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Bill 42 protects children from CAS abuse

By Curtis Kingston Ombudsman oversight is desperately needed for Ontario’s Children’s Aid Societies. Over the years Ontario’s children and families have had to endure horrific encounters with an unregulated and…

Is it a plan?

By John Sigurjonsson At the Monday March 18 meeting, Municipal Council received presentations from an urban planning consultant, the Chair of Council’s community strategic planning committee, and the planning department. There is…

The boats: memories, skills and family treasures

By Tim Labute As a kid, my dad had a sailboat that I spent a lot of time on. The memories of sailing and just being on the boat are…

International Women’s Day: everyone is part of the solution

By Monica Bacic I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley On International Women’s Day, the Chatham Kent Women’s Centre unites…

It’s time to cull crows in Chatham

By April Erickson-Colby 13 years ago I was a teenager just starting out on my journalistic voyage. I spent my days co-oping at The Chatham Daily News learning the strange…

Is the municipality racing to the bottom or to the top?

By John Sigurjonsson The draft municipal budget for 2013 presented to Council on Tuesday January 8 lists 93 budget cuts that could be made to get to a zero budget increase.…

The struggles of a modern photographer

Monday November 26 2012 By Craig Hendry With the heavy onset of consumer based Digital-SLR’s, pocket digital cameras, and cell phones with high mega pixel cameras built-in; the days of…

Fun with numbers

By John Sigurjonsson When arithmetic enters the world of municipal administration, things sometimes get a little strange. Take for instance Council’s wrestling with the arithmetic surrounding the Bradley Centre. The…

How prepared are you for a natural disaster?

Severe weather can wreak havoc on the unprepared. It need not be that way. The Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services has a list of things you can do…

Jesse’s Memorial Walk for Children’s Safety 2012 this Saturday

By Greg Holden Just over a year ago, Jesse Nealey was in grade 10 at Ursuline College, was well liked, he gave to his community and he had his whole life…