Salvation Army launches Christmas toy drive

Salvation Army launches Christmas toy drive

The Salvation Army Chatham-Kent Ministries have begun their Christmas toy drive for 2018. Toy donations can be left at: 46 Orangewood Boulevard, Chatham 600 Lowe Avenue, Chatham 18 Main Street East, Ridgetown New unwrapped toys are being accepted until December 10. Toys for children 12 and younger are being accepted. Captain Karen Holland told CKReview […]

Two candidates deny online rumour about privatizing Riverview Gardens

Two candidates deny online rumour about privatizing Riverview Gardens

A rumour circulating online suggested either Darrin Canniff or Robert Salvatore Powers were advocating for the privatization of Riverview Gardens. Both candidates have quashed the rumour. In a phone interview Powers told CKReview News that he supports public employees and has no interest in privatizing the nursing home. His platform is posted at www.mayorpowers.ca. Canniff also […]

Storm knocks down power lines on Grant Street, flooding reported in Tilbury

Storm knocks down power lines on Grant Street, flooding reported in Tilbury

The importance of heeding a tornado warning, even after being downgraded, was the focus in Chatham-Kent last night as dangerous thunderstorm roared through the area. The storm that struck Chatham late Tuesday left a north-end neighbourhood without power after a tree was downed on Grant Street. Multiple reports of flooding have been reported in Tilbury. […]

Former Chatham police chief dies

Former Chatham police chief dies

Members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service are mourning the passing of former Chief John Kopinak who died earlier today after a courageous battle with cancer. Chatham-Kent Police Services Board Chair Pat Weaver said the community owes Chief Kopinak a large debt. “John became police chief at a pivotal point in our community and was tasked […]

South West Ag Partners to sell Veritas Farm Management to Deveron UAS

South West Ag Partners to sell Veritas Farm Management to Deveron UAS

A deal has been struck to sell a Chatham company to Deveron UAS (Deveron), for cash and stock. Veritas Farm Management, a subsidiary of South West Ag Partners is being sold for $320,000 in cash and 3,750,000 shares of Deveron. The combination of the resulting entity will create a leading data analytics company providing North […]

Column: Offensive sign thankfully removed

Column: Offensive sign thankfully removed

The sign that caused a lot of consternation in Chatham-Kent has been taken down. Ralph Baker told CKReview News over the weekend that the owner of land the sign was on was living in fear for his and his wife’s safety. He knew his controversial sign would be greeted by opposing voices. Baker did not […]

Evangelical sign stirs outrage

Evangelical sign stirs outrage

A sign that was recently installed at the corner of Countryview Line and Kent Bridge Road has caused outrage on social media. Supporters of gay rights, cannabis smokers and pro-choice advocates are preparing a protest at the site. Less than a week following the first gay day parade and day-long celebration in Chatham-Kent, the sign […]

Ontario expected to announce the private sale of cannabis on July 31

Ontario expected to announce the private sale of cannabis on July 31

By Greg Holden It looks as if Ontario is changing course when it comes to the legalization of cannabis on October 17. Instead of the province holding a monopoly on retail sales, it appears that Doug Ford is preparing to introduce legislation that will allow private companies to sell it as well. Jack Lloyd from […]

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