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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

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 unique phenomenon that

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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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VegFest returns to Windsor

VegFest returns to Windsor

🕔12:44, 6.Oct 2017

By Kylie Turner The second VegFest in Windsor attracted hundreds of people interested in learning about the ethics of the food they eat. The event was held at the WFCU Centre from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event’s agenda

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Enrolment at St. Clair College reaches 10,000

Enrolment at St. Clair College reaches 10,000

🕔12:04, 6.Oct 2017

by Maryam Fang St. Clair College has broken the 10,000 student ceiling in enrolment this year. The College announced it had enrolled 10,539 students by the end of the first week of the new academic year. This represents a 12

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WSO String Orchestra hands baton to audience

WSO String Orchestra hands baton to audience

🕔12:43, 29.Sep 2017

By Zander Kelly Audience members were allowed to conduct the Windsor Symphony Orchestra’s string band regardless of prior skill. The WSO’s Conduct Us event, held at the University of Windsor on Thursday, allowed any passersby to take up the baton

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Windsor symphony orchestra gears up for new season

Windsor symphony orchestra gears up for new season

🕔09:37, 29.Sep 2017

  By Zander Kelly Symphony music fans in Windsor have a lot to look forward to as the Windsor Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 70th year with a grand list of concerts, including The Music of Star Wars. “It’s a season

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Last Missing Piece

Last Missing Piece

🕔13:33, 22.Sep 2017

By Alyssa Leonard Windsor’s mayor hopes to acquire what he considers the last missing piece of the Ojibway Prairie Complex — this pleased many of the 25 residents who took part in Mayor Drew Dilkens’ Ward 1 walk at the

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Thousands flock downtown for Open Streets

Thousands flock downtown for Open Streets

🕔13:04, 22.Sep 2017

  By Kacie Cooper As summer draws to a close, Windsorites were enjoying one of the last hot and sunny days this season will have to offer. People came on foot, bicycle, skateboard and even rollerblades at the Open Streets

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Beyond the colosseum

Beyond the colosseum

🕔01:57, 16.Jul 2017

    The DWBIA and Windsor ComiCon are looking for businesses in the downtown area to host off-site activities to expand from a single location. This year’s ComiCon will take place Aug. 12-13 at Caesars Windsor. Partnering with the DWBIA, Windsor ComiCon will send out request for proposals from downtown businesses to host additional off-site activities. Jeremy

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Mayor: New tax increase stays below inflation rate

Mayor: New tax increase stays below inflation rate

🕔13:20, 27.Jan 2017

A home owner with a house worth $150,000 will see their property taxes go up about $45 this year after Windsor city council approved the 2017 budget at Monday night’s marathon council meeting. The meeting which lasted more than 11

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