July 2022 News

Emancipation Day | July 29, 2022

I am thrilled to be celebrating Emancipation Day at the Fogolar Furlan Club of Windsor and to present Monty Logan, the President of the Amherstburg Freedom Museum, a certificate.
In Recognition of the Amherstburg Freedom Museum for your service in preserving a significant part of our history from which we can learn so much. In celebration of Emancipation Day. Freedom forever.

Happy August Long Weekend! | July 29, 2022

Wishing everyone a safe and happy August long weekend!
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Can ArriveCan! | July 27, 2022

The Tourism Industry Association of Canada, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and the Customs and Immigration Union all confirmed to the committee that the ArriveCAN application is causing major delays at international ports of entry and stalling economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Its continued mandatory use is disproportionately impacting Canadian travel and tourism.
Time to can the ArriveCan app!

Meeting with Waseem Habash | July 20, 2022

Thank you to Waseem Habash, Senior Vice President at St. Clair College. I had a very encouraging time meeting and discussing how we will train the next generation of workers!!
This is something I am very passionate about so I look forward to doing what we can to improve and expand training in skilled trades!

Recognizing Jim Crichton | July 19, 2022

Thank you to Jim Crichton for your 47 years of telling stories, gathering facts and reading the news to the residents of our region and Canada. Today I had the privilege of awarding Jim with a well-deserved Queen’s Platinum Jubilee pin in recognition of his service to our community!! Well done Jim and thank you for an excellent conversation today!

Thank you Melissa Lantsman | July 14, 2022

Thank you to this wonderful person, Melissa Lantsman, Shadow Minister for Transport, for coming to Windsor-Essex to hear from leaders about Transport issues!! What a great tour today….until the next time!!

Talking with Business Leaders About ArriveCan Border Issues | July 14, 2022

Thank you to Martin Schuurman, President of Service-Mold and Aerospace, for speaking with us about all the issues with ArriveCAN and the border that are hindering business coming to Canada. We also appreciate all your company does in our area for the aerospace industry that brings in jobs and business!!!! Melissa Lantsman and I had a great time!

Meeting at Riverfront Harbour Marina | July 14, 2022

Thank you to this boaters group at Riverfront Harbour Marina, LaSalle, and for bringing up some important issues. Thank you also to Mike and Sherie Meloche for setting this meeting up.

Exploring Port Facilities | July 14, 2022

Thank you to Tony De Thomasis, President of Essex Terminal Railway for showing us around your Port facilities.
This is a great picture with Melissa Lantsman , Shadow Minister for Transport, standing with Tony and Steve Salmons in front of a warehouse full of Canadian steel!!!

Improving Transit | July 14, 2022

Great to have Melissa Lantsman, MP for Thornhill and Shadow Minister for Transport here with me in the Windsor-Essex area!!!
Looking to bring improvements to transport, travel and trade since so many issues still need to be solved.
Thank you to Steve Salmons, President of the Port Authority for a great tour this morning!!

Another Small Business Highlight | July 11, 2022

Staff at the Rock-a-Bye store in Essex Centre, tell me business has been doing really well and there has been a baby boom over the last few years!!!
I had to pick something up for my grandson while I was there!! This is a great store for all you baby needs. Thanks, Olivia, for your help!!

Honouring Amherstburg Firefighters | July 9, 2022

Tonight we had a very special time honouring firefighters who are retiring or who are celebrating various milestones of service in the Amherstburg Fire Department. It was also very important that we honoured their wives as well as they could not do what they do without them!!! Thank you Chief Montone for inviting me to be part of this significant evening.

Essex Fun Parade! | July 9, 2022

Spent a fantastic morning at the Essex Fun Fest parade! After a two year break, it was incredible to see the crowds of people lining Talbot St!
I had a great team of volunteers help me hand out candy to young and old alike. And I got to meet many new fur friends along the way.
If you are looking for something to do, this weekend – look no further than the Essex Fun Fest!!

Supporting Our Small Businesses | July 8, 2022

This once tanning salon has now expanded to FATE – Fashion, Accessories, Tanning, Etc. and they do a great job at their social media and it is a fun place to shop for clothes….they even have a guys section!!!
Another great place in Essex!! Thanks Krista!

Crafty Candles | July 8, 2022

You have to visit Kelly and Donna at Crafty Candles in Essex just for the wonderful smell alone!!!
All the candles are made right there in the store and they are great gifts!!

Presenting a Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pin | July 8, 2022

I have known Jim Shean for many years but found out even more amazing stories about this man’s life today that I had to award him with a Queen’s Platinum Jubilee pin for his service to our community and our nation. It’s an honour to know you, Jim!

Congratulations Nelson Santos | July 7, 2022

Congratulations Nelson Santos – Mayor of Kingsville for 25 years of service to the Town of Kingsville.
All the best for the next season as you move onto a new position!!

Visit to Essex Barbershop | July 7, 2022

Thanks to Justin, owner at Watson & Slade barbershop on Talbot St. in Essex Centre for the great conversation today.
One of my staff tells me this is an awesome place to get your haircut!!!
I am enjoying visiting the small businesses in Essex!!!

Small Business Spotlight | July 7, 2022

Thank you to Michelle Lettner of Taggeditpaperco2 in Essex Centre for the great gifts you carry in your store!!

Tecumseh’s 100th Anniversary | July 2, 2022

Congratulations to the Town of Tecumseh on celebrating its 100th Anniversary!!
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