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An event designed for you not to be BOARD

An event designed for you not to be BOARD

🕔12:51, 27.Mar 2018

By Chelsea Girard Gaymes Night is bringing the community together through a social program of board games and food. Since October 2018, The Windsor Sandwich Shop, along with Windsor-Essex Pride Fest, has hosted a free Gaymes Night for the LGBTIQ2S

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Rocking for charity

Rocking for charity

🕔12:09, 23.Feb 2018

By Chelsea Girard Disaster Strike took the title of Rock for Dimes 2018 Champions at the annual fundraiser hosted by March of Dimes at Average Joes on Feb. 16. Rock for Dimes is the March of Dimes national fundraiser and

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Laughter is the best medicine

Laughter is the best medicine

🕔14:18, 9.Feb 2018

By Chelsea Girard Retirement and long-term care homes in Windsor are using laughter yoga as a way to help residents living with Alzheimer’s or dementia to destress. In celebration of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in January, the Seasons Retirement Communities hosted

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Unity rally to end white supremacy in Toronto

Unity rally to end white supremacy in Toronto

🕔13:03, 22.Sep 2017

By: Chelsea Girard Following the aftermath of violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. an activist group in Toronto will gather together to rally against white supremacy. Activists are gathering in Toronto from across the province, including Windsor, to rally against white

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Save the date

Save the date

🕔12:48, 22.Sep 2017

By Chelsea Girard VegFest Windsor 2017 Have fun and become inspired! Come to at the WFCU Centre on Sunday, Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the second annual VegFest event. VegFest Windsor is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to celebrate kindness towards animals and living a healthy life. Experience a presentation by Ingrid

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Theatre gets real

Theatre gets real

🕔17:59, 17.Aug 2017

A local theatre company is incorporating the concerns of today’s youth inspired by plays and documentaries. Real Life: An RYT Senior Production is based around multiple short acting performances addressing anxiety, depression, cyberbullying and sex trafficking, as well as a short musical performance promoting addiction awareness. Shana Thibert, executive director and founding

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25th Annual Pride Festival

25th Annual Pride Festival

🕔22:40, 23.Jul 2017

This year’s Pride Festival will mark its 25th anniversary in Windsor-Essex and showcase an array of events. With various events, diversity projects and speaking engagements, the Windsor-Essex Pride Fest is a weekend-long event with several different locations. Kicking off Pride Fest is the raising of the Pride flag on Aug. 9 at

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Beyond the colosseum

Beyond the colosseum

🕔01:57, 16.Jul 2017

    The DWBIA and Windsor ComiCon are looking for businesses in the downtown area to host off-site activities to expand from a single location. This year’s ComiCon will take place Aug. 12-13 at Caesars Windsor. Partnering with the DWBIA, Windsor ComiCon will send out request for proposals from downtown businesses to host additional off-site activities. Jeremy

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Focus on talent in new competition

Focus on talent in new competition

🕔21:49, 5.Jun 2017

LaSalle Strawberry Festival is replacing the Miss LaSalle pageant with the Rise 2 Fame youth and junior talent competition. The Rise 2 Fame competition provides non-professional youth, ages six to 21, a chance to perform their art on a local

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Mental health awareness month

Mental health awareness month

🕔17:30, 8.May 2017

The stigma surrounding mental health is starting to decrease as individuals around the world raise awareness during the month of May. Statistics Canada estimates that 10-20 per cent of Canadian youth are affected by a mental illness or disorder –

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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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Windsor Poetry Slam

Windsor Poetry Slam

🕔11:57, 7.Apr 2017

By Chelsea Girard   Inspired by Vancouver’s annual Canadian Individual Poetry Slam, The Windsor Poetry Slam group hosts a poetry competition every fourth Tuesday at Phog Lounge. The group aims to craft a friendly competition with a goal of sending

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Art therapy: the latest way to relax

Art therapy: the latest way to relax

🕔11:07, 3.Mar 2017

By Chelsea Girard Art therapy is allowing cancer patients to relieve stress through creative expression. The brain has neuroplasticity, allowing the neurons or nerve cells in the brain to compensate for injury and disease through self-healing empowering aspects of the gentle approach of art therapy. This

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Freshman sexual assault program

Freshman sexual assault program

🕔11:31, 10.Feb 2017

Freshman sexual assault program By Chelsea Girard A sexual assault resistance program is being offered to students at the University of Windsor to ensure student safety both on and off campus. University of Windsor Psychology Professor Charlene Senn developed The Feminist Enhanced

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Straying away from the beauty pageant name

Straying away from the beauty pageant name

🕔10:59, 3.Feb 2017

Straying Away From The Beauty Pageant Name By Chelsea Girard As women take the stage locally, nationally and internationally, pageants have begun to be more diverse and stray away Pageants are for all ages and also range from petite to plus

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Shine the light

Shine the light

🕔11:10, 2.Dec 2016

By Chelsea Girard The University of Windsor Womyn’s Centre sold purple scarves to bring awareness to domestic violence. The Womyn’s Centre sold the scarves until the end of the November and all proceeds were donated to Hiatus House, a social

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Get REAL with St.Clair College during Diversity Week

Get REAL with St.Clair College during Diversity Week

🕔10:27, 11.Nov 2016

The University of Windsor group Get REAL is participating in St.Clair College’s Diversity Week Pride Day on Nov. 18. Founded at the University of Western Ontario in 2011, Get REAL is a youth-focused non-profit organization that aims to voice the

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Tie One On for the winter season

Tie One On for the winter season

🕔09:17, 11.Nov 2016

St.Clair College staff and students are gearing up for the winter season by wrapping the community up in coats. The second annual Tie One On campaign is helping the homeless by tying scarves and coats to trees throughout the Windsor-Essex

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Little Hands Kids for a Cause

Little Hands Kids for a Cause

🕔14:02, 28.Oct 2016

KiA Windsor Essex County support team is going the extra mile for children who are suffering life-threatening illnesses.  Little Hands Kids for a Cause was established in July 2014. The organization is focused on helping families financially and emotionally and they have

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The Final Run For Rocky

The Final Run For Rocky

🕔12:21, 21.Oct 2016

  The Run for Rocky, will be holding the run for the last time in 2017.   The Campana family, along with the Windsor Pride Community, Education and Resource Centre created the Run For Rocky, as the first of its

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