Clarington - Oct. 14, 2014: Sarah Bobka is running for Public School Trustee, with the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board - Clarington. Voters go to the polls on October 27th. OurHometown.ca is pleased to post this profile of Ms. Bobka. FULL STORY
Windsor - Sep. 13, 2014: The University of Windsor has cancelled all undergraduate and graduate teaching related activities on that day. This includes classes, laboratories, thesis/dissertation defenses, major paper presentations, and all first, second and third year clinical placements in the Nursing program. FULL STORY
Toronto - Sep. 3, 2014: John Tory has a comfortable lead in the race to become the next mayor of Toronto with 42% of decided very likely municipal voters indicating they would vote for him if the election was today according to a survey conducted by Nanos Research for CTV News and the Globe & Mail. Rob Ford (28%) and Olivia Chow (26%) are second and third respectively. FULL STORY
Windsor - Aug. 16, 2014: In need of a good laugh? Want to support a good cause? Looking for something to do tomorrow night?
Why not join Josh Haddon for a night of shenanigans that will have your cheeks hurting and tears running down your leg with laughter - all in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Kate Davis and Jon Peladeau will headline this fun evening! FULL STORY
Calgary - Jul. 28, 2014: I'm fighting back -- peacefully. On Thursday, July 31st at 6:00 p.m., I'm hosting my own rally. It's partly in support of Israel. But it's partly for Calgarians to strongly reject this imported Hamas-style violence.
This is Canada -- not Gaza. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Jul. 24, 2014: Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the crash of Air Algérie Flight AH5017:
“I am saddened to learn that Air Algérie Flight AH5017, carrying 110 passengers and six crew members on board, crashed in Mali. The flight was headed to Algiers, Algeria from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It is confirmed that Canadians are among the victims. FULL STORY
Parade of nations for the Developmentally Challenged
Cornwall - Jul. 24, 2014: The Seaway Lighthouse 3rd Rail Modular Club held its 3rd annual train show at the Long Sault Arena on July 19th and 20th. The Seaway Train Show, which will be held the 3rd week of July every year. There were two raffles, one for a Via Rail trip from Cornwall to Halifax return, for two people including a sleeper, a value of $2056. The winner was Gail Ball from Chesterville. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Jul. 19, 2014: At Cornwall Square, one of our top priorities is the safety and well-being of our patrons, tenants and the broader community we serve. The pedestrian bridge replacement project is on schedule. Phase one of the project (East bridge replacement) has reached the stage of reopening to pedestrian traffic; there will be minor cosmetic elements that will be completed in the upcoming weeks. FULL STORY
Toronto - Jul. 7, 2014: According to a recent random telephone survey of 600 eligible voters in the City of Toronto conducted by Nanos Research for the Ontario Convenience Stores Association, if an election was held today John Tory (39.1%) currently leads Olivia Chow (32.7%) and Rob Ford (21.7%) among decided voters. None of the other contenders have above 5% of decided votes. FULL STORY
Calgary - Jul. 3, 2014: As the next federal election approaches, I can't help but think global warming/climate change/climate disruption will be a big issue. I also think the next Prime Minister may be eager to pass some type of global warming/climate change/climate disruption legislation to change the weather... like a carbon tax. In fact, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau said he was in favour of it the other day. It may astound people who know me, but I'm all in. FULL STORY