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Mar 29, 2019, 10:35 ET Joint announcement to address mental health crisis for all OPPA Members

BARRIE, ON, March 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Earlier today, Sylvia Jones, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, joined Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) President Rob Jamieson and...


Jan 04, 2019, 13:28 ET OPP Association Responds to Report from the Independent Street Check Review

BARRIE, ON, Jan. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - OPP Association President Rob Jamieson joined stakeholders from policing and community groups this morning in Toronto as Mr. Justice Michael Tulloch publicly released ...


Nov 13, 2018, 09:58 ET OPP Association Supports Common Sense Changes to Police Oversight

BARRIE, ON, Nov. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - OPP Association (OPPA) President Rob Jamieson and Director Harold Coffin joined Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Sylvia Jones, at the Police...


Oct 11, 2018, 16:21 ET OPP Association Supports Modernization of Ontario's Public Safety Radio Network

BARRIE, ON, Oct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - OPP Association (OPPA) President Rob Jamieson joined Premier Ford, Michael Tibollo, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services and Jim Wilson, Minister...


Aug 22, 2018, 14:30 ET Statement from OPP Association regarding SIU Investigations

BARRIE, ON, Aug. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) President Rob Jamieson called for the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) to end the practice of subjecting police...


May 25, 2018, 11:51 ET Ontario's police associations review political parties' commitments to police services

Mental health a key focus for all parties TORONTO, May 25, 2018 /CNW/ - With the recent passage of Bill 175, the Safer Ontario Act – a transformational piece of legislation that will significantly...


Mar 08, 2018, 12:15 ET Ontario's Police Associations: Bill 175 disappoints police with changes that do not reflect the reality of policing in Ontario

Ontario's Police Associations Respond to Bill 175's Passage TORONTO, March 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Despite some late amendments, Ontario's policing professionals remain concerned that the Government of...


Nov 02, 2017, 12:38 ET Ontario's Police Associations Respond to Ontario's Police Services Act Update

Ontario's policing professionals are alarmed at the Ontario government's police duties privatization plans TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - With today's release of the Police Services Act update,...


Nov 01, 2017, 19:05 ET Ontario's Police Association Presidents Respond to Police Services Act Changes

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - On Thursday, November 2, two of Ontario's three police associations, the Police Association of Ontario (PAO) and the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) will be ...


Jul 04, 2016, 14:30 ET OPPA responds to Pride Toronto Agreement Excluding Police Personnel

BARRIE, ON, July 4, 2016 /CNW/ - On Monday, the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) expressed its profound disappointment that Pride Toronto Executive Director Mathieu Chantelois had agreed...


Feb 18, 2016, 14:27 ET OPP Association applauds new legislation to support first responders

BARRIE, ON, Feb. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - The OPP Association applauds today's announcement by the Ontario Government that they are moving forward with presumptive legislation to address post-traumatic...


Sep 08, 2015, 10:00 ET Independent internal investigation of allegations supports reforms by Ontario Provincial Police Association

BARRIE, ON, Sept. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) has released an independent investigation of alleged criminal acts that supports reforms at the organization that...


Mar 13, 2015, 18:30 ET Statement from OPP Association

BARRIE, ON, March 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) has reviewed the documentation contained in the Information to Obtain, which is the...


Mar 09, 2015, 14:50 ET Statement from OPP Association

BARRIE, ON, March 9, 2015 /CNW/ - On Friday, March 6, 2015, RCMP officers executed a search warrant at the Head Office of the OPP Association in Barrie, Ontario. The RCMP is conducting a criminal...


Dec 17, 2014, 05:30 ET OPP Association Launches "Move Over" Campaign

BARRIE, ON, Dec. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) launched a new campaign this morning showing the human costs of failing to slow down and move over for stopped...


Jul 07, 2014, 13:25 ET Ontario Provincial Police Association - Trust Account for PC Peter Tucker

BARRIE, ON, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - On June 26, 2014 at approximately 9:23 a.m., Provincial Constable Peter Tucker, from Niagara Detachment, was escorting a motorcade as part of a training exercise....


Jun 02, 2014, 06:00 ET OPP Association Launches Election Ad Campaign

BARRIE, ON, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - For the first time in its history, the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) launched two-fifteen second ads this morning in connection with the upcoming...


Feb 27, 2014, 12:00 ET OPP Association Offers Support at 2nd Reading of Bill 67

BARRIE, ON, Feb. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Members of the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) Board of Directors and OPP Association members were at the Ontario legislature on Thursday February 27th...


Dec 19, 2013, 16:18 ET Supreme Court Decision on OPP Association Appeal

BARRIE, ON, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - In the long-awaited ruling in the Wood v. Schaeffer appeal, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled this morning that police officers in Ontario who are involved in SIU...


Dec 03, 2013, 18:21 ET OPP Association Donates $5,000 to Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Relief

BARRIE, ON, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police Association on behalf of its members has donated $5,000 to the Canadian Red Cross for the Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Relief...


Jun 24, 2010, 12:52 ET Court Decision Affirms the Legal Rights of Police

BARRIE, ON, June 24 /CNW/ - Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) President Karl Walsh said today he had every confidence in the justice system and that Justice Wailan Low of the Superior...


Apr 15, 2010, 18:53 ET Evidence Should Have Been Heard in A Court of Law: OPPA

BARRIE, ON, April 15 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) stands behind its officers who investigated and laid charges of speeding, cocaine possession and driving with over the...


Feb 01, 2010, 12:38 ET OPP Association donates $10,000 to Haiti relief fund

BARRIE, ON, Feb. 1 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police Association on behalf of its members has donated $10,000 to the Red Cross for the Haiti relief fund. The donation was a joint effort between...


Oct 05, 2009, 13:19 ET OPPA Replies to and Challenges Statements Made by SIU Director

BARRIE, ON, Oct. 5 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) is appalled with recent comments made by Ian Scott, Director of the Province's Special Investigations Unit (SIU), that...