Archive for the ‘Viewpoint’ Category

  • A case for patience

    Aug 21, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    After compiling data for seven years, Chatham-Kent resident Christine Burke – along with a packed courtroom – saw our legal system in action last week. Or make that inaction. After a matter of minutes before a Justice of the Peace, Burke’s case got...

  • A great partnership

    Aug 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Some may call it the flattest land they have ever seen in Ontario, but Chatham-Kent is gaining ground in also being known as incredibly scenic, with hundreds of kilometres of beautiful, and yes, flat, trails – some urban and some rural. Phase One of the 21....

  • Be aware

    Aug 7, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    When a message is important, it bears repeating. Often. Ending human trafficking is one of those messages. Thanks to Courage for Freedom, founded by Kelly Franklin, the message is getting out to an area frequented by human traffickers with their victims –...

  • What’s it gonna take? Teamwork!

    Jul 31, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Viewpoint1 Comment

    Often when there is a falling out between two parties, bringing everyone back to the table and achieving a positive outcome is difficult. In Chatham-Kent, however, a new mayor and council combined with a good citizen who listens to his father have ensured...

  • Finally

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

    It took a year, but the Ontario government has kept its promise to get some answers for contaminated well owners in Chatham-Kent on the safety of their water. It has been a long, emotional struggle for people who are hauling water in to cook and bathe with...

  • 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...