Posts Tagged ‘Randy Hope’

  • Ex-councillor at odds with integrity commissioner

    Mar 19, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A former Chatham councillor is at odds with the municipal integrity commissioner over what he believes is a flawed process. Derek Robertson, a member of council from 2010 to 2018, held a press conference today to discuss a complaint filed against him to the...

  • Canniff elected mayor of C-K

    Oct 22, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Change blew through Monday night’s municipal election like an autumn wind, as there will be a slew of new faces on council, and a new mayor for Chatham-Kent. Darrin Canniff stampeded to victory, garnering more than 56 per cent of the votes cast this time...

  • Hope to seek re-election

    May 29, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

      Chatham-Kent Mayor Randy Hope confirmed recently he would indeed seek a fourth term. Hope, while speaking with reporters after the annual state of the municipality breakfast with the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce, said his mind is made up, but he...

  • Hope wins Friend of Wind award

    Apr 5, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

      Chatham-Kent Mayor Randy Hope was named the recipient of the national Friend of Wind award Tuesday by the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA). Hope received the award at the association’s spring meeting in Quebec for his efforts in developing...

  • APEC trip ties Peru to C-K

    Nov 22, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Mayor Randy Hope returned home tired but optimistic after the five-day APEC CEO’s Summit meetings in Lima, Peru. The mayor and Michael Burton, Director of Investment Attraction and Government Relations for Chatham-Kent, attended the Asia-Pacific Economic...

  • AMO trip worthwhile, says mayor

    Aug 23, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

      Mayor Randy Hope praised the recent Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference in Windsor as a key opportunity for peer-to-peer discussion. Hope, who was named to the AMO County Caucus Board of Directors, said discussions among staff...

  • No deal to be made

    Jan 6, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Viewpoint2 Comments

    A few years ago there was a popular television show called “Deal or no deal” on NBC. It produced a couple of millionaire contestants, sold millions in advertising, spawned online games and kept a cast and crew employed during the show’s four year run....

  • Sulman makes a stand

    Nov 4, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Viewpoint2 Comments

    If you believe elections are largely popularity contests, you would have to admit Doug Sulman has been a pretty popular guy around Chatham. He’s been a council fixture since the 1980’s, topping the polls a number of times, so it could come as a...

  • Is Chatham-Kent broken?

    Nov 4, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News6 Comments

    An overwhelming vote against changing municipal ward boundaries is symptomatic of protectionism that veteran Councilor Doug Sulman says has him ready to give up on amalgamation. “Maybe we just need to admit it’s not going to work,” he said...

  • Time is right for high speed rail

    Oct 28, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News2 Comments

    Chatham-Kent Mayor Randy Hope is dreaming big and hopes others will share his vision that now is the time to push for high-speed rail across Ontario, and eventually, Canada. “We have new government planning to spend $60 billion in infrastructure and...