Windsor - Jun. 19, 2013: On the occasion of the University of Windsor’s 50th Anniversary, a Campus Master Plan has been released that establishes a vision for the next 50 years, with an attractive design that enriches both the student and the community experience, and positions the university to be more competitive. The University’s Board of Governors approved the conceptual plan today. FULL STORY
Grand Rapids - Jun. 19, 2013: On top of the year remaining on his current contract. Pavel Datsyuk announced today that he and the Detroit Red Wings have come to an agreement on a three-year extension. He can’t put pen to paper until July 5th, but this is the next thing to officially official. FULL STORY
Chatham-Kent - Jun. 19, 2013: On the 18th of June 2013 at 9:09 p.m. the Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle on the 401 Highway eastbound near Dillon Road travelling at a high rate of speed.
The OPP followed the vehicle which exited the 401 Highway nearly striking the off ramp sign at Bloomfield Road. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Jun. 18, 2013: With the Chicago Blackhawks likely facing a bit of a cap crunch in 2013-14, GM Stan Bowman will have some work to do during the coming off-season. Inking the likes of Bryan Bickell, Marcus Kruger and Nick Leddy will be his priority, meaning forward Michael Frolik could be made available via trade. Something which should interest Edmonton Oilers GM Craig MacTavish. FULL STORY
Toronto - Jun. 18, 2013: Operational efficiency and growth through store network improvements were key factors in LCBO’s
2012-13 financial results, which reported net sales of $4.892 billion, up $182 million (3.9 per cent) from 2011-12. LCBO transferred an all-time high $1.7 billion dividend, not including taxes, to the Ontario government, $70 million (4.3 per cent) more than in 2011-12. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jun. 18, 2013: Yes, the carnival is in town!! Summerfest kicked off June 13th and will run until July 1st at the Riverfront Plaza. There is something for everyone, and the highlight of the festival will be the annual International Fireworks display on the Detroit River on Monday June 24th.
Stoney Point - Jun. 17, 2013: As I type this we've been enveloped by darkness and the lake and sky have become one. Standing in our Florida room felt like being in the car wash - sheets of water blurring your view. Here are a few photos we took as the storm rolled in and as it swallowed the house.
Cornwall - Jun. 17, 2013: Much has been spoken and written about the Senate in recent weeks. As a matter of fact, much has been said and written to me about this topic by the constituents in Stormont, Dundas, and South Glengarry. My experience as an MP over the past 9 years convinces me that the vast number of constituents in SD&SG are honest, hardworking and very politically informed. That is why many of you are so disappointed with recent developments in Canada's Senate.
Windsor - Jun. 17, 2013: The University of Windsor held its Ninety-ninth Convocation last week. The First Session was held on Wednesday, June 12th for the Faculty of Education. Dr. Mary Louise Fallis received the Degree of Doctor of Laws, and addressed the graduating class of 2013. Dr. Fallis spoke of getting back to basics, by turning off technology every now and then, and enjoying each other’s company in person.
Windsor - Jun. 17, 2013: At 3:19 pm this afternoon, Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Windsor, Leamington and Essex County. Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening. Severe thunderstorms have already begun to develop in Michigan and are moving southeastward. The main threats are expected to be large hail and damaging winds.