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Meeting Document Type: 
Information Report
May 2019 Media Relations Recap

Prepared By:

Communications Department

Date:

June 5, 2019

Subject:

May Media Relations Recap Report

May Media Coverage

Total Media Coverage

106

Interview Requests

31

Mentions (In the news without direct interviews)

70
Requests for Information 5

May 2019 Media Relations Recap - Media Coverage

May 2019 Media Relations Recap - Story Source

Media Coverage

Outlet

Number of Stories

AM 800

15

Blackburn News

13

Calgary Herald

1

CBC News

20

CBC Radio-Canada

1

Chatham This Week

1

CTV Windsor

15

Global News

1

Kelowna Daily Courier

1

Kitchener Today

1

London Free Press

4

National Post

1

Ottawa Citizen

1

OurWindsor.ca

1

Penticton Herald

1

Regina Leader-Post

1

Saskatoon Star Phoenix

1

Vancouver Sun

1

Windsor Star

17

windsorite.ca

6

Winnipeg Free Press

2

Yahoo News

1

TOTAL

106

News Release, Media Advisories and Media Statements

Date Type Headline Response

May 2, 2019

Media Statement

Regarding Immunization Clinics

1 Story Reported

May 7, 2019

News Release

Improved Immunization Coverage for Windsor and Essex County Children and Youth

0 Stories Reported

May 8, 2019

Media Statement

Regarding Tentative Collective Agreement With Public Health Nurses

7 Stories Reported

May 9, 2019

Media Statement

Regarding Approved Collective Agreement

16 Stories Reported

May 13, 2019

Media Advisory

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Starting Active Tick Surveillance

3 Stories Reported

May 14, 2019

News Release

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Starting Active Tick Surveillance

2 Stories Reported

May 14, 2019

Media Advisory

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit May Board of Health Meeting

2 Stories Reported

May 21, 2019

Media Advisory

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Starting West Nile Virus Surveillance Program

0 Stories Reported

May 22, 2019

News Release

Launch of the 2019 West Nile Virus Surveillance Program

0 Stories Reported

May 22, 2019

News Release

Error Notice Regarding News Release (WNV)

0 Stories Reported

May 23, 2019

Media Advisory

CANCELLED: West Nile Virus Surveillance Program Media Event

0 Stories Reported

May 23, 2019

News Release

Launch of the 2019 West Nile Virus Surveillance Program

5 Stories Reported

Stories Reported by the Media

AM 800

Note: Digital stories were not available for two of AM 800’s requests.

Publish Date

Title

May 1, 2019

Video: Striking Public Health Nurses Worried About Clients

May 3, 2019

Back To The Bargaining Table For Striking Health Unit Nurses

May 3, 2019

Health Unit Wants To Negotiate With Striking Nurses

May 4, 2019

ONA Local 8 President Receives Nurse Of The Year Award

May 8, 2019

Video: Striking Nurses Ratify Three Year Deal

May 9, 2019

Health Unit Board Ratifies Agreement Officially Ending Nurses Strike

May 10, 2019

Improvements In The Vaccination Rates Across Windsor-Essex

May 13, 2019

Five Southwestern Ontario Health Units To Merge

May 14, 2019

Tick Surveillance Begins In Windsor-Essex

May 21, 2019

Health Unit Modernizes Apartment Smoking Policy

May 23, 2019

Health Unit Launches West Nile Surveillance Program

May 23, 2019

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Windsor Neighbourhood

May 24, 2019

Cannabis-Like Substance Laced With Powerful Opioid Triggers Alert

May 28, 2019

Tecumseh OPP Find Carfentanil In Substance Resembling Cannabis

May 30, 2019

Health Unit To Begin Water Testing At Beaches Across Windsor-Essex

Blackburn News

Note: Digital stories were not available for one of Blackburn News’ requests.

