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United Way in Windsor-Essex celebrates young leadership

United Way in Windsor-Essex celebrates young leadership

🕔07:05, 14.Apr 2018

The United Way runs a program called Leadership Windsor Essex, which also involves giving out awards to “40 under 40.” The March 28 event celebrated 40 individuals under the age of 40 who have shown significant leadership and success in

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Second Chance Animal Rescue hosted in Essex

Second Chance Animal Rescue hosted in Essex

🕔12:53, 23.Mar 2018

The second chance animal rescue is a non-profit located in Windsor, Ontario. They receive no public funding, and rely on adoption fees and the community’s generous donations to care for the cats and dogs. Pet Valu in Essex hosted Second

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Participants paint for a purpose

Participants paint for a purpose

🕔15:09, 19.Jan 2018

There is a painting class in a small room in the Community Living Essex County building that is different from many other similar classes. Artist Brianne Taggart is donating all the money from the classes to people with disabilities in

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Amherstburg Admirals fall after 7 straight wins

Amherstburg Admirals fall after 7 straight wins

🕔06:43, 13.Jan 2018

By Angelica Haggert Fans of the Amherstburg Admirals were not nearly as happy on the weekend as they were before the new year. After finishing the 2017 calendar year with seven straight wins, the Admirals lost Sunday night 5-0 to

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Volunteers working to clothe homeless during the coldest days of winter

Volunteers working to clothe homeless during the coldest days of winter

🕔13:51, 8.Jan 2018

By Kati Panasiuk A group of Windsor women are coming together to help the homeless in the coldest days of winter. Filling up an SUV with as many hats, mittens, scarfs, coats and socks donated from people around Windsor and

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Point Pelee closing for two weeks for deer cull

Point Pelee closing for two weeks for deer cull

🕔10:56, 8.Jan 2018

By Jiaqian Ren Point Pelee National Park is closing for the next two weeks. From Jan. 12 to Jan. 26, staff from Parks Canada and Caldwell First Nation will be performing a cull to reduce the number of white-tailed deer

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Community services in Windsor crossing borders to help

Community services in Windsor crossing borders to help

🕔15:28, 5.Jan 2018

There are lots of community service organizations in Windsor, and some are helping people not only in Windsor but also beyond the borders. The Rotary Club of Windsor began exactly 100 years ago in 1918 and it has been stretching

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What is with all the empty storefronts in Essex?

What is with all the empty storefronts in Essex?

🕔13:28, 20.Oct 2017

By Miranda Monahan The town of Essex used to have many thriving businesses. Now, it seems things have changed. When walking or driving through downtown Essex, it is not uncommon to see empty storefronts. Some of these buildings are boarded

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Short Film Contest offers $5000 in Cash Prizes

Short Film Contest offers $5000 in Cash Prizes

🕔14:44, 3.Mar 2017

By Amos Johnson Young Canadian filmmakers will be showcasing their talents for a short film contest hosted by the Film Camp for Kids & Youth. The contest is for National Youth Arts Week from May 1-7 with a theme celebrating

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Awareness in the Windsor-Essex and LGBTQ community

Awareness in the Windsor-Essex and LGBTQ community

🕔10:59, 2.Dec 2016

By Cyrus Chase People of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer community are feeling more accepted today. The Windsor Essex Pride Community office was established in the fall of 2008. Things started off rough because at the time homophobia

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No-Shave November

No-Shave November

🕔12:57, 25.Nov 2016

By Noah Gecelovsky   This November, men are joining the fight against cancer and men’s mental health by growing out their facial hair and giving donations to the Movember Foundation and local cancer centres. Movember started in Melbourne, Australia in

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‘Can you keep a secret?’ Mystery brings new life to theatre arts

‘Can you keep a secret?’ Mystery brings new life to theatre arts

🕔11:20, 11.Mar 2016

Windsorites have been let in on a secret: a different way to enjoy musical theatre. Known as the Confidential Musical Theatre Project, 27 local actors were brought to the Water’s Edge Event Centre March 5 to present Stephen Sondheim’s Follies.

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Animals in extreme weather

Animals in extreme weather

🕔14:08, 31.Jan 2014

By Mandy Matthews Whether they’re from the barnyard or the backyard, animals have been suffering through the extreme weather of January 2014. In January, new record low temperatures put Windsor’s 72-year-old record into a deep freeze when Environment Canada reported

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Windsor faces issues with U.S. shutdown

Windsor faces issues with U.S. shutdown

🕔13:22, 4.Oct 2013

By Richard Riosa Local business and tourism experts foresee a potentially negative impact on the Windsor-Detroit border due to the U.S. government shutdown. The United States government announced a temporary shutdown Oct. 1. It was caused by a dispute over

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Locals honour military at fundraising event

Locals honour military at fundraising event

🕔20:58, 29.May 2013

By Hailey Trealout The Essex and Community Historical Research Society held a fundraiser March 23 to keep their doors open in order to educate the public on its local history. The ECHRS is an organization that began in 2007 and

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