Unique Tartan for Cobourg unveiled

Today was a Scottish day in Cobourg. As well as a day for the kids to dress up for Halloween downtown, there were also the Cobourg Legion Pipes and Drums on parade and the Mayor announcing that Cobourg now has its own Tartan. The band marched up Third Street then performed outside Victoria Hall but then moved inside for the Mayor’s announcement. There was a good crowd probably mostly because of the DBIA’s Halloween event on the same day. Mayor Gil Brocanier was born in Scotland although he came to Canada at an early age so it was no surprise to see him wearing a kilt – see photos below. In his speech, the Mayor said: …..(Victoria Hall) was opened… Read complete articleUnique Tartan for Cobourg unveiled

Two dead after shooting in Cobourg Hospital

Cobourg Police report that “on Friday October 27, 2017, at about 11:08PM, officers of the Cobourg Police service were dispatched to Northumberland Hills Hospital. As a result of the incident, the provincial Special  Investigations Unit (SIU) was notified, and they have invoked their mandate to investigate.”  SIU report that two people are dead – seemingly one man being shot by Police and a woman  seemingly shot by the man.  It all happened in the Emergency room.  Because of the shooting by Police, the SIU has been called in to investigate.  Only limited information is available at this time – below is the SIU Press Release. SIU Report The province’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding a fatal police-involved… Read complete articleTwo dead after shooting in Cobourg Hospital