Community Garden donates to women’s shelter

Community Garden donates to women’s shelter

🕔12:32, 13.Dec 2017

By Kacie Cooper For many people in Windsor, a community garden is more than just growing fruits and vegetables. It is also about sustainability and permaculture. Rita Haase and Tanya Basok are two leading members of the Campus Community Garden

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Bright Lights Windsor extends hours

Bright Lights Windsor extends hours

🕔18:54, 12.Dec 2017

By Simar Kaur Glowing reviews for Bright Lights Windsor has led to a change in operating hours. The $1.5 million light set up was a massive hit amongst Windsor area residents. Thousands of people have already visited Jackson Park to

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Willistead Manor is sparkling

Willistead Manor is sparkling

🕔18:50, 12.Dec 2017

by Dawn Gray Crowds of all ages are filling the hallways of Willistead Manor to see the unique mansion adorned in holiday trimming. The annual Willistead Manor Holiday Tours take place every Sunday in December in Olde Walkerville. During this

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Shoebox collection for remote reservations

Shoebox collection for remote reservations

🕔18:47, 12.Dec 2017

By Shirley Feng All Saints’ Anglican Church in Windsor is organizing a shoe box campaign for remote, First Nations people in northern Canada, in Kashechewan and Attiwapiskat. The shoe box champion is organized by I Love First Peoples. The main

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Integrated bike network not on the cards yet

Integrated bike network not on the cards yet

🕔18:45, 12.Dec 2017

By Bernard De Vaal Whether you prefer riding with the breeze in your hair on the Riverside Waterfront trail or just love the sound of leaves rustling while peddling on the Ganatchio trail, Windsor’s leisure bike routes are a feast

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2022 Can-Am Police-Fire Games in Windsor

2022 Can-Am Police-Fire Games in Windsor

🕔18:39, 12.Dec 2017

By Elle Remington Windsor has been awarded the 2022 Can-Am Police-Fire Games. The city will spend $580,000 to host the Games but the income generated by tourists visiting Windsor could be between $5 and $10 million. “We’re thrilled to be

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GECDSB signs new Indigenous protocol

GECDSB signs new Indigenous protocol

🕔17:12, 12.Dec 2017

By Todd Shearon The GECDSB signed a new protocol agreement Dec. 11 to implement Indigenous culture in their curriculum. In an effort to protect and enhance Indigenous culture in public schools, the agreement states the GECDSB will hire more Indigenous

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Health care legislation passes

Health care legislation passes

🕔16:28, 12.Dec 2017

By Elle Remington Ontario is leading the way with new legislation in health care. The Strengthening Quality and Accountability for Patients Act, 2017 puts the care of patients and families first. The intention is that the public will now receive

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Cannabis legislation passes

Cannabis legislation passes

🕔15:51, 12.Dec 2017

By Millar Hill Soon pot smokers will be lighting up province wide. A new legislation has passed today that is ensuring a safe transition into the legalization of recreational cannabis. This will come into effect by the July 2018 legislative

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Christmas Gift Show supports local businesses

Christmas Gift Show supports local businesses

🕔15:39, 12.Dec 2017

It was chilly as the first snow of the year fell, but at the WFCU Centre it was cozy and happy on Dec. 9. The First Annual CC’s Christmas Gift show provided a wide variety of Christmas gifts options with

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Adopt a family in Windsor this holiday season

Adopt a family in Windsor this holiday season

🕔23:17, 11.Dec 2017

  by Dawn Gray Almost 900 Windsor families will be receiving some extra help this holiday season through a program at the Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society. The Holiday Program allows individuals, organizations and businesses to adopt families during the season

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Game changing grant for child care centres in Ontario

Game changing grant for child care centres in Ontario

🕔23:12, 11.Dec 2017

By Bernard De Vaal Ontario wants to close the gender wage gap by getting mothers with young children back into the workforce. A persistent problem around making this happen is setting these parents up with quality and affordable day care

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Bright Lights Windsor shines

Bright Lights Windsor shines

🕔14:07, 11.Dec 2017

By Todd Shearon The holiday season got a little brighter this weekend for Windsor residents. The much anticipated Bright Lights Windsor opened at Jackson Park with an inaugural tree lighting ceremony on Friday night. Mayor Drew Dilkens was excited to

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No complete winter season forecast: meteorologist

No complete winter season forecast: meteorologist

🕔14:04, 11.Dec 2017

One would like to think that with current technology we’d at least be able to forecast what the weather will look like a month in advance. That however, is not the case. Peter Kimbell, meteorologist with Environment Canada warns that

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Swimming with Santa at Adventure Bay

Swimming with Santa at Adventure Bay

🕔14:03, 11.Dec 2017

By Prabsimar Kaur Santa Claus traded in his boots and suspenders for swimming trunks at Adventure Bay this past weekend. The Windsor waterpark hosted its fourth annual Swim with Santa, sponsored by Blackburn Radio and Snapd Windsor. The event had

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Spreading holiday joy for Windsor seniors

Spreading holiday joy for Windsor seniors

🕔13:14, 11.Dec 2017

By Angelica Haggert A self-proclaimed “ribbon master” gleefully made elegant bows. One participant added socks, gloves and a scarf to a basket while another cut cellophane to wrap around it. Another participant’s job was to move the completed baskets from

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Craft and Gift Show brings local community together

Craft and Gift Show brings local community together

🕔13:10, 11.Dec 2017

By Shirley Feng It was a cold and snowy Tuesday afternoon but the H.S. Hetherington Public School gym was warm, crowded and festive. The second annual Winter Craft and Gift Show attracted many vendors and patrons for the fundraiser. Before

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Preventing holiday accidents using Twitter

Preventing holiday accidents using Twitter

🕔12:25, 11.Dec 2017

Watching a decorated tree catch fire or falling from a ladder while hanging holiday lights all sound like scenes from a bad Christmas movie. But, as temperatures drop people tend to spend more time at home and real holiday disasters

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Windsor adds voice to ‘Hands off Jerusalem’ protests

Windsor adds voice to ‘Hands off Jerusalem’ protests

🕔12:07, 11.Dec 2017

For seven generations, Palestinians have been without a place they can call their homeland. Many of them have never met their relatives from what most of the Muslim world considers occupied territories. On Dec. 11, President Donald Trump’s announcement of

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Wonderland Toy Drive

Wonderland Toy Drive

🕔15:27, 8.Dec 2017

Blackburn Radio’s Country 95.9FM and the Salvation Army are operating their first annual Windsor Wonderland Toy Drive. They were asking people to bring in unwrapped toys for all age groups to the Best Western hotel on Riverside Drive. Staff from

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