Community Messages

Thursday, April 22
All day

Chatham-Kent Children's Services is Here To Help

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

We know this has been a stressful time for many families, but for some children and youth, the stress and anxiety has progressed into more serious mental health challenges. Chatham-Kent Children's Services is HereToHelp. They are offering virtual, telephone and in-person counselling. Connect with their Intake Department at 519-352-0440 or email mhdevintake@ckcs.on.ca to learn more.      

All day

Extended Validation Periods for Driver, Vehicle and Carrier Products and Services

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Ontario government has extended expiry dates if you need to renew your licence plate sticker, driver's licence, health card, Ontario photo card or accessible parking permit that were set to expire on or after March 1, 2020. Expired identification and plate stickers will remain valid until further notice. When it comes to visiting a doctor or going to a hospital, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Health said "most expired and expiring health cards remain valid for accessing insured health services." If you must renew a health card to acquire services you're encouraged to contact Service Ontario. For more information please visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/extended-validation-periods

All day

Ordering your Credit Report and Score

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you know what’s in your credit report? You should check it regularly to make sure that no one has stolen your identity and that all the accounts listed belong to you. Here is how to order it for free! https://www.canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency/services/credit-reports-score/order-credit-report.html

All day

Get Cyber Safe

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Busy spring cleaning? Don't forget you give your devices a good SCRUB as well. #GetCyberSafe by learning how to give your gadgets a cyber secure cleanse: https://www.getcybersafe.gc.ca/

All day

Supporting Individuals, Families & Caregivers

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

COVID19 has been extremely hard and has affected everyone differently. For families and caregivers supporting a person with a disability, talking with someone who understands you can go a long way. For a list of places to call, visit: https://planningnetwork.ca/res.../need-someone-to-speak-with

All day

How to Avoid Phishing Scams and Fraud

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Phishy signs to be on the lookout for in suspicious-looking messages: 🎣 Spelling mistakes 🎣 Pixelated images/logos 🎣 A suspicious or fake email address   #GetCyberSafe. How to avoid phishing scams and fraud visit: https://www.getcybersafe.gc.ca/  

All day

Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Are you self-isolating for reasons related to COVID-19 or have underlying conditions that makes you more susceptible to COVID-19? You could be eligible for the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit, which provides workers with $500 per week for up to two weeks:    

All day

Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Many students were financially impacted due to COVID-19. If you claimed the Canada Emergency Student Benefit, whether you earned an income or not, you should still include the amounts you received when you file your tax return. Here’s how: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/emergency-student-benefit.html  

12:00 PM

Tips for Coping with Loss. April 22nd, Virtual Event

12:00 PM — 01:30 PM

Grief is difficult but is made more challenging in the midst of a pandemic. In this event, Chatham-Kent Hospice will offer support and provide tips for coping with loss. Registration is required as numbers will be limited. To register please contact Sally at 519-354-3113 ext. 2406 or sreaume@chathamkenthospice.com  

Friday, April 23
All day

War Amps 2021 Key Tag Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect the valuables on your key ring with a War Amps key tag. Donations to the Key Tag Service help support essential programs for amputees.  Visit waramps.ca to learn more.

Saturday, April 24
All day

CK Animal Rescue 50/50 Raffle

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CK Animal Rescue is very excited to announce its FIRST EVER electronic 50/50 raffle. You can now support their cause AND have a chance to win big money! Tickets are on sale until April 29 at 11:59 PM with the winner to be drawn on April 30 at 9 AM. Don't wait! Fetch you tickets now at www.ckanimal5050.com 3 for $10 20 for $20 100 for $40 ⭐️BEST VALUE⭐️   Licence No: RAF1203244   * You must be 18 years of age or older to participate  

Sunday, April 25
All day

War Amps 2021 Key Tag Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect the valuables on your key ring with a War Amps key tag. Donations to the Key Tag Service help support essential programs for amputees.  Visit waramps.ca to learn more.

Tuesday, April 27
All day

War Amps 2021 Key Tag Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect the valuables on your key ring with a War Amps key tag. Donations to the Key Tag Service help support essential programs for amputees.  Visit waramps.ca to learn more.

