Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023 02:33 PM
September 30 is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also Orange Shirt Day. It is a time for Canadians to acknowledge the tragic history and ongoing intergenerational impacts of Canadian residential schools and to learn how to participate in meaningful reconciliation.
Orange Shirt Day originates from Phyllis Webstad, a Northern Secwpemc woman who, at the age of six, was taken away from her family and brought to a residential school. The orange shirt name comes from Phyllis’ experience...
Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023 09:34 AM
Just after 3:00 a.m. this morning, September 29, 2023, officers were dispatched to a single vehicle collision on Municipal Road 80 (MR80) at Dugas Street in Hanmer.
Police, City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services and City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services attended the scene and located the driver who was unresponsive. First responders began life-saving measures and Paramedics transported the driver to the hospital.
Unfortunately, the 73-year-old man from Greater Sudbury was pronounced deceased...
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023 01:54 PM
Today, during National Truth and Reconciliation Week, we held the closing ceremony of the 2023 Truth and Reconciliation Relay.
In 2022, Constables Anik Dennie and Katrina Pitawanakwat proposed an internal initiative to educate GSPS members on Truth and Reconciliation and the history of Residential Schools in Canada. From this, the inaugural GSPS Truth and Reconciliation Relay occurred where over 100 GSPS members participated and logged close to 12,000 kms.
Building off the success of the internal...
Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 02:42 PM
Around 11:15 p.m. on September 26, 2023, police were dispatched to a single vehicle collision on Estaire Road in Greater Sudbury.
Police, City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services and City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services attended the scene and located the vehicle. Unfortunately, the driver and lone occupant, a 62-year-old man from Greater Sudbury was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends. His name will not be released out of respect for his...
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 08:07 AM
Around 8:50 p.m. on September 22, 2023, officers were dispatched to a serious two-vehicle collision involving a pick-up truck and a motorcycle at the intersection of Municipal Road 80 and Dominion Drive in Hanmer.
Police, City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services and City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services arrived on scene and located the driver of the motorcycle to be unresponsive. The 46-year-old driver was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. His name will not be released...