Downtown shop owner goes on own terms

Downtown shop owner goes on own terms

🕔10:44, 21.Apr 2017

By Zander Kelly After almost 50 years Riaz Bhatti is ready to retire. Bhatti, 71, is the owner of World Cottage, an antiques and trinkets shop at 553 Ouellette Ave. World Cottage opened in the early 1970s with $20 and a lot

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Abused or used

Abused or used

🕔10:39, 21.Apr 2017

By Chelsea Girard   In an unscientific online survey conducted among people between the ages of 18 and 65, all 34 participants said they believe mental illness affects a person’s physical capability. Almost 45 per cent said they believe those

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New education centre opens ahead of 100th anniversary – The Battle of Vimy Ridge

New education centre opens ahead of 100th anniversary – The Battle of Vimy Ridge

🕔17:26, 10.Apr 2017

By David Lafreniere VIMY France – It was a rare victory that did not change the course of the war or the disastrous outcome of the campaign known as the battle of Arras, but the battle of Vimy Ridge 100

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When the lights go down in The Joe

When the lights go down in The Joe

🕔13:56, 7.Apr 2017

Walking in to Joe Louis Arena for the last time through the curtain at the Gordie Howe entrance, there was the same blinding light I remembered as an eight year old. Despite several visits to The Joe since then, this time held an incomparable emotional level.

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Catholic Central relocation

Catholic Central relocation

🕔13:42, 7.Apr 2017

By Todd Shearon Students and teachers are waiting for the development of further plans in the relocation of Catholic Central High School. The WECDSB and the City of Windsor are working to relocate the school to the Windsor Arena —

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Easter Seals ambassador an inspiration for those with disabilities.

Easter Seals ambassador an inspiration for those with disabilities.

🕔13:38, 7.Apr 2017

Kaitlynn Kenney A small town girl is helping other members of Easter Seals overcome their insecurities. The 35th Annual Easter Seals Telethon was held at Central Park Athletics on April 2, 2017 to raise funds to provide services for children

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New business hosts video challenge fundraisers

New business hosts video challenge fundraisers

🕔13:28, 7.Apr 2017

A Windsor entrepreneur has created a uniquely new company that seeks to help charities and non-profit organizations host special challenges. Starting this year, Excideo will allow organizations to host “challenges” in order to raise money. This website was founded by

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An egg-cellent celebration

🕔13:24, 7.Apr 2017

Easter is celebrated in many households, especially among people of the Christian faith. Easter is a Christian holiday, celebrated this year on Sunday, April 16. The date of this celebration is determined by the first Sunday after the first full

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Books have voices

Books have voices

🕔13:20, 7.Apr 2017

By Ryan Jones Studies are showing more people use audiobooks for reading. According to goodreads.com, within the past three years audiobooks have become the fastest growing sector in publishing. This information was published in Global Audiobook Trends and Statistics for

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Leamington hospital name changed to Erie Shores Health Care

Leamington hospital name changed to Erie Shores Health Care

🕔13:18, 7.Apr 2017

By Cade Ryan Leamington District Memorial Hospital has changed its name to Erie Shores Health Care almost 70 years after its opening. The Leamington Hospital opened April 1,1950. Now more than six decades later, the hospital has a new name,

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Windsor Express looking to make big playoff push

Windsor Express looking to make big playoff push

🕔13:06, 7.Apr 2017

The Windsor Express has seven games left until the NBLC playoffs with the team looking to make a big statement in the post-season. Through 33 games, the Express is currently 18-15 in the 2016-2017 NBLC season. They are looking to

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Ford Motor Company pleased with new investment

Ford Motor Company pleased with new investment

🕔13:02, 7.Apr 2017

  Many Windsorites are confident the new Ford Motor Company investment of $1.2 billion will provide work for generations to come. According to the Windsor Star, Ford was expected to announce an investment of up to $600 million at its

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Career RIP for the Deadman

Career RIP for the Deadman

🕔12:56, 7.Apr 2017

Wrestlemania 33 saw the end of arguably the greatest career in professional wrestling history when The Undertaker lost to Roman Reigns on Sunday April 3, 2017. After the loss that capped off the pay-per-view, The Undertaker took off his traditional

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Setting themselves apart at Windsor’s comic book Syndicon

Setting themselves apart at Windsor’s comic book Syndicon

🕔12:54, 7.Apr 2017

More than 1,000 comic book fans from Ontario, Michigan and as far away as New Jersey attended the 3rd Annual Comic Book SyndiCon in Windsor. The event was organized by the Comic Book Syndicate and held April 2 at the

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The MediaPlex had a meltdown

The MediaPlex had a meltdown

🕔12:50, 7.Apr 2017

By Dawn Gray Students of the St. Clair College journalism program took over downtown Windsor’s Phog Lounge for a fundraising event. The MediaPlex Meltdown featured local talent in the form of music, comedy and art. The event was held on

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Windsor vs. everybody

Windsor vs. everybody

🕔12:41, 7.Apr 2017

By Grace Bauer Windsor’s music scene is changing and competition from across the river may be the reason. Every day, thousands of Windsorites cross the border to work, shop, dine and attend concerts in Detroit. According to Statistics Canada, about

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A New Life in Leafs Nation

A New Life in Leafs Nation

🕔12:27, 7.Apr 2017

Last season, the Toronto Maple Leafs sat at the bottom of the league. However, after drafting Auston Matthews first overall, this is one rookie who is stealing hearts and breaking franchise records. There is a new life in Leafs Nation

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St. Clair College students celebrate Canada’s birthday with 150 minutes of Art, Music, and Food

St. Clair College students celebrate Canada’s birthday with 150 minutes of Art, Music, and Food

🕔12:22, 7.Apr 2017

AS Canada turns 150 years old, the government, private citizens and many others are hosting a variety of events to celebrate the country’s sesquicentennial birthday year. Locally, public relations students from St. Clair College hosted 150 Minutes of Art, Music and

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Spay/neuter voucher program six years strong

Spay/neuter voucher program six years strong

🕔12:18, 7.Apr 2017

By Amos Johnson The spay and neuter voucher program is still in effect in Windsor after a successful five-year history of helping pet owners take the edge off the costs. This program is designed to help people with a low

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More than 4,000 of Canada’s youth to travel across Canada

More than 4,000 of Canada’s youth to travel across Canada

🕔12:13, 7.Apr 2017

By Kylie Turner Young people in Canada have been given an unusual opportunity to travel all of Canada by train.   To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday VIA Rail made a Canada 150 Youth Pass available for $150. The pass was available to travellers between

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