All day

Help is Available for Suicide Crisis & Prevention

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

It’s okay to ask for help. If you or someone you know is dealing with thoughts of suicide, there are resources available. Seek help today: http://ow.ly/hT9150DKX3Z  

All day

CK Museum Virtual Kids Club

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Chatham-Kent Museum's Kids Club is going virtual! Join the Chatham-Kent Museum, in partnership with Chatham-Kent Public Library, for fun filled virtual events on Facebook Live. The fee is $10 per child registered. Each child that is registered will receive a package that includes: The supplies for the monthly craft Five activity sheets based on the monthly theme Library books based on the monthly theme For more information, please visit https://www.chatham-kent.ca/.../program-and-events/kids-club    

All day

Virtual Hike for Hospice

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Today's sunshine has us feeling like spring is in the air which means it's time to lace up your shoes and join us for #Hike4HospiceCK! Collect pledges, get out and hike Mud Creek Trail anytime between April 26-May 2, 2021. Since the Hike is at your own pace and on your own time you can walk, run, bike or get active however and wherever you like. Register or donate today at www.hikeforhospiceck.com!

All day

Ontario Curling 50/50

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Help support youth curling in Chatham at the Chatham Granite Club. Monthly draws, March 15th, April 15th, May 15th.  Early bird draw of $500. Purchase tickets at chathamgraniteclub.org 

All day

Chatham-Kent Public Library is now fines-free for children!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Children borrow fines-free at Chatham-Kent Public Library! Any children's items borrowed from CKPL will not accrue overdue fines. This includes children's books, fiction and non-fiction, magazines, DVDs, audiobooks, Launchpads, Playaway Views, Storykits, Play Packs, puzzles, and board games.  

Wednesday, April 28
All day

CK Animal Rescue 50/50 Raffle

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CK Animal Rescue is very excited to announce its FIRST EVER electronic 50/50 raffle. You can now support their cause AND have a chance to win big money! Tickets are on sale until April 29 at 11:59 PM with the winner to be drawn on April 30 at 9 AM. Don't wait! Fetch you tickets now at www.ckanimal5050.com 3 for $10 20 for $20 100 for $40 ⭐️BEST VALUE⭐️   Licence No: RAF1203244   * You must be 18 years of age or older to participate  

08:00 PM

CKPL Trivia Night!

08:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Join us every Wednesday for virtual Trivia Night! Each week we'll post a new Trivia Night game on CKPL's Facebook and Twitter pages. The game will be available from 6:00 pm until midnight. To play, click the link in our Facebook or Twitter post, choose a nickname and enter the game. Don't forget to check back the next day to see how everyone scored!  Every weekend we're posting a Kahoot! for Kids on our Facebook page. The game will be available from Saturday at 8:00 am to Sunday at 10:00 pm. Play along!

Thursday, April 29
All day

Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Many students were financially impacted due to COVID-19. If you claimed the Canada Emergency Student Benefit, whether you earned an income or not, you should still include the amounts you received when you file your tax return. Here’s how: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/emergency-student-benefit.html  

All day

Chatham-Kent Children's Services is Here To Help

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

We know this has been a stressful time for many families, but for some children and youth, the stress and anxiety has progressed into more serious mental health challenges. Chatham-Kent Children's Services is HereToHelp. They are offering virtual, telephone and in-person counselling. Connect with their Intake Department at 519-352-0440 or email mhdevintake@ckcs.on.ca to learn more.      

All day

Supporting Individuals, Families & Caregivers

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

COVID19 has been extremely hard and has affected everyone differently. For families and caregivers supporting a person with a disability, talking with someone who understands you can go a long way. For a list of places to call, visit: https://planningnetwork.ca/res.../need-someone-to-speak-with

All day

Get Cyber Safe

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Busy spring cleaning? Don't forget you give your devices a good SCRUB as well. #GetCyberSafe by learning how to give your gadgets a cyber secure cleanse: https://www.getcybersafe.gc.ca/

All day

War Amps 2021 Key Tag Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect the valuables on your key ring with a War Amps key tag. Donations to the Key Tag Service help support essential programs for amputees.  Visit waramps.ca to learn more.

