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OPP spent over $241K for police officer’s funeral. Here’s why some say those costs are justified

April 28, 2023  By Bobby Hristova, CBC News

Apr. 28, 2023, Hamilton, Ont. – Police officers lined streets in Barrie, Ont., on a sombre, wet Wednesday in January to pay their respects to Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Const. Grzegorz Pierzchala. The mass gathering that filled the Sadlon Arena in the city and attracted national attention mourned the loss of the 28-year-old who was shot and killed on Dec. 27 in Haldimand County, some 45 kilometres southwest of Hamilton. | READ MORE

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