Press Releases

STEGH Ranked #1 with Lowest ER Wait Times in the Province

Lean methodology brings big results for patient care and the bottom line St. Thomas, ON – St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) is a top performing hospital in Ontario and patients are reaping the benefits of that achievement. By introducing Lean methodology (called Transforming Care at STEGH) and continuously seeking …

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Melting Ice Warning

St. Thomas –While spring brings with it longer days and warmer weather, it also brings melting ice and rains that can make rivers and lakes even more dangerous than normal. “March Break is approaching and KCCA is warning of the dangers of fast flowing water,” says Luiza Moczarski, public relations …

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Soups On Winners!!

Congratulations to the St.Thomas Elgin General Hospital dietary staff for winning the 2013 heart and stroke foundation’s “soups on” competition earlier today. Their entry was a spicy Thai coconut soup. This was the first award for the group and their third year entering the competition. Pictured are two of the …

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Gorman-Rupp of Canada Limited joins PTDA

The PTDA (Power Transmission Distributors Association) was founded in 1960 and is based in Chicago, Illinois  It is the leading association for power transmission and motion control distribution. It is a United States based association that represents over 170 firms in ten different countries, including Canada. There are over 3,400 locations that generate …

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Public Information Centre – Pinafore Park – Roadway Reconstruction

89 Elm Street 11/02/2013 The City of St. Thomas Parks and Recreation Department will be holding a Public Information Centre (PIC) for roadway reconstruction at Pinafore Park. The purpose of this PIC is to present the proposed project design for information, review and comment, and it will be held at: …

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Sponsor our local robot!!

FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) The highest level of robotics competition offered by FIRST. High-school students team up with the world’s best technology companies to build the most impressive robots you’ve ever seen. Built from scratch in only 6 weeks, these 5 foot tall, 140 pound robots compete in high intensity …

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Cold Weather Alert Issued For Elgin County

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 – For Immediate Release Elgin County – The Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Franklin Warsh, has issued a COLD WEATHER ALERT for Elgin County. Based on the Environment Canada weather information, ambient air temperatures have fallen below -15° Celsius and the wind chill factor is …

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STEGH Reminding Visitors to Stay Home if Feeling Unwell

St. Thomas, ON – The St Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) is asking for help from visitors to reduce the risk of spreading illness within the Hospital. There is a significant amount of illness in the community and a large number of patients with respiratory illnesses are being treated in …

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On Track St. Thomas unveils plans to develop Kettle Creek Bridge

It has stood at the western edge of the city since 1929, a recognized engineering marvel of its day which, at its peak carried over 140 trains each day. Today, it remains one of the most recognizable and iconic structures in Southwestern Ontario and we want your help in saving …

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Local Health Hazard Alert – Listeria Monocytogenes

Certain Fresh Shelled Peas sold from Thomas Bros. Farm Market, 5856 Colonel Talbot Rd, London, Ontario may contain Listeria Monocytogenes The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Thomas Bros. Farm Market are warning the public not to consume the fresh shelled peas described below because the product may be contaminated …

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County Issued By Environment Canada At 9:02 Am Edt Wednesday 4 July 2012 At 8:40 AM radar indicates a severe thunderstorm moving southeastward at 40 km/h. Winds up to 90 km/h and hail of 2 to 3 cm are possible with this storm. …

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Heat Alert Issued For Elgin County

Elgin County – the Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Franklin Warsh, has issued the fourth HEAT ALERT in 2012 for Elgin County. Based on the predicted forecast by Environment Canada temperatures are expected to climb into the low and mid thirties combined with a humidex advisory on Wednesday and …

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Heat Alert Issued For Elgin County

Elgin County – the Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Franklin Warsh, has issued a HEAT ALERT for Elgin County. Based on the predicted forecast by Environment Canada temperatures are expected to climb into the upper thirties on Tuesday and likely will persist through Thursday. The elevated humidity levels combined …

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Public Information Centre – Highway 3 (St. Thomas Expressway) Bridge Rehabilitations

Public Information Centre – Highway 3 (St. Thomas Expressway) Bridge Rehabilitations There will be a Public Information Centre (PIC) held by the Ministry of Transportation regarding the proposed bridge rehabilitations four bridges on Highway 3 (St. Thomas Expressway) in the City of St. Thomas . The PIC will be held …

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HEAT ALERT ISSUED FOR ELGIN COUNTY

Date: May 28, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elgin County – the Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Franklin Warsh, has issued a HEAT ALERT for Elgin County. Based on the joint smog advisory issued by both Environment Canada and the Ministry Of the Environment, the alert is in effect for …

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Water Use Reduction

The Lake Huron Primary Water Supply System is requesting all area municipalities, including those supplied by the Elgin Area Primary Water Supply System, implement water use reductions in response to the break on the transmission pipeline between the water treatment plant near Grand Bend and the City of London. In …

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Full speed ahead for Project Ojibwa!

Floating dry dock leaves for Halifax – the first step in Ojibwa’s last mission Ian Raven, Executive Director of the Elgin Military Museum signs the donation agreement officially transferring ownership of HMCS Ojibwa to the Elgin Military Museum. After more than three years of discussions between the Department of National …

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Scissorkitty natural hair care

“Need a Beauty Fix? How about NATURAL services instead of chemical services?!  Morgan Brittan van Wyk is a Certified Organic Colourist, based right here in St.Thomas, and owns and operates Scissorkitty Rock ‘n’ Roll Hair, which offers travelling event and wedding options along side professional colour and styling services. Using OCS– A …

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National Blood Donors Week

NEWS RELEASE Canadian Blood Services Celebrates National Blood Donor Week by Asking Canadians to Rally Together to Save Lives Bold New Campaign and Blood Signal Launched Aimed at Growing and Diversifying Active Donor Base St. Thomas ON – 2011-06-07: As National Blood Donor Week begins, Canadian Blood Services is calling …

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MADD Canada Press Release

Contact Karen Holtby President St. Thomas–Elgin Chapter Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada (519) 637-3333 maddstthomas2@hotmail.com www.stthomaselginmadd.com June 5, 2011 –– Lace up your shoes and get ready to hit the roadway and trail at Pinafore Park in St. Thomas as the St. Thomas–Elgin Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving presents …

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