All day

Extended Validation Periods for Driver, Vehicle and Carrier Products and Services

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Ontario government has extended expiry dates if you need to renew your licence plate sticker, driver's licence, health card, Ontario photo card or accessible parking permit that were set to expire on or after March 1, 2020. Expired identification and plate stickers will remain valid until further notice. When it comes to visiting a doctor or going to a hospital, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Health said "most expired and expiring health cards remain valid for accessing insured health services." If you must renew a health card to acquire services you're encouraged to contact Service Ontario. For more information please visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/extended-validation-periods

All day

Ordering your Credit Report and Score

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you know what’s in your credit report? You should check it regularly to make sure that no one has stolen your identity and that all the accounts listed belong to you. Here is how to order it for free! https://www.canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency/services/credit-reports-score/order-credit-report.html

All day

Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Are you self-isolating for reasons related to COVID-19 or have underlying conditions that makes you more susceptible to COVID-19? You could be eligible for the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit, which provides workers with $500 per week for up to two weeks:    

All day

How to Avoid Phishing Scams and Fraud

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Phishy signs to be on the lookout for in suspicious-looking messages: 🎣 Spelling mistakes 🎣 Pixelated images/logos 🎣 A suspicious or fake email address   #GetCyberSafe. How to avoid phishing scams and fraud visit: https://www.getcybersafe.gc.ca/  

Saturday, May 1
All day

War Amps 2021 Key Tag Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect the valuables on your key ring with a War Amps key tag. Donations to the Key Tag Service help support essential programs for amputees.  Visit waramps.ca to learn more.

Monday, May 3
All day

War Amps 2021 Key Tag Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect the valuables on your key ring with a War Amps key tag. Donations to the Key Tag Service help support essential programs for amputees.  Visit waramps.ca to learn more.

Tuesday, May 4
All day

CK Museum Virtual Kids Club

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Chatham-Kent Museum's Kids Club is going virtual! Join the Chatham-Kent Museum, in partnership with Chatham-Kent Public Library, for fun filled virtual events on Facebook Live. The fee is $10 per child registered. Each child that is registered will receive a package that includes: The supplies for the monthly craft Five activity sheets based on the monthly theme Library books based on the monthly theme For more information, please visit https://www.chatham-kent.ca/.../program-and-events/kids-club    

All day

Ontario Curling 50/50

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Help support youth curling in Chatham at the Chatham Granite Club. Monthly draws, March 15th, April 15th, May 15th.  Early bird draw of $500. Purchase tickets at chathamgraniteclub.org 

All day

Help is Available for Suicide Crisis & Prevention

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

It’s okay to ask for help. If you or someone you know is dealing with thoughts of suicide, there are resources available. Seek help today: http://ow.ly/hT9150DKX3Z  

Wednesday, May 5
All day

War Amps 2021 Key Tag Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect the valuables on your key ring with a War Amps key tag. Donations to the Key Tag Service help support essential programs for amputees.  Visit waramps.ca to learn more.

08:00 PM

CKPL Trivia Night!

08:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Join us every Wednesday for virtual Trivia Night! Each week we'll post a new Trivia Night game on CKPL's Facebook and Twitter pages. The game will be available from 6:00 pm until midnight. To play, click the link in our Facebook or Twitter post, choose a nickname and enter the game. Don't forget to check back the next day to see how everyone scored!  Every weekend we're posting a Kahoot! for Kids on our Facebook page. The game will be available from Saturday at 8:00 am to Sunday at 10:00 pm. Play along!

