established in 2006 to administer and enforce the Assisted Human Reproduction Act. Its mandate is to protect and promote the health and safety, dignity and rights of Canadians who use or are born of assisted human reproduction technologies, and to foster ethical principles in relation to assisted human reproduction and other related matters under the Act.

Old Falls Road Traffic

Region of Queens Municipal Council has decided to take not further action in relation to traffic issues on Old Falls Road. Mayor John Leefe says there are presently 10 homes on the road and five children living on the street. A request for children playing signage was turned down. Leefe says in the meantime the speed zone signs will remain as they are at 30 km/h. although they have no legal effect.

Scrappy Crimes

Bridgewater Police are investigating a break and enter into a Bridgewater business. Sometime during the overnight hours of Thursday October 22nd to Friday morning, October 23rd, a person or persons broke into Oickle’s Bottle Exchange on High Street. A sum of money and several other items were stolen. Police are asking anyone who witnessed these events to contact Bridgewater Police Service or Crime Stoppers.

You can pretty much guess more than one person was involved in this heist. Barrington RCMP are investigating the theft of scrap metal from a business in Barrington Passage that happened overnight last Thursday. Culprits cut open a gate to a fenced compound and stole two thousand pounds of scrap aluminum and 700 pounds of scrap stainless steel. Anyone with information concerning the theft is asked to contact the Barrington RCMP. (902-637-2325).