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Toronto van attack victims revealed, city hosts vigil

Toronto van attack victims revealed, city hosts vigil

🕔13:38, 28.Apr 2018

A single mother from Sri Lanka, a chef from Copacabana and a Toronto Maple Leaf fan — all among the 10 deaths from the Toronto van attack. The city is still reeling from the attack, and the hashtag Toronto Strong

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Toronto van attack sparks conversation about ‘Incel Rebellion’

Toronto van attack sparks conversation about ‘Incel Rebellion’

🕔13:34, 28.Apr 2018

The alleged Toronto van attack perpetrator made a post before the attack that has sparked debate about his possible motivations. “The Incel Rebellion has already begun,” posted Alek Minassian. Incel is apparently short for involuntarily celibate. According to Incels.me, a

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Considering a vacation? World travellers share their tips

Considering a vacation? World travellers share their tips

🕔08:45, 22.Apr 2018

Windsorites planning summer trips doesn’t have to break the bank, according to some of the world travellers who live in the city. Local bar Craft Heads Brewery in partnership with  Loose Lips Language Exchange hosted a Travel Hacking Workshop to

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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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Unifor leadership accuses casino of sending “mixed messages”

Unifor leadership accuses casino of sending “mixed messages”

🕔09:07, 14.Apr 2018

Caesars Windsor workers are still striking and leadership for Unifor Local 444 say casino representatives were sending mixed messages. On Wednesday, more than 200 workers came out to a rally in front of Caesars Windsor downtown. (Many were sporting hockey

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Caesars’ strike disappointing guests

Caesars’ strike disappointing guests

🕔11:30, 7.Apr 2018

After 2,300 workers hit the picket lines outside Caesars Windsor early Friday morning, arriving customers and hotel guests were forced to make other plans. Kevin Laforet, regional president of Caesars Entertainment, said in a statement he felt the agreement was

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A case of missing mail turns into fraud charge for Windsorite

A case of missing mail turns into fraud charge for Windsorite

🕔11:27, 7.Apr 2018

A case of damaged mailboxes and missing mail in Windsor has led to a woman being charged with fraud, forgery and possession of stolen property among other charges. Upon reviewing surveillance footage from March 21, the manager of an apartment

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Police searching for man who allegedly performed ‘indecent act’

Police searching for man who allegedly performed ‘indecent act’

🕔11:23, 7.Apr 2018

The Windsor Police Service is actively searching for a man after he allegedly performed an indecent act at a business on Walker Road. The investigation revealed at approximately 8:30 p.m. on March 28, a white male wearing a black hoodie

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Windsor Police raise fraud prevention awareness

Windsor Police raise fraud prevention awareness

🕔17:00, 3.Mar 2018

It’s Fraud Prevention Month and Windsor Police are using the campaign to urge Windsorites to keep themselves and their pockets safe. Since it’s tax season, Const. Andy Drouillard said the most common form of fraud this time of year is

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Chatham lottery winner in cash dispute with former partner

Chatham lottery winner in cash dispute with former partner

🕔07:04, 17.Feb 2018

A $6 million Chatham lottery winner is in a legal battle with his former live-in partner over sharing his winnings. Leamington native Maurice Thibeault claimed more than $3 million from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. However, the good news

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A Windsor gas station robbed

A Windsor gas station robbed

🕔12:56, 10.Feb 2018

A gas station on the 2300 block of Walker Road has been robbed. Patrol officers were dispatched to the gas station Tuesday after a suspect entered the store and took money. A police report said he had a knife and

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Canada-wide warrant issued for Windsor man

Canada-wide warrant issued for Windsor man

🕔15:48, 19.Jan 2018

The Windsor Police and the Provincial Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad are asking for help from Windsorites. A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a man named Tristan Henderson-Tymczak, who is serving a sentence for weapons offences, including robbery with

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More jobs for Windsor manufacturer

More jobs for Windsor manufacturer

🕔15:47, 19.Jan 2018

A Windsor automotive trim manufacturer can expect to add 60 new jobs. Lakeside Plastics Ltd. has a federal grant to thank for the expected job creation. Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains said a $1-million grant will

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Windsor’s new budget plan

Windsor’s new budget plan

🕔15:44, 19.Jan 2018

A new capital plan for 2018 has been approved by Windsor city council. The plan allocates $664 million for capital spending in a six-year capital plan. This plan has been extended by a year, since the capital plan used to

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Windsor’s elderly hit hardest by influenza this year

Windsor’s elderly hit hardest by influenza this year

🕔06:35, 13.Jan 2018

Windsor’s elderly have been targeted by this season’s severe influenza-A and -B outbreaks. There are “around 14 or 15” care homes in outbreak right now, according to Lora Piccinin, manager of infectious disease prevention for the Windsor Essex Health Unit.

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Windsor housing market on the rise

Windsor housing market on the rise

🕔16:19, 17.Dec 2017

RE/MAX is predicting that Windsor will lead the country’s housing market in 2018. The report predicts a jump in housing prices with the average home sale price next year is expected to be $286,999, compared to 2014 when the price

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Mayor Dilkens wants to reduce debt with new budget

Mayor Dilkens wants to reduce debt with new budget

🕔15:34, 17.Dec 2017

Mayor Drew Dilkens is looking to reduce Windsor’s debt by $27 million by 2021. The 2018 operating and capital budget has been released, and it proposes a 2.6 per cent increase in property tax to help pay off the city’s

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Islam-related graffiti is back in Windsor

Islam-related graffiti is back in Windsor

🕔15:32, 17.Dec 2017

Islam-related graffiti has resurfaced around Windsor.  Local media outlets have been affected, with the Windsor Star, CBC and CTV offices being vandalized. Bus shelters along Ouellette Avenue have also been defaced with offensive language. The graffiti was done with red

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West-end man charged for drug-trafficking

West-end man charged for drug-trafficking

🕔15:18, 15.Dec 2017

A Windsor man is in custody for alleged drug trafficking, according to police. The suspect was located at 8:15 p.m. on Monday and was placed under arrest without incident. Police said they were granted “judicial authorization” to search the man’s

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Move over, Wonder Woman – the WonderBroads are here

Move over, Wonder Woman – the WonderBroads are here

🕔11:25, 8.Dec 2017

Windsor summers are marked by humid air, riverside concerts and dragon boat races on the Detroit River. Many teams compete every year at the International Dragon Boat Festival, but one of those teams is unlike the others. The WonderBroads is

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