The Corridor
The Corridor
The Corridor, January 4th 2024

In this episode of The Corridor, CFRC’s Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Christena Lawrie provides a report on Kingston’s “yellow” grade from the Chamber of Commerce. Local Journalism Initiative News Producer, Jesse Bell reads a report by Owen Fullerton (YGK News) about the ratification of a collective bargaining agreement for the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO). Dinah Jansen reads a story from The Kingstonist’s LJI Reporter, Michelle Dorey Forestell about a potential name change for the Strathcona Paper Centre in Napanee.

Further, Jesse Bell reads stories by LJI Reporter Keith Dempsey (Brockville Recorder and Times) on future plans to make EV charging stations more accessible in Gananoque, and another story by LJI Reporter Phillip Blancher (Morrisburg Leader), on the increase in shipping traffic on the St. Lawrence Seaway.

In other regional news, CJAI LJI Reporter Ted Evans discusses the public concerns around a housing development in Odessa. CJPE LJI Reporter Brenda Little also reports on a PEC council meeting being delayed due to illness. CFWN LJI Reporter, Jeff Gard, then reports on new funding for the Five Counties Children’s Centre. Finally, Jesse Bell delivers CFRC’s events calendar and the Environment Canada weather report.