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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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