Navistar under scrutiny

The Ontario government will go after Navistar International Corp. if it has failed to meet obligations it made when the province gave it $30 million in assistance to keep its Chatham truck plant open six years ago, Economic Development Minister Sandra Pupatello says.

“They do have obligations with us and they’re going to have to meet those obligations,” she said. “We’re reaching out to the company now, and we know that’s important.”

Full story

Frustrated, disappointed, angry and now second-class status

If nothing else, homeowners on Montgomery Road who have experienced repeated flooding in recent years are living proof not all city ratepayers are treated equally.
In fact, no resident of St. Thomas should have to deal with the buck-passing and shrugging of shoulders Helaine Hindley and her neighbours have faced in the 18 months since their basements were last inundated, in some cases for the third time.
Continue reading