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Local sports program includes everyone

Local sports program includes everyone

🕔13:43, 20.Oct 2017

By Amy Bao   Sport 4 All is one of the Downtown Windsor Community Collaborative programs which contains four neighbourhood renewal organizations working in urban areas across Windsor. It aims to create barrier-free opportunities for sports and physical activities to

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Community support on the Ganatchio Trail

Community support on the Ganatchio Trail

🕔13:55, 16.Oct 2017

By Angelica Haggert Members of Riverside Baptist Church, along with community participants were led down the path by Mayor Drew Dilkens, in support of a 75-year-old  Sara Anne Widholm, a grandmother who was brutally attacked on the trail on the morning

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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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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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Thousands flock downtown for Open Streets

Thousands flock downtown for Open Streets

🕔13:04, 22.Sep 2017

  By Kacie Cooper As summer draws to a close, Windsorites were enjoying one of the last hot and sunny days this season will have to offer. People came on foot, bicycle, skateboard and even rollerblades at the Open Streets

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Unity rally to end white supremacy in Toronto

Unity rally to end white supremacy in Toronto

🕔13:03, 22.Sep 2017

By: Chelsea Girard Following the aftermath of violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. an activist group in Toronto will gather together to rally against white supremacy. Activists are gathering in Toronto from across the province, including Windsor, to rally against white

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Save the date

Save the date

🕔12:48, 22.Sep 2017

By Chelsea Girard VegFest Windsor 2017 Have fun and become inspired! Come to at the WFCU Centre on Sunday, Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the second annual VegFest event. VegFest Windsor is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to celebrate kindness towards animals and living a healthy life. Experience a presentation by Ingrid

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25th Annual Pride Festival

25th Annual Pride Festival

🕔22:40, 23.Jul 2017

This year’s Pride Festival will mark its 25th anniversary in Windsor-Essex and showcase an array of events. With various events, diversity projects and speaking engagements, the Windsor-Essex Pride Fest is a weekend-long event with several different locations. Kicking off Pride Fest is the raising of the Pride flag on Aug. 9 at

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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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Windsor Poetry Slam

Windsor Poetry Slam

🕔11:57, 7.Apr 2017

By Chelsea Girard   Inspired by Vancouver’s annual Canadian Individual Poetry Slam, The Windsor Poetry Slam group hosts a poetry competition every fourth Tuesday at Phog Lounge. The group aims to craft a friendly competition with a goal of sending

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Little Hands Kids for a Cause

Little Hands Kids for a Cause

🕔14:02, 28.Oct 2016

KiA Windsor Essex County support team is going the extra mile for children who are suffering life-threatening illnesses.  Little Hands Kids for a Cause was established in July 2014. The organization is focused on helping families financially and emotionally and they have

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Black lives matter everywhere

🕔14:26, 21.Oct 2016

The activist movement Black Lives Matter may have started far from Canada, but there are people in Windsor who also feel very strongly about it. The movement began after the man who shot and killed African-American teen Trayvon Martin was acquitted.

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The Final Run For Rocky

The Final Run For Rocky

🕔12:21, 21.Oct 2016

  The Run for Rocky, will be holding the run for the last time in 2017.   The Campana family, along with the Windsor Pride Community, Education and Resource Centre created the Run For Rocky, as the first of its

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Turkey giveaway at The Downtown Mission

🕔11:38, 14.Oct 2016

A local business owner continued his tradition of kicking off the season of giving by passing out free turkeys The Downtown Mission on Oct. 8. Andy Jun, owner of RENU Kitchen, has been donating the Thanksgiving turkeys to the Mission

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Small businesses are huge for Windsor

Small businesses are huge for Windsor

🕔11:53, 8.Apr 2016

  By Alyssa Horrobin Windsor is home to thousands of entrepreneurs trying to make a living in a city with chronically high unemployment in Canada. The City Market in Windsor currently houses about 20 of the 20,000 small businesses in

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The Welcome Centre for Women launches Pink Butterfly Campaign

The Welcome Centre for Women launches Pink Butterfly Campaign

🕔16:22, 4.Mar 2016

    by Dawn Gray Cards in the shape of pink butterflies are showing up across Windsor and Essex County as part of a social media campaign designed to increase awareness and support for local women experiencing poverty and homelessness.

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Baby it’s cold outside

Baby it’s cold outside

🕔11:53, 26.Feb 2016

By Alyssa Horrobin On Feb. 20, about 300 people took part in the Downtown Mission’s fourth annual Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser.  Coldest Night is a walk that happens in communities across Canada on the same night. The event

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