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Windsor homelessness at crisis level

Windsor homelessness at crisis level

🕔11:54, 8.Dec 2017

By: Noah Gecelovsky   Homelessness in Windsor is a rising problem that continues to go overlooked by many across the province.  The most recent example of neglect in dealing with the homeless situation comes from the provincial government denying Windsor’s application for the $200 million fund created to combat homelessness across Ontario.  According

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Warm Up Windsor takes away chill for the homeless

Warm Up Windsor takes away chill for the homeless

🕔12:30, 4.Dec 2017

Volunteers tied bundles of warmth to trees and poles in downtown Windsor. On Dec. 3, between War Memorial Square and All Saints Anglican Church, scarves, gloves and hats were bundled and left out for those in need at the first

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Video series exposes Windsor’s youth homelessness

Video series exposes Windsor’s youth homelessness

🕔12:29, 4.Dec 2017

“There was, quite literally, nowhere for people to go.” You can’t mistake the passion of Tamara Kowalska, who founded the Windsor Youth Centre six years ago after seeing at-risk youth slipping through the cracks. Now, Kowalska has created a 13-part

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“The cupboards are bare”

“The cupboards are bare”

🕔12:00, 6.Oct 2017

by Noah Gecelovsky Windsor West MPP, Lisa Gretzky, is taking a stand for Windsor in Queen’s Park after the Liberal-run provincial government announced 21 communities would receive portions of a $200 million fund to combat homelessness — leaving the city out in the cold.  Gretzky was outraged that, with Windsor’s homelessness problem reaching crisis levels, the border city

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Tie One On for the winter season

Tie One On for the winter season

🕔09:17, 11.Nov 2016

St.Clair College staff and students are gearing up for the winter season by wrapping the community up in coats. The second annual Tie One On campaign is helping the homeless by tying scarves and coats to trees throughout the Windsor-Essex

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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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