Thousands of nurses on strike

Thousands of nurses on strike

🕔13:02, 6.Feb 2015

By Allanah Wills   Community Care Access Centre nurses are on strike in Windsor and across the province. Almost 3000 nurses from nine different regions hit the picket line on Jan. 30. Using the slogan “forced out for fairness,” they are being

Read Full Article
Onyx opens in Essex

Onyx opens in Essex

🕔13:49, 30.Jan 2015

Two provincially ranked body building medalists and certified personal trainers have opened their own fitness centre in Essex, Ont. Kim and Ken Dennison have been competing as body builders in Ontario for over a decade. In 2013, Ken placed second

Read Full Article

Eating healthy on a budget hard to do

🕔12:46, 21.Nov 2014

By Justin Thompson Production Manager A local man relying on the Ontario Disability Support Program is struggling to live a healthy lifestyle. Phil Adams, 32, who has been diagnosed with manic depression and social anxiety, collects ODSP and has a

Read Full Article
Plastic contaminants in the Great Lakes

Plastic contaminants in the Great Lakes

🕔11:58, 14.Nov 2014

By Ashley Ann Mentley Washing your face and hands and brushing your teeth could be contributing to contamination of the Great Lakes. Of the five Great Lakes, Lake Erie has the highest concentration of micro plastic contamination – and research

Read Full Article

Stress disorders are more noticeable in Canadian police officers

🕔17:14, 7.Nov 2014

By Alexandra Latremouille 7 Nov. 2014 Canadian police officers are experiencing Operational Stress Injuries at a rate comparable to military personnel, according to the Tema Conter Memorial Trust. Twelve active police officers committed suicide because of OSI between December 2013

Read Full Article
Student grades are decreasing as stress is increasing

Student grades are decreasing as stress is increasing

🕔16:04, 7.Nov 2014

By Rhiannon Lotze November is mid-term month and as stress for students in post-secondary schools increases, their grades begin to decrease, according to a study by the American College Health Association and National College Health Assessment. In 2013, the ACHA-NCHA

Read Full Article
Windsor residents prepare for seasonal flu shot

Windsor residents prepare for seasonal flu shot

🕔13:31, 7.Nov 2014

Since the winter season has started, many Windsor residents have been recommending the flu shot. The flu shot makes the illness milder if you do get sick and it reduces the risk of the flu becoming a serious illness. A

Read Full Article
Doctors recommend more sleep for students

Doctors recommend more sleep for students

🕔11:06, 31.Oct 2014

  Students at the University of Windsor say being sleep deprived is a choice and not an issue they cannot overcome. Many students say the amount of sleep they get each day is six hours. Engineering student Odie Merheb, 19,

Read Full Article
Local influenza vaccination rates down four per cent

Local influenza vaccination rates down four per cent

🕔16:30, 17.Oct 2014

By Rhiannon Lotze Local vaccination rates have been decreasing despite influenza killing 2000-8000 Canadians every year, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. Based on information from the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, influenza vaccination rates in Windsor and Essex

Read Full Article
Thankful for the turkey, but not the excess

Thankful for the turkey, but not the excess

🕔12:02, 17.Oct 2014

By: Ashley Ann Mentley According to a recent report, the average Canadian eats almost twice their recommended daily amount of calories and three times the fat in just one traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Health Canada says the average male aged 19-30

Read Full Article
The truth behind the freshman 15

The truth behind the freshman 15

🕔12:55, 3.Oct 2014

  By Taylor Busch CP Editor   College and university students across the country are fighting an uphill battle to lose weight and are gaining bad habits in the process. Rumors of the freshman 15 have been circling campuses since

Read Full Article

AIDS walk event support drops in 26th year

🕔14:24, 26.Sep 2014

By Shelbey Hernandez   Associate Managing Editor, Entertainment Editor and Copy Editor   The AIDS Committee of Windsor has hosted its 26th annual AIDS Walk which saw fewer supporters than in past years. The walk kicked off in Dieppe Gardens

Read Full Article
Windsorites walk for ALS

Windsorites walk for ALS

🕔17:01, 19.Sep 2014

By Taylor Busch Nearly 500 residents took part in Sunday’s ALS walk along the Ganatchio Trail in Windsor. ALS – three letters that change people’s lives forever. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is a rapidly progressive, neuromuscular disease that attacks every part

Read Full Article
Unemployment a life-long nightmare

Unemployment a life-long nightmare

🕔17:17, 28.Feb 2014

  There is a link between unemployment and mental health according to local mental health workers. Robert Goulard is a social worker from Windsor with over 29 years of experience. He said he believes unemployment is directly linked to problems

Read Full Article
Windsor school boards crack down on smokers

Windsor school boards crack down on smokers

🕔15:05, 28.Feb 2014

by Taylor Busch New anti-smoking ads are more relevant than people think. The Canadian government’s most recent anti-smoking campaign features smokers who go back to the place they started smoking.  In one commercial, a woman returns to her high school

Read Full Article
March break to cure winter blues

March break to cure winter blues

🕔14:37, 28.Feb 2014

by Casandra Malynowskyj After this year’s record-breaking winter, students are anxious to head to a warmer destination this March break. This winter has been Windsor’s coldest and snowiest in 36 years. According to Environment Canada, Windsor hasn’t had such a

Read Full Article
Health week

Health week

🕔13:42, 28.Feb 2014

by Chelsea Lefler St. Anne Catholic High School is hosting a health week to promote teen health in their school community. According to recent studies from Statistics Canada, teens are struggling with mental and physical health problems and substance abuse.

Read Full Article

Suburban Zoos – Domesticating Dangers

🕔12:47, 21.Feb 2014

by Hailey Trealout For centuries humans have tried to tame nature, tried to predict weather, plowed trees for homes and controlled the levels of the sea with dams. The attraction to the call of the wild has brought newscasts to various

Read Full Article
Breaking the silence

Breaking the silence

🕔13:44, 7.Feb 2014

by Sean Previl Amy Gleeson has suffered from severe anxiety, panic disorder and depression for most of her life. She’s only 23 years old. The University of Windsor student said the stigma around mental illnesshas been the most difficult part

Read Full Article
Climate change linked to heavy precipitation

Climate change linked to heavy precipitation

🕔12:34, 7.Feb 2014

by Richard Riosa A climate change expert is warning people to become more informed about climate change and the effects it has on the planet, but few people showed up to hear him speak in Windsor. Jerry Schnoor, co-director of

Read Full Article

WATCH OUR LIVE STREAM – 1 P.M. Daily & Tuesday’s at 6 P.M.

Latest Live Television Broadcast


MediaPlex Live @ 1


Mediaplex News Now


Get Social

Login