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Local tech companies honoured at “nerdy” event

Local tech companies honoured at “nerdy” event

🕔21:45, 1.Dec 2017

The second annual WEtech awards were held Nov. 29 at St. Clair College. The evening consisted of the Nerd Olympics and the Tech Awards, normally separate events but combined this year. The Tech Awards, “powered” by Ontario Centres of Excellence,

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Gabby Wilkinson’s young heart is making a big impact in Essex County

Gabby Wilkinson’s young heart is making a big impact in Essex County

🕔21:40, 1.Dec 2017

While many hobbyists profit from their crafts, Gabby Wilkinson has spent a better part of her young life finding ways to support our community’s most vulnerable. It all started with difficulties in math and distinguishing colours. To help her understand

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Land preparation for the Gordie Howe International Bridge

Land preparation for the Gordie Howe International Bridge

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Windsor’s relentless poverty problem challenges Homes Coalition

Windsor’s relentless poverty problem challenges Homes Coalition

🕔14:37, 1.Dec 2017

An average of 25 people have come through the doors of the Windsor Homes Coalition every day this year, according to the organization that provides affordable housing and services to the downtown core. As of Nov. 30, that was 8,500

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Potato Fest to offer up some tasty tubers

Potato Fest to offer up some tasty tubers

🕔14:12, 1.Dec 2017

Potato Fest, the annual local celebration of that tasty tuber, will come at St. Clair College again Tuesday, Dec. 5. “Going to St. Clair College was the best thing ever because we work with students there and they do a

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NDP leader Jagmeet Singh drops in to Dr. Disc in Windsor

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh drops in to Dr. Disc in Windsor

🕔14:07, 1.Dec 2017

   Federal New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh was in Windsor Friday to tour downtown businesses. He stopped by Dr. Disc Records during lunchtime, to talk about his goals and his interest in music. “I am doing a tour

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University of Windsor postpones opening of converted Armouries building

University of Windsor postpones opening of converted Armouries building

🕔13:56, 1.Dec 2017

University students and the general public will have to wait until the new year to see inside Windsor’s old Armouries, which has been converted into the School of Creative Arts. The University of Windsor has postponed the opening to make

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Local songwriters get together to make music

Local songwriters get together to make music

🕔13:55, 1.Dec 2017

Music Windsor-Essex and Art Council Windsor Region hosted “Songwriters Circle with Krief” at The Beer Exchange on Nov. 29. “We encourage all sorts of musicians to come out to events like this and future events that we’re hosting to be

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Christmas on a budget

Christmas on a budget

🕔13:52, 1.Dec 2017

The holiday season is upon us and children are busy making those long and expensive wish lists. Credit card companies across the land are rubbing their hands together knowing that emotions can sometimes override financial responsibility when it comes to

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Signs would have led the way

Signs would have led the way

🕔13:43, 1.Dec 2017

By Kacie Cooper Early Thursday morning at 7:20 a.m., a single motor vehicle accident caused Riverside Dr. W. to be closed for several hours. The driver was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and there were no passengers

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Christmas at the Capitol

Christmas at the Capitol

🕔13:18, 1.Dec 2017

David Lafreniere The Christmas season is arriving at the Capitol Theatre in downtown Windsor with the performance of a holiday favourite, The Nutcracker, this weekend. The performance is presented by Edmunds Towers School of Dance students and is performed by

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80 per cent of land acquired for Gordie Howe Bridge

80 per cent of land acquired for Gordie Howe Bridge

🕔13:16, 1.Dec 2017

By David Lafreniere Property acquisition for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project and highway interchange requires the Michigan Department of Transportation to make deals or get court orders for more than 600 parcels of land in Metro Detroit’s municipality of

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Windsor Model Railroad Club fall open house

Windsor Model Railroad Club fall open house

🕔12:58, 1.Dec 2017

By Kenneth Pastushyn Members of the Windsor Model Railroad Club held their fall open house in hope of increasing their membership. The open house offered a chance for visitors to learn more about the hobby and operate many of the

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Amherstburg welcomes the holiday season

Amherstburg welcomes the holiday season

🕔12:51, 1.Dec 2017

By Ryan Jones   In the town of Amherstburg, people are celebrating the Christmas season through colourful lights. It was a soggy Saturday when the annual River Lights Winter Festival kick-off was postponed to Sunday, Nov. 19. Despite the postponement,

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Why do we still watch superheroes?

Why do we still watch superheroes?

🕔12:50, 1.Dec 2017

By Zander Kelly You see them on television. In movies. On Netflix. Superheroes are a genre that have saturated the market. From DC’s Arrow and The Flash to Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD and Inhumans to Netflix’s Daredevil, Defenders and Punisher,

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Mamma Mia! at The Chrysler Theatre

Mamma Mia! at The Chrysler Theatre

🕔12:44, 1.Dec 2017

By Justin Crouch During its run, Windsor Light Music Theatre’s Mamma Mia! sold out most of its shows at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts. Mamma Mia! Ran during the Nov. 16 and 23 weekends, with both matinees and

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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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Health over heels

Health over heels

🕔12:27, 1.Dec 2017

By Torcia Velthuizen It is not unusual to see women hobbling in painful high heels in many parts of the service industry. However, if Bill 168, the Putting Your Best Foot Forward Act passes, employees will no longer be required

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Ontario representatives disapprove of Quebec’s controversial bill

Ontario representatives disapprove of Quebec’s controversial bill

🕔12:05, 1.Dec 2017

  Bill 62 in Quebec, members of Ontario NDP oppose. By Kaitlynn Kenney Oct. 18, Quebec’s National Assembly passed a bill with the Liberal government targeting religious minorities who receive public services. Bill 62 specifies that anyone with their face

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Life After 50 in Windsor promotes healthy lifestyle

Life After 50 in Windsor promotes healthy lifestyle

🕔14:35, 27.Nov 2017

  By March Ren To the people behind Life After Fifty, seniors are a valuable part of our community and should get the support they need. The community organization held its 10th annual information and active living health fair at

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