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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Refugees and Windsor still working to fit together

Refugees and Windsor still working to fit together

🕔22:16, 1.May 2017

It’s the little things that make the difference: sleeping, eating, shopping like any other human being. Free from terror. But while the arrival of so many Syrian refugees to Windsor ended their suffering, it also marked the beginning of new

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International students told rats and mice are “normal” in Windsor

International students told rats and mice are “normal” in Windsor

🕔22:14, 1.May 2017

  Just one week after the student arrived from India, she started hearing rumbling noises in her rental home in Windsor, Ont. At first, she was not sure what she was hearing. But when she saw the huge fur ball

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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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A love story from China to Windsor

A love story from China to Windsor

🕔21:54, 1.May 2017

They could barely communicate with each other, but when Canadian Rick Newcombe first laid eyes on Xinlan Xie, he was love stuck. They were introduced by their boss, the principal of the school where they both worked in Guangzhou, China.

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Windsor widow finds new life through art

Windsor widow finds new life through art

🕔21:48, 1.May 2017

Amanda Dupuis writes her name on a nametag sticker, slaps it on her white blouse and checks herself on the mirror. She inhales deeply, exhales and pulls herself together. She has laid out all the paints, brushes, canvasses, crayons and

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Setting themselves apart at Windsor’s comic book Syndicon

Setting themselves apart at Windsor’s comic book Syndicon

🕔12:54, 7.Apr 2017

More than 1,000 comic book fans from Ontario, Michigan and as far away as New Jersey attended the 3rd Annual Comic Book SyndiCon in Windsor. The event was organized by the Comic Book Syndicate and held April 2 at the

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St. Clair College students celebrate Canada’s birthday with 150 minutes of Art, Music, and Food

St. Clair College students celebrate Canada’s birthday with 150 minutes of Art, Music, and Food

🕔12:22, 7.Apr 2017

AS Canada turns 150 years old, the government, private citizens and many others are hosting a variety of events to celebrate the country’s sesquicentennial birthday year. Locally, public relations students from St. Clair College hosted 150 Minutes of Art, Music and

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St. Petersburg metro explosion death toll up to 14

🕔13:00, 4.Apr 2017

The following is a Storify exercise done in class by aggregating social media reaction and using it to tell a story about the St. Petersburg subway blast.   [View the story “St. Petersburg metro explosion death toll up to 14”

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Reaction to possibility Trump may face North Korea’s nuclear threat alone

Reaction to possibility Trump may face North Korea’s nuclear threat alone

🕔12:59, 4.Apr 2017

The following is a storify exercise aggregating social media reaction to an exclusive report from the Financial Times. It says Trump has said he would deal with North Korea with or without China’s help. Trump said during an interview with

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Massive fire in Point Pelee National Park

🕔12:53, 4.Apr 2017

The following is a Storify exercise done in class by aggregating social media reaction. This is how the community reacted to a huge fire at Point Pelee in late March 2017. [View the story “Massive fire in Point Pelee National

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Russia mourns after a deadly terrorist attack kills 14 and leaves many hospitalized

🕔12:51, 4.Apr 2017

The following is a Storify exercise done in class by aggregating social media reaction and using it to tell a story about the attack in Russia. [View the story “Terrorist attack in Russia kills 14 and leaves dozens injured” on

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Adult day care in Windsor giving caregivers a break at Dignified Day

Adult day care in Windsor giving caregivers a break at Dignified Day

🕔13:27, 31.Mar 2017

  A new program for adult supervision and care that started last fall is giving caregivers in Windsor a break. Last Saturday, the operations of Dignified Day hosted an open house to get the word out about their adult day-away

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Little Kickers pre-school soccer academy comes to Windsor-Essex

Little Kickers pre-school soccer academy comes to Windsor-Essex

🕔13:24, 31.Mar 2017

As interest in soccer continues to grow, there is now a chance for toddlers to learn the sport. Little Kickers Windsor-Essex County is offering soccer classes for children as young as 18 months. The classes started March 25 at Heritage

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Mismatched socks for Down syndrome awareness

Mismatched socks for Down syndrome awareness

🕔13:51, 24.Mar 2017

Windorites wore their craziest socks to support the Rock your Socks campaign, to increase awareness for those with Down syndrome. Stephanie Seguin, whose four-year-old daughter Hazel was born with Down syndrome, sees her daughter’s disability as a gift, not a

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Trump’s environmental budget cut “should wake Canadians up”: researcher

Trump’s environmental budget cut “should wake Canadians up”: researcher

🕔12:11, 24.Mar 2017

Home to the largest freshwater lakes on earth, Canada plays a pivotal role in protecting its water but U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent proposal to cut 31 per cent of the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget raises concerns. Initiated by the

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Canadian documentary brings attention to fisheries

Canadian documentary brings attention to fisheries

🕔11:55, 24.Mar 2017

  As a celebration of World Water Day, the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup brought What Lies Below to Lakeshore Cinemas on Mar. 23. The Canadian documentary What Lies Below is a six-year project that features and is written by Lawrence

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World Water Day is upcoming

World Water Day is upcoming

🕔13:29, 20.Mar 2017

Wednesday is World Water Day. Planet Water Foundation leads World Water Day with the event called Project 24. It will provide 24 clean water systems to 24 communities in five different countries. That includes Colombia, India, Indonesia, Cambodia and the

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Windsor hosts OFSAA swimming championship for the second time

Windsor hosts OFSAA swimming championship for the second time

🕔11:28, 10.Mar 2017

By Sonia Koshy Almost 2,000 high school students flocked to the Windsor International and Aquatic Training Centre for the annual OFSAA swimming championship. The Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations organizes various sporting championships in Ontario. This year, the swim meet

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Windsor’s Chocolate Lover’s Brunch delights

Windsor’s Chocolate Lover’s Brunch delights

🕔10:26, 9.Mar 2017

Some of Windsor’s top bakeries competed in the 19th Annual Chocolate Lover’s Brunch held at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts. The brunch on March 5 was run by the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) Windsor-Essex and, this year,

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