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Meeting Document Type: 
Information Report
November 2019 Media Relations Recap

Prepared By:

Communications Department

Date:

December 3, 2019

Subject:

November Media Relations Recap Report

November Media Coverage

Total Media Coverage

86

Interview Requests

38

Mentions (In the news without direct interviews)

42
Requests for Information 6

November 2019 Media Relations Recap - Media Coverage

November 2019 Media Relations Recap - Story Source

Media Coverage

Media Outlet

Number of Requests/Stories

AM 800

15

Blackburn

12

CBC

19

CTV

13

Lakeshore News

1

Radio-Canada (French)

2

St. Clair College/Mediaplex

7

University of Windsor News

1

Windsor Star

15

Windsorite.ca

1

TOTAL

86

News Release, Media Advisories and Media Statements

Date Type Headline Response

November 1, 2019

Media Advisory

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Budget Meeting

6 Stories Reported

November 19, 2019

Media Advisory

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meeting at Essex Office

3 Stories Reported

November 20, 2019

News Release

Flu Season is Here!

2 Stories Reported

November 21, 2019

WECOSS: Media Advisory

Community Opioid and Substance Strategy Launches Youth Cannabis Awareness Program

4 Stories Reported

November 25, 2019

WECOSS: News Release

Community Opioid and Substance Strategy Launches Youth Cannabis Awareness Program

1 Story Reported

Stories Reported by the Media

AM 800

Publish Date

Title

November 1, 2019

Layoffs Loom At Local Health Unit

November 1, 2019

Alert Issued After A High Number Of Overdoses

November 4, 2019

Video: Health Unit Board Approves 'Austerity Budget'

November 5, 2019

Lakeshore Residents Divided On Retail Cannabis Stores

November 7, 2019

Another Overdose Alert Issued For Windsor-Essex

November 7, 2019

MPP Gretzky Raises Concerns Over Health Unit Cuts

November 7, 2019

Dealing With Drug Overdoses A Daily Norm At WRH

November 12, 2019

Video: Health Unit Evacuates Westcourt Place

November 15, 2019

More Opioid Related ED Visits

November 20, 2019

Flu Season Is Here Warns Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

November 22, 2019

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Declares Climate Change Emergency

November 22, 2019

No Sign Of The Flu So Far In Windsor-Essex

November 23, 2019

Video: Local Boards Deal With Lead In Water At Several Schools

November 25, 2019

Substance Abuse Strategy To 'Empower' Youth In Windsor-Essex

November 25, 2019

Video: Local Video Helps Children Deal With Mental Health In The Family

Blackburn News

Publish Date

Title

November 1, 2019

Alert Issued In Windsor-Essex For Drug-Related Hospital Visits

November 5, 2019

Lakeshore Weighs In On Retail Pot

November 5, 2019

Battle Over Laid-Off Nurses Reaches Queen Park

November 6, 2019

Gretzky: Econ Statement Doesn't Address Cuts, Disabilities

November 7, 2019

Second Overdose Alert Issued In Winsor-Essex

November 7, 2019

Opioid Overdoses Taking Toll On Staff, Says Hospital

November 12, 2019

Update: Health Unit Calls For Evacuation Of Fire-Affected Building

November 12, 2019

RNAO CEO Addresses

November 15, 2019

Class Action Lawsuit To Be Filed In Westcourt Place Fire

November 15, 2019

‘This Is A Business That Will Open'

November 25, 2019

Youth Cannabis Awareness Program Launched

November 29, 2019

Municipal Leaders Meet To Discuss Climate Change

CBC News

Note: Digital stories were not available for nine of CBC’s requests.

