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Douglas Hunter


Southern Georgian Bay OPP marine unit promises “zero tolerance” for infractions

The Southern Georgian Bay OPP marine unit (which operates the Tom Coffin out of Wye Heritage Marina) is promising a “zero tolerance” approach to infractions this summer. They are “fed up with those who neglect the rules and will be cracking down on any infractions they see,” according to the Midland Mirror. When it comes …