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Mom2Mom spring sale

Mom2Mom spring sale

🕔12:26, 20.Apr 2018

By Maryam Farag The annual Mom2Mom spring sale, connecting parents in Windsor and Essex County, took place at the WFCU Centre on Saturday, April 14. It is a cross between a garage sale and a flea market, featuring children’s clothes,

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Windsor man arrested after break-in

Windsor man arrested after break-in

🕔13:03, 27.Mar 2018

By Maryam Farag   A 59-year-old Windsor man has been arrested after debit and credit cards were taken from a home on Cameron Avenue. Officers were called to a residence in the 300 block of Cameron Avenue for a break

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WEST’s International Women’s Day Gala

WEST’s International Women’s Day Gala

🕔12:59, 27.Mar 2018

By Maryam Farag Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. will be celebrating International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 8, 2018. The event is an opportunity to honour the amazing women in our community, plus acknowledge individuals, businesses and organizations

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Family Day: power off and play

Family Day: power off and play

🕔13:39, 23.Feb 2018

By Maryam Farag Many activities took place throughout Windsor to help families celebrate Family Day. Healthy Kids Community Challenge partnered with Windsor-Essex communities in motion and the City of Windsor to encourage people to power off and play and get

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Black History Month

Black History Month

🕔14:01, 9.Feb 2018

By Maryam Farag Northstar Cultural Community Centre hosted a community open house to celebrate local black history at the Windsor Public Library’s Central branch on Feb. 3. In 2013, Northstar Cultural Community Centre received $63,000 in funding from Ontario Trillium

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Montessori in Windsor

Montessori in Windsor

🕔11:47, 12.Jan 2018

After more than 100 years, Montessori education remains popular with parents, including many in Windsor-Essex. Montessori education dates back to 1907, when Maria Montessori opened the Casa dei Bambini, or Children’s House, in a low-income district of Rome. Her unique

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Surplus in Windsor school boards

Surplus in Windsor school boards

🕔12:33, 1.Dec 2017

By Maryam Farag The finances of two local school boards are in good shape. The Greater-Essex County District School Board closed its books for the 2016-17 school year Tuesday night with a $6.1 million budget surplus. That surplus was helped

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Enrolment at St. Clair College reaches 10,000

Enrolment at St. Clair College reaches 10,000

🕔12:04, 6.Oct 2017

by Maryam Fang St. Clair College has broken the 10,000 student ceiling in enrolment this year. The College announced it had enrolled 10,539 students by the end of the first week of the new academic year. This represents a 12

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New catholic school board director announced

New catholic school board director announced

🕔14:08, 22.Sep 2017

By Maryam Farag The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board has a new director. Terry Lyons is presently the associate director, head of human resources and the executive superintendent of corporate services. Lyons began his education career as a teacher in

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Books vs. movies

Books vs. movies

🕔11:48, 21.Apr 2017

Many people in Canada read books or watch a movie for entertainment in their free time. Printed books and movies have many similarities and differences. An unscientific survey was conducted online showing 77 per cent of people believe a book demonstrates

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Islamophobia

Islamophobia

🕔12:06, 7.Apr 2017

Members of the Muslim community would like Windsorites to be more aware of issues around Islamophobia. Members of the Islamic community recently took part in a panel discussion on how to prevent Islamophobia at University of Windsor’s faculty of law.

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Canadian visits to U.S. drop

Canadian visits to U.S. drop

🕔14:19, 3.Mar 2017

A wide variety of new international flights are encouraging more tourists to visit Canada and more Canadians to travel abroad, with one notable exception: the United States. According to Statistics Canada, the number of Canadians travelling to the U.S. decreased

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CBC mental health presentation

CBC mental health presentation

🕔12:58, 17.Feb 2017

By: Justin Crouch CBC Windsor hosted a mental health presentation for students who suffer from stress-related anxieties and depression associated with studies and life stressors. A live broadcast was held discussing various mental health struggles with psychology professionals on Feb.

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Hospice continues its journey

Hospice continues its journey

🕔12:12, 17.Feb 2017

The Hospice team is continuing to provide services for people in Windsor and Essex County, encouraging members of the community to volunteer. Staff at Hospice of Windsor and Essex County empowers people suffering from life-altering diagnoses and their caregivers to

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Second vigil for Quebec shooting victims

Second vigil for Quebec shooting victims

🕔12:17, 10.Feb 2017

Windsorites continue to support Muslim communities across Canada, attending a vigil on Feb. 3 to honour the victims of the Quebec mosque shooting in January. Nearly 200 people of different faiths and backgrounds attended the vigil at the Windsor Islamic

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Windsorites denounce U.S. travel ban

Windsorites denounce U.S. travel ban

🕔12:09, 3.Feb 2017

By: Maryam Farag Windsorites are speaking out about President Trump’s executive order which stops citizens of Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. President Trump signed an order on Jan. 27 banning citizens from Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Iraq, Iran, Libya

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Wayne State University open house

Wayne State University open house

🕔12:24, 25.Nov 2016

By Maryam Farag   Wayne State University recently hosted an open house at St. Clair College for students. Student recruiters from Wayne State University carried out a friendly takeover of the St. Clair College Centre for the Arts on Nov.

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Happiness is a good shawarma

Happiness is a good shawarma

🕔11:57, 25.Nov 2016

By Maryam Farag   The Arabic dish called shawarma has been winning the love of Canadians for years, especially in Windsor. The Lebanese shawarma is a Levantine Arab meat preparation where chicken, turkey, beef, veal, buffalo meat or mixed meats

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Promoting Filmmaking Industry in Windsor

Promoting Filmmaking Industry in Windsor

🕔13:12, 18.Nov 2016

By: Maryam Farag Windsorites have been trying to break into filmmaking careers, hoping to help advance the film industry in the city. Film Camp for Kids & Youth was founded by Amanda Gellman in Windsor. The organization is committed to

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