Cornwall - Nov. 28, 2015: At 12:16 am this morning, people in Cornwall and area experienced an earthquake. Earthquakes Canada has confirmed the following: Approximate Location of Earthquake: This earthquake occurred 15 km south of Cornwall, ON and was felt from Morrisburg to Montreal and in northern New York State. There have been no reports of damage. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 24, 2015: Windsor residents are being asked to be aware of individuals posing as City Building Inspectors. Several people have reported that individuals dressed similar to inspectors knocked on their door and asked to enter their homes. Once inside, the men go to the water heater and begin talking about the benefits of one product over another and it becomes apparent they are salesmen from a water heater rental company. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 23, 2015: The City of Windsor is preparing to welcome refugees from Syria in the coming weeks, but how many and exactly when the refugees will arrive are still to be determined.
On Tuesday, the Federal Government is expected to share Canada’s plan for welcoming up to 25,000 refugees to the country, and once those details are known, it will position Windsor better to respond to questions from the community and receive information from citizens about donations. FULL STORY
Toronto - Nov. 19, 2015: Starting today the LCBO is offering ten nouveau wines for sale this year – including two from Ontario.
The annual release of Beaujolais Nouveau and other nouveau wines on the third Thursday of November celebrates the first wines of the year’s harvest. Nouveau wines are traditionally one of the LCBO’s fastest-selling products with more than half selling out in the first week. FULL STORY
Toronto - Nov. 19, 2015: Yesterday in the Legislature, Leader of the Official Opposition Patrick Brown asked Premier Wynne why her Liberal Government continues to let children sit on waitlists for autism treatment programs.
Earlier this month, it was revealed that Ontario's wait lists for children’s autism support services have grown to over 16,000 spaces, and some families are waiting years for services. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Nov. 18, 2015: The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today advocating against acts of hatred and racism directed at specific Canadians in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris:
Toronto - Nov. 16, 2015: Today in the Legislature, Leader of the Official Opposition Patrick Brown questioned why the Wynne Liberals are prioritizing lavish paycheques for Hydro One executives, while the province’s skyrocketing hydro rates are making life more and more unaffordable for Ontarians.
Morrisburg - Oct. 27, 2015: Peanuts. That was the word used last week by Ontario Education Minister Liz Sandals on the reimbursement of union expenses for negotiating employment contracts. 2.5 million dollars in reimbursed expenses, for board rooms, hotels, and food. Peanuts; paid for by the government; paid by you, the taxpayer.
Morrisburg - Oct. 18, 2015:
October 19th marks the end of the longest campaign in
modern Canadian history. If one lesson can come out of this election,
it is that those who want to govern you, want you to be afraid of
something. Despite that fear-mongering, you need to vote. Voters need to ignore the fear-mongering and strategic voting. Vote
based on facts and information. Ignore the rhetoric and become an
informed voter. Focus on the party platforms assuming the elected
party will carry them out as published.
Windsor - Sep. 28, 2015: Blood Moon is sometimes used to describe a Total Lunar Eclipse. When the Earth casts its shadow on a Full Moon and eclipses it, the Moon may get a red glow.
This photo was sent to us by OH columnist Tim Cornett.