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Media Releases

Traffic Advisory – Intersection Change 

Cape Breton Regional Police advise motorists of a change to signage at the intersection at Alexandra Street and Churchill Drive in Sydney, making it an All-Way Stop.  

Alexandra Churchill 4 Way Stop

Two additional stop signs have been installed for traffic traveling in both directions on Alexandra Street. Please pay extra attention driving in this area where the new signage will indicate motorists must make a full stop when approaching this intersection from ALL directions.

Boaters: stay smart, stay safe this summer

Cape Breton Regional Police remind boaters to stay safe on the water this season, emphasizing that everyone who operates a motorized pleasure craft must carry proof of competency – a Pleasure Craft Operator Card or other certificate of competency – on board at all times.

Members of the CBRPS Marine Unit will patrol waterways during the summer, including this Canada Day weekend, on boat and Sea-Doo to monitor boating practices and enforce laws and regulations. Police will also have extra enforcement on the water to assist with special events. Boaters should be aware of all safety requirements and regulations for operating their pleasure craft – for example, the appropriate number and size of lifejackets and the need to use navigational lights after dark and in the fog.

Further information on the regulations for minimum safety requirements and other important details for boat users, including a copy of Transport Canada’s Safe Boating Guide, are available at www.tc.gc.ca/boatingsafety.

Police also remind boaters there is zero tolerance for impaired driving; similar to operating a motor vehicle, it is a Criminal Code offence to operate a boat while impaired by alcohol or drugs, punishable by the same penalties and consequences.

Police catch, charge woman for armed robberies

May 19, 2017

A 58-year-old Sydney Mines woman will appear in Sydney Provincial Court today, facing charges for two armed robberies Thursday afternoon.

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Police Week 2018

It’s Police Week! An annual celebration held right across Canada, to raise awareness about the services police offer to keep communities safe. 

Celebrate Police Week with your Cape Breton Regional Police Service:

  • Join us for a free “Meet and Greet” BBQ at the Mayflower Mall (Coles Court Entrance) on Saturday, May 19th between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Talk to the officers, shake a paw with our K9 pals, and check out some of the vehicles and equipment we use to do our jobs. There will also be face painting and door prizes.

  • And kids – put your artistic skills to the test in our colouring contest, for a chance to win a new bicycle! One winner will be selected in each of three age categories: 5 & Under, 6-8 and 9-12.

    Print a copy of the colouring page here or pick it up at any of our police buildings and CBRM City Hall. All submissions must be received back at one of these buildings – or turned into your school – by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, May 22nd.  

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter all to stay informed about how your full-service police agency serves the CBRM,

Police investigating motor vehicle rollover

March 1, 2017

Cape Breton Regional Police are investigating a single vehicle rollover on Johnson Road in North Sydney, at approximately 11:30 PM on February 28th.

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Police investigating Caledonia Club robbery

January 4, 2017

Cape Breton Regional Police request the public’s assistance finding two men who robbed the Caledonia Club on Pitt Street in Glace Bay yesterday, January 3rd, at approximately 5:45 PM.

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