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Target To Leave 17,000 Canadians In the Cold

As published on (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. […]

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Oh Henrietta – Google Celebrates Icon

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 […]

SOS Anti-Nuclear Protest

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.

RCMP Musical Ride Photography

As published in The Shoreline Beacon (Jun. 26, 2012). Photography of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride by Jennifer Schleich               

Ontario Apple Crop Decimated By Late Frost

Article on the 2012 unprecedented destruction of the Ontario apple crop by remarkably warm March and late April frost.

Friendship: Uniting Hockey Players for 40 Years

John Bieth of Kitchener, Ontario reminisces about the founding of the Friendship Hockey Exchange and bringing hockey to the children of Pennsylvania.

Wind turbine moratorium defeated

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.

Former CFL player Bruce Beaton shares advice on sports and family

Feature about fromer CFL player Bruce Beaton’s book ‘Little Athletes Big Leaders’ and his views on raising children who play team sports.

Grey-Bruce losing slaughterhouses

Article on the swift demise of slaughterhouses in rural Ontario, published in The Kincardine News.

Ontario mourns federal NDP leader Jack Layton

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…

Big beef farm support issued

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 On A Penny-Farthing

Paris to London: a group of Ordinary Riders cycle across Europe on their penny-farthings.

Canadian Painter Recalls Tragic Shipwreck in Artwork

Article about Canadian painter Patric Ryan.

Walkerton Jail Closure Sparks Protest

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 […]

Organic Community Garden Gaining Popularity

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 […]


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