Windsor woman says Canada is not as welcoming as it advertises

Windsor woman says Canada is not as welcoming as it advertises

🕔18:53, 21.Apr 2018

Canada is an immigrant country where a large amount of the population is originally from another country. However, are these people equal to native-born Canadians? Do they have the same political advantages? Some in the Chinese community in Windsor don’t think so. Reporter Ivy Li

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The playground builder’s secret and why he’s bringing fun to Windsor Essex

The playground builder’s secret and why he’s bringing fun to Windsor Essex

🕔18:02, 21.Apr 2018

As the air whooshes past the boy’s body, he closes his eyes to feel the chilly breeze and clings to the chains on either side of him. Braeden St. Louis swings back and forth, back and forth, letting out exuberant

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Local woman is cancer free and enjoying her new lease on life

Local woman is cancer free and enjoying her new lease on life

🕔17:29, 21.Apr 2018

By Ioana Mirela Iota Simona Ionescu appears very strong but once you get to know her, you will find that life has challenged her. At just 43-year-old, Ionescu has faced cancer and won. “Everything in life comes with a reason,

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All the world’s a stage: community theatre in Windsor-Essex

All the world’s a stage: community theatre in Windsor-Essex

🕔17:25, 21.Apr 2018

By Angelica Haggert Every theatrical play tells a story. Some we’re familiar with — Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Grease, Annie, Macbeth. But some stories unfold behind the scenes: the stories of the hardworking cast and crew behind the scenes. These

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Detroit’s fortress of a used bookstore stubbornly refuses to go digital

Detroit’s fortress of a used bookstore stubbornly refuses to go digital

🕔16:59, 21.Apr 2018

By Dawn Gray Not far from downtown Detroit, nestled beside the John C. Lodge Freeway sits a four storey, grey cinder block, industrial building. Constructed in 1905, it looks like a fortress protecting the many gems that it holds inside.

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Windsor woman makes a difference in the lives of Ugandan children

Windsor woman makes a difference in the lives of Ugandan children

🕔15:44, 21.Apr 2018

And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’ — Matthew 25:40 By Mengru Feng Geri Sutts, a retired teacher from

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Just what the doctor ordered to keep Windsor’s downtown record store alive

Just what the doctor ordered to keep Windsor’s downtown record store alive

🕔14:06, 21.Apr 2018

By Todd Shearon If a record is spinning, it can play beautiful music. But sometimes the record needs to be changed. Dr. Disc has been become a downtown staple for Windsor music buyers since first opening in 1986. The local

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St. Clair College machine shop pit crew at the FIRST robotics competition

St. Clair College machine shop pit crew at the FIRST robotics competition

🕔15:58, 20.Apr 2018

                    By Kenneth Pastushyn   “The Windsor Essex Great Lakes Regional (FIRST Robotics Competition) is one part NASCAR, one part Super Bowl and one part rock concert.” – Michael J. Beneteau,

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Low Carbs changes lives

Low Carbs changes lives

🕔15:22, 20.Apr 2018

By Jessica Kapasi   Google has released the top search terms for New Year’s resolutions in 2018, with it 10 most googled diets from last year. The ketogenic diet, or more commonly known as “keto” was one people were especially

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Windsor man brings libraries to Africa

Windsor man brings libraries to Africa

🕔15:08, 20.Apr 2018

By Nicole Neuts A local man has been using his free time to help build libraries for African children. Phil Ouelette, 52, has been collecting gently used children’s books for the organization African Library Project since early 2017. Ouellette started

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Yay or Neigh? Horses on the Greenway Trail

Yay or Neigh? Horses on the Greenway Trail

🕔15:07, 20.Apr 2018

The Essex Region Conservation Authority could soon prevent equestrians from riding on the Chrysler Canada Greenway. Horse access is currently restricted to two sections of the 50 km multi-use trail. One section is between South Talbot Road and Concession 4

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A Night to Shine in Windsor

A Night to Shine in Windsor

🕔15:02, 20.Apr 2018

By Grace Bauer People with developmental disorders gathered at Western Secondary School to attend prom. For many, it was their first time attending one. Night to Shine is an event put on by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Tim Tebow, current

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What should be the minimum age to use cannabis after legalization?

What should be the minimum age to use cannabis after legalization?

🕔14:57, 20.Apr 2018

  By Tamas Miko The legalization of cannabis in Ontario will come into effect later in 2018. However, questions arise about what will be the minimum age and if it would be safer for youth. The government is legalizing recreational

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Saddle up for Ontario’s newest budget

Saddle up for Ontario’s newest budget

🕔14:38, 20.Apr 2018

  The province of Ontario has announced it will provide long-term funding to the horse racing industry in an effort to help save jobs for horse owners and breeders. A news release from the Ministry of Finance outlined an agreement

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Do you have an anxious child?

Do you have an anxious child?

🕔14:29, 20.Apr 2018

By Alyssa Leonard When it comes to a child missing school, there is a fine line between truancy and school avoidance or refusal. One of the signs of an anxious child is the refusal of going to school, participating in

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The benefits of board games

The benefits of board games

🕔14:29, 20.Apr 2018

By Ryan Percy People in Windsor-Essex are being offered a chance to take part in a somewhat forgotten activity — board games. Whether they are played with dice, cards, spinners or any other system, board games share a history of

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Editorial: Eat your fruits and veggies

Editorial: Eat your fruits and veggies

🕔14:17, 20.Apr 2018

By David Lafreniere, Christina Chibani and Alyssa Leonard Parents often tell their children to eat their fruits and vegetables. Eating a balanced diet of whole grains, fruits and vegetables is more important than whether or not those products are genetically

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Paul Pratt’s birding tours at Point Pelee

Paul Pratt’s birding tours at Point Pelee

🕔14:05, 20.Apr 2018

    By Kenneth Pastushyn.       One of North America’s top birders will be leading a series of spring bird migration field courses at Point Pelee National Park from mid-April to mid-May.   Former head naturalist at the

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Feeding Windsor

Feeding Windsor

🕔14:04, 20.Apr 2018

By Precious Alasa Members of the community who are struggling with food insecurity due to poverty, are being helped by Feeding Windsor­­ ­­- a programed launched in 2014. The program, which was originally partnered with St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, provides

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Hearts out for Humboldt

Hearts out for Humboldt

🕔13:57, 20.Apr 2018

By Ryan Jones   An echo of sympathy continues to resonate in response to the recent tragedy from Humboldt, Sask. People not only in Windsor-Essex County, but all over Canada, are propping up hockey sticks outside their front doors.  

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