Posts Tagged ‘politics’

  • Pie & Politics

    Jul 23, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The Essex County Federation of Agriculture and Kent Federation of Agriculture have partnered together to host an evening of Pie and Politics with Rick Nicholls, MPP for Chatham-Kent-Leamington. The community is invited to attend the event July 25 at the...

  • Vercouteren to run for Greens again

    Jun 4, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A familiar face will be on the federal campaign trail leading up to the Canadian federal election scheduled for Oct. 21. The Green Party of Canada announced Mark Vercouteren as its candidate for the federal riding of Chatham-Kent-Leamington. Vercouteren grew...

  • Li to run for Greens in LKM

    Apr 30, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The Lambton Kent Middlesex Federal Green Party Association announced Anthony Li will be the candidate for the 2019 Federal Election. Li is currently studying Medical Sciences and Economics at Western University. He was the Green Party of Ontario candidate in...

  • NDP meet in Chatham, plan election platform

    Sep 13, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News1 Comment

    Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath met with her Southwestern Ontario caucus in Chatham last week, going over a platform that she believes will help her and her colleagues form government after the next election. Speaking at a luncheon with caucus members and...

  • Change in the wind

    Apr 15, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    While municipal officials and (hopefully) members of the public examine municipal ward boundaries next Monday, we hope they also keep an open mind toward other potential changes in the way we elect our local representatives. The hour-long session before...

  • Council restructuring up for discussion

    Apr 15, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    When council hosts a forum on ward boundaries at its April 20 meeting, chances are no one will be leaning forward in his or her seat more than Derek Robertson. In 2011, the Chatham councillor put forward a motion to alter the ward landscape in the...

  • Local focus required

    Oct 22, 14 • 463 Views • Feature Story, Viewpoint4 Comments

    If you read last week’s editorial, “Mythbusters,” you know we’re not believers that creation of jobs should be the main function of the mayor’s office. Here’s what we think we need in leadership during the next four years. Who does them is up to...

  • Change or perish

    Dec 18, 13 • 493 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    The latest in a seemingly never-ending series of scandals landed on the desk of Premier Kathleen Wynne last week with the news that Ontario Power Generation management is rife with incompetence and a sense of entitlement. Three top executives were fired in...