As published on PaperNews.ca (Jan. 15, 2015) By Jennifer Schleich In a move that comes as little surprise, Target announced Thursday morning that the company is closing its 133 Canadian stores, putting about 17,600 people out of work. The decision comes on the heels of significant operating losses this year and an under-performing holiday season. […]
Google Doodle Celebrates Canadian Icon By Jennifer Schleich December 18, 1849 was a bright day for Canadian women. At the time not so much, but certainly in retrospect; it was the day Henrietta Muir Edwards, a renowned Canadian women’s rights activist, was born. If she were alive now she would be 165 years old. As […]
Article about an anti-nuclear group protesting the NWMO’s proposed nuclear waste deep geological repository planned for the national storage of Canada spent nuclear fuel.
As published in The Shoreline Beacon (Jun. 26, 2012). Photography of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride by Jennifer Schleich
Article on the 2012 unprecedented destruction of the Ontario apple crop by remarkably warm March and late April frost.
John Bieth of Kitchener, Ontario reminisces about the founding of the Friendship Hockey Exchange and bringing hockey to the children of Pennsylvania.
Lisa Thompson MPP’s private member’s bill to put a moratorium on wind turbine construction in Ontario is defeated in the Ontario legislature at Queen’s Park.
Feature about fromer CFL player Bruce Beaton’s book ‘Little Athletes Big Leaders’ and his views on raising children who play team sports.
Article on the swift demise of slaughterhouses in rural Ontario, published in The Kincardine News.
Jack Layton passed away early Monday morning, Aug. 22, 2011 after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer. He stepped down as leader of the NDP to focus on his health at the end of July…
As published in The Kincardine News (Aug. 9, 2011) Big beef farm support issued | Kincardine News By Jennifer Schleich The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs has announced it will add $50 million to its Ontario Feeder Cattle Co-operative Program this fall, bringing the total available money to $130 million. “Cattle is […]
Paris to London: a group of Ordinary Riders cycle across Europe on their penny-farthings.
Article about Canadian painter Patric Ryan.
As published in The Kincardine News & Hanover Post By Jenn Schleich A large group of protestors spent Friday (April 29) afternoon fighting back against the forthcoming closures of the Owen Sound and Walkerton jails, while protesting outside Huron-Bruce MPP Carol Mitchell’s office in Kincardine. “We are here todaybecause of the huge impact these closures […]
As published in The Kincardine News, March 8, 2011 By Jenn Schleich March 20 is right around the corner and heralds the first day of spring; with spring comes backyard gardens, and more recently, community gardens and organic gardening workshops. “It’s part of eating locally and reducing our carbon footprint,” said Charmaine Jenkins of the […]