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April 26th, following a traffic complaint, Grey County OPP seized licence plates from a vehicle parked on Nelson Street in Meaford after confirming through the Ministry of Transportation that the plates were unauthorized. Further investigation revealed that Huronia West OPP held an outstanding Bench Warrant for the driver of the vehicle for a criminal offence. Grey County OPP arrested the 51-year old Meaford man on the strength of the warrant and subsequently turned him over to Huronia West OPP. And April 28th, Huronia West OPP, Clearview Fire Department and Simcoe County Par-amedics responded to a collision on Lavender Hill Road in Clearview Township. An ATV and a lone occupant were involved in the collision. The male occupant had been trapped under the ATV for sev-eral hours and was transported to Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, then to hospital in To-ronto where the 33 year old Clearview Township man succumbed to his injuries. The police investi-gation is continuing. (Source:

Leadercast is the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, broadcast live from Atlanta and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the world last year. Once again Cranberry Resort in Collingwood is hosting this event for 2018. The theme of this year’s leade,rship conference is, “Lead Yourself.” To be the best leader of others, you first must learn to lead yourself well. Ten world-renowned experts will discuss the qualities and characteristics of global leaders who exemplify what it means to lead yourself. Among the keynote speakers to be simulcast from Atlanta are Joe Torre/Hall of Fame Baseball Manager, Jen Bricker/Acrobat, Aerialist, Author, and Speaker, Carey Lohrenz/U.S. Navy Pilot, Speaker & Trainer, Dr. Mae Jemison/ Engineer, Physician and NASA Astronaut and Dr. Jim Loehr/Chairman, CEO and Co-founder of Human Performance Institute. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. May 4th at the lakeside Bear Estate at Cranberry Resort with opening remarks at 8:45. Three sets of speaker sessions then follow, before closing remarks wrap up the event at 3:30 p.m. Tickets also include lunch and two refreshment breaks. Unique to Leadercast Collingwood is the local leadership panel, which asks four local leaders to share their leadership journey and how they continue to develop their leadership skills. Presented by the Town of Collingwood, the panel features leaders who have been working tirelessly in helping the region grow: Niru Somayajula, President and CEO of Sensor Technology Ltd., Jon Gillham, Founder and CEO of Adbank, Fareed M. Amin, Chief Administrative Officer, Town Of Collingwood and Larry Law, Architect, award-winning home builder and owner of Cranberry Village and Living Water Resort. For more information and to buy your tickets to the Leadercast event in Collingwood, visit (Source: Town of Collingwood)


In the NHL last night, Tampa Bay Lightning found a way to slow Boston’s high-scoring line of Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand to beat the Bruins 4-2 in Game 2 of their second-round playoff series.
And William Karlsson scored 8:17 into overtime as the Vegas Golden Knights bounced back from a blown lead late in the third period to beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 to take a 2-1 series lead.
Tonight, Washington is at Pittsburgh (7:30 pm) and Winnipeg is at home to Nashville (8:00 pm).

In the NBA, the Boston Celtics played to a 117-101 victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals last night over the Philadelphia 76’ers.
Tonight the Toronto Raptors are at home to Cleveland (8:00 pm), while New Orleans is at Golden State (10:30 pm)

Baseball action, the Toronto Blue Jays edged the Minnesota Twins for a 7-5 win last night.
Minnesota hosts the Jays again tonight; game time 8:10.


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