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Tapping into the growing popularity of craft beer

Tapping into the growing popularity of craft beer

🕔16:54, 6.Jun 2017

By Kevin Blondin Are you looking for things to do and new ways of supporting local businesses? Breweries are teaming up with local organizations and artists to provide the community with more special events and collaborative efforts than ever before.

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Focus on talent in new competition

Focus on talent in new competition

🕔21:49, 5.Jun 2017

LaSalle Strawberry Festival is replacing the Miss LaSalle pageant with the Rise 2 Fame youth and junior talent competition. The Rise 2 Fame competition provides non-professional youth, ages six to 21, a chance to perform their art on a local

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Celebrating Windsor 125

Celebrating Windsor 125

🕔16:56, 29.May 2017

Windsor celebrated its 125th  birthday last weekend, bringing together the many cultures that reside in the city. Windsor closed the streets of the downtown core so people could experience events throughout the weekend without traffic. Large screens and stages were scattered

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Remembering Chris Cornell

Remembering Chris Cornell

🕔09:11, 21.May 2017

After a high energy performance at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Chris Cornell, lead singer for Soundgarden, was found dead in his hotel bathroom at the MGM Grand Hotel. Cornell’s body was found in his hotel bathroom after the band

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Mental health awareness month

Mental health awareness month

🕔17:30, 8.May 2017

The stigma surrounding mental health is starting to decrease as individuals around the world raise awareness during the month of May. Statistics Canada estimates that 10-20 per cent of Canadian youth are affected by a mental illness or disorder –

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How to “save” Windsor’s Ojibway Prairie Complex

How to “save” Windsor’s Ojibway Prairie Complex

🕔22:19, 1.May 2017

It’s sometimes hard to find a balance point between development and environment – a challenge Windsor, Ont. knows all too well. Go back to the fall of 2007. Coco Paving, a family-owned, local business, submitted a proposal to build new

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Struggling to stay Chinese in Windsor, Ont.

Struggling to stay Chinese in Windsor, Ont.

🕔22:11, 1.May 2017

It’s a quiet Wednesday afternoon, three people doing three different things in the same house, three cultures coming together. Chloe is the Chinese mother, cooking for her Greek husband Stephanos Mavromoustakos, who’s working on the computer, and their daughter Melina

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Windsor, Ont. gym instructor takes fitness to the classroom

Windsor, Ont. gym instructor takes fitness to the classroom

🕔22:05, 1.May 2017

By Yueying (Amaris) Liu It may not look like a Grade 4/5 math class since all the students are standing beside their desks. But as they turn to the left and to the right, with lots of giggles and smiles,

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Attitudes of women while clubbing

Attitudes of women while clubbing

🕔14:39, 21.Apr 2017

By David Lafreniere An unscientific, online survey of 50 single women aged 19 to 29 asked them to anonymously answer questions about their attitudes about themselves while out clubbing. An additional 20 women were asked the same questions in person

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Birth of a nation – Commemorating war and sacrifice

Birth of a nation – Commemorating war and sacrifice

🕔14:33, 21.Apr 2017

By David Lafreniere When it looked like there was no more room they kept coming until about 25,000 people stood shoulder to shoulder to commemorate and honour those who defined a nation 100 years ago. It was sunny and warm

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Street Help offers vital services

Street Help offers vital services

🕔13:17, 21.Apr 2017

By Barry Hazlehurst Windsorites who are enduring financial hardships have a safe place at Street Help to access  services, such as help with basic needs, employment and other necessities for living. Christine Furlonger, the manager of Street Help, has been

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Street Help in Windsor offers vital services to those in need

Street Help in Windsor offers vital services to those in need

🕔12:32, 21.Apr 2017

Windsorites who are enduring financial hardships have a safe place at Street Help to access  services, such as help with basic needs, employment and other necessities for living. Christine Furlonger, the manager of Street Help, has been working to help

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ADVISORY: Poison risk

ADVISORY: Poison risk

🕔12:04, 21.Apr 2017

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has issued a notice about a bookmark error regarding water bottle cleaning, which could cause potential health risks. The water bottle safety instructions listed on the back of a Take Charge bookmark may cause

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Welcome to the circus

Welcome to the circus

🕔11:56, 21.Apr 2017

By Ryan Jones Windsorites are now able to join the circus. Windsor Circus School will be opening its doors to the public in the downtown core on May 1, 2017. It is located in the Chelsea Building at 511 Pelissier

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Spring into the gym

Spring into the gym

🕔11:51, 21.Apr 2017

By Torcia Velthuizen. After a few cold months of comfort food, hibernation is over and many are finding themselves anxious for the upcoming beach season. Kelly Reed, manager at World Gym in Windsor, said people usually join the gym to

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The real world

The real world

🕔11:50, 21.Apr 2017

By Julianna Bonnett For students entering the real world after high school, it can either be a positive or negative experience. According to a recent unscientific survey done on Survey Monkey, 66 per cent of people polled said high school

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IRIS House helps many

IRIS House helps many

🕔11:17, 21.Apr 2017

By Justin Crouch People who have a chronic mental illness are finding help at IRIS House in Windsor. IRIS Residential Inns and Services is a supportive home for persons with persistent mental illness that emphasizes the physical and mental requirements

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U.S. revokes NAFTA work permit from Windsor consultant

U.S. revokes NAFTA work permit from Windsor consultant

🕔11:14, 21.Apr 2017

By David Lafreniere A management consultant from Windsor, who has been working for a client in the southern part of the U.S. for more than two and a half years, has had her three-year NAFTA work permit revoked. The woman

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Downtown shop owner goes on own terms

Downtown shop owner goes on own terms

🕔10:44, 21.Apr 2017

By Zander Kelly After almost 50 years Riaz Bhatti is ready to retire. Bhatti, 71, is the owner of World Cottage, an antiques and trinkets shop at 553 Ouellette Ave. World Cottage opened in the early 1970s with $20 and a lot

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Abused or used

Abused or used

🕔10:39, 21.Apr 2017

By Chelsea Girard   In an unscientific online survey conducted among people between the ages of 18 and 65, all 34 participants said they believe mental illness affects a person’s physical capability. Almost 45 per cent said they believe those

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