Archive for the ‘Viewpoint’ Category

  • Memorable weekend in C-K

    Jun 26, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    The busiest weekend ever in Chatham-Kent is now one for the history books, and what a weekend it was. From the RM 40th anniversary parade with Kid Rock sitting with RM’s Rob Myers as parade marshals, to the classic car cruise of hundreds of amazing...

  • Answers needed

    Jun 19, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Viewpoint1 Comment

      When it comes to the water well issues faced by an ever-increasing number of home owners in north Chatham-Kent since construction began on wind turbines, it seems the people have reached their saturation point with government stalling on the issue. As...

  • Double standard?

    Jun 13, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    In a perfect world, when a police officer is off duty, their fellow officers should treat him or her as just another member of the public. But the world isn’t perfect. When is the last time you heard of a police officer being charged with impaired driving...

  • Drugs know no boundaries

    Jun 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    It is no surprise to anyone living in Chatham-Kent that there is definitely a drug problem in our community. One simply has to read the police incident reports or a be front-line health care worker to see the real harm substance use can bring to individuals...

  • Southern expansion

    May 29, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    News that Chatham’s Dajcor Aluminum is opening a plant in Kentucky may have caused a few hearts to skip a beat recently. A total of 265 people work at the local plant. But, according to Dajcor president and CEO, Mike Kilby, as well as Jamie Rainbird of the...

  • Myopic premiers

    May 24, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    The old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” clearly rings hollow with anyone sitting in charge in Queen’s Park. And that short sightedness will cost local taxpayers in the not-too-distant future. The Ford government is arbitrarily...

  • Where it belongs

    May 15, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    The return of the Fairfield settlement lands to the Delaware First Nation people by the United Church of Canada on Friday was historic in more ways than one. The signing ceremony between the Eelunapeewi Lahkeewiit (Delaware) First Nation Chief Denise...

  • Rondeau closed to camping this weekend

    May 15, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    If you have an unhappy teen in Chatham-Kent, this might be why: Rondeau Provincial Park is closed to campers for the May long weekend. The park is traditionally flooded by teenagers over the Victoria Day weekend, but this year, park officials say it’s just...

  • adVANtage Chatham-Kent

    May 8, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent is in the midst of evaluating its public transit needs and wishes, but with the help of Family Service Kent and the province, it has quietly gone ahead to help those most in need get around the municipality. The municipality partnered with Family...

  • Artistic outlets

    May 1, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    In a world that is increasingly more focused on technology and trades for future job markets, visual arts are almost always the first to go when cuts must be made. Our school boards, however, still make room for arts in the curriculum, even if it is...