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Many people seeking shelter at Windsor’s Downtown Mission during winter storm

Many people seeking shelter at Windsor’s Downtown Mission during winter storm

🕔10:36, 16.Feb 2018

By Prabhsimar Kaur The Downtown Mission of Windsor estimates 50 per cent more people showed up seeking shelter during the heavy snowfall last weekend. “We had more staff on hand to make sure we could accommodate more people than expected,”

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Windsor plowing through snow removal

Windsor plowing through snow removal

🕔14:00, 12.Feb 2018

By Shirley Feng On Feb. 11, the City of Windsor declared a snow emergency, forcing city crews to work around the clock to clear both main roads and residential streets. “We have worked lots of long hours and we’re used

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New insect found in Windsor

New insect found in Windsor

🕔13:04, 10.Feb 2018

By Sunnio Zeng After being attracted to a backyard floodlight, a new moth-like insect has been found in Windsor. And it turns out the backyard was owned by Tom Preney, the City of Windsor’s biodiversity co-ordinator. “It’s very small insect,

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Humane Society urges dog owners to take caution

Humane Society urges dog owners to take caution

🕔19:09, 9.Jan 2018

By Alyssa Horrobin If you get cold standing outside in the snow, your pet does too. That’s the message from the Windsor-Essex Humane Society, which is urging pet owners to be careful in winter. “If they are holding feet up,

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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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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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Free skates available for skating at Charles Clark Square

Free skates available for skating at Charles Clark Square

🕔13:52, 22.Dec 2017

Charles Clark Square is officially open to the public for free skating and All Saints Church is providing skates to those who need to borrow them – free of charge. People have been donating skates to the church for the past five years.  

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Bright Lights Windsor extends hours

Bright Lights Windsor extends hours

🕔18:54, 12.Dec 2017

By Simar Kaur Glowing reviews for Bright Lights Windsor has led to a change in operating hours. The $1.5 million light set up was a massive hit amongst Windsor area residents. Thousands of people have already visited Jackson Park to

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No complete winter season forecast: meteorologist

No complete winter season forecast: meteorologist

🕔14:04, 11.Dec 2017

One would like to think that with current technology we’d at least be able to forecast what the weather will look like a month in advance. That however, is not the case. Peter Kimbell, meteorologist with Environment Canada warns that

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Craft and Gift Show brings local community together

Craft and Gift Show brings local community together

🕔13:10, 11.Dec 2017

By Shirley Feng It was a cold and snowy Tuesday afternoon but the H.S. Hetherington Public School gym was warm, crowded and festive. The second annual Winter Craft and Gift Show attracted many vendors and patrons for the fundraiser. Before

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Winter preparations

Winter preparations

🕔10:31, 8.Dec 2017

By Alyssa Leonard Windsorites could be in for a snowy winter — if weather predictions are accurate. The Weather Network released the national outlook for the 2017-2018 winter forecast on Nov. 20. According to their predictions, southern Ontario can expect

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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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Coping with the cold

Coping with the cold

🕔12:29, 24.Jan 2014

by Jessica Curtis Health officials are warning the public that only a few minutes of exposure to the extreme cold weather could increase their chances of getting hypothermia or frostbite. Medical Officer of Health for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit,

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Troops learn winter survival

Troops learn winter survival

🕔12:57, 22.Feb 2013

Surviving in negative temperatures, cold winds and layers of snow with limited resources tested the Windsor Regiment’s physical and mental capabilities. From Feb. 16 to 17 the back forest at the Major F.A. Tilston, V.C. Armoury became home to 25

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Windsor Regiment participates in winter training

Windsor Regiment participates in winter training

🕔15:33, 25.Jan 2013

by Hailey Trealout The Windsor Regiment held an exercise at the F.A. Tilston V.C. Armoury Jan. 19 in preparation for the upcoming winter exercise in February. The exercise is organized every year to help refresh the troops on how to

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