March 1, 2018

Published On March 1, 2018 | By cmcleod | CK Mornings Online, Mornings

Rain and snow are on the way and could be heavy at times today.

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Chatham-Kent and Windsor-Essex, warning that some areas within the region could get 20-30 mm of rain Thursday before the temperature drops and turns the precipitation into snow. At this point, Environment Canada’s predicting some areas could get more than 10 cm of snow.

Forecasters say the rain could cause some localized flooding, especially in areas where the ground is still saturated with water.

The storm is expected to clear up by Friday morning.


Lasalle beat the Maroons 3-2 in overtime in Game 1 of the first round of the GOJHL Western Conference Playoffs.

Game 2 is at Memorial tonight at 7.

Box office opens at 6.


Part of the Liberal budget on Tuesday was the announcement that Canada’s National Parks will be permanently free for kids.

With last years Canada 150 free entrance program so popular, the government has chosen to extend it. Adults are currently charged under $10 for entry on average to various parks and sites.

Point Pelee is the closest National Park.


NBC is going to try and combat streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu and their option of watching shows without any commercials by cutting the number of commercials in their primetime lineup by 20% on all their networks this Fall.

They say this will reduce the overall ad time by about 10%.

NBC is trying out some new things to compensate for the loss, including introducing special 60-second ads that are specifically tailored for shows and audiences. Also, the change is only for first-run episodes. The ad-time for repeats will not change.


The Royal Fab 4 attended their first official event together yesterday.

Meghan Markle was alongside fiance Prince Harry and his older brother Prince William and wife Kate.

The quartet appeared on stage together to take part in the Royal Foundation forum, a new annual event to showcase the projects run or launched by the royals’ main charitable and philanthropic vehicle which William and Harry set up in 2011.

The Royal Foundation focuses on issues such as helping young people, wildlife conservation, cyberbullying and supporting the military, most notably through the Invictus Games.

The four were pictured together leaving a service on Christmas Day on the Queen’s estate but the event yesterday marked the first time the group.

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