December 2022 News

Christmas dinner | Dec 25, 2022

It was an honour to help serve a Christmas dinner at the Amherstburg Food and Fellowship Mission this morning.
A special thank you to Tim and each volunteer for your commitment to our community.

Christmas Breakfast at Harrow United Church | Dec 24, 2022

This event is sponsored by Sanford and Son Supermarket, and Christian Pottle and Alice Pottle of REMAX realty. Breakfast will be served at 8:30 Christmas Day morning, free of charge for those who want to attend.
45 Munger St E PO Box 464, Harrow, ON, Canada, Ontario
(519) 738-4223

Due to the weather, my Essex office will be closed today | Dec 23, 2022

If you have an urgent matter, please call the office at 519-776-4700 or email as my staff will be monitoring these over the holiday weekend.
The office will reopen again on Tuesday January 3rd, 2023. Thank you.

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas!

Addressing the Windsor Regiment | Dec 22, 2022

I was invited to address the Windsor Regiment before the presentation of the Guidon by the Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, OC, OOnt the following day. It was an honour to join the serving officers and senior NCM’s and hear from the RCAC’s, Colonel Commandant, Gen Natynczuk CMM, MSC, CD former Chief of Defence Staff at this dinner. What a great evening and a great opportunity to show mine and Allison’s appreciation for our service personnel in our area. Thank you for your service!

Meeting Sophia | Dec 22, 2022

I had the opportunity to meet Canada’s 2022 Summer Games Wrestling Gold Champion Sophia Bechard.

Three years ago, she set her mind on achieving this goal and she succeeded.


Mayor’s Cup in the Town of LaSalle | Dec 22, 2022

It was great to connect with many including Robbie, a 12th Grade representative, as well as, Sue Desjarlais – Councillor, Town of LaSalle
Congratulations to all involved and the winning teams.

At Essex No Frills | Dec 21, 2022


Ringing the Bells in LaSalle! | Dec 20, 2022


Art Windsor-Essex | Dec 20, 2022

Thank you Art Windsor-Essex for your welcome and tour in December. It was very interesting to see the facilities that showcase works of art from the Windsor-Essex region. Thank you particularly to Jennifer Matotek, Executive Director, Thomas Boucher, Manager of Operations, Sophie Hinch, Education & Public Programs Co-ordinator and Phillip Olla and Claudius Thomas for organizing the tour. It was great to see how Art Windsor-Essex is making local art more accessible to people in our area who are from all kinds of different backgrounds. For those who are interested in creating your own art there is a room for that too! Well done Art Windsor-Essex!

Meals on Wheels in Essex | Dec 20, 2022

Today I met up with volunteers from the Community Support Centre of Essex County and the food service team that were preparing Meals on Wheels!
We got about 100 meals delivered today.
Happy to see many people out to support others.

Thank you Essex Foodbank! | Dec 20, 2022

As I travel to each corner of Essex, incredible folks continue to amaze me with their care and generosity.

Thank you Essex Foodbank and all your volunteers for continuing to serve and to leave the world a better place than you found it.

Local 195 Tour | Dec 19, 2022

Thank you to Rob Kennedy for inviting me to see Unifor Local 195 and hear from your team about the challenges facing workers without employment and the current inequalities of the EI system in the Windsor-Essex area.
You are definitely doing all you can to support those workers in need. Thank you for the in-person update and tour of local 195!

Touring U of W | Dec 19, 2022

Thank you to Interim Vice President of Research and Innovation at the University of Windsor (UofW), Chris Houser, for the amazing tour this morning. UofW truly is hitting a home run in so many innovative ways on the automotive, industrial, medical and horticultural research!! For those of you looking for a place to study do not overlook this amazing university right here in our back yard!

Santa Claus Parade in Essex | Dec 10, 2022

What an amazing time and crowd at the Town of Essex Essex BIA Santa Claus Parade in Essex Centre this past weekend.
Congratulations to the new Santa’s Village & Market event as well. After the parade, I took a tour of the event, and I was amazed to see so many vendors and lots of happy faces!

ALPA Reception with Friends | Dec 6, 2022

This is a picture from the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA) reception with myself, Senator David Wells, and fellow MP, Stephanie Kusie, alongside pilots from Wasaya Airways, PAL Airlines and Calm Air.

It was an excellent reception and I appreciated meeting with ALPA President, Tim Perry. Now that I am on the Transport committee these are invaluable contacts to have.

Hunting rifles are not the problem | Dec 2, 2022

The Liberals have made life easier for violent criminals while targeting law-abiding hunters, sports shooters and farmers.
Canadians deserve common-sense firearms policies that keep guns out of the hands of dangerous criminals.

Chris Lewis MP - Essex

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