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Information Report
April Media Relations Recap

Prepared By:

Communications Department

Date:

May 8, 2019

Subject:

April Media Relations Recap Report

April Media Coverage

Total Media Coverage

71

Interview Requests

25

Mentions (In the news without direct interviews)

40
Requests for Information 6

April 2019 Media Relations Recap - Media Coverage

April 2019 Media Relations Recap - Story Source

Media Coverage

Outlet

Number of Stories

AM 800

17

Blackburn

8

CBC

12

CBC Radio-Canada

2

CTV

10

London Free Press

1

St. Clair College (Student)

1

Toronto Star

1

TV Cogeco

1

Vice Magazine

1

Windsor Star

13

windsorite.ca

3

Yahoo News

1

TOTAL

71

News Release and Media Advisories

Date Type Headline Response

April 3, 2019

Media Statement

Result of the Tentative Agreement Vote

12 Stories Reported

April 10, 2019

Media Advisory

WECOSS 2018 Annual Report and Website Launch

6 Stories Reported (combined with the news release for this event)

April 10, 2019

Media Statement

Public Health Nurses Reject Final Offer

7 Stories Reported

April 12, 2019

News Release

WECOSS 2018 Annual Report and Website Launch

6 Stories Reported (combined with the media advisory for this event)

April 16, 2019

News Release

Health Unit Launches Cannabis Safety Campaign for Young Adults

7 Stories Reported

April 17, 2019

Media Advisory

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meeting at Ciociaro Club

6 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

April 2, 2019

Update: Nurses Vote Down Tentative Deal

April 4, 2019

Health Unit Disappointed Striking Nurses Rejected Offer

April 9, 2019

Tecumseh Joins Windsor In Fluoridation

April 10, 2019

Free Dental Care For Low Income Seniors Expected In Budget

April 11, 2019

Nurses Reject Latest Health Unit Contract Offer

April 12, 2019

Video: Nurses Union Presents Petition To County Warden

April 13, 2019

Health Unit Chair Stands Firm On Latest Offer To Striking Nurses

April 13, 2019

New Website Launched For Opioid And Substance Strategy

April 28, 2019

Sunday Moring Live - 9:30 AM - Risks Of Using Marijuana

April 18, 2019

Lynn Martin Show

April 18, 2019

Cannabis Campaign Launched By Local Health Unit

April 18, 2019

Striking Health Unit Nurses Attend County Council

April 18, 2019

Health Unit Chair Says $1.5-Million In Funding Axed By Province

April 22, 2019

Local Health Unit To Take Lead On Applying For A Safe Injection Site

April 23, 2019

Striking Public Health Nurses Receive Noise Warning

Blackburn News

Publish Date

Title

April 2, 2019

Tentative Deal Reached In Public Health Nurses Strike

April 2, 2019

Public Nurses In Windsor-Essex Reject New Deal

April 11, 2019

It's A 'No' From Public Health Nurses In Windsor

April 12, 2019

We Want To Save Every Life.

April 12, 2019

Update: Nurse Union Petitions County Warden To End Strike

April 19, 2019

4-20 Prompts Cannabis Education Campaign From Health Unit

April 25, 2019

Health Unit May Not Be Operator Of Possible Safe Injection Site

April 24, 2019

Low-Income Seniors To Get Better Dental Care Access

CBC News

(also includes CBC Radio and Radio-Canada)

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

Publish Date

Title

April 2, 2019

Windsor-Essex Public Health Nurses Vote Against Tentative Agreement

April 3, 2019

Windsor 'Months Away' From Potentially Applying For Supervised Injection Site

April 9, 2019

Fluoride Coming Back Into Windsor's Water, After Tecumseh's Yes Vote

April 10, 2019

Windsor-Essex Public Health Nurses Reject Final Offer

April 12, 2019

First Annual Opioid Strategy Report Released

April 12, 2019

First Annual Opioid Strategy Report Released

April 12, 2019

Support At Rainy Rally 'Overwhelming' For Nurses Association

April 15, 2019

Les Infirmières En Santé Publique De Windsor-Essex Rejettent L'Offre Finale De Leur Employeur

April 16, 2019

Class Project Turns Into Opioid Panel Discussion

April 18, 2019

A Huge Hit': Wechu Loses $1.5m In Provincial Funding To 2019 Budget

April 21, 2019

Windsor Health Unit Wants To 'Take The Lead' On Bringing Supervised Injection Site To City

April 24, 2019

Santé Publique : Toronto Demande À La Province D'annuler Les Compressions De 1 Milliard

April 25, 2019

Ontario Medical Association Urges Vaccination In Light Of Spiking Measles Cases

CTV News

Publish Date

Title

April 2, 2019

Strike Continues As Public Health Nurses Vote Against Tentative Deal

April 3, 2019

Surprised And Disappointed: Health Unit Reacts To Nurses Rejecting Deal

April 9, 2019

Fluoride Returning To Windsor's Water Supply

April 10, 2019

Adding Fluoride To Windsor Water Supply May Take 18 Months

April 10, 2019

Health Unit 'Disappointed' As Nurses Reject Final Offer.

April 12, 2019

First Annual Report Release On By Windsor-Essex Opioid Committee

April 12, 2019

Striking Public Health Nurses Rallying For New Employer Mandate

April 12, 2019

What's In The Ontario Budget For Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent

April 17, 2019

Windsor-Essex Health Unit Amping Up Cannabis Education Campaign

April 22, 2019

Health Unit Chair Concerned About $1.5m Loss In Funding

London Free Press

Publish Date Title

April 4, 2019

Opioid Overdose Spike 'Worst It's Ever Been,' Health Official Warns

Toronto Star

Publish Date Title

April 11, 2019

Windsor Public-Health Nurses Return To Picket Line After Rejecting 'Final' Offer

Vice Magazine

Publish Date Title

April 11, 2019

Relapse: Opioid Crisis in Canada

Windsor Star

Publish Date Title

April 1, 2019

Nurses, Health Unit Resume Talks As Strike Continues

April 2, 2019

Striking Nurses Reject Tentative Agreement With Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

April 4, 2019

Photos: Nurses' Challenge Aims To Help Needy

April 10, 2019

Fluoride To Return To Windsor-Area Tap Water After Tecumseh Vote

April 10, 2019

Photos: Annual Health Access Day Draws Hundreds

April 11, 2019

Nurses Reject Offer From Windsor-Essex Health Unit, Return To Picket Lines

April 12, 2019

New Website Unveiled With First Annual Report Of Opioid And Substance Strategy

April 12, 2019

Nurses Blame Windsor-Essex Health Unit As Strike Continues

April 15, 2019

Overdose Crisis Rally Slated For Windsor, 20 Other Cities Nationwide

April 17, 2019

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Administrators Hope Any Changes Retain Local Focus

April 16, 2019

Health Unit Launches Cannabis Awareness Campaign

April 29, 2019

Reader Letter: A Wage Increase For Public Health Nurses Is Fair

April 20, 2019

Jarvis: Where Is The Sense Of Urgency In Ending Strike By Public Health Nurses?

Windsorite.ca

Publish Date Title

April 3, 2019

Health Unit Releases Statement After Contract Voted Down

April 10, 2019

Health Unit's Final Offer To Nurses Rejected

April 16, 2019

Health Unit Launches Cannabis Safety Campaign For Young Adults

Yahoo News

Publish Date Title

April 12, 2019

Support At Rainy Rally 'Overwhelming' For Nurses Association

Note: The digital story was not available for St. Clair College. The interview with TV Cogeco does not take place until May.

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