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Kingsville artist makes people happy, her own way

Kingsville artist makes people happy, her own way

🕔08:13, 28.Apr 2018

By Amy Bao There is a special painting class that people with disabilities are invited to at Community Living Essex County every month. People sit in the room and touch their brushes to the canvas with colourful pigment. Brianne Taggart

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New lithium batteries could be used in future industry

New lithium batteries could be used in future industry

🕔09:48, 7.Apr 2018

Students are always looking for new advancements to ensure we’re not depleting our planet’s natural resources. A group of researchers from the University of Windsor may have found one answer in lithium batteries. “I think in the next 50 to

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You don’t see this every day – exotic animals at Tecumseh Mall

You don’t see this every day – exotic animals at Tecumseh Mall

🕔07:41, 30.Mar 2018

In the middle of Tecumseh Mall over March Break, a man would bring out a snake and encourage people to touch it. Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo was giving people a chance to get closer to owls, snakes, tortoises and more

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Ouellette Avenue closing for streetscape

Ouellette Avenue closing for streetscape

🕔10:55, 3.Mar 2018

By Meng Bao Construction of the new streetscape development on Ouellette Avenue between Wyandotte Street and Elliott Street started last Monday and is scheduled to last until October. “This has been a major undertaking for an important section of roadway

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Patrick Brown visits Windsor before stepping down from leadership race

Patrick Brown visits Windsor before stepping down from leadership race

🕔10:43, 3.Mar 2018

  By Elle Remington Patrick Brown, a then-candidate for leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party, was greeted with applause and cheers the minute he entered a local campaign headquarters Windsor last weekend. He was here to support Mohammad Latif, the PC

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Black History Month open house at Windsor Public Library

Black History Month open house at Windsor Public Library

🕔08:45, 10.Feb 2018

By Meng Bao Every February, Canada celebrates Black History Month with lots of public events, including at museums and libraries. Citizens were invited to an open house to share stories and memories on Jan. 3 at the Windsor’s downtown branch

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#BeYourSELFie for eating disorder awareness

#BeYourSELFie for eating disorder awareness

🕔10:39, 2.Feb 2018

By Meng Bao Snap a selfie during Eating Disorder Awareness Week this week in Windsor. February 1-7 is Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2018. As an activity during this week, the “Be YourSELFIE” project has been organized by the Bulimia Anorexia

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Alzheimer’s Society raises money by laughing

Alzheimer’s Society raises money by laughing

🕔09:43, 2.Feb 2018

By Meng Bao The third annual “LOL-A-THON” was held by the Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex and presented by Seasons Retirement Community on Saturday Jan. 27 at Devonshire Mall. Windsor “laugh yoga” instructor Christopher Lyons led around 30 participants

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Participants paint for a purpose

Participants paint for a purpose

🕔15:09, 19.Jan 2018

There is a painting class in a small room in the Community Living Essex County building that is different from many other similar classes. Artist Brianne Taggart is donating all the money from the classes to people with disabilities in

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Extreme cold weather prompts Lakeshore to raise warning flag

Extreme cold weather prompts Lakeshore to raise warning flag

🕔16:50, 5.Jan 2018

By Amy Bao The recent plummet in temperature has prompted the Town of Lakeshore to raise a warning flag against thin ice. According to the Lakeshore press release, the Belle River is closed near the opening to Lake St. Clair

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Free skates available for skating at Charles Clark Square

Free skates available for skating at Charles Clark Square

🕔13:52, 22.Dec 2017

Charles Clark Square is officially open to the public for free skating and All Saints Church is providing skates to those who need to borrow them – free of charge. People have been donating skates to the church for the past five years.  

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A night of beer and yoga

A night of beer and yoga

🕔12:05, 8.Dec 2017

Local bars have been hosting quite the combination – beer drinking and yoga, attracting hundreds of young adults. The force behind it is Blue Pin Social Events, which is pitching the events for anyone with an “open mind and a

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Potato Fest to offer up some tasty tubers

Potato Fest to offer up some tasty tubers

🕔14:12, 1.Dec 2017

Potato Fest, the annual local celebration of that tasty tuber, will come at St. Clair College again Tuesday, Dec. 5. “Going to St. Clair College was the best thing ever because we work with students there and they do a

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The Gift of the Magi to help recovering addicts in Windsor

The Gift of the Magi to help recovering addicts in Windsor

🕔18:55, 24.Nov 2017

The gift of love is at the centre of play being performed by the Upper Stage Theatre this holiday season. The Gift of the Magi, a play that was adapted for stage by Jon Jory, tells the story of Della

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Lighting the Way for loved ones at Devonshire Mall

Lighting the Way for loved ones at Devonshire Mall

🕔18:10, 24.Nov 2017

There’s at least one charity hoping Windsor shoppers will pause during the spending sprees to help others who are less fortunate. The Windsor-Essex branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association is kicking off its Light the Way campaign this week

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Local sports program includes everyone

Local sports program includes everyone

🕔13:43, 20.Oct 2017

By Amy Bao   Sport 4 All is one of the Downtown Windsor Community Collaborative programs which contains four neighbourhood renewal organizations working in urban areas across Windsor. It aims to create barrier-free opportunities for sports and physical activities to

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Building a dream for future women

Building a dream for future women

🕔09:00, 14.Oct 2017

Businesses, schools and government have all joined together to “Build a Dream” for women and girls in Windsor and Essex County. As part of a celebration for International Day of the Girl, Hackforge Windsor invited females to its community centre

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