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Ontario Taking Immediate Action to Replace the Province’s Crumbling Public Safety Radio Network

RELEASE – Ontario’s Government for the People is taking immediate action to keep Ontarians safe and protect communities by replacing the province’s crumbling Public Safety Radio Network, which frontline and emergency responders rely on during emergencies. “This modernization project is long overdue,” said Premier Ford. “Our frontline and emergency responders need to have reliable, modern…

CANWARN Spring 2018 Training

[UPDATE] Folks, this spring’s training is now winding down. As a reminder, due to a staff crunch this summer, we won’t be travelling to the Northwest but plan on returning next year. For those of you who have recently attended a training session, please find attached the list of useful websites/books as well as the…

Durham Radio Closes Business

RAC – We have received the sad news that Durham Radio Sales & Service Inc has decided to cease operations.  A message on their website made the following announcement: “We regret to inform you that Durham Radio Sales & Service Inc., after nearly 25 years in the industry – closed its doors forever at 3:00 PM…

Distracted Driving in Ontario

[UPDATED] RAC – Distracted driving regulations continue to be an area of interest for many Canadian Radio Amateurs. These regulations are made and enforced by provincial governments and can vary considerably from province to province and over time. In Ontario, RAC Directors Allan Boyd, VE3AJB (Ontario North/East) and Phil McBride, VA3QR (Ontario South) have been…