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Willistead Manor is sparkling

Willistead Manor is sparkling

🕔18:50, 12.Dec 2017

by Dawn Gray Crowds of all ages are filling the hallways of Willistead Manor to see the unique mansion adorned in holiday trimming. The annual Willistead Manor Holiday Tours take place every Sunday in December in Olde Walkerville. During this

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2022 Can-Am Police-Fire Games in Windsor

2022 Can-Am Police-Fire Games in Windsor

🕔18:39, 12.Dec 2017

By Elle Remington Windsor has been awarded the 2022 Can-Am Police-Fire Games. The city will spend $580,000 to host the Games but the income generated by tourists visiting Windsor could be between $5 and $10 million. “We’re thrilled to be

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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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Parking meters upgraded in Windsor

Parking meters upgraded in Windsor

🕔14:48, 8.Dec 2017

The City of Windsor is introducing a Pay for Parking app for both street meters and city-run surface lots. Users can download the app through their smart phone and pay for parking by clicking a button. Signs on the meters

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Local online bakeshop aims to fill the gluten-free gap in Windsor

Local online bakeshop aims to fill the gluten-free gap in Windsor

🕔12:46, 8.Dec 2017

By Donna Ntumba After discovering she was gluten intolerant, Kaylee Lett says she has had difficulty finding options for homemade gluten-free products. That is when she and her mother, Sue Taranto, began baking from their home kitchen in LaSalle and

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Authentic Italian cuisine featured at new east-end bistro

Authentic Italian cuisine featured at new east-end bistro

🕔12:06, 8.Dec 2017

By Loren Mastracci When Ivana Perfetto tells people she just moved to Windsor from Rome, she says the reaction is always the same: astonishment. The 55-year-old Windsor native returned to her hometown with her family to fulfill her dream of

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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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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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BookFest takes on new opportunities by bringing in new local authors

BookFest takes on new opportunities by bringing in new local authors

🕔14:02, 20.Oct 2017

By Travis Conant Windsor’s 16th annual BookFest is bringing new opportunities to local authors. BookFest is a way to celebrate the work of Canadian authors’ in all forms of writing, whether it is poetry, non-fiction, horror or romance. “This BookFest

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Impact Star Wars has had on local comic book stores

Impact Star Wars has had on local comic book stores

🕔13:59, 20.Oct 2017

By Jordan Ferris Since the revitalization of the Star Wars movie saga in 2015, local comic book store owners have seen a trend increase in Star Wars related business. With Star Wars comics being released more consistently since Marvel acquired

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Ste. Anne’s steeple to rise next month

Ste. Anne’s steeple to rise next month

🕔13:34, 20.Oct 2017

By Joyce St. Antoine Ste. Anne’s Parish in Tecumseh will finally get their steeple up. On Nov. 6, 2017 the steeple will be lifted after ten years on the ground. According to Father Eugene Roy, in restoring the Church, the

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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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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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Monarch counting

Monarch counting

🕔12:26, 20.Oct 2017

By Alyssa Leonard Monarch butterflies have had an easier migration year compared to 2016. The monarch migration across North America is a unique phenomenon that has been happening for centuries. Seen twice a year at Point Pelee National Park, the

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All eyes on entrepreneurship

All eyes on entrepreneurship

🕔12:24, 13.Oct 2017

By Ryan Jones Entrepreneurs are becoming the key curators of jobs in the city of Windsor. Windsor’s unemployment rate was sitting at 5.6 per cent in September 2016. According to Statistics Canada, this has climbed to 5.8 per cent since

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A unique natural phenomena

A unique natural phenomena

🕔12:08, 13.Oct 2017

By Alyssa Leonard A few weeks each spring and fall, people come from all over the world to see the monarch butterfly pass through Point Pelee National Park during its annual migration. The monarch migration across North America is a

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Put your money where your heart is

Put your money where your heart is

🕔13:31, 6.Oct 2017

By Ryan Jones A local business owner is  inspiring other entrepreneurs in the city of Windsor with her passion and dedication. It all started seven years ago in October of 2010. Blab Media was originally a partnership for five years

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Local film contest for youth features $5k in cash prizes

Local film contest for youth features $5k in cash prizes

🕔13:08, 6.Oct 2017

By: Chelsea Humphreys Thousands of dollars are up for grabs as the Windsor Centre for Film, Digital Media & the Creative Arts partners with The Film Camp for Kids and Youth to hold a contest for youth in the tri-county

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Board the bike bus

Board the bike bus

🕔12:59, 6.Oct 2017

By Alyssa Leonard   Bicycle enthusiasts in Windsor will have a new opportunity to ride on the many trails around Essex County. A pilot project, known as WEBikeBus or Windsor Essex Bike Bus, will launch later this month, where residents

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