Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

  • Home sales heat up in January

    Feb 19, 20 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Home sales in Chatham-Kent soared in January after a quiet December. According to figures from the Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors (CKAR), 92 units changed hands last month, up nearly 28 per cent from the same time last year, and setting a new sales...

  • Ask the Money Lady

    Feb 18, 20 • 0 Views • BusinessNo Comments

    The Chatham Voice will be regularly posting financial advice from Christine Ibbotson on our website, answering questions from you, the public. ••• I plan on contributing to my RRSP as I always do, but wondered how it works if I also contribute to a...

  • Mercato Fresh opens to lineups

    Feb 18, 20 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Marc Romualdi and Jonathan Reaume are exhausted, but sporting broad smiles these days. The fatigue came from all the last-minute efforts to ensure their store, Mercato Fresh, was ready for its opening to the public last week on Grand Avenue in Chatham. The...

  • Increased efficiencies

    Feb 12, 20 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Enbridge-C-K partnership saves cash, gas use Enbridge Gas’ Mark Glasier calls it the gift that keeps on giving. The supervisor of energy solutions with the natural gas company referred to an energy savings program offered by Enbridge to the Municipality of...

  • Regulations changing on brownfields

    Feb 11, 20 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent officials say recent changes by the province in regard to regulations on the redevelopment of brownfield sites is good news for the municipality. On Dec. 4, the Government of Ontario announced changes to a number of regulations regarding the...

  • Tourism ideas flow with a Spark

    Jan 15, 20 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Indigenous spirituality, communing with nature and tracking one’s food from farm to plate earned high praise at a recent tourism competition in Chatham-Kent. The three concepts also earned $3,000 each in funding from the Ontario Tourism Innovation Lab. The...

  • Expressway coming to C-K

    Jan 14, 20 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent Economic Development recently confirmed the sale of more than 4.5 acres of property in the Bloomfield Business Park. The deal, worth $240,000, will see the development of an Expressway Trucks location. Expressway Trucks is southwestern...

  • Duke’s to close in early 2020

    Dec 31, 19 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Duke’s Harley-Davidson will be closing its doors after 15 years in business in Chatham-Kent. The dealership was established in 2005 by local entrepreneur and motoring enthusiast, Rob Myers. Born and raised in Chatham-Kent, Myers received an early...

  • Realtors welcome new board

    Dec 18, 19 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors (CKAR) greeted its 2020 Board of Directors recently during a ceremony at the association’s annual holiday luncheon. New 2020 board members are Michael Gibbons, President; Steve Carroll, Past President; Laura...

  • Planet Fitness open for workouts

    Dec 10, 19 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    At the recent Planet Fitness grand opening event, the public enjoyed a tour of the new Planet Fitness location on Grand Avenue West, as well as free food and a chance to win some Planet Fitness. Adam Willaeys, CEO of Impact Fitness, a Planet Fitness...