Windsor - Oct. 3, 2019: Yesterday the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) provided notice that they will escalate their work-to-rule campaign to a full withdrawal of services on Monday, October 7, 2019 if a negotiated settlement with the provincial government cannot be reached by that date. WECDSB have decided to close all of our elementary and secondary schools beginning Monday, October 7 should the members of CUPE follow through with their previously stated intention. FULL STORY
Lakeshore - Aug. 8, 2019: The next phase of construction on Notre Dame Street in Belle River is set to begin on
Monday, August 12th. This work will require the lane restrictions and partial closures of
Notre Dame Street from Eleventh Street through to Duck Creek Blvd and will be open to
local traffic only. FULL STORY
Hamilton - Jul. 2, 2019: According to an internal report authored by Conservative MPP Roman Baber and obtained and reported on by the Globe and Mail, the Doug Ford government spread misinformation about the costs and wait lists for autism services in order to justify the new program it has been plowing ahead with — changes that delivered devastating cuts to autism supports for thousands of families and children. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jun. 8, 2019: Designing clay cars, painting with algae, learning about engineering careers and making music are just a few of the activities at United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County’s WE-STEAM Kids Summit held on Friday for 200 children at the University of Windsor’s School of Creative Arts in downtown Windsor.
Stoney Point - Jun. 6, 2019: Due to high water levels and shoreline erosion, Tremblay Beach Conservation Area is closed for safety reasons until further notice. We encourage visitors to enjoy nearby Ruscom Shores Conservation Area, or any of our other 18 Conservation Areas. FULL STORY
Toronto - Jun. 6, 2019: Today, Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board, introduced legislation that would enable the government to manage public sector compensation growth. If passed, the legislation would allow for reasonable wage increases, while protecting the province's front-line services, restoring the province's financial position and respecting taxpayer dollars.
Toronto - Jun. 6, 2019: NDP Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement in response to the Ford government’s announcement that it’s introducing legislation to cap wages for public sector workers, including nurses and childcare workers.
Windsor - Jun. 3, 2019: Windsor’s newest restaurant–pub is now open in downtown Windsor! Fionn MacCool’s is located at 430 Ouellette Avenue, at the new Four Points by Sheraton.
The Fionn's Pub history dates back to 1996 when the first pub opened its doors in Hamilton. Today locations span across five provinces, serving local communities from St John's, NFLD to Edmonton, Alberta. The Windsor location is the 43rd.
Toronto - May. 31, 2019: Sara Singh, Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition NDP, says that Doug Ford’s decision to cuts supports for survivors of crime is cruel and will make it harder for people who are suffering to recover.
Toronto - May. 30, 2019: Ontario's government continues to support children and youth with autism with the creation of an expert panel on needs-based supports. On the heels of the province's autism consultations, the 20-member panel will collectively provide recommendations to Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, on the best way to incorporate consultation feedback into the Ontario Autism Program.