Opinion Francis

Plotting Against Dilkens »

By Robert Tuomi Freddie Francis, the younger brother of failed former mayor Eddie Francis, has been given quite the media spotlight by the local public broadcaster. There he was in…

27 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Making Windsor Tax Payers Poorer »

By Robert Tuomi Apparently, it turns out the city has no shortage of money. This was revealed in a new plan by the city’s hapless mayor, Drew Dilkens. He knew…

26 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Hospital Diaries Part 3: Tax Payers Skinned »

By Ian Shalapata Showing that he is continually out of touch with Windsor residents, mayor Drew Dilkens thinks the plan for the new hospital is a positive for the region.…

26 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Windsor Sports Plan Destined To Fail »

By Robert Tuomi Apparently the road to sports tourism sustainability is long and arduous and does not involve flash-in-the-pan events. This became very evident in some thoughts assembled by Dr…

22 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Windsor Confirms Place In Expropriation Hall Of Shame »

By Elizabeth Brubaker, executive director of Environment Probe. The city of Windsor is infamous for expropriating private property for the benefit of private companies, be they housing developers, the operators…

19 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Detroit River Untapped »

By Robert Tuomi A book, launched April 2 at Windsor’s Chimczuk Museum, might be the key to opening up the global potential of the Detroit River. Windsor and Detroit could…

19 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Lifestyle

Performance Explores Indifference Toward Murdered Aboriginal Women »

Womens Feminist Theatre

(WINDSOR, ON) – The Windsor Feminist Theatre is presenting Big Green Sky, a new play which delves into one of…

28 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Homeless, Not Hopeless Fundraiser »

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(WINDSOR, ON) – Homelessness can be eliminated. That is the message a local journalist/author is bringing to the forefront in…

27 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Working With Environment High School Art Show »

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(WINDSOR, ON) – The Arts Council Windsor and Region has announced its continued collaborative partnership with UNIFOR local 200, The…

26 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Prince Was Battling Epilepsy »

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By Jessica Faught The great musicologist Prince Roger Nelson died on April 21, and many are talking about why and…

25 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

ArtsNotes: Windsor Jewish Film Festival »

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By Jordan Worsell-Collins (WINDSOR, ON) – Check out this week’s ACWR ArtsNotes, your weekly guide to the arts in Windsor…

22 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

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Benzene Leak Forces Residents To Shelter In Place »

Industrial-Sarnia

By Ian Shalapata (CORUNNA, ON) – A chemical scare cause the closing of the St Clair Parkway and the recommendation that residents remain indoors, last night around 6:00pm. The Chemical Valley Emergency Coordinating Organization activated safety sirens to alert of a potential emergency while the…

28 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Teen Involved In Industrial Accident »

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By Ian Shalapata (BLENHEIM, ON) – Just two days before a Windsor ceremony to honour those who have been killed or injured in the workplace, emergency crews were called to Cross Country Manufacturing, on Solvay Drive in Blenheim, for an industrial accident. A worker, 19,…

27 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Exodus Escape To Open In Windsor »

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(WINDSOR, ON) – Exodus Escape Rooms has announced the opening of a second Ontario location, located at Howard Avenue and Shepherd Street, in Windsor. “I am so excited to be opening our second escape room location in Windsor”, said owner Chris Costello. “We opened our…

26 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Caesars Offers E-Waste Drop Site »

Photo by Ian Shalapata.

(WINDSOR, ON) – To celebrate Earth Month, Caesars Windsor, in cooperation with Recycling Makes Cents, is offering a free E-Waste Collection public drop-off site. The public is invited to drop their unwanted electronics, big or small, in the gated parking lot located at 250 Windsor…

22 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Essex County News

Fatal Collision On Highway 3 »

Essex-Windsor Ambulance EMS

By Ian Shalapata (ESSEX, ON) – Yesterday afternoon around 2:30pm, the OPP was called along with Essex Fire and Rescue and Essex-Windsor EMS to a…

28 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Daytime Robbery In Tecumseh »

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By Ian Shalapata (TECUMSEH, ON) – Police are asking for the public’s assistance after a home in the 12000 block of Riverside Drive was broken…

28 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Tip Leads To Recovery Of Stolen Boat »

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By Ian Shalapata (AMHERSTBURG, ON) – Over the course of the day on April 10, Amherstburg Police received a report that a boat had been…

27 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Windsor Dog Owner Facing Charges »

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By Ian Shalapata (TECUMSEH, ON) – An altercation between dogs at a Tecumseh dog park, on St Jacques Street, has resulted in the death of…

26 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Welcome To Canada »

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By Ian Shalapata (COMBER, ON) – On Saturday evening, the OPP was conducting RADAR enforcement when the officer was alerted to a fast moving vehicle…

25 Apr 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Windsor News Emergency crews responded to an overturned transport truck hauling scrap metal at the entrance to the Ambassador Bridge on 28 April 2016. Travellers and transports began using the Wyandotte Street West entrance to the bridge to by-pass the recovery effort.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Truck Drops Load At Ambassador Bridge: Photos

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – On a wet and slick mid-morning, a truck hauling scrap metal tipped, spilling its load onto the access road at the foot of the US-bound Ambassador Bridge. Traffic was soon…

28 Apr 2016 / Read More »
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Windsor Man Tracked At 64 Over

By Ian Shalapata (CHATHAM, ON) – A radar program was set up on Highway 401 near Charing Cross Road last night, when a vehicle was clocked at 164kph. Officers determined that the driver was supposed to…

28 Apr 2016 / Read More »
Lambton County News Industrial-Sarnia

Benzene Leak Forces Residents To Shelter In Place

By Ian Shalapata (CORUNNA, ON) – A chemical scare cause the closing of the St Clair Parkway and the recommendation that residents remain indoors, last night around 6:00pm. The Chemical Valley Emergency Coordinating Organization activated safety…

28 Apr 2016 / Read More »
Essex County News Essex-Windsor Ambulance EMS

Fatal Collision On Highway 3

By Ian Shalapata (ESSEX, ON) – Yesterday afternoon around 2:30pm, the OPP was called along with Essex Fire and Rescue and Essex-Windsor EMS to a five-vehicle collision on Highway 3, just east of Arner Townline. One…

28 Apr 2016 / Read More »
Review Magazine Womens Feminist Theatre

Performance Explores Indifference Toward Murdered Aboriginal Women

(WINDSOR, ON) – The Windsor Feminist Theatre is presenting Big Green Sky, a new play which delves into one of the greatest Canadian tragedies in recent years, the indifference towards murdered and missing Aboriginal women and…

28 Apr 2016 / Read More »
Business Industrial-Sarnia

Benzene Leak Forces Residents To Shelter In Place

By Ian Shalapata (CORUNNA, ON) – A chemical scare cause the closing of the St Clair Parkway and the recommendation that residents remain indoors, last night around 6:00pm. The Chemical Valley Emergency Coordinating Organization activated safety…

28 Apr 2016 / Read More »
Sports at the 2014 INDYCAR Belle Isle Grand Prix  in Detroit. Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Grand Prix Announces Windsor Partnership

(DETROIT, MI) – The City of Windsor and the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix have announced their renewed partnership for 2016, following a decision by City Council to gift the event with a $50,000 donation.…

15 Apr 2016 / Read More »
Opinion Francis

Plotting Against Dilkens

By Robert Tuomi Freddie Francis, the younger brother of failed former mayor Eddie Francis, has been given quite the media spotlight by the local public broadcaster. There he was in a CBC report on April 19,…

27 Apr 2016 / Read More »

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