Tourism numbers on the rise

Tourism numbers on the rise

🕔13:42, 24.Feb 2017

By Dawn Gray International tourism is increasing steadily across the globe, but these tourists have not necessarily been coming to Ontario. However, 2015 numbers and early data from 2016 is hinting at a recovery. Ontario has not been able to

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Mother Language Day

Mother Language Day

🕔12:59, 24.Feb 2017

By MD. Nuruzzaman Hundreds of Bengali community members gathered at Windsor City Hall to celebrate International Mother Language Day (IMLD). The celebration on Feb. 21 started with the Bangladesh and Canadian national anthems followed by  Mayor Drew Dilkens raising the

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Service Ontario closure sparks protest

Service Ontario closure sparks protest

🕔12:02, 24.Feb 2017

The closing of a Service Ontario outlet sparked outrage in a small town, even though the close is only temporary. Residents of Belle River met on Saturday, Feb. 18 to protest the closing of the government office. Although there were more

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George Steele dead at 79

George Steele dead at 79

🕔11:45, 24.Feb 2017

By Joe Gibel Hall of Fame wrestler, George “The Animal” Steele has died at age 79. Steele, best remembered for portraying a green-tongued, baldheaded wild man in the ring, has died Feb. 16 from kidney failure. Steele was known for

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Sandrone Dazieri’s Kill The Father

Sandrone Dazieri’s Kill The Father

🕔11:44, 24.Feb 2017

  At the beginning of February, Simon and Schuster Canada had asked me to participate in their blog tour for Kill The Father by Sandrone Dazieri which ran from Feb.6 – 10. With this being my first blog tour it

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Downtown Detroit memorial held for icon Mike Ilitch

Downtown Detroit memorial held for icon Mike Ilitch

🕔11:44, 24.Feb 2017

By Ryan Blevins Michigan residents are mourning the loss of a Detroit icon. Mike Ilitch died at the age of 87 on Feb. 10, after spending years in the public eye. A series of public visitations were arranged for fans

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Windsor Police Service turns 150

Windsor Police Service turns 150

🕔11:33, 24.Feb 2017

By Alyssa Leonard When Canada was becoming a country, Windsor’s police force was being created and this year they are both celebrating a special birthday — 150 years.   The Windsor Police Service have great plans for their upcoming anniversary.

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This week in sports

This week in sports

🕔11:24, 24.Feb 2017

By Noah Gecelovsky NHL The Detroit Red Wings hosted the New York Islanders Feb. 21 at Joe Louis Arena. After being tied in the first period, the Islanders pulled ahead in the second and further in the third winning the

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Powerline technician program gets zapped with cash

Powerline technician program gets zapped with cash

🕔11:21, 24.Feb 2017

By Michelle Laramie   People who want to be the heroes who keep power running will soon be getting better training. The St. Clair College powerline technician program has been awarded $2 million from the federal and provincial government to

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Shocking facts on use of force

Shocking facts on use of force

🕔11:01, 24.Feb 2017

The Windsor Police Service board held a public meeting and their findings in the use of force annual report may come as a shock. The number of injuries sustained by members of the community decreased in 2016 compared to previous

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Hoops Hip Hop and Diversity

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Sales drop on Valentine’s Day

Sales drop on Valentine’s Day

🕔14:15, 17.Feb 2017

  Some Windsor businesses are reporting weak sales on their Valentine’s Day specials. The owner of Janette Florist, Brandy Sullivan, said sales this year are not as good as last year, but roses were still in high demand on Valentine’s

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Lifetimes celebrates Valentine’s Day in different ways

Lifetimes celebrates Valentine’s Day in different ways

🕔14:10, 17.Feb 2017

It is not only young people who celebrate Valentine’s Day. Lifetime, a retirement home on Riverside Drive, held a Valentine’s Tea and Sweets Day for about 200 people, according to Kim Fralick, the director of community relations. This event was

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LGBTIQ community forming closer ties with Windsor police

LGBTIQ community forming closer ties with Windsor police

🕔14:06, 17.Feb 2017

Bob Williams holds pamphlets at the Windsor Pride office downtown Windsor on Feb. 14. As diversity grows in the LGBTIQ community, knowledge grows in the Windsor Police Service. The announcement from Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders saying his force will not

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Local poets share their work

Local poets share their work

🕔14:03, 17.Feb 2017

Local poets had an opportunity to present their work to the public at a recent literary event in Windsor. Urban Farmhouse Press presented the event ‘By the River: Poetry and Prose’, an ongoing series to showcase local poets and writers

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Fiber optic internet means no data caps

Fiber optic internet means no data caps

🕔14:03, 17.Feb 2017

by Dawn Gray Local internet provider MNSi Telcom is upgrading its service to allow for faster speeds, lower prices and no data caps for customers. MNSi Telecom expects to invest $35 million on the gradual installation of the new cutting

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LGBTQ students at University of Windsor open up about mental health struggles

LGBTQ students at University of Windsor open up about mental health struggles

🕔13:58, 17.Feb 2017

  Some University of Windsor students are hoping to change the existing stigma around the LGBTQ community and mental illness. Students hosted an LGBTQ and mental health themed open mic night at Vanier Hall. On Feb. 16, all attendees were given a creative

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The Vagina Monologues empowers women, sheds light on sexual assault.

The Vagina Monologues empowers women, sheds light on sexual assault.

🕔13:57, 17.Feb 2017

By Nantanaa Mutharasu Women around the world have two things in common: their vaginas and likelihood of experiencing sexual assault at least once in their lifetime. The University of Windsor’s law students took the issue to centre stage, and presented

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Wolverines faltering

Wolverines faltering

🕔13:54, 17.Feb 2017

  By Garrett Fodor The Wolverines are struggling on the ice this season. The University of Michigan Wolverines are known as one of the top NCAA institutions when it comes to producing athletic talent. They have the most alumni on

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Remembering Mike Ilitch

Remembering Mike Ilitch

🕔13:52, 17.Feb 2017

Little Caesars founder and owner of the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings, Mike Ilitch, was rushed to a local Detroit hospital late Friday, Feb. 10 and died later that evening at the age of 87. In the public light,

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