Health File

The entrance to the Emergency Reception at the Ouellette Campus of WIndsor Regional Hospital is seen in a file photo from 15 September 2016.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

The Growing Infection Fighting Market

(WINDSOR, ON) – A new study says controlling the spread of infections to both patients and visitors in hospitals, could become a $258.3 billion global…


Free swimming was provided to Westside Reunion attendees courtesy of CUPE 82. Contributed image.

Essex Offering Free Programming

(ESSEX, ON) – Essex Council is recognizing the value and benefits