POLICE ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA 23 Originally Published Friday October 24, 2008 KEEP A SHARP EYE Allan Paquet, right, senior analyst for the Bank of Canada, holds two Canadian $20 notes, one counterfeit and the other legitimate. Heading into the Christmas shopping season, Paquet said the bank is advising consumers and retailers to be aware of counterfeiting and the security features on modern Canadian currency. At left is Const. Ken MacDonald of the New Glasgow Police Service. MacDonald said more than $1,000 in fake cash was intercepted by local police last year, mostly in small denominations of $20 or less. However, Paquet said with counterfeiting, the denominations change from year to year. Sean Kelly – The News The Advocate, Wednesday, October 15, 2008 New Glasgow Police Service’s traffic unit were out in full force Thanksgiving weekend making sure the holiday weekend was as safe as possible. Operation Impact began Friday morning and continued throughout the weekend at six different locations and will continue through the month of October, reminding people to wear their seat belts and drive safe. From left are Const. Chris Pitts and Sgt. Kevin Scott checking the inspection sticker and plates while Const. Ken MacDonald greets a car on the opposite side of the road. Over the weekend, New Glasgow police charged eight people with seat bet infractions, four with speeding, three for not having motor vehicle inspections, two for driving unregistered vehicles and two for smoking in a vehicle with a child (under the Smoke Free Places Act). OPERATION IMPACT