Nathan Leeds

Nathan is originally from Cardiff, Wales, and was imported to Canada as a internet mail order groom in 1998 and has managed to avoid deportation ever since. Even though sometimes mis-interpreted, possibly to retaining a Welsh accent, he continues to try his best to make a difference to the community he has grown to love.

Successful book launch for local authors

The Farley room at the CASO Station in St. Thomas last night was a fitting venue for the official book launch of local residents Cheryl and Doug Lester’s book “12 Steps of Self-Leadership”.  Present at the launch were several community leaders like Mayor Heather Jackson, Roberto Quai, from Quai du …

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Canadians prepare to celebrate a passion for fishing

Peterborough, Ont.: Canadians are dusting off their rods, reels and tackle in preparation of casting a line during National Fishing Week, July 2nd to 10th.   National Fishing Week is a week-long celebration of a heritage activity integral to our Canadian identity… recreational fishing. During National Fishing Week, Canadians will …

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Yet another April snowfall on tap.

Yet another April snowfall on tap. The latest battle between spring and a very stubborn winter is setting up for today and tonight across Southern Ontario. A large Alberta Clipper approaching the Great Lakes from the northwest will spread a large area of snow into the region, with the snow …

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Snow Squall Watch

Snow squalls are likely to develop tonight and then weaken later Sunday morning. Strong northwest winds are expected to develop tonight in the wake of an Alberta Clipper crossing Southern Ontario. Flurries and localized snow squalls should develop late this evening or overnight. Local amounts of 15 centimetres are possible …

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Thunderstorm Warning

A line of thunderstorms and heavy showers over Southern Michigan will move eastward through the region from 6 pm to 8 pm. There may be small hail with some of these storms and southwesterly wind gusts to 80 kilometers per hour. Local rainfall amounts up to 20 millimetres are possible. …

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Rainfall Warning

Rain, heavy at times, will begin this evening and end Monday afternoon. Total rainfall amounts of 25 to 50 mm are expected. Rainfall warnings are issued when 25 mm or more of rain are expected within 24 hours, when the ground is frozen or saturated, and has a reduced ability …

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Winter Weather Warning

Winter weather threatening this week mainly north of London and Niagara however there is a risk of freezing rain across the regions. There may be higher impacts from the rainfall or the odd thunderstorm. A weak disturbance will bring a little snow or rain to most of Southern Ontario today. …

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2015 United Way Campaign Exceeds Goal

St. Thomas, ON For the first time in years Elgin-St. Thomas United Way has not only reached but exceeded the 2015 campaign goal bringing in a total of $485,226.73! The original goal of $475,000 was set to include a realistic 10 per cent overall increase from the 2014 campaign, which …

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FACS Elgin Announces New Executive Director Derrick Drouillard

PRESS RELEASE-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Family & Children’s Services of St. Thomas and Elgin Appoints New Executive Director March 15, 2016 The Board of Directors of Family and Children’s Services of St. Thomas and Elgin County is delighted to announce the appointment of Derrick Drouillard as Executive Director effective June 20, …

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Spark Power Corp Makes Acquisition Offer to Ascent Solutions Division

Ascent hometown utility (St. Thomas Energy Inc.) to remain intact and continue to be owned by the City of St. Thomas St. Thomas, ON – Ascent Group announced today that Spark Power Corp has made an acquisition offer to Ascent Solutions Inc. that both sides see as a win-win, with the hometown …

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Winter Storm Warning for St. Thomas

St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County Issued at 15:50 Tuesday 01 March 2016 Hazardous winter conditions are expected. A winter storm will bring freezing rain, ice pellets, and snow to the north shore or Lake Erie tonight. There are reports of freezing rain in Windsor at the moment …

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Winter Storm Warning

St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County Issued at 15:24 Monday 29 February 2016 A major winter storm is expected. A deepening low pressure system will give heavy snow and blowing snow. The snow will begin Tuesday midday and intensify into the evening with the heaviest amounts of snow …

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Winter Storm Watch

St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County A snow storm is looking more likely for Southern Ontario Tuesday and Tuesday night. A low pressure system developing over Texas today will head towards the Lower Great Lakes and is expected to spread an area of snow into Southern Ontario Tuesday …

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Potential snow storm for Southern Ontario

Special Weather Statement St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County Potential snow storm for Southern Ontario Tuesday and Tuesday night. A low pressure system developing over the southern United States Monday will head towards the Lower Great Lakes and is expected to spread an area of snow into Southern …

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Rainfall Warning

Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. A moisture laden low pressure area located over Kentucky this morning will bring a significant rain storm to the region as it tracks up just south of Lakes Erie and Ontario later today …

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Special Weather Statement

A major storm system is expected to affect Ontario Wednesday and Thursday. A low pressure system developing over the Southern States will track northeast to reach Southern Ontario Wednesday. This storm is expected to bring rain and significant snow to some areas, along with the possibility of freezing rain. The …

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Freezing Drizzle Advisory

Areas of freezing drizzle are expected or occurring. Freezing drizzle has been reported in several locations across southwestern Ontario this afternoon. A weak disturbance affecting southwestern Ontario is producing a combination of light snow and areas of freezing drizzle. These conditions are forecast to linger for much of the day …

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Special Weather Statement

St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County Issued at 15:33 Friday 12 February 2016 Occasional Poor visibilities in sudden bursts of snowfall this afternoon and into the evening. A vigorous cold front is moving southwards across southern Ontario. Ahead of this cold front convective snowshowers have developed and are …

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Extreme Cold Warning

A period of very cold wind chills is expected. A cold front will pass through the regions tonight. Very cold temperatures will follow in its wake, along with gusty northwest winds. Very cold wind chill values between about minus 30 and minus 35 are expected overnight and Saturday morning. Wind …

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Deadpool

The origin story of Deadpool, nicknamed the “Merc’ with the Mouth”. A moving tale of love, loss and violence narrated by a wise cracking Deadpool himself. A superhero movie that wears it’s 18 rating with pride. There are going to be two types of audiences, those who have read the …

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