3PM TALKS

Every week day at 3pm, we will be talking about local COVID-19 related issues affecting Chatham-Kent and the solutions out there helping our community.

 

INTRO TO CKGIVES.CA

March 31, 2020

With Steve Pratt & O'Neil of United Way of Chatham-Kent talking about the ckgives.ca platform.

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HOW TO APPLY FOR EI & COVID SUPPORTS

April 1, 2020

With special guest Phil Mock of Prosperity Roundtable clearly going over what you should do should you be facing financial hardships.

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HOMELESS IN A TIME OF COVID

April 2, 2020

With special guest Al McGuigan from R.O.C.K. Missions talking about the unique needs of people who don't have a permanent address.

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CK STUDENT NUTRITION FOOD ASSISTANCE FUND

April 3, 2020

With special guest Laura Wheeler of Lambton Kent District School Board and Jennelle Arnew of CK Public Health talking about the special funding for student nutrition.

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FOOD ACCESS IN CK

April 7, 2020

With special guests Lindsay Davidson of CK Public Health and Denise McCall of Tilbury Foodland talking about food access.

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WHEN YOU NEED HELP 211 IS THERE

April 8, 2020

With special guest Karen Milligan of Ontario 211 Services talking about the 211 helpline to access information on local services and programs in CK.

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PROGRESS IN THE COMMUNITY WITH UNITED WAY

April 9, 2020

Steve Pratt of United Way Chatham-Kent talks about the progress happening in Chatham-Kent, where the donor dollars are going and recognizing community supporters and partners.

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CHARITIES' IMMEDIATE NEEDS NOW AND FOR THE LONG-TERM RECOVERY

April 14, 2020

Special Guest: Cathy Taylor of Ontario Nonprofit Network & Patty Peters of Chatham-Kent Nonprofit Network talking about needs we are hearing directly from nonprofits.

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YOU ARE NOT ALONE

April 15, 2020

With special guest Megan Walker, RP (Qualifying), CCC, MACP, BA, a Mental Health Promotion Specialist for CMHA Lambton Kent and ACCESS Open Minds talking about mental health supports during the COVID-10 pandemic.

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LEARNING FROM HOME

April 16, 2020

With special guest Laura Callaghan, Superintendent, St. Clair Catholic District School Board & Grade 10 student Zac O'Neil talking how are schools are rising to the new challenges of remotely teaching, and the barriers that are being overcome for families and for the teachers to meet the needs of the youth.

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HOW THIS IS AFFECTING LOCAL BUSINESS

April 17, 2020

With special guest Denise Johnston of Mindful Market & Eco Hub and Margery Muharrem of Professional Party Planners, talking about how COVID-19 has affected their small business.

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NEW UPDATE ON FINANCIAL SUPPORTS

April 21, 2020

With special guest Phil Mock of Prosperity Roundtable talking about the available income supports available and any changes to existing programs.

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GOVERNMENT OF CANADA'S NEW HORIZONS FOR SENIORS PROGRAM

April 22, 2020

With Steve Pratt of United Way of Chatham-Kent talking about the Federal Government's efforts in providing immediate essential services to seniors.

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PERSPECTIVE FROM THE FRONT LINES

April 23, 2020

With special guest Gary Conns from the Chatham-Kent Police talking about what the police are experiencing from the front lines.

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MAY 16TH MIRACLE

April 27, 2020

With special guest Maureen Geddes from the May 16th Miracle committee talking about how you can get involved in the Chatham-Kent wide food drive.

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A Challenge to Help the Homeless

May 1, 2020

With special guest Patty Peters of United Way, Trevor Maillouz of Maple City Homes, and Geoff McLean of McLean Painting & Staining talking about how they challenged a group of trades to raise money to help the homeless.

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN A TIME OF COVID-19

April 28, 2020

With special guest; Karen Hunter of Chatham-Kent Women's Centre and Pam Glasier of Chatham-Kent Child Services talking about how they are helping when home is not the safest place to be.

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Helping Our Youth

April 29, 2020

With Teri Thomas-Vanos of Children Service Kent talking about helping kids and their families during a pandemic and offers helpful tips on maintaining one's mental health.

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The Perspective of COVID as a New Comer

April 30, 2020

With special guest Magdiel Hoste of Adult Language and Learning and Jason Stubitz of Local Immigration Partnership talking about how the new comers to Chatham-Kent are experiencing COVID, and the resources available.

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The Labour Movement

May 5, 2020

With special guest Linda Reaume talking about the advocacy that the Labour Council has been doing during the pandemic.

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Mindful Moments

May 6, 2020

With special guest Elizabeth Downey talking about being kind to yourself and taking the time for mindful moments in your life.

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Taking Care of Your Mental Health

May 7, 2020

With special guest Megan Walker of Canadian Mental Health talking about Mental Health Week and how social connections drives positive mental health. #GetReal

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Inspiring Words

May 8, 2020

With special guest, local artist, Mark Reinhart talking about his bold & colourful messages of hope around Chatham-Kent.

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Women United Helping Women & Children

May 14, 2020

With special guest Margery Muharrem, Karen Kirkwood-Whyte, and Jaclyn Gillier talking about Women United getting together to help vulnerable women in the community and including feminine hygiene items in the collection of donated items for May 16 Miracle. 

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Helping Seniors Through the VON

May 19, 2020

With special guest Nicole Hunter of VON Erie St. Clair talking about the challenges that local seniors are facing.

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Victim Service is There for You

May 22, 2020

With special guest Jennifer Richmond, a Crisis Support Worker for Victim Services talking about how the phones are still open to help people who are victims of crime or tragic circumstance, and the creative ways they are providing support.

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How to Help Youth with Big Brother Big Sisters of Chatham-Kent

May 25, 2020

With special guest Nan Stuckey of Big Brother Big Sisters talking about the importance of mentorship and volunteering to help children.

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