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Harrow Research and Development Centre open house

Harrow Research and Development Centre open house

🕔13:09, 6.Oct 2017

By Kenneth Pastushyn People were able to learn about the agricultural activities the Harrow Research and Development Centre has to offer at its open house. Visitors took guided tours on a covered wagon pulled by a John Deere tractor. The

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Local film contest for youth features $5k in cash prizes

Local film contest for youth features $5k in cash prizes

🕔13:08, 6.Oct 2017

By: Chelsea Humphreys Thousands of dollars are up for grabs as the Windsor Centre for Film, Digital Media & the Creative Arts partners with The Film Camp for Kids and Youth to hold a contest for youth in the tri-county

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Board the bike bus

Board the bike bus

🕔12:59, 6.Oct 2017

By Alyssa Leonard   Bicycle enthusiasts in Windsor will have a new opportunity to ride on the many trails around Essex County. A pilot project, known as WEBikeBus or Windsor Essex Bike Bus, will launch later this month, where residents

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Feeding Windsor opens three new programs

Feeding Windsor opens three new programs

🕔12:59, 6.Oct 2017

By Kaitlynn Kenney People who are struggling and need help will soon be able to access more services at New Song Church.  A food club will be opening at 999 Drouillard Rd. People can get items that would not be

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The return of the Paperback

The return of the Paperback

🕔12:57, 6.Oct 2017

      Back and better than ever. According to a recent study conducted by Booknet, it appears that a large number of young people are not as interested in digital reading as might have been expected. Booknet stated the reading public is

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Five finger discounts cause havoc for Windsor business owners

Five finger discounts cause havoc for Windsor business owners

🕔12:47, 6.Oct 2017

By Barry Hazlehurst Windsor businesses owners continue to struggle with an increasing onslaught of shoplifters. Businesses owners and their employees in Windsor have learned to spot shoplifters and their mannerisms. According to Pressreader.com many shoplifters sell the goods they steal

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VegFest returns to Windsor

VegFest returns to Windsor

🕔12:44, 6.Oct 2017

By Kylie Turner The second VegFest in Windsor attracted hundreds of people interested in learning about the ethics of the food they eat. The event was held at the WFCU Centre from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event’s agenda

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Weekly sports roundup

Weekly sports roundup

🕔12:32, 6.Oct 2017

  By Jordan Ferris     NHL   The NHL regular season began Oct. 4 and two of the matchups were all-Canadian showdowns.   The Winnipeg Jets played their home opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs in a game they

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Customer pays for a drink, allegedly robs Tim Hortons

Customer pays for a drink, allegedly robs Tim Hortons

🕔12:31, 6.Oct 2017

Tim Hortons, on Lauzon Road, near McHugh Street, was robbed by a customer Oct. 5 at approximately 2:40 a.m. An employee at the restaurant reported that a male came into Tim Hortons ordered and paid for a drink. Then that

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No tolerance for vacant property

No tolerance for vacant property

🕔12:16, 6.Oct 2017

By Grace Bauer   Passionate Windsorites were asking for a proactive approach to the city’s vacant home situation at a recent city council meeting. On Oct. 2 almost every seat was filled with Windsorites, many from the downtown core, pleading

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Enrolment at St. Clair College reaches 10,000

Enrolment at St. Clair College reaches 10,000

🕔12:04, 6.Oct 2017

by Maryam Fang St. Clair College has broken the 10,000 student ceiling in enrolment this year. The College announced it had enrolled 10,539 students by the end of the first week of the new academic year. This represents a 12

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“The cupboards are bare”

“The cupboards are bare”

🕔12:00, 6.Oct 2017

by Noah Gecelovsky Windsor West MPP, Lisa Gretzky, is taking a stand for Windsor in Queen’s Park after the Liberal-run provincial government announced 21 communities would receive portions of a $200 million fund to combat homelessness — leaving the city out in the cold.  Gretzky was outraged that, with Windsor’s homelessness problem reaching crisis levels, the border city

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Reporting sexual assault just got easier

Reporting sexual assault just got easier

🕔09:44, 3.Oct 2017

By Bernard De Vaal The Windsor Police Service is offering victims of sexual assault an alternative avenue in reporting the crime. The WPS online sexual assault reporting program will allow victims to submit a report immediately, without having to physically

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Fix-it stations

Fix-it stations

🕔18:23, 2.Oct 2017

By Angelica Haggert   Flat bicycle tire? Fix it on the go at one of the five fix-it stations installed in Windsor. The small-scale improvement projects for Wards 2 and 3 cost $12,000 and were partially funded by members of

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Running for a reason

Running for a reason

🕔13:20, 2.Oct 2017

By Angelica Haggert   They were dressed in pink, sporting tutus, ribbons and face paint. They were there for their mothers, daughters, aunts and friends. More than 1,000 walkers and runners took part in the 5-kilometre CIBC Run for the

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New Governor General

New Governor General

🕔13:12, 2.Oct 2017

By Shirley Feng Julie Payette is being installed as the 29th Governor General of Canada in a special ceremony today. Payette used to work for the Canadian Space Agency. The former astronaut was the first Canadian female to board the International

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Jagmeet Singh wins NDP Leadership

Jagmeet Singh wins NDP Leadership

🕔11:50, 2.Oct 2017

By Angelica Haggert At the age of seven, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh moved to Windsor and found it wasn’t always all roses. “Like many others who stand out, I was picked on because I had a funny sounding name, brown

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Alleged armed robbery a first for store owner

Alleged armed robbery a first for store owner

🕔16:01, 30.Sep 2017

By Ivy Li For one Windsor shopkeeper, it was a first – having his store robbed. Police are investigating the alleged armed robbery on the 7600 block of Tecumseh Road East which happened in the evening on Sept. 29. Ramzi

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Fundraising agencies not worried about “donor fatigue”

Fundraising agencies not worried about “donor fatigue”

🕔16:37, 29.Sep 2017

By Lori Baldassi The floods are over but cleanup continues across the Windsor and Essex County. Reports from the Insurance Bureau of Canada have the bill hitting $124 million, and the call for public help is at an all-time high. With

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Ontario colleges are set for possible strike Oct. 15

Ontario colleges are set for possible strike Oct. 15

🕔16:03, 29.Sep 2017

By Ennis Liu The semester has barely begun but already college students in Ontario could be out of school within the next couple of weeks. A mediator has set Oct. 15 as the date for a legal strike or lockout to

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