The Windsor region was thrust into the future of an electrified auto industry Wednesday with the announcement that Stellantis and LG Energy Solution will build a $5-billion automobile battery plant on the city’s east flank that will employ 2,500 people. Read More
After watching Detroit hospitals lure nurses over the border for years, Windsor officials are planning a similar strategy can help eliminate their own staff shortages. Windsor Regional Hospital’s hopes of attracting internationally trained nurses from across the globe were buoyed Thursday when the province announced it’s putting pressure on health-care governing bodies to accelerate registration […]
More London schools are closing this week with multiple cases of confirmed or suspected omicron cases leaving several students and staff members in quarantine. The London District Catholic school board said St. Andre Bresette Catholic secondary school is expected to resume in-person classes after the Christmas holiday break and that the school’s 1,200 students and […]
Grey Bruce Health Unit reported seven new cases of COVID-19 and 36 associated high-risk contacts Saturday. These cases were found across Grey-Bruce: Kincardine, 2; Saugeen Shores, 2; and one each in Chatsworth, Grey Highlands and Meaford. Now 34 active cases are being followed by health unit staff, on top of 350 high-risk contacts of known […]
Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker announced Friday evening that he will not run in the upcoming provincial election. A letter announcing his decision is below. … To the people of Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, Today, having dedicated the past 10 years of my life to be the MPP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound and with mixed emotions, I am […]
London’s Children’s Health Foundation is getting a $2-million slice of a mega-donation to Canada’s children’s hospitals from the charity co-founded by the head of online commerce giant Shopify. The Thistledown Foundation is donating $26 million to 13 children’s hospital foundations across Canada. Each one, including the Children’s Health Foundation, is receiving $2 million. “We’re over […]
When it comes to fire fatalities the most dangerous months of the year are often the coldest, says a former London-area fire prevention officer.