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Honouring Canada’s public safety telecommunicators

Honouring Canada’s public safety telecommunicators

🕔10:59, 14.Apr 2018

It’s not an event that’s widely celebrated, but the annual National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is held every year during the second week of April. It is a time to recognize telecommunications personnel in the public safety community for their service

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Kids in care of Children’s Aid get help to stay in their home schools

Kids in care of Children’s Aid get help to stay in their home schools

🕔10:46, 14.Apr 2018

The Children’s Aid Society can now help foster kids stay at their home school, instead of moving each time they’re placed with a new family. The Ontario government recently provided $300,000 to both the Windsor Essex County Catholic District School Board

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Fire fighters were kept busy Easter Sunday

Fire fighters were kept busy Easter Sunday

🕔10:11, 7.Apr 2018

Windsor Fire responded to at least two houses fires over the Easter weekend, including at 395 Tuscarora and 1820 Pier Street. Tuscarora was a vacant house, so no one was injured in the fire. “The cause of fire is still

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Two people treated for minor smoke inhalation after fire in Walkerville

Two people treated for minor smoke inhalation after fire in Walkerville

🕔10:07, 7.Apr 2018

Two people were treated for minor smoke inhalation after the Windsor Fire Department was called out to house fire last Sunday night in Walkerville. “When the crews arrived they found the fire at the rear access of the door and

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Transit Windsor replacing 24 buses

Transit Windsor replacing 24 buses

🕔15:05, 30.Mar 2018

Transit Windsor has a good news for people who use public transportation: it has received funding to purchase 24 new buses to replace its aging fleet. These new buses come with a price tag of $12.5 million. Riders hope this

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Many people seeking shelter at Windsor’s Downtown Mission during winter storm

Many people seeking shelter at Windsor’s Downtown Mission during winter storm

🕔10:36, 16.Feb 2018

By Prabhsimar Kaur The Downtown Mission of Windsor estimates 50 per cent more people showed up seeking shelter during the heavy snowfall last weekend. “We had more staff on hand to make sure we could accommodate more people than expected,”

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Motor City Chrysler’s employees still on strike

Motor City Chrysler’s employees still on strike

🕔09:50, 10.Feb 2018

  By Simar Kalra On a cold February day, where people prefer to stay warm, Motor City Chrysler’s employees were walking the picket line. About 60 employees from different department say they are on strike not for new demands but

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NAIAS opens to public this weekend

NAIAS opens to public this weekend

🕔23:53, 15.Jan 2018

By Prabhsimar Kaur It’s January and that traditionally means it’s also time for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. NAIAS is an annual automobile show, now in its twelfth year, taking place at the Cobo Center in Detroit,

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Hawaii Missile alert caused by human error

Hawaii Missile alert caused by human error

🕔12:54, 15.Jan 2018

Prabhsimar Kaur An emergency alert was sent out on Saturday which created a state of panic across the state. The warning, stated, “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.”  Officials later confirmed through

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Bright Lights dimmed in Windsor

Bright Lights dimmed in Windsor

🕔20:40, 10.Jan 2018

The Bright Lights in Windsor is finally wrapping up after having been extended until this week. The $1.5-million event was extended due to the cold snaps and the city decided to extend the visiting hours for the residents. The last

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Windsor dealing with flu outbreaks

Windsor dealing with flu outbreaks

🕔20:35, 10.Jan 2018

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is already reporting its first flu-related fatality of 2018. One person died at the Windsor Regional hospital two days after an outbreak was declared. There were six deaths attributed to the flu last year in

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Stories are told through songs at Windsor’s Folk Society’s showcase concert

Stories are told through songs at Windsor’s Folk Society’s showcase concert

🕔13:42, 8.Jan 2018

A different kind of music filled the room on a Friday night and got a house full of people tapping their feet. Windsor’s Folk Music and Arts Society had its first showcase for the new year at Mackenzie Hall in Windsor’s

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Bright Lights Windsor extends hours

Bright Lights Windsor extends hours

🕔18:54, 12.Dec 2017

By Simar Kaur Glowing reviews for Bright Lights Windsor has led to a change in operating hours. The $1.5 million light set up was a massive hit amongst Windsor area residents. Thousands of people have already visited Jackson Park to

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Swimming with Santa at Adventure Bay

Swimming with Santa at Adventure Bay

🕔14:03, 11.Dec 2017

By Prabsimar Kaur Santa Claus traded in his boots and suspenders for swimming trunks at Adventure Bay this past weekend. The Windsor waterpark hosted its fourth annual Swim with Santa, sponsored by Blackburn Radio and Snapd Windsor. The event had

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Spirits of Sandwich

Spirits of Sandwich

🕔13:41, 16.Oct 2017

By Simar Kalra   The historic Sandwich town is Windsor’s hotspot for spooky ghost stories. With its rich history, Old Sandwich Town attracts all sorts of people. There is a lot to learn about its old buildings, the Captain and

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Ruthven celebrates 38th Apple Fest

Ruthven celebrates 38th Apple Fest

🕔18:02, 2.Oct 2017

By Simar Kalra   Ruthven’s Apple Festival is a yearly event that takes place in Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens in Kingsville, Ont. It attracts vendors from all over, exhibiting their farm produce and goods such as books and bee’s wax candles.

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