Publish Date

Title

May 1, 2019

Striking Nurses Reveal Personal Stories

May 3, 2019

Striking Public Health Nurses Return To Bargaining Table Next Week

May 8, 2019

Public Health Nurses Ratify Tentative Contract

May 8, 2019

Immunization Rates Improve In Windsor-Essex

May 13, 2019

Government To Merge Five Local Public Health Units

May 14, 2019

Tick Surveillance Starts. Here's How To Avoid Them.

May 14, 2019

Five Local Health Units To Amalgamate

May 15, 2019

Mayor Taking A Cautious Approach To Health Unit Cost Sharing

May 23, 2019

Health Unit Begins Yearly West Nile Watch

May 23, 2019

Some Windsor Residents Are Under A Boil Water Advisory

May 24, 2019

Know Your Source If Consuming Cannabis'

May 31, 2019

Carfentanil Found In Windsor

May 23, 2019

Health Unit Begins Yearly West Nile Watch

May 23, 2019

Some Windsor Residents Are Under A Boil Water Advisory

May 24, 2019

Know Your Source If Consuming Cannabis'

May 31, 2019

Carfentanil Found In Windsor

Calgary Herald

Publish Date Title

May 9, 2019

Nurses In Windsor, Ont., Accept New Contract After Two-Month Strike

CBC News

(also includes Radio-Canada)

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

Publish Date

Title

May 3, 2019

Nurses On Strike Set To Meet With Health Unit

May 7, 2019

Immunization Rates Improving In Windsor-Essex

May 8, 2019

Public Health Nurses Vote To End 2-Month Strike

May 9, 2019

Health Unit Board Approves Deal With Public Health Nurses

May 13, 2019

Regional Health Unit Could Serve Area Between Windsor & Oxford County, MLHU Says

May 14, 2019

$1.5m Announced For WECHU Senior Dental Program

May 14, 2019

Public Health Needs In Windsor-Essex Are Unique To The Region, Says WECHU

May 14, 2019

Fusion Des Bureaux De Santé Publique : Une Entité Unique Pourrait Couvrir Tout Le Sud-Ouest De L'Ontario

May 19, 2019

Health Units Worried About Province's Plans To Consolidate 35 Agencies Into 10

May 22, 2019

You Can Open Your Pool Later Than 24 In Windsor, But On One Condition

May 24, 2019

Carfentanil Found In Product Resembling Cannabis In Tecumseh

May 24, 2019

Municipalities Applaud Retroactive Decision To Not Cut Funding

May 27, 2019

Windsor Health Unit Blames OPP For Carfentanyl Alert Delay

May 28, 2019

County Active Transportation Plan A 'Key Guide' To Region, Infrastructure 40% Complete

May 31, 2019

We're Losing People': Unsanctioned Overdose Prevention Site Pops Up Around Windsor

Chatham This Week

Publish Date Title

May 16, 2019

Councillors Frustrated With Health Unit Changes

CTV Windsor News

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

Publish Date

Title

May 3, 2019

Health Unit Agrees To Meet With Provincial Mediator Regarding Nurses' Strike

May 8, 2019

Public Health Nurses In Windsor-Essex Ratify New Contract

May 8, 2019

Immunization Rates Improve For School-Aged Children In Windsor-Essex: Report

May 9, 2019

Windsor-Essex Public Health Nurses Return To Work Friday

May 13, 2019

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit To Merge With Four Others

May 14, 2019

Tick Surveillance Kicks Off In Windsor-Essex

May 15, 2019

Concerns Over Impact Of Merging Southwestern Ontario Health Units

May 18, 2019

Essex County Applies For Its Own Health Team

May 23, 2019

West Nile Surveillance Program Begins In Windsor-Essex

May 23, 2019

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Neighbourhood Near Via Italia

May 24, 2019

Alert Issued About Cannabis-Like Substances Containing Powerful Opioid

May 27, 2019

Local Politicians React To Reversal Of Municipal Cuts

May 28, 2019

News Broadcast - https://windsor.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1693588&binId=

