Chatham News

Council Endorses Planning Changes

Despite the province posing limitations on Chatham-Kent’s Official Plan, Mayor Randy Hope is confident they can still create a municipality that can foster urban development.

CCAC workers rally outside of the Chatham-Kent Civic Centre on February 6, 2015. (Photo by Ricardo Veneza)

Health Minister Calls For Arbitration

The provincial president of the Ontario Nurses’ Association is optimistic the two-week-old strike by nurses working in Ontario’s community care access centres will be over soon.

Walpole Island residents join the nationwide #ShutDownCanada movement at the intersection of Hwy. 40 and Dufferin Ave. on February 13, 2015. (Photo by Jason Viau)

#ShutDownCanada Protest Hits Wallaceburg

A small group of Walpole Island residents protested just west of Wallaceburg on Friday to raise awareness for the murdered and missing indigenous women in Canada.

The Chatham-Kent Public Utilities Commission General Manager Tom Kissner points to a chart during a presentation at a meeting on February 12, 2015 in Chatham. (Photo by Ricardo Veneza)

Water Rates Going Up

The Chatham-Kent Public Utilities Commission is signing off on rate increases over the next four years.