ADELAIDE METCALFE SUPPORTING HOSPITAL WITH FUNDING
11/21/2017 11:24:17 AM
The Council of Adelaide-Metcalfe Township is helping out Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital. Monday night they donated $16,666 towards upgrading the CT Scanner.

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MCNAUGHTON SAY GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO STEP UP AND OPEN PINERY
11/21/2017 8:00:55 AM
The park needs to re-open and the government needs to follow the rules. This coming from Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton in regards to Pinery Provincial Park still being closed due to a demonstration by Indigenous demonstrators.

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WEAPONS CHARGES
11/21/2017 7:57:44 AM
Weapons charges. On Saturday evening around 7pm, Chippewas of the Tames Police and Oneida Nation of the Tames Police responded to a weapons call involving a suspicious vehicle on the Chippewas of the Tames First Nation.

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LIONS FLAG RAISING COMMEMORATING 100 YEARS OF LIONS INTERNATIONAL
11/21/2017 7:20:24 AM
Monday morning saw a commemorating flag raising at the Strathroy Municipal building as members of the 8-year-old Strathroy-Caradoc Lions Club raised a flag celebrating 100 years of Lions International.

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STOLEN COPPER WIRE IN MELBOURNE
11/21/2017 7:17:36 AM
Theft of some copper wire in Melbourne. The Strathroy-Caradoc Police are investigating the theft of $5350 in copper wire stolen between October 18th and November 1st from a Hydro One compound on Falconbridge Drive in Melbourne.

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STUDENTS ELIGIBLE FOR REFUND DUE TO STRIKE
11/21/2017 7:14:31 AM
The Ontario government is working on ensuring that college students affected by the strike will receive the supports that they need.

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FANSHAWE PRESIDENT PLEASED WITH SCHOOL BACK IN SESSION
11/20/2017 11:58:44 AM
As myFM informed you, it's back to school this week for Ontario Colleges. With back-to-work legislation passed over the weekend, college faculty in Ontario including Fanshawe and Lambton colleges returned to school today and students tomorrow.

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SUSPECT SEARCH AND STOLEN VEHICLE HIGHLIGHT POLICE REPORT
11/20/2017 8:02:25 AM
Suspect wanted. Strathroy-Caradoc Police say on Thursday November 2nd around 1:20am, a male suspect was caught on video surveillance attempting to break into a residence and vehicles on Victoria Street in Strathroy.

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OPP TALK BULLYING AWARENESS WEEK
11/20/2017 8:00:35 AM
Bullying Awareness week is this week and the annual campaign brings awareness to the inappropriate behavior, especially in Ontario Schools. Constable Max Gomez explains that each year the OPP speak with thousands of kids across the province, and try to root out bullying.

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MAN EJECTED IN ROLLOVER
11/20/2017 7:57:42 AM
Driver in critical condition following a vehicle accident. Around 10:30pm this past Friday, Oneida Nation of the Tames First Nation Police responded to a report of an injured conscious man on the roadway. Police say a vehicle was travelling west on Oneida Road from Ball Park Road.

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COLLEGES BACK TO SCHOOL
11/20/2017 7:55:28 AM
IT'S BACK TO SCHOOL.....again....for Ontario Colleges. With back-to-work legislation passed over the weekend, college faculty in Ontario including Fanshawe and Lambton colleges head back to their schools today after five-weeks on the picket lines.

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COLLEGES WILL BE OPEN FOR BUSINESS THIS WEEK
11/19/2017 5:34:57 PM
Ontario has passed back-to-work legislation, ending a five-week college strike. It paves the way for students to return to class, probably on Tuesday.

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FANSHAWE COLLEGE PRESIDENT DISSAPOINTED IN REJECTED COLLEGE STRIKE OFFER
11/17/2017 7:38:10 AM
The Ontario College Strike continues after Faculty members voted against an offer from the College Employer Council Thursday. That's bitter news to the more than 500,000 students across the province who have been out of the classroom for over 5 weeks.

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MCNAUGHTON NOT SURPRISED BY PREMIER'S ACTIONS ON COLLEGE STRIKE
11/17/2017 7:35:31 AM
As over 500,000 Ontarians learned Thursday that they still have to wait longer to get back to school, by supper time Thursday, Premier Kathleen Wynne proposed back to work legislation in Queens Park but that was blocked by the NDP.

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CRAM THE CRUISER EVENT FOR SALVATION ARMY OPENS SUNDAY
11/17/2017 7:32:52 AM
The Strathroy-Caradoc Police are having a "Cram a Cruiser" Campaign again this year in support of the Salvation Army.

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LOCAL AREA IMPAIRED DRIVERS
11/17/2017 7:30:12 AM
Some drivers getting a little carried away. On Remembrance Day around 2am OPP conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Glendon Drive. Officers determined that the 31-year-old male driver of the vehicle had consumed alcohol.

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CROHN'S AND COLITIS LET'S DO BRUNCH EVENT SUNDAY
11/17/2017 7:27:24 AM
Coming up Sunday a special event that happens every year. President of the Strathroy affiliate of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, Kevin Eagleson, says that is when the annual Let's Do Brunch event takes place.

