Eight migrant farm workers injured in early morning crash

An advocate for Ontario’s migrant workers is calling a serious single-vehicle crash near Chatham that sent eight people to hospital – four with serious injuries – a “workplace accident.” The passenger van, driven by a 31-year-old migrant worker, was travelling east from Chatham on Fairview Line early Sunday morning when it reportedly failed to stop for […]

Nine people injured in two separate Chatham-Kent crashes

Chatham-Kent police are investigating two serious weekend crashes that sent a total of nine people to hospital, including four by air ambulance. One of the weekend collisions involved a passenger van and the other a motorcycle, police said. Police received a 911 call around 6:47 a.m. Sunday reporting a serious motor vehicle collision on Kent […]

Ontario government to order education workers to stay on the job as strike looms

The London District Catholic school board is urging parents to make childcare arrangements amid a possible strike by education workers Friday, as the provincial government prepares to introduce legislation to keep the staff on the job. Education Minister Stephen Lecce said in a statement Sunday the Progressive Conservative government will introduce legislation Monday to avert […]

Fantino pots a pair and George earns win in first start against Kingston

The Owen Sound Attack bagged their third-straight win, 4-1, over the Kingston Frontenacs Sunday afternoon inside the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre. Rookie goaltender Carter George, who is up with the club from St. Marys while Nick Chenard recovers from an injury, made 27 stops on 28 shots and earned his second-career Ontario Hockey League […]

Durham hospital closing its ER at night this weekend

Durham hospital’s emergency department will be closed Saturday and Sunday night due to an ongoing staff shortage. Both days the emergency department will be closed between 5 p.m. and 7 a.m. the next day. Last Sunday the emergency department was also closed overnight on short notice due to staff calling in sick. The latest closure […]

Another weekend ER closure

Another weekend ER closure

The emergency department in Durham will be closed from Saturday afternoon to Sunday morning, and again from Sunday afternoon to Monday morning.

Family pride shines bright during Honouring Our Local Veterans event

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 6 Ladies Auxiliary President Irene Surridge took a break from preparing the refreshments for the Honouring Our Local Veterans ceremony on Sunday to be a proud mother. That is because two of her sons – Chief Warrant Officer Lawrence Surridge and Master Warrant Officer Kenneth Surridge – were two of the […]

Honouring Our Local Veterans at Owen Sound Legion on Sunday

The public is being invited to a ceremony this weekend in Owen Sound that will honour eight local veterans. The Billy Bishop Museum and Royal Canadian Legion Branch 6 are holding the 22nd Annual Honouring Uur Local Veterans Ceremony at the legion on Sunday beginning at 2 p.m. “Honouring Our Local Veterans is a very […]

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