McGuinty promises a review of the Elliot Lake mall disaster

McGuinty promises a review of the Elliot Lake mall disaster

Premier Dalton McGuinty released the following statement Wednesday on the Elliot Lake mall disaster after two bodies were found. “Like all Ontarians, I was deeply saddened to learn that emergency workers have recovered bodies from the mall collapse in Elliot Lake. This news comes as a terrible blow to the people of that community. We […]

Local MMA fighters bring home Gold, Silver and Bronze

Local MMA fighters bring home Gold, Silver and Bronze

By: Dan Age The 2012 Toronto Grappler’s Quest had a huge turnout of over 400 fighters from across Canada and Chatham’s own Rob Tomlin brought home a gold medal in the 190-199lb division, Steve Eldridge of Redemption MMA brought home a silver in the 180-189, and Joe Toulouse took the bronze in the absolute (no weight class). Watch some […]

Cogeco sponsors the Chatham-Kent Cougars

Cogeco sponsors the Chatham-Kent Cougars

Sel Jordan of the Chatham-Kent Cougars dropped by Cogeco on Thursday to pick up a $1000 cheque for this season’s Cogeco and TVCogeco Chatham-Kent Cougars team sponsorship. Here he is suiting up with programming manager Peter Martin. TVCogeco will be broadcasting the Cougars this season in telecasts that are community produced by the Cougars organization.

Ron Maclean compares NHL players to police and firefighters

Ron Maclean compares NHL players to police and firefighters

By Greg Holden Ron MacLean has offended many people by comparing NHL hockey players with first responders like police and firefighters. He even invoked 9-11 at the start of Wednesday nights game between the New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals. MacLean said, “You can’t help but be struck by the players and the way they have […]

Double fatality on Highway 40

Double fatality on Highway 40

Two vehicle accident on Highway 40 claims the lives of two people. Photo CKReview By Greg Holden OPP confirm two people are dead in a tragic accident on highway 40. The accident happened just before 4pm. Police have closed off highway 40 between Greenvalley Line and Bush Line and expect it to remain closed for hours. OPP technical […]

Dougie Hamilton named top OHL defenceman

Dougie Hamilton named top OHL defenceman

Dougie Hamilton of the Niagara Ice Dogs. Photo: Terry Wilson / OHL Images The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Dougie Hamilton of the Niagara IceDogs is the 2011-12 recipient of the Max Kaminsky Trophy awarded to the OHL’s Most Outstanding Defenceman of the Year. Hamilton led all OHL defencemen in scoring with 72 points in just […]

Griffith stars as Knights sweep Rangers

Griffith stars as Knights sweep Rangers

Seth Griffith of the London Knights, Photo OHL By Greg Holden Seth Griffith of Wallaceburg scored two goals, one into an empty net, and added an assist to seal a series sweep for the London Knights, who won 4-2 over the Kitchener Rangers in OHL action on Wednesday night. The Knights, who have dominated the entire series […]

Mulcair announces shadow cabinet

Mulcair announces shadow cabinet

By Greg Holden Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair has announced his shadow cabinet. In running for the leadership of his party, Mulcair often cited a compromised public perception of the NDP’s ability to run the country. Pundits pointed to a lack of experience in the ranks of the party. Mulcair took the unusual step of naming three deputy leaders, Halifax MP Megan Leslie, Vancouver […]

Knights take game 1 of Eastern Conference Final

Knights take game 1 of Eastern Conference Final

Tyler Ferry scored in OT to lift the Knights to a 1-0 series lead over the Kitchener Rangers. Photo OHL Images By Greg Holden Seth Griffith from Wallaceburg had a big hand in giving the London Knights a 1-0 series lead over the Kitchener Rangers last night, setting up Tyler Ferry in overtime for the […]

76 South surges onto music scene

76 South surges onto music scene

76 South sing live at the Encore Bar in Chatham. Photo CKReview By Greg Holden 76 South is a band you will be hearing more about soon. Although they played their first live gig last July at the Cactus Cattle & Cowboys Western Festival, the members of the band are all experienced performers. Ed Porter has sung […]