Archive for the ‘Viewpoint’ Category

  • Positive focus

    Jul 17, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    This week, The Chatham Voice is celebrating all things Chatham-Kent. As you read through our pages, we look back at the last year of festivals, special events, business announcements and expansions, cultural celebrations and more, and look forward to more...

  • Striving to thrive

    Jul 10, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Amalgamation may still be dirty word in Chatham-Kent, even after 20 years, but the federal government thinks the municipality has something to offer to others going through the process. As one of the two municipalities chosen by the Federation of Canadian...

  • Ending stigma

    Jul 3, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Everyone deals with stress in their life, and many are no stranger to tragedy and trauma in some capacity. When we need help to deal with those issues, whether it is post-partum depression for new moms, coping with the death of a loved one, or anxiety and...

  • 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...