Thursday, May 6
All day

Extended Validation Periods for Driver, Vehicle and Carrier Products and Services

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Ontario government has extended expiry dates if you need to renew your licence plate sticker, driver's licence, health card, Ontario photo card or accessible parking permit that were set to expire on or after March 1, 2020. Expired identification and plate stickers will remain valid until further notice. When it comes to visiting a doctor or going to a hospital, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Health said "most expired and expiring health cards remain valid for accessing insured health services." If you must renew a health card to acquire services you're encouraged to contact Service Ontario. For more information please visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/extended-validation-periods

All day

Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Many students were financially impacted due to COVID-19. If you claimed the Canada Emergency Student Benefit, whether you earned an income or not, you should still include the amounts you received when you file your tax return. Here’s how: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/emergency-student-benefit.html  

All day

Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Are you self-isolating for reasons related to COVID-19 or have underlying conditions that makes you more susceptible to COVID-19? You could be eligible for the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit, which provides workers with $500 per week for up to two weeks:    

All day

Ordering your Credit Report and Score

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you know what’s in your credit report? You should check it regularly to make sure that no one has stolen your identity and that all the accounts listed belong to you. Here is how to order it for free! https://www.canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency/services/credit-reports-score/order-credit-report.html

All day

How to Avoid Phishing Scams and Fraud

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Phishy signs to be on the lookout for in suspicious-looking messages: 🎣 Spelling mistakes 🎣 Pixelated images/logos 🎣 A suspicious or fake email address   #GetCyberSafe. How to avoid phishing scams and fraud visit: https://www.getcybersafe.gc.ca/  

All day

Get Cyber Safe

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Busy spring cleaning? Don't forget you give your devices a good SCRUB as well. #GetCyberSafe by learning how to give your gadgets a cyber secure cleanse: https://www.getcybersafe.gc.ca/

All day

Supporting Individuals, Families & Caregivers

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

COVID19 has been extremely hard and has affected everyone differently. For families and caregivers supporting a person with a disability, talking with someone who understands you can go a long way. For a list of places to call, visit: https://planningnetwork.ca/res.../need-someone-to-speak-with

All day

Chatham-Kent Children's Services is Here To Help

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

We know this has been a stressful time for many families, but for some children and youth, the stress and anxiety has progressed into more serious mental health challenges. Chatham-Kent Children's Services is HereToHelp. They are offering virtual, telephone and in-person counselling. Connect with their Intake Department at 519-352-0440 or email mhdevintake@ckcs.on.ca to learn more.      

Friday, May 7
All day

War Amps 2021 Key Tag Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect the valuables on your key ring with a War Amps key tag. Donations to the Key Tag Service help support essential programs for amputees.  Visit waramps.ca to learn more.

Sunday, May 9
All day

War Amps 2021 Key Tag Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect the valuables on your key ring with a War Amps key tag. Donations to the Key Tag Service help support essential programs for amputees.  Visit waramps.ca to learn more.

Tuesday, May 11
All day

CK Museum Virtual Kids Club

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Chatham-Kent Museum's Kids Club is going virtual! Join the Chatham-Kent Museum, in partnership with Chatham-Kent Public Library, for fun filled virtual events on Facebook Live. The fee is $10 per child registered. Each child that is registered will receive a package that includes: The supplies for the monthly craft Five activity sheets based on the monthly theme Library books based on the monthly theme For more information, please visit https://www.chatham-kent.ca/.../program-and-events/kids-club    

All day

Ontario Curling 50/50

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Help support youth curling in Chatham at the Chatham Granite Club. Monthly draws, March 15th, April 15th, May 15th.  Early bird draw of $500. Purchase tickets at chathamgraniteclub.org 

All day

War Amps 2021 Key Tag Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect the valuables on your key ring with a War Amps key tag. Donations to the Key Tag Service help support essential programs for amputees.  Visit waramps.ca to learn more.

Thursday, May 13
All day

Ordering your Credit Report and Score

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you know what’s in your credit report? You should check it regularly to make sure that no one has stolen your identity and that all the accounts listed belong to you. Here is how to order it for free! https://www.canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency/services/credit-reports-score/order-credit-report.html

All day

Supporting Individuals, Families & Caregivers

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

COVID19 has been extremely hard and has affected everyone differently. For families and caregivers supporting a person with a disability, talking with someone who understands you can go a long way. For a list of places to call, visit: https://planningnetwork.ca/res.../need-someone-to-speak-with

All day

War Amps 2021 Key Tag Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect the valuables on your key ring with a War Amps key tag. Donations to the Key Tag Service help support essential programs for amputees.  Visit waramps.ca to learn more.

All day

Extended Validation Periods for Driver, Vehicle and Carrier Products and Services

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Ontario government has extended expiry dates if you need to renew your licence plate sticker, driver's licence, health card, Ontario photo card or accessible parking permit that were set to expire on or after March 1, 2020. Expired identification and plate stickers will remain valid until further notice. When it comes to visiting a doctor or going to a hospital, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Health said "most expired and expiring health cards remain valid for accessing insured health services." If you must renew a health card to acquire services you're encouraged to contact Service Ontario. For more information please visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/extended-validation-periods

All day

How to Avoid Phishing Scams and Fraud

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Phishy signs to be on the lookout for in suspicious-looking messages: 🎣 Spelling mistakes 🎣 Pixelated images/logos 🎣 A suspicious or fake email address   #GetCyberSafe. How to avoid phishing scams and fraud visit: https://www.getcybersafe.gc.ca/  

All day

Get Cyber Safe

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Busy spring cleaning? Don't forget you give your devices a good SCRUB as well. #GetCyberSafe by learning how to give your gadgets a cyber secure cleanse: https://www.getcybersafe.gc.ca/

All day

Chatham-Kent Children's Services is Here To Help

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

We know this has been a stressful time for many families, but for some children and youth, the stress and anxiety has progressed into more serious mental health challenges. Chatham-Kent Children's Services is HereToHelp. They are offering virtual, telephone and in-person counselling. Connect with their Intake Department at 519-352-0440 or email mhdevintake@ckcs.on.ca to learn more.      

Saturday, May 15
All day

War Amps 2021 Key Tag Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect the valuables on your key ring with a War Amps key tag. Donations to the Key Tag Service help support essential programs for amputees.  Visit waramps.ca to learn more.

Thursday, May 20
All day

Extended Validation Periods for Driver, Vehicle and Carrier Products and Services

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Ontario government has extended expiry dates if you need to renew your licence plate sticker, driver's licence, health card, Ontario photo card or accessible parking permit that were set to expire on or after March 1, 2020. Expired identification and plate stickers will remain valid until further notice. When it comes to visiting a doctor or going to a hospital, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Health said "most expired and expiring health cards remain valid for accessing insured health services." If you must renew a health card to acquire services you're encouraged to contact Service Ontario. For more information please visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/extended-validation-periods

All day

How to Avoid Phishing Scams and Fraud

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Phishy signs to be on the lookout for in suspicious-looking messages: 🎣 Spelling mistakes 🎣 Pixelated images/logos 🎣 A suspicious or fake email address   #GetCyberSafe. How to avoid phishing scams and fraud visit: https://www.getcybersafe.gc.ca/  

All day

Get Cyber Safe

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Busy spring cleaning? Don't forget you give your devices a good SCRUB as well. #GetCyberSafe by learning how to give your gadgets a cyber secure cleanse: https://www.getcybersafe.gc.ca/

All day

Ordering your Credit Report and Score

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you know what’s in your credit report? You should check it regularly to make sure that no one has stolen your identity and that all the accounts listed belong to you. Here is how to order it for free! https://www.canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency/services/credit-reports-score/order-credit-report.html

All day

Chatham-Kent Children's Services is Here To Help

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

We know this has been a stressful time for many families, but for some children and youth, the stress and anxiety has progressed into more serious mental health challenges. Chatham-Kent Children's Services is HereToHelp. They are offering virtual, telephone and in-person counselling. Connect with their Intake Department at 519-352-0440 or email mhdevintake@ckcs.on.ca to learn more.      

All day

Supporting Individuals, Families & Caregivers

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

COVID19 has been extremely hard and has affected everyone differently. For families and caregivers supporting a person with a disability, talking with someone who understands you can go a long way. For a list of places to call, visit: https://planningnetwork.ca/res.../need-someone-to-speak-with