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Gearing Up To Raise Taxes »

By Robert Tuomi (WINDSOR, ON) – It is interesting to see what happens when former residents move back to the high tax zone of Windsor. They are largely surprised that…

2 Mar 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Pushing For Rare Leadership »

By Greg Heil (WINDSOR, ON) – Those of you who follow my commentary know that I have been no friend to Matty Moroun. In fact, I trust the man about…

27 Feb 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Tax Payers Have Deep Pockets »

By Robert Tuomi (WINDSOR, ON) – Right now, a certain Sandra Pupatello, a part-timer at the region’s economic development outfit, is scouring the office’s files to determine how many jobs…

27 Feb 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sidewalks The Domain Of The City »

By Robert Tuomi (WINDSOR, ON) – Some in the once rosy city remember all the talk of how representatives of Ontario municipalities were flocking to the city after the former…

26 Feb 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Too Easy To Do Nothing »

By Robert Tuomi (WINDSOR, ON) – Windsor has a superior opportunity to distinguish itself to tourists, but it won’t happen in a town where leaders love to fly around the…

25 Feb 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Watson Response To Kaake Murder Charges »

(ESSEX, ON) – Dear Jeff Durham, Thank your for your recent open letter. First, let me express my deepest condolences to you – and also to the family and friends…

25 Feb 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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’71 Two Reviews: Ian Shalapata »

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By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – The film ‘71 takes us back to The Troubles in Northern Ireland and the…

2 Mar 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

’71 Two Reviews: Robert Stephen »

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By Robert K. Stephen (TORONTO, ON) – I have been a civilian veteran of Belfast. I’ve witnessed a man being…

2 Mar 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Artist Co-op Celebrating Anniversary »

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(WINDSOR, ON) – The Walkerville Artists’ Co-op in Old Walkerville is turning one. Celebrate the first year of operation and…

2 Mar 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Cooke Nominated To Head EQAO »

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By Gary Wheeler (TORONTO, ON) – The Government of Ontario has nominated for appointment Dave Cooke as the new chair…

27 Feb 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

The Penniless Pensioner: Clipping Wine Coupons »

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By Robert K Stephen (CSW) (TORONTO, ON) – I am not quite a fossil yet, but I recall lining up…

26 Feb 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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Hospital Stay Doesn’t Side-Line Ottawa Mayor »

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(OTTAWA, ON) – Ottawa mayor, Jim Watson, suffered a pelvic fracture while taking part in a community snowmobiling event in Osgoode Sunday afternoon. He was treated at the Queensway Carleton Hospital and later released. Watson is very grateful for the excellent care he received during…

2 Mar 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Nemtsov Shot And Killed In Moscow »

By Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada (OTTAWA, ON) – I was shocked and saddened to learn of the murder in Moscow of leading Russian opposition figure, and former Deputy Prime Minister, Boris Nemtsov. Mr. Nemtsov will be remembered as a fearless advocate of democracy,…

2 Mar 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Canine Tracks Suspect From Residence »

By Lisa Narancsik (PRINCETON, ON) – Police responded to a break, enter, and theft on Elgin Street West, in Princeton, on February 26, at approximately 12:30 pm. The OPP canine unit responded and was able to track and locate the suspect. As a result of…

2 Mar 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Baptist Pastor Charged With Sexual Assault »

By Meaghan Gray (TORONTO, ON) – The Toronto Police Service is alerting the public to a sexual assault investigation. It is alleged that a pastor, Wayne Marlon Jones, 53 of Ajax, at the United Spiritual Baptist Church, at 787 Midland Avenue, offered spiritual guidance to…

2 Mar 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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Small Business Confidence Cools »

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By Ted Mallett (TORONTO, ON) – Small business optimism chilled noticeably in February. CFIB’s Business Barometer® Index dropped more than four points to 59.1—the lowest…

26 Feb 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Héroux-Devtek Opens Cambridge Plant »

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By Brigitte Marleau (TORONTO, ON) – Héroux-Devtek is growing its aerospace landing gear business with a new manufacturing facility in Cambridge that will create 40…

26 Feb 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

CN, UNIFOR Reach Negotiated Settlement »

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(MONTREAL, QC) – CN announced yesterday that it has negotiated a tentative labour agreement with Unifor. As a result, CN has withdrawn its lockout notice…

24 Feb 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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’71 Two Reviews: Ian Shalapata

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – The film ‘71 takes us back to The Troubles in Northern Ireland and the somewhat blurred lines between factions that may not have been apparent to many. In most cases,…

2 Mar 2015 / Read More »
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Do You Trust Your Wine Reviewer?

By Robert K. Stephen (CSW) (WINDSOR, ON) – Do you think a wine writer lives in a social vacuum? The writer somehow gets a bottle of wine and samples it, telling readers whether it’s good or…

18 Feb 2015 / Read More »
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Windsor Athletes Honoured Prior To Express Tipoff

By Matt Dumouchelle (WINDSOR, ON) – It’s Black History Month and the Windsor Express are honouring three members of the Northstar Cultural Community Centre prior to their 2:00 pm game on Sunday, February 22, against the…

20 Feb 2015 / Read More »
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Small Business Confidence Cools

By Ted Mallett (TORONTO, ON) – Small business optimism chilled noticeably in February. CFIB’s Business Barometer® Index dropped more than four points to 59.1—the lowest level we’ve seen since mid-2009. Weak energy prices continued to deflate…

26 Feb 2015 / Read More »
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Gearing Up To Raise Taxes

By Robert Tuomi (WINDSOR, ON) – It is interesting to see what happens when former residents move back to the high tax zone of Windsor. They are largely surprised that the city common sense forgot hoses…

2 Mar 2015 / Read More »
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Wallaceburg Man Arrested For Dangerous Driving

By Renee Cowell (CHATHAM-KENT, ON) – The Chatham-Kent Police have arrested a man following a collision in Wallaceburg last month. On February 6 around 7:30 pm, police responded to a collision on Base Line Road. Through…

2 Mar 2015 / Read More »
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Hospital Stay Doesn’t Side-Line Ottawa Mayor

(OTTAWA, ON) – Ottawa mayor, Jim Watson, suffered a pelvic fracture while taking part in a community snowmobiling event in Osgoode Sunday afternoon. He was treated at the Queensway Carleton Hospital and later released. Watson is…

2 Mar 2015 / Read More »
Direct Fire with Ian Shalapata Windsor City Hall

Rules Are For Suckers

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – it is hard to believe the stubbornness of Windsor’s City Clerk and the Manager of Communications and Customer Service. In first few years of The Square’s existence, I would routinely…

12 Feb 2015 / Read More »

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