Stephen Harper to step down as Conservative leader, party says

Stephen Harper to step down as Conservative leader, party says

OTTAWA – The Canadian Press has learned that Stephen Harper is poised to step down as Conservative party leader, but will stay on as an MP for Calgary Heritage. Party president John Walsh is expected to say that Harper has asked him to reach out to the new parliamentary caucus and request that they choose […]

Katie Omstead signs allegedly taken

Katie Omstead signs allegedly taken

As we enter the closing stretch of the election the local Liberal Party in Chatham-Kent-Leamington is reporting that up to twenty signs have been stolen and they are being forced to replace them. “We live in a democracy where all party beliefs should be shared and respected. We remain committed to a positive clean campaign”, said […]

Federal candidates talk immigration

Federal candidates talk immigration

All candidates were present at the chamber of commerce debate last night as the election reaches the final stretch. Although they are starting to look weary they are all still punching to score themselves the seat to represent Chatham-Kent–Leamington on October 20th. One of the interesting questions that was posed to the candidates was how […]

Council decides on in-house planning and tourism boost

Council decides on in-house planning and tourism boost

During Monday night’s council session at the Civic Centre the Municipality has decided to scrap the use of a third party planning committee and is instead opting to conduct future planning with municipal staff.  Storey Samways Planning Limited, Chatham-Kent’s planning firm, noted that their employees are fed up with the lack of trust in recent […]