Posts Tagged ‘Jim Blake’

  • Going through the motions

    Feb 27, 14 • 391 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Those who believe the province takes coroners inquests’ seriously might want to reconsider after reading this week’s edition of The Chatham Voice. The story stems from a conversation with Mike Neuts earlier this month, the day after The Toronto Star...

  • Things are downside up in C-K

    Sep 19, 13 • 442 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

      Watching Chatham Kent council is like watching a table tennis match – with the taxpayer as the ball. The latest bounce came this week when council considered a 2% tax levy for the next seven years in order to deal with our crumbling infrastructure....

  • The shame of inaction

    Aug 29, 13 • 1564 Views • Feature Story, Viewpoint10 Comments

    The issue of woodlot protection will return to council in two weeks, following months of study and untold acres of clear cutting. What began as a request by Wallaceburg Coun. Sheldon Parsons turned into a firestorm, exposing as much anger as almost any issue...

  • That was the week that was…

    Jul 16, 13 • 366 Views • Bruce Uncorked, ViewpointNo Comments

    What a week – hundreds of emails, social media attaboys and general goodwill from folks all over the community. It really does make us feel good, but then came the dreaded Typo of the week In the photo information about my adventures in the Canada D’eh...

  • The more things change…

    Jul 9, 13 • 862 Views • Viewpoint2 Comments

    As I was going through some papers in preparation for the move to our new office on Dover Street, I came across a copy of a column I’d written more than 20 years ago. It was shortly after I’d been named managing editor at the Chatham Daily News following...

  • Welcome to your Voice

    Jul 9, 13 • 419 Views • Bruce Uncorked, ViewpointNo Comments

    Welcome to the first edition of The Chatham Voice. You’ve read our front-page story telling you why we’re here; let us tell you a bit about how we’re going to operate from an editorial standpoint. We’re unapologetically pro-community. We intend to...