Are you up-to-date with your immunizations?

Are you up-to-date with your immunizations?

Immunizations and Vaccines — You never outgrow the need, from infancy to adulthood. Immunization is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your children against preventable disease. When you receive a shot your body creates protection from diseases that can cause sickness, disability and even death. Did you know? Vaccines are among the […]

Elementary teachers advised to continue work protest

Elementary teachers advised to continue work protest

Today, Liz Sandals, Minister of Education, issued a statement about the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) continuing to advise its members not to participate in extracurricular activities. “The government is pleased with the commitment by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario to continue to work with the government to find meaningful ways to address the issues facing […]

First degree murder charge in Christine Harron cold case

First degree murder charge in Christine Harron cold case

The OPP have arrested a man in connection with the 1993 murder of Christine Harron. Christine Harron was 15 years of age when she was reported missing by her family in May of 1993 to the Hanover Police Service. The OPP became involved when they were asked to assist with the investigation by the South Bruce Grey […]

School staff interrupts attack on school grounds

On Monday morning a female youth attended the property of John McGregor Secondary School in Chatham and attacked another female youth. School staff interrupted the assault and the suspect fled. Yesterday she turned herself in to police. A 15-year-old Chatham female youth has been charged with assault. She was released with a future court date. […]

Man held after shooting pellet gun at neighbours apartment

At 10 p.m. last night police were called to an apartment building on Dufferin Avenue in Wallaceburg in response to a weapons call. It was reported that around 6:30 p.m. a man was confronted outside his apartment by a man known to him. The suspect produced a pellet gun and began firing it into the […]

Make art during the March break at the Thames Art Gallery

Make art during the March break at the Thames Art Gallery

From March 11-15, join the Thames Art Gallery crew in Studio 2 for an exciting week of art-making. Each day will focus on a new activity. We have projects in painting, printmaking, collage, sculpture and drawing. Bring your creativity and make your mark with us. All materials are supplied. Please bring lunch and snacks. Dress […]

Ontario government moves to increase accountability at Ornge

Ontario government moves to increase accountability at Ornge

Ontario is moving forward with new legislation and a regulation to try and improve accountability and oversight at Ornge. The Ontario government is re-introducing the Ambulance Amendment Act (Air Ambulances), 2013. The legislation responds to the Auditor General’s 2012 report and protects whistleblowers while allowing the government to take control of Ornge in extraordinary circumstances. The legislation […]

MP Van Kesteren proposes amending riding to Chatham-Kent-Leamington

MP Van Kesteren proposes amending riding to Chatham-Kent-Leamington

By Greg Holden M.P. for Chatham-Kent-Essex, Dave Van Kesteren, says he is pleased to see his amendment to the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Ontario for the renaming of the riding “Chatham-Kent-Leamington,” is included in the tabled report to the House of Commons. “Residents have overwhelmingly supported this change,” said Van Kesteren. “They have contacted me directly and […]