Belle River - Jun. 19, 2013: Beginning Monday morning, June 24 at 8:00 am, the Intersection at Notre Dame Street and First/South Street will open, signifying the completion of the first stage of the Notre Dame Street reconstruction project. Traffic will now be diverted from the intersection to either St. Charles or Broadway streets. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jun. 19, 2013: The first tick collected this year in Windsor-Essex has tested positive for Lyme disease. The tick was sent to the Public Health Lab in London, where it was identified as a blacklegged tick. Further analysis at the National Microbiological Laboratory in Winnipeg confirmed that it was a carrier of Borrelia burgdorferi or Lyme disease. FULL STORY
Toronto - Jun. 19, 2013: Multiple media sources are reporting that Bob Rae, MP for Toronto Centre will be stepping down from his seat at Parliament Hill. The announcment could come as early as today. Rae 64, served as the interim Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada until Justin Trudeau won the leadership race. FULL STORY
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.
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.
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.