Chatham-Kent News

Julie Simpson, a volunteer with the Conseil scolaire catholique Providence, was honoured with an award of merit recognizing her commitment and dedication to students at École élémentaire catholique Sainte-Catherine, in Pain Court.Photo courtesy of Conseil scolaire catholique Providence.

Local Volunteer Honoured During Recognition Tour

(PAIN COURT, ON) – As part of their 20th anniversary celebrations, the eight French-language Catholic school boards in Ontario and their organization, the Association franco-ontarienne…


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Medals And Owner Reunited

(CHATHAM, ON) – Yesterday evening, the owner of the lost medals arrived the CKPS Headquarters and positively identified them. The Chatham-Kent Police Service wishes to…


Chatham-Kent residents claim the wind farms in North Kent and Dover Centre have disrupted their well water, causing an infiltration of black silt.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Settlement Reached In North Wind 1 Dispute

(CHATHAM, ON) – The Ontario Superior Court of Justice issued an order yesterday restraining and preventing anyone from blockading, obstructing, or impeding access to any…


(From left) Sacrifice Medal, General Campaign Star - South West Asia with Egypt bar, Special Service Medal with Alert bar, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, UN Protection Force Yugoslavia, UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo, NATO Medal for Kosovo, and Canadian Forces Decoration.Photo courtesy of Chatham-Kent Police Service.

Appeal To Identify Owner Of Medals

(CHATHAM, ON) – Yesterday, a concerned citizen handed over a set of Canadian military medals and ribbons to police at the Chatham-Kent Police Service HQ….


Kevin Jakubec, representing Water Wells First, stands to put the group’s questions to a panel of representatives for North Kent Wind 1 at Immaculate Conception Church in Pain Court, on 21 September 2017. Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Complaints Mount Against North Kent Wind 1

(CHATHAM, ON) – Thirteen Chatham-area well owners have now filed water well interference complaints following the start of construction on a 34-turbine wind power project…


(L to R) Diane Daly, Police Services Board Chair, Mark Weedon, Ashley Hope, Emily Hinds, Curtis Conn, Noel Loyson, Maxwell Allin, and Chief Gary Conn.Photo courtesy of Chatham-Kent Police Service.

CKPS Takes In Six New Auxiliary Members

(CHATHAM, ON) – On September 21, the Chatham-Kent Police Service hosted a swearing-in within Council Chambers at the Civic Centre. Six new members of the…


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Employers Are Hiring In Chatham Kent

(CHATHAM, ON) – The EmployerOne Survey is an annual consultation done with employers in the Chatham-Kent area. It is designed to give employers a voice…



In Windsor, volunteers planted more than 80 trees that will be counted towards Ontario's Green Leaf Challenge.Photo courtesy of CNW Group/Forests Ontario.

Restoring Shade Tree Coverage

(CHATHAM, ON) – The Tomorrow’s Greener Communities Today project is a multi-component education and communication community tree planting initiative that encourages sun protective behaviors in…