Former OPP interim commissioner Blair describes being fired from role, suing Ontario government

Former Ontario Provincial Police interim commissioner Brad Blair, accompanied by his lawyer Julian Falconer, described on Sept. 13 how he was “abruptly” and “unlawfully” fired from his role after 33 years with the force. He has commenced a $15-million lawsuit…

Only way for accountability is to file lawsuit against Ontario government, says former OPP commissioner’s lawyer

Former Ontario Provincial Police interim commissioner Brad Blair filed a $15-million lawsuit against the provincial government for wrongful termination on Sept. 13, to which his lawyer Julian Falconer said was the only way to hold the government accountable for this…

Former OPP interim commissioner files $15-million lawsuit against province, says lawyer

On Sept. 13, former Ontario Provincial Police interim commissioner Brad Blair filed a $15-million lawsuit against the provincial government for wrongful termination, abuse of public office and breaches of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, said his lawyer, Julian…

London man charged with careless driving following fatal crash

Provincial police have laid careless driving charges in relation to a fatal single vehicle collision north of London last month. According to police, emergency services responded to a single-vehicle crash involving a “passenger vehicle” on Highbury Avenue North at Fourteen…

Fired OPP deputy commissioner, lawyer who alleged ‘abuse of power’ to speak with media

A former high-ranking Ontario police officer is expected to address the media on Friday for the first time since his lawyer alleged the Ford government engaged in an “abuse of power” when he was fired. Brad Blair, who served as the…

Ottawa councillor Tim Tierney apologizes, corrupt practices charge withdrawn

A corrupt practices charge against an Ottawa city councillor, laid in connection to his alleged attempt last year to get his only municipal election rival to drop out of the race, has been withdrawn. Tim Tierney appeared in Ottawa court…

OPP issue warning about sharing funeral details

Ontario Provincial Police in Middlesex and Elgin counties have issued a warning to members of the public about making funeral details public. They are asking area residents to be cautious about sharing details of funeral arrangements online and in area…