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Ganatchio Trail receives 2,200 more trees for Earth Day

Ganatchio Trail receives 2,200 more trees for Earth Day

🕔15:34, 28.Apr 2018

By Laurie  Harrison (a.k.a. the organizer of the Ganatchio Trail cleanup) On the heels of an environmental cleanup, Ganatchio Trail will be a little cleaner and a little greener this year with the addition of 2,200 more trees. Approximately 1,000 volunteers

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Windsor woman surviving through the ups and downs of bipolar disorder

Windsor woman surviving through the ups and downs of bipolar disorder

🕔19:09, 21.Apr 2018

By March Ren Shocked. Sad. This is how Natalie Cooper remembers her high school friend who committed suicide. It was a terrible time that would come as she was dealing her own mental health struggles, which had already started much

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What should be the minimum age to use cannabis after legalization?

What should be the minimum age to use cannabis after legalization?

🕔14:57, 20.Apr 2018

  By Tamas Miko The legalization of cannabis in Ontario will come into effect later in 2018. However, questions arise about what will be the minimum age and if it would be safer for youth. The government is legalizing recreational

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Why it is important to understand autism.

Why it is important to understand autism.

🕔13:38, 20.Apr 2018

By Kristian Beaudoin   April is Autism Awareness Month and parents and experts have been spreading a message of understanding and acceptance. Autism, also known as autism spectrum disorder, is a range of conditions involving challenges to social skills, verbal

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An event designed for you not to be BOARD

An event designed for you not to be BOARD

🕔12:51, 27.Mar 2018

By Chelsea Girard Gaymes Night is bringing the community together through a social program of board games and food. Since October 2018, The Windsor Sandwich Shop, along with Windsor-Essex Pride Fest, has hosted a free Gaymes Night for the LGBTIQ2S

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Local bike enthusiasts promote cycling safety

Local bike enthusiasts promote cycling safety

🕔13:48, 23.Mar 2018

By Cassidy McNea   With warmer weather around the corner there will be an increase of cyclists and Windsorites are encouraged to be aware of bike safety and hazards. According to Statistics Canada, the amount of cyclists and commuters is

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Chatham lottery winner in cash dispute with former partner

Chatham lottery winner in cash dispute with former partner

🕔07:04, 17.Feb 2018

A $6 million Chatham lottery winner is in a legal battle with his former live-in partner over sharing his winnings. Leamington native Maurice Thibeault claimed more than $3 million from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. However, the good news

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Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

🕔12:07, 16.Feb 2018

  By Cody Wall On average, people move 11 times in their life. Unusually, one Windsorite has spent most of her life in one house. Over the past several decades Eunice Jones, 87, has grown attached to her Windsor home. Although she has seen neighbours come and go and

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‘An issue that is never really going to go away’

‘An issue that is never really going to go away’

🕔11:27, 12.Jan 2018

By Ryan Jones   More women in the city of Windsor have started to use local shelters, creating a demand for feminine hygiene products.   According to Statistics Canada, as of 2016 there are a total of 130 emergency shelters

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Windsor Goodfellows’ most successful year yet, expect to feed many

Windsor Goodfellows’ most successful year yet, expect to feed many

🕔15:56, 17.Dec 2017

If the Windsor Goodfellows Club had its way, no one would be forced to go without food in this city again. On the heels of their most successful fundraising year in history, the Club has raised more than $287,000. That

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Children’s Aid Society asking for cash

Children’s Aid Society asking for cash

🕔15:25, 17.Dec 2017

Some Windsor families may not wake up Christmas morning to a tinsel-covered tree and presents, and the Children’s Aid Society wants to avoid that. The CAS wants no child to be left behind this holiday season. It has asked the

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Sutherland gives back to the community

Sutherland gives back to the community

🕔15:21, 15.Dec 2017

By Precious Alasa Sutherland Global Services is giving back to the community by partnering with organizations including the Downtown Mission, United Way and the Mickey Renaud Memorial Scholarship Fund. Sutherland Global Services opened in 1986 and had a branch in

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Windsor Goodfellows two-year streak

Windsor Goodfellows two-year streak

🕔10:45, 8.Dec 2017

By Ryan Jones For the second year in a row, the Windsor Goodfellows have exceeded its fundraising goal.     Every year near Christmas, around 600 Windsor Goodfellows volunteers take to the streets for three days, newspapers in hand, to

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Sculpture symbolizes peace

Sculpture symbolizes peace

🕔11:25, 23.Oct 2017

By Shirley Feng. A new sculpture has been placed on the Windsor riverfront. The sculpture was installed on Oct. 20 and was donated by Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama‘at, a fast-growing Muslim group in Windsor’s Islam community. The sculpture consists of four

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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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