Lancaster - May. 20, 2015: This American Bittern dined on the parking lot lawn at Cooper Marsh. Here he was startled by an overhead Red-Winged Blackbird.
He dined on a frog and various insects before disappearing into the reeds.
South Dundas - May. 20, 2015: Isn't it ironic that the very unions which supported Kathleen Wynne and the provincial Liberal party during the 2014 election, are, one year later, protesting the actions of that party in power? It is not just one union which has been hit with this irony either, but on many fronts. The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) spent $1.3
million in third-party election advertising in 2014, campaigning
directly and in-directly against a Progressive Conservative government
in Queen’s Park. FULL STORY
Windsor - May. 11, 2015: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms which may produce tornadoes.
Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop late this afternoon and evening ahead of a cold front. Damaging winds to 90 km/h and large hail are possible. There is also the risk of a tornado. Affected areas include Chatham-Kent, Rondeau Park and Windsor - Leamington - Essex County. FULL STORY
Windsor - May. 7, 2015: Today’s column comes with a disclaimer. It’s not for the faint of heart. To my family, friends and associates, the following may be quite shocking to all of you. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. I haven’t had a coffee in over a week. Or French fries. Or pizza. Or a lot of things I used to eat and drink. Why? Because along with ten of my colleagues at DJ Galvanizing, and our spouses, I began a program called the 8 Week Challenge. FULL STORY
Windsor - May. 1, 2015: The National Basketball League of Canada's Board of Governors met today to get to the bottom of the incidents that led to Game 7 of the NBL Finals not being played. Windsor's staff and players were at the arena and ready to play the game last night and the Halifax Rainmen did not show up.
Under the league's written forfeit rules, the Windsor Express are declared winners of Game 7 and by thus winning the series 4-3, are declared the 2015 NBL Canada Champions. FULL STORY
Windsor-Essex - Apr. 21, 2015: When you’re at Devonshire Mall, your eyes aren’t scanning the floor but all the fantastic store displays. For the month of April, take the time turn your eyes downward to walk the Yellow Brick Road.
Cornwall - Apr. 17, 2015: The Government’s plan to sell 60% of Hydro One and direct the funds to infrastructure building is being challenged by opposition parties and major stakeholders as illegal. Once Hydro One is sold off, revenue from the sold-off components will no longer be available to service the $27 billion debt, driving up rates. We do not trust a Government that has mismanaged the Province’s finances for over a decade to deliver a transparent and economically sound asset sale, especially when their stated intention is to waste shareholders’ money in dubious infrastructure schemes.
Toronto - Apr. 17, 2015: Volunteers are leading social change and impacting communities around the world. Every year during National Volunteer Week, we have the opportunity to celebrate their efforts and contributions. This year, during National Volunteer Week, taking place between April 12-18, let’s shine the light on the hard work and dedication of all the volunteers who are making our communities better places to live, work, and play.