Publish Date

Title

November 1, 2019

Health Unit Nurses Handed Layoff Notices In Windsor

November 5, 2019

Nice To Have That Option': Windsorites Support Legislation That Would Permit Dogs On Patios

November 4, 2019

As Lean As We Can Be': Windsor-Essex Health Unit's 2020 Budget Has Roughly $500,000 Shortfall

November 8, 2019

City Of Windsor Opposes Proposed Downtown Cannabis Retail Store Location

November 11, 2019

Open, Closed And Remembrance Day Ceremonies In Windsor-Essex

November 12, 2019

Windsor Councillor To Raise Questions About Cannabis Retail Store At Next Council Meeting

November 15, 2019

10 Drug-Related Visits To Emergency Department In Just One Day, Says Windsor-Essex Health Unit

November 18, 2019

City Council, Not Administration, Will Deal With Proposed Cannabis Locations

November 25, 2019

Higher Education: Cannabis Awareness Program For Youth Launches In Windsor-Essex

December 1, 2019

HIV Infection Decline In Windsor-Essex In 2019

CTV Windsor News

Note: Digital stories were not available for two of CTV’s requests.

Publish Date

Title

November 1, 2019

Layoffs Expected At Windsor Essex County Health Unit

November 1, 2019

Alert Issued After 5 Opioid-Related ER Visits In Windsor-Essex

November 4, 2019

Health Unit Board Approves Lean 2020 Budget

November 7, 2019

Another Alert Issued Over Opioid-Related ER Visits

November 7, 2019

Online Tool Launched To Help People Overcome Substance Abuse Addictions

November 8, 2019

Flu Vaccine Shortage For Staff Reported At Windsor Regional Hospital

November 12, 2019

Downtown Windsor High-Rise Evacuated For The Nigh After Car Fire

November 15, 2019

10 Drug-Related Visits, Naloxone Used Twice By Windsor-Essex EMS Over Past Day

November 22, 2019

Windsor-Essex School Boards Deal With Lead In Water At Several Schools

November 20, 2019

Flu Season Is Here Warns Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

November 22, 2019

List Grows Of Climate Change Emergency Declarations In Windsor-Essex

St. Clair College/Mediaplex

Note: Digital stories were not available for five of St. Clair College’s requests.

Publish Date Title

November 5, 2019

Health Unit Warns Of Spike In Windsor Opioid Cases

November 13, 2019

Opioid Overdose Alerts In Windsor

University of Windsor News​​​​​​​

Publish Date Title

November 29, 2019

Study To Focus On Cancer Patients In The Workplace

Windsor Star

Note: Digital stories were not available for three of Windsor Star’s requests.

Publish Date Title

November 1, 2019

Health Unit Issues Public Alert After Five Opioid Overdoses In Two Days

November 4, 2019

Health Unit Board Sets 2020 Budget

November 5, 2019

Health Unit's 2020 Budget Calls For Layoffs, Increased Funding By Municipalities

November 7, 2019

Overdose Alert For Windsor Upgraded By Local Watchdog Group

November 7, 2019

Windsor Regional Hospital Gets $1.6-Million To Open 20 Extra Beds During Flu Season

November 8, 2019

Frustration, Surprise At City Opposition To Ouellette Ave. Cannabis Store Location

November 13, 2019

Data Does Not Support Need For Police To Carry Naloxone, Dilkens Says

November 13, 2019

Downtown Councillor Vows To Challenge Planner's 'Judgement Call' Opposing Pot Store

November 15, 2019

Jarvis: Pot Store Decision An End Run Around Democracy

November 18, 2019

Council Takes Back Authority To Oppose/Endorse Cannabis Stores

November 26, 2019

Local Leaders Gather For Climate Action Symposium

November 30, 2019

Ontario Nurses Group Launches Petition To Get Windsor Police To Carry Naloxone

Windsorite.ca

Publish Date Title

November 1, 2019

Alert Issued After High Number Of Overdoses Reported

Note: Digital stories were not available for the Lakeshore News request (1), or Radio-Canada’s requests (2),

The following individuals contributed to this report: Jennifer Jershy, Marc Tortola, and Michael Janisse.