Virtual Town Hall Meeting August 12 to Discuss Hwy 6 Safety Concerns

Media Release

The traffic safety issues, speeding and aggressive driving, on Highway 6 continue and for the third year in a row the number of stunt drivers charged on the highway has surpassed 160, in recent days.

Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police, along with Bruce Peninsula Safe Communities Committee, will be hosting a virtual town hall meeting to discuss the ongoing traffic safety issues on Highway 6. We are endeavoring to continue the dialogue that began three years ago with community stakeholders, community partners and members of the public.

It will be an opportunity to highlight the efforts to this point, as well as, talk about what is currently happening on Highway 6 and finally hear from the public with questions, concerns and ideas.

There will be leadership representation from the Ontario Provincial Police, Ministry of Transportation and Bruce Peninsula Safe Communities Committee.

The meeting will be held on August 12, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. and will be entirely virtual with members of the public viewing and interacting by way of social media platforms, Facebook and Twitter. 

The moderator will be Sergeant Nigel Heels, Grey Bruce Detachment. Contributors include MPP Bill Walker, Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, Mayor Janice Jackson, Town of South Bruce Peninsula, Mayor Milt McIver, Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula, MTO, Province of Ontario, Francesca Dobbyn, Manager, Safe Communities Committee, Inspector Shawn Johnson, Manager West Region Traffic and Marine/T.I.M.E., A/Inspector Paul Schambers, Detachment Commander, Grey Bruce Detachment, Constable Adam Belanger, Provincial Constable. Grey Bruce Detachment.