1.1143900&playlistPageNum=1

May 29, 2019

Catholic Board Includes Pot And Vaping In Smoke-Free Policy

Global News

Publish Date Title

May 9, 2019

Windsor Nurses Accept New Contract After 2-Month Strike

Kelowna Daily Courier

Publish Date Title

May 9, 2019

Nurses In Windsor, Ont., Accept New Contract After Two-Month Strike

Kitchener Today

Publish Date Title

May 9, 2019

Nurses In Windsor, Ont., Accept New Contract After Two-Month Strike

London Free Press

Publish Date Title

May 2, 2019

Region Ranks Highest In Percentage Of Students Not Vaccinated

May 7, 2019

Closing Of Gambling Research Agency Hinders Front Lines

May 9, 2019

Nurses In Windsor, Ont., Accept New Contract After Two-Month Strike

May 13, 2019

Public Health Mega-Merger To Swallow Five Health Units In Region

National Post

Publish Date Title

May 9, 2019

Nurses In Windsor, Ont., Accept New Contract After Two-Month Strike

Ottawa Citizen

Publish Date Title

May 9, 2019

Nurses In Windsor, Ont., Accept New Contract After Two-Month Strike

OurWindsor.ca

Publish Date Title

May 10, 2019

Windsor Police Charge 2 In Downtown Drug Trafficking Investigation

Penticton Herald

Publish Date Title

May 9, 2019

Nurses In Windsor, Ont., Accept New Contract After Two-Month Strike

Regina Leader-Post

Publish Date Title

May 9, 2019

Nurses In Windsor, Ont., Accept New Contract After Two-Month Strike

Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Publish Date Title

May 9, 2019

Nurses In Windsor, Ont., Accept New Contract After Two-Month Strike

Vancouver Sun

Publish Date Title

May 9, 2019

Nurses In Windsor, Ont., Accept New Contract After Two-Month Strike

Windsor Star

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

Publish Date Title

May 1, 2019

Striking Nurses Warn Of Infectious Disease, Other Community Health Risks

May 3, 2019

Striking Windsor-Essex Nurses And Health Unit To Meet With Mediator

May 3, 2019

Photo: Striking Public Health Nurse Receives Lois A. Fairley Award

May 8, 2019

Strike By Windsor-Essex Health Unit Nurses Poised To End

May 10, 2019

Windsor Police Stop Downtown Crystal Meth Distribution

May 15, 2019

Windsor-Essex Health Unit Searches For Deer Ticks, Warns Of Lyme Disease

May 14, 2019

Nurses Express Concern Over Planned Health Unit Changes

May 16, 2019

Health Unit Urges Ban On Pot Smoking And Vaping In Rental Units

May 23, 2019

Health Unit Launches Annual West Nile Virus Prevention Program

May 24, 2019

Powerful Opioid Disguised As Cannabis-Like Substance Found In Tecumseh

May 31, 2019

Authorities Warn Of Deadly Presence Of Carfentanil In Windsor

May 31, 2019

Jarvis: Saving Lives Is Just The Start

May 31, 2019

Activists Defend Setting Up Unsanctioned Overdose Prevention Sites In Windsor

Windsorite.ca

Publish Date Title

May 2, 2019

Health Unit Strike Update

May 8, 2019

Health Unit Strike Over

May 13, 2019

Changes Could Be Coming To Local Health Unit Boundaries

May 14, 2019

Health Unit Starting Active Tick Surveillance

May 23, 2019

Health Unit Launches 2019 West Nile Surveillance Program

May 23, 2019

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Two Windsor Streets

Winnipeg Free Press

Publish Date Title

May 9, 2019

Nurses In Windsor, Ont., Accept New Contract After Two-Month Strike

Yahoo News

Publish Date Title

May 8, 2019

Public Health Nurses Vote To End 2-Month Strike

May 9, 2019

Nurses In Windsor, Ont., Accept New Contract After Two-Month Strike

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