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POPLAR HILL HOME TOUR STARTS TODAY
11/17/2017 7:24:24 AM
The Poplar Hill Home Tour is this weekend for it's first time ever. The tour starts at 2pm today, tickets cost $25. Marian Reith helped organize the tour and explains that the tour visits 6 homes, the oldest being built in 1859.

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CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND IN GLENCOE
11/17/2017 7:20:44 AM
The Old Mayhew's Clothing Building has transformed into a Christmas Wonderland courtesyt of Glencoe Pharmacy. The new store, literally called 'its a Christmas wonderland' opened this week and is ready for the holiday shopping insanity.

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UNITED CHURCH BAZAAR TOMORROW
11/17/2017 7:16:11 AM
The Christmas season gets rolling with area fundraisers and many ways to fill your shopping list and that includes stopping in at the 47th annual Strathroy United Church Bazaar tomorrow. Chair of the Community Life Team Tina Zimmerman says there will be a lot to take in.

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NDP BLOCKS LEGISLATION TO END COLLEGE STRIKE
11/16/2017 6:55:05 PM
Ontario's New Democrats have blocked an attempt by the Liberal government to table back-to-work legislation today to end a nearly five-week strike by college faculty.

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GOVERNMENT TABLES LEGISLATION TO END COLLEGE FACULTY STRIKE
11/16/2017 6:32:42 PM
The Wynne Government has tabled back-to-work legislation in Queens Park to end the strike of College faculty. The move comes just hours after faculty voted against a contract offer from the College Employer Council.

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COLLEGE FACULTY VOTE NO ON COLLEGE'S OFFER
11/16/2017 11:50:37 AM
College Faculty across the province have voted No to an offer from Ontario's 24 Colleges, extending the 5 week strike even longer. This is obviously upsetting news for the more than 500,000 Ontario students who have to wait even longer to get back into the classroom.

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SALVATION ARMY KETTLE CAMPAIGN STARTS TODAY
11/16/2017 8:06:18 AM
The Salvation Army Kettle Campaign kicks off today and will be set up at Wal-Mart, Canadian Tire, Giant Tiger, and Superstore in Strathroy and at Food Market in Mt. Brydges.

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DRONES MONITORING TRAFFIC DISCUSSED
11/16/2017 8:03:28 AM
It's a bird, It's a plane, no, it's a drone. The Ontario Government is mulling over the idea of equipping the OPP with Drones to monitor traffic over major Highway's like the 402. The data collected from the drones would help authorities enforce Highway traffic laws.

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EMS CHIEF SAYS OFF LOAD DELAY ISSUE FRUSTRATING FOR PARAMEDICS
11/16/2017 8:00:48 AM
As myFm informed you this week, Middlesex County Council will be going back to the Ministry to discuss the issue of Off Load Delay with our EMS system throughout the county, a problem where paramedics are remaining at emergency departments longer than they should be due to busy hospitals and lack...

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SMILE COOKIE CAMPAIGN BRINGS IN OVER $11000
11/16/2017 7:57:28 AM
Another successful season for the Smile Cookie campaign with Strathroy Tim Hortons. In September those of you visiting Tim Hortons could purchase Smile Cookies for $1, with all proceeds from the sales supporting the Breast Assessment Program at the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital.

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POLICE FOCUSING ON 402
11/16/2017 7:51:32 AM
Police continue to hold 402 as a focus highway. As a result of the statistics gathered from the Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Initiative the OPP continues to stay as a presence in the 402 area especially over the stretch of kilometers leading to the Bluewater Bridge.

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RICCO FOODS DONATES TO CHRISTMAS PARADE
11/15/2017 8:11:37 AM
Coming up in a week and a half, the return of the Strathroy Lions Club Ricco Foods Santa Claus parade and one of the main reasons for that is the sponsorship of Ricco Foods over the last 6 years.

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PLANS BEING DISCUSSED FOR SEMESTERS JUST IN CASE
11/15/2017 8:08:28 AM
Faculty at all 24 Ontario Colleges have begun to vote on a collective agreement. The vote is being requested by the College Employer Council, and will be conducted online or by phone and requires 50% plus one of all of those who vote.

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OFF LOAD DELAY AN ISSUE FOR EMS AND COUNTY
11/15/2017 8:05:32 AM
Middlesex County Council on Tuesday requested the opportunity to go to the Ministry to discuss revisiting the issue of Off Load Delay with our EMS system throughout the county, a problem that Strathroy-Caradoc Mayor Joanne Vanderheyden says is getting worse.

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BOLER MOUNTAIN READY TO OPEN NEW CHALET
11/15/2017 8:02:20 AM
Get ready to dust off your Skiing or Snowboarding gear because this year will be a good year for Winter sports. Greg Strauss is a part of the Management team at Boler Mountain in Byron, and says he's excited to get people on the slopes as soon as possible, but may need to wait another week or so.

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FOOT CHASE PAYS OFF
11/15/2017 7:58:58 AM
Foot chase pays off. On November 10th around 11:30pm. an OPP Officer was doing a routine traffic stop in Bosanquet Township when he saw a motor vehicle travelling in excess of 45 km/hr over the posted speed limit.

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