Detroit-Windsor tunnel scheduled for closures in May

Detroit-Windsor tunnel scheduled for closures in May

🕔09:00, 31.Mar 2016

Using the tunnel crossing between Windsor and Detroit will become more difficult this May. According to tunnel authority running the transportation link, crews will be renovating the tunnel, focusing mainly on replacing the ceiling. As well a spokesperson for the authority

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Car smashes through Starbucks window

Car smashes through Starbucks window

🕔19:11, 30.Mar 2016

By Christian Bouchard A driver has taken the term “drive thru” literally after driving into a Starbucks located in South Windsor. The car went through the front doors of the Starbucks shop located at 3290 Dougall Ave just after 5 p.m. on Wednesday

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Downtown study to boost core traffic

Downtown study to boost core traffic

🕔19:36, 25.Mar 2016

By Sean Frame One city councillor is excited about how a new study may shape the downtown’s future, despite the reservations of business. City council approved the study on March 2, to be completed by the end of the year.

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Meet and greet Syrian refugees in Windsor

Meet and greet Syrian refugees in Windsor

🕔14:58, 20.Mar 2016

Meet and greet dinner for Syrian refugees at Caboto Club.   Syrian refugees new to Windsor were treated to a meet and greet dinner at Welcome Home to Windsor held Feb. 20 at the Caboto Club. The event was organized

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Schools and mental illness

Schools and mental illness

🕔17:33, 17.Mar 2016

Teachers and guidance counsellors often play important roles for students. However, according to Greater Essex County District School Board public relations officer Scott Scantlebury they find themselves limited in some areas. According to the Windsor Essex County Health Unit, an

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OFSAA Hockey AAA gold medal game gallery

OFSAA Hockey AAA gold medal game gallery

🕔17:41, 11.Mar 2016

All photos by JORDAN CASCHERA

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Serving salsa since ’91

Serving salsa since ’91

🕔13:30, 11.Mar 2016

By Fabricio Rivera-Paz A family owned Windsor restaurant has survived the ups and downs of the economy for more than two decades and is moving to a new location. Acapulco Delight has been serving Windsorites with home-made, Latin dishes from Mexico. After

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The ACW expands their harm reduction initiative

The ACW expands their harm reduction initiative

🕔13:10, 11.Mar 2016

By Dawn Gray A harm prevention program offered by the AIDS Committee of Windsor has recently been expanded into the west end with plans to further expand into Leamington. Since its inception in 1993, the ACW has exchanged over 3.5

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Windsor Police embrace diversity

Windsor Police embrace diversity

🕔12:31, 11.Mar 2016

A Windsor man is preparing to change the landscape of diversification in Windsor’s police department. Sergeant Wren Dosant was introduced by the Windsor Police Service as their new Diversity, Inclusion and Recruitment Outreach Officer during an event at Willistead Manor

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Cancer and accessibility to medical marijuana

Cancer and accessibility to medical marijuana

🕔12:24, 11.Mar 2016

By Christian Dutchyn Although medical marijuana is legal, some people suffering from chronic pain and debilitating illnesses are having difficulty affording the medicine. The use of medical marijuana has been legal in Canada since the early 2000s and its use

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What it takes to win: Essex 73’s

What it takes to win: Essex 73’s

🕔12:15, 11.Mar 2016

  Defensive coverage The 73’s allowed the fewest goals against in the regular season and throughout the playoffs. In order to keep their season going they need to limit the number of shots goalie Trevor Wheaton faces. Throughout the two

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Gravy, cheese curds and fries, oh my

Gravy, cheese curds and fries, oh my

🕔12:07, 11.Mar 2016

By Ashley Ann Mentley/Converged Citizen Staff Poutine is proving to be more popular than ever in Windsor. Place Concorde recently held the third Festival de la Poutine, which sold out in less than a month and attracted 450 guests. The

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Start-ups for start-ups

🕔12:04, 11.Mar 2016

By Rhiannon Lotze/Converged Citizen Staff The popularity of entrepreneurship is on the rise and many businesses and programs are being developed to help these start-ups be successful. Canada is second in the world in terms of levels of entrepreneurial activity,

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Music and memory

Music and memory

🕔12:02, 11.Mar 2016

By Lyndi-Colleen Morgan Retirement homes and long-term care facilities in Windsor are using music therapy to help residents living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Several of these facilities are certified by the Music and Memory program, which helps patients remember and find

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The economics of OFSAA basketball

🕔11:53, 11.Mar 2016

By Michael Hugall This year marked the third time out of four years Catholic Central high school took the role of host to the highest level of high school basketball in the province. With sports tourism a topic of debate

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City leash by-laws of little concern, dog owners say

City leash by-laws of little concern, dog owners say

🕔11:49, 11.Mar 2016

  Growing concern over leash-less dogs in Windsor has provoked crackdown on city bylaws, but some owners feel the issue itself does not warrant such action. After attacks by an Anatolian Shepherd resulting in the deaths of at least two

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Blitzed out

🕔11:43, 11.Mar 2016

Journalism students at St. Clair College work in a real-world newsroom environment during the program’s Blitz day. Blitz happens once each semester and requires first-year journalism students to complete a story in one day before deadline which is by noon.

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Keys to success for Integrity Amherstburg Admirals

Keys to success for Integrity Amherstburg Admirals

🕔11:39, 11.Mar 2016

By Christian Bouchard Play a full 60 minutes The Admirals coaching staff and players have been notorious for their consistent message of playing a full 60 minutes all year long. When Amherstburg gets a lead, it will be vital for

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‘Can you keep a secret?’ Mystery brings new life to theatre arts

‘Can you keep a secret?’ Mystery brings new life to theatre arts

🕔11:20, 11.Mar 2016

Windsorites have been let in on a secret: a different way to enjoy musical theatre. Known as the Confidential Musical Theatre Project, 27 local actors were brought to the Water’s Edge Event Centre March 5 to present Stephen Sondheim’s Follies.

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Tina Thomas takes over Tecumseh

🕔11:19, 11.Mar 2016

By Danielle Gagnier Local entrepreneurs are gaining momentum in the business world. Tina Thomas is the owner of her own weight loss company, Lose Weight With Tina. She started the company on her own in September 2014 and holds weekly

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