Passport Application Service Update

March 15, 2018

Passport Application Services My Constituency office will continue to provide advice, review applications and forward completed applications to the National Processing Centre. The office is open, to the public, between 10:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Applications will be couriered once every 4 weeks. Applicants can expect to receive their passport approximately 4-6 ...

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Collapsed Port Bruce bridge needs ‘immediate fix,’ MP says

March 9, 2018

By Laura Broadley, St. Thomas Times-Journal   Thursday, March 8, 2018 8:46:18 EST AM When the bridge in Port Bruce collapsed last month amid regional flooding, Karen Vecchio, MP for Elgin-Middlesex-London, reacted quickly. “The very first day I’d already been in discussions,” Vecchio said. Vecchio understood immediately the implications the collapsed county-owned bridge would have ...

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Hero’s Welcome For James Dunn

February 24, 2018

  By Tom Morrison, Postmedia Network Friday, February 23, 2018 1:57:16 EST PM James Dunn is soft-spoken, but he draws a loud response from his peers. West Elgin Secondary School gave the 17-year-old Wallacetown resident a send-off on Feb. 22 before he leaves for Pyeongchang, South Korea to compete on the Canadian Paralympic sledge ...

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Dairy And Beef Farmers Fear Downgrade In New Canada Food Guide, Labelling Rules

February 20, 2018

By Hank Daniszewski, The London Free Press Monday, February 19, 2018 9:11:55 EST PM Beef and dairy producers in Southwestern Ontario, one of the nation’s richest farm belts, are worried they’ll be put out to pasture in a substantial overhaul of Canada’s Food Guide and food-labelling laws. Health Canada is on the verge of revising ...

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Sleepout Awakens City To Homelessness

February 17, 2018

  By Louis Pin, St. Thomas Times-Journal   Friday, February 16, 2018 9:22:32 EST PM Rowan Miller slept outside Boston Pizza Thursday night, one of nine people raising awareness for homelessness in St. Thomas. A few years ago she didn’t have a choice. Miller, a St. Thomas native, was homeless for months after high school. She stayed ...

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CTV London: Sleepless in St. Thomas

February 16, 2018

CTV London News Story on Sleepless in Our City

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Local Politicians, City Officials To Spend Night Sleeping In Cars For United Way

February 15, 2018 By Andrew Graham 980 CFPL February 15, 2018 Elgin-Middlesex London MP Karen Vecchio will be among two others spending a night in their cars in order to shine a light on poverty and homelessness. Interview with MP Karen Vecchio Joining her is St. Thomas Economic Development Corporation general manager and United Way campaign chair Sean ...

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Call for Proposals to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence

February 7, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From the Office of Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development   Call for Proposals to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence February 6, 2018 St. Thomas, ON – Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London and Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development, is encouraging ...

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Patty Hajdu, Karen Vecchio Debate Summer Jobs Policy On Abortion Rights

January 30, 2018 By Ryan Maloney A Conservative MP’s call for the Liberal government to remove a so-called “values test” for summer-jobs grants spurred Labour Minister Patty Hajdu to question if her colleague opposes reproductive freedom. The first question period since Parliament resumed from a six-week winter break turned heated Monday after Tory MP Karen Vecchio flagged ...

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Gaunt Brothers Racing To Field Daytona 500 Entry For D.J. Kennington

January 23, 2018 Staff January 22, 2018 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 22, 2018) – A year after qualifying into the 2017 Daytona 500, Gaunt Brothers Racing and D.J. Kennington are returning to Daytona Beach, Fla. for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season opener on Sunday, Feb. 18. GBR will field the No. 96 Toyota Camry for ...

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