Caesars Windsor and its workers donate backpacks to the homeless

Caesars Windsor and its workers donate backpacks to the homeless

🕔14:36, 16.Feb 2018

By Ivy Lee On Monday, Feb. 12 at 1:30 p.m. the Jovis Room at Caesars Windsor was stuffed with backpacks. Caesars Windsor Cares and its Employee HEROs donated 400 backpacks, filled with basic necessities (gloves, hats and toiletries), to the

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Wynne in the hot seat

Wynne in the hot seat

🕔13:52, 16.Feb 2018

By Kacie Cooper Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne fielded questions Thursday during a townhall at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts in Windsor. Topics ranged from mental health, well water testing in Chatham-Kent, the rates for Hydro One and funding

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Chronic disease affects mental and physical health

Chronic disease affects mental and physical health

🕔13:52, 16.Feb 2018

  Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the most common chronic diseases among women and can affect mental and physical health, experts say. At the Windsor Arthritis Support Group meeting at Windsor Regional Hospital Feb.7, Lori Market pointed out the psychological

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Taking care of your skin to prevent cancer

Taking care of your skin to prevent cancer

🕔13:40, 16.Feb 2018

By Sente Mushunduzi   Many Canadians die each year from melanoma but there are ways to prevent this today. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, 7,200 Canadians will be diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer 3,300 women will be diagnosed with

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Iona College

Iona College

🕔13:12, 16.Feb 2018

The front of Iona College at 208 Sunset Ave. (Photo by Miranda Monahan.) By Miranda Monahan Windsor city councilors have decided not to designate Iona College as a historic building. Iona College has quite a rich history and it belonged

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Makeup – the making of expression

Makeup – the making of expression

🕔12:57, 16.Feb 2018

By Ryan Jones Foundation, concealer, eyeshadow, mascara and eyeliner. Some cosmetics in the makeup industry can be seen as a necessity and others see as pointless. An article titled 5 Research-backed reasons we wear makeup found on psychologytoday.com, lists suggested

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Young CEO finds importance in Hockey

Young CEO finds importance in Hockey

🕔12:51, 16.Feb 2018

By Tate Harris A young CEO is seeing the importance of hockey in his life while trying to balance his business and the sport. Ameen Fadel is 18 and started his own company, Cedar Valley Selections, when he was 16 after he heard about a $3,000 grant from a government program for young entrepreneurs. Fadel

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Entertainment Roundup

Entertainment Roundup

🕔12:50, 16.Feb 2018

Black Panther unleashed By Kylie Turner Black Panther is a 2018 Superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character. The film is directed by Ryan Coogler from a screenplay by him and Joe Robert Cole. The film stars Chadwick Boseman

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Military studies conference

Military studies conference

🕔12:42, 16.Feb 2018

By Christina Chibani Experienced military veterans and historians came together to discuss the battles of Canadian wars at a conference open to the public. The 13th annual Windsor Military Studies Conference took place this past weekend to provide education through

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Windsor businesses forming closer ties

Windsor businesses forming closer ties

🕔12:39, 16.Feb 2018

Natalie Bourgoin at her booth at the Windsor Essex Professional Business Exhibition on February 8, 2018. (Photo by Kaitlynn) Story by Kaitlynn Kenney Small businesses are connecting together to better serve customers. On Feb.  8, the Giovanni Caboto Club and Go

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Community night

Community night

🕔12:34, 16.Feb 2018

By Kylie Turner Every Monday, Carrots N’ Dates hosts a Community Night from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Carrots N’ Dates provides a place for family and friends to eat, drink and connect in Walkerville. The Community Night includes board

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Stay Planted

Stay Planted

🕔12:30, 16.Feb 2018

By Grace Bauer Winter plant sales at a local greenhouse are in full bloom. Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens in Kingsville carries a wide range of plants and the snowy winter weather does not stop people from buying them. In fact, it

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Windsor’s Ten Thousand Villages to close

Windsor’s Ten Thousand Villages to close

🕔12:21, 16.Feb 2018

By Joyce St. Antoine Originating in 1946, Ten Thousand Villages is a nonprofit organization which brings products into Canada from developing countries to sell. From its first location on Sandwich Street in 2004, the store moved to the Walkerville area

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Sadia by Colleen Nelson

Sadia by Colleen Nelson

🕔12:10, 16.Feb 2018

 (This book was sent to me by Dundurn Press) Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Publishing Company: Dundurn Press Publication date: Feb. 3, 2018 in Canada                            

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Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

🕔12:07, 16.Feb 2018

  By Cody Wall On average, people move 11 times in their life. Unusually, one Windsorite has spent most of her life in one house. Over the past several decades Eunice Jones, 87, has grown attached to her Windsor home. Although she has seen neighbours come and go and

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Comic book artists of Windsor unmasked

Comic book artists of Windsor unmasked

🕔12:06, 16.Feb 2018

Windsor is known for its artistic appeal with street art and theatrical performances, but was it well known that famed superheroes and comic book characters were drawn by citizens of Windsor and Essex County? Jason Fabok is the artist from

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Former Spitfires captain makes storybook return

Former Spitfires captain makes storybook return

🕔12:03, 16.Feb 2018

By Tate Harris A former Windsor Spitfires’ captain had a storybook night after scoring the overtime winner for the Barrie Colts to defeat his old team. Aaron Luchuk was part of the Spitfires organization for almost five years and was named captain at the beginning of the 2017-2018 season.

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Talk about sweater weather

Talk about sweater weather

🕔11:53, 16.Feb 2018

By Ryan Jones Students and employees of the Greater Essex County District School Board are bundling up to combat climate change. The first Thursday in February is known as Sweater Day, which kicks off  sweater month. People wear sweaters to

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This week in sports

This week in sports

🕔11:49, 16.Feb 2018

  By Cody Wall   Olympics  Canada is now up to 13 medals including four gold medals in this year’s Olympic Games. Medalists include Mikael Kingsbury and Ted-Jan Bloemen. The Canadian women’s hockey team is 3-0 in the preliminary rounds after beating OAR [Olympic Athletes from Russia], Finland and

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Olympic Aspirations

Olympic Aspirations

🕔11:47, 16.Feb 2018

by Zander Kelly The Olympics are on in Pyeongchang, but back home Jake Ellis is making strides to one day compete. The 12-year-old Essex youth started out playing hockey six years ago but soon after approached his mother about becoming

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