Cops for Cancer Tour de North kicked off Tuesday, made a stop in Fort St John

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Cops for Cancer Tour de North kicked off Tuesday in Dawson Creek and ended Day One with a stop in Fort St. John.This year, local RCMP Constable Christiaan Dreyer and local Community Rider, with B.C. Hydro, Sharon McLeod has joined the Cops for Cancer Tour de North.The Tour is passing through communities in the Peace Region to ride an 850 km route from Dawson Creek to Williams Lake and aims to complete a fundraising goal of $310,000 for childhood cancer research and support services at the Canadian Cancer Society.- Advertisement -Both Dreyer and McLeod feel proud to be taking part in this tour and to help raise funds for such a good cause, such as cancer research.Up next, on Wednesday, the Tour will be moving on to Hudson’s Hope and Chetwynd.Tour de North wraps up on September 23 in Williams Lake.Advertisementlast_img read more

COUPLE IN COURT ON DOZENS OF BENEFIT FRAUD CHARGES

first_imgA COUPLE have appeared in court on dozens of benefit fraud charges.Martin Stokes, who is 25, and his 24-year-old wife Margaret, stood as the charges were put to them at Donegal Circuit Court.Stokes faced 39 charges of dishonestly obtaining benefits in Ballybofey and Letterkenny. His wife faced 20 charges, most of dishonestly obtaining social welfare payments.She also faced a charge of presenting a birth certificate in the name of Lisa Marie Reilly to the department of social protection in order to make a false claim.All the offences date back to 2008 and 2009.Mr Stokes was remanded in custody whilst his wife was released on continued bail.The case was adjourned until July.COUPLE IN COURT ON DOZENS OF BENEFIT FRAUD CHARGES was last modified: March 25th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Ballybofeycashdonegallast_img read more