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WASAGA BEACH SENIORS, Aware, Active and Safe.
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OPP Cruiser An opportunity to recognize an OPP Officer who you feel has provided exceptional service in perfomance of their duties.
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Wasaga Beach, Springwater and Clearview Community Policing Committees, in association with the Huronia West Detachment of the O.P.P. presents


WHERE? -- The side parking lot off of Access Road at the Huronia West OPP Detachment at 1000 River Road West in the Town of Wasaga Beach. Committee BBQ on site. 10:30am to 1:00pm.

WHEN? -- Saturday, August 19, 2017, live auction from 11:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Viewing 10:00 to 11:00.

In this year’s auction we have 17 previously loved bicycles and 2 E-bikes, a Go Pro, Gas Weed Trimer, a dozen GPSs, a 20 gallon air compressor, a Rigid Tool Package including drill and nail gun, a Hewlett Packer Ink Jet Printer with ink and a few pieces of jewelry.

All articles must be paid by CASH ONLY, and must be removed prior to the auction closing. All proceeds will be split equally between the three Committees and utilized for community services.

Your Wasaga Beach Community Policing Committee gives out annual bursaries totaling $1000 to the four area high schools, for students going on to post secondary education, in areas such as police foundations, criminology and other similar areas of study. We also have produced Wasaga Beach Seniors, Aware, Active & Safe, a safety handbook for seniors, which is available on our web site.

For more information call 705-429-7869, or you can contact the O.P.P. Huronia West Detachment at 705-429-3575. See you at our auction and please tell your family and friend about this big day. Arrive early, have some lunch, then spend, spend, spend the day away.


OPP Cruiser

The Wasaga Beach Lions Club and the Wasaga Beach Community Policing Committee present cheques to the Town Of Wasaga Beach in support of the Radar Speed Signs placed at three of the entrance roads to Wasaga Beach, to advise drivers of their speed as they enter town.



Information and Data Systems are Today’s Criminal Targets

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is doing its part to enhance public safety and awareness and mitigate the many threats posed by cyber criminals during Cyber Security Awareness Month.

In 2015, the top ten cyber scams earned criminals an estimated $1.2-billion from Canadian victims. Put another way, around 80,000 people unwittingly fall prey to these scams every day – equivalent to the population of Sarnia or Peterborough. During October, the OPP will join police services and subject matter experts from across the country to promote public awareness and help prevent all Canadians from becoming victims of online crime.

While engaging in a public awareness media and social media campaign, the OPP’s own Cyber Strategy is spreading the word among its 9,200-member workforce to ensure OPP information systems and data remain secure while building capacity to support modern investigations.

This year’s OPP Cyber Security Awareness Month campaign will focus on four topics including:

  • Free Wi-Fi use/Password protection
  • Phishing/Ransomware (Personal/Corporate) scams
  • Email Attachments
  • Online Child Safety
For helpful tips and links, follow the OPP on Twitter (@OPP_News), Facebook and Instagram and using the hashtags #CyberSecurity, #CyberAware and #OPPTips

If you or someone you know suspects they’ve been a victim of digital or online crime, contact your local police service, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, report it to the OPP online at www.opp.ca/index.php?id=132 or through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) at https://www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm


"We know OPP members have positive impacts on public safety every day through investigations and our various community safety initiatives. Everyone within our organization also has a critical role to play to secure OPP data and information systems as we implement the OPP Cyber Strategy. Everyone will receive training that explains cyber threats and teaches cyber hygiene practices, which they can then relay to their own families, friends and business contacts."
– J.V.N. (Vince) HAWKES, OPP Commissioner

"Most criminal investigations include some form of device-based or internet-based digital evidence. The recovery and management of digital evidence is a vital part of nearly every OPP investigation. Based upon the pillars of prevention, response and support, the Cyber Strategy’s goal is to position the OPP to manage risks, reduce threats and minimize harm caused by crime involving digital technologies."
–Deputy Commissioner Rick BARNUM, OPP Investigations and Organized Crime

Cyber Security Awareness Month toolkit (courtesy of Public Safety Canada)
Cyber Security Risks (courtesy of Public Safety Canada)
Get Cyber Safe is a national, multi-jurisdiction, public awareness campaign created to educate Canadians about Internet security and the simple steps they can take to protect themselves online. Visit http://www.getcybersafe.gc.ca/