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Red tape: opening a small business in Windsor has lengthy delays

Red tape: opening a small business in Windsor has lengthy delays

🕔19:58, 23.Jan 2018

By Angelica Haggert “It seems particular to Windsor,” says Brent McBride as his phone rings. He checks the display, and then the time. It’s not yet business hours, so he silences the phone.  “Very particular to Windsor.”  McBride is talking

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First confirmed influenza death in Windsor and Essex County

First confirmed influenza death in Windsor and Essex County

🕔10:33, 8.Jan 2018

By Millar Hill Flu season is upon us and the local health unit is already reporting its first flu-related fatality of 2018. “The province is in the midst of a very challenging flu season,” says Dr. Wajid Ahmed, acting medical

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Spreading holiday joy for Windsor seniors

Spreading holiday joy for Windsor seniors

🕔13:14, 11.Dec 2017

By Angelica Haggert A self-proclaimed “ribbon master” gleefully made elegant bows. One participant added socks, gloves and a scarf to a basket while another cut cellophane to wrap around it. Another participant’s job was to move the completed baskets from

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Humane Society extending services to Amherstburg

Humane Society extending services to Amherstburg

🕔11:33, 4.Dec 2017

By Alyssa Horrobin The Windsor-Essex Humane Society is extending animal control and pound service for dogs to Amherstburg. The Town of Amherstburg put out a bid for the service and Humane Society reps felt they could fill the need. The

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Surplus in Windsor school boards

Surplus in Windsor school boards

🕔12:33, 1.Dec 2017

By Maryam Farag The finances of two local school boards are in good shape. The Greater-Essex County District School Board closed its books for the 2016-17 school year Tuesday night with a $6.1 million budget surplus. That surplus was helped

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Small Biz Expo has record-breaking numbers

Small Biz Expo has record-breaking numbers

🕔14:09, 20.Oct 2017

By Sreedha Varanasi   Small Business Month is here and Windsor’s entrepreneurs celebrated at this year’s Small Biz Expo 2017. The expo had a record-breaking number of vendors this year with 75 small businesses participating. The Small Business Centre’s Executive

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While national scouting shrinks, Windsor-Essex grows strong

While national scouting shrinks, Windsor-Essex grows strong

🕔13:30, 20.Oct 2017

By Ryan Percy Despite the drought nationwide of new youth into Scouts Canada, the Windsor-Essex area is doing well. Fears of the Scout Shop closing are creating fears about the future of scouting, even though the area saw a three

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Time to pick-your-own apples

Time to pick-your-own apples

🕔13:16, 22.Sep 2017

By Kylie Turner Apple farmers in Windsor-Essex are ready for the season and Wagner Orchards expects to see close to 30,000 guests from September to October. For most orchards in Lakeshore, Leamington and Kingsville, apple harvest began Labour Day weekend.

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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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New craft distillery set to open its doors to the public

New craft distillery set to open its doors to the public

🕔10:13, 26.May 2016

Wolfhead Distillery to be the first craft spirits producer in Essex County For the first time since prohibition, Windsor-Essex County will be home to a craft distillery.

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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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