Articles - Statements

Warden's Remarks for Canada Day 2023

Posted Date
June 30, 2023
Today, we gather here in Middlesex County to celebrate Canada, the remarkable nation we call home. On this day, we reflect on the rich history, cultural diversity, and shared values that make our nation unique and vibrant.

Warden's Remarks for International Women's Day 2023

Posted Date
March 8, 2023
Today is International Women’s Day, and on behalf of County Council, Warden Cathy Burghardt-Jesson would like to highlight the significance of this day. It is a global day celebrating together as a collective the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.

Warden’s Report 2022 Year in Review

Posted Date
February 3, 2023
It is with great pleasure that we present the second annual Middlesex County Warden's Report. It has been an honour and a privilege to be your Warden over the past year. We have done tremendous work across the County in 2022, in areas such as early childhood education, wireless broadband, and emergency services.

Warden's Remarks for National Day of Truth and Reconciliation 2022

Posted Date
September 28, 2022
September 30th is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, this day commemorates the children who never returned home and survivors of residential school systems as well as their families and communities. We acknowledge the land in which we gather is the traditional territory of the Attawandaron, the Anishinabe, the Haudenosaunee, and Lunaapeewak peoples who have a long-standing relationship with the land, water, and region of Southwestern Ontario. The local first nation communities of this area include Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, Oneida Nation of the Thames First Nation, and the Munsee-Delaware First Nation.