Every day, people discuss and debate Municipality of Chatham-Kent plans, decisions, programs, services, and policies in hundreds of online conversations.

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent values these conversations and welcomes the opportunity to build relationships with community groups, residents, immigrants, visitors, businesses, potential investors and other stakeholders.

The Municipality also expects some level of criticism. In some cases, that criticism presents an opportunity to consider alternatives. In others, it presents an opportunity to listen and respond to public opinion or correct misinformation.

The following principles and guidelines govern how the Municipality participates in, and encourages respectful online conversations.

Social media principles for elected officials and employees:  

  • Listen: to what people are saying before joining the conversation.

  • Engage: invite ideas and encourage discussion.

  • Enable: simple, straightforward language improves interaction.

  • Share: be friendly and honest to build meaningful relationships.

  • Participate: post and interact regularly, and be prepared for positive and negative comments. Encourage respect and measure all actions against the Municipality of Chatham-Kent Corporate Values: Respect & Equity; Trust, Honesty & Integrity; Teamwork; Communication and Safety.

Below are the social media accounts for the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, placed in categories based on our community Strategic Plan - CK Plan 2035:

Municipality of Chatham-Kent                                                                   

Economic Prosperity

  • Economic Development Services                                                  
  • Economic Development Services - Small Business Centre          
  • Economic Development Services - We Grow for the World          

A Healthy & Safe Community

  • Age Friendly Chatham-Kent                                                      
  • Chatham-Kent Child Services & Early Years ON                            
  • Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services                                  
  • Chatham Recreation Services                                                   

People & Culture

  • ARTSpace                                                                               
  • Chatham-Kent Capital Theatre                                                    
  • Chatham-Kent Culture Centre                                                  
  • Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services                                 
  • Living CK                                                                                     
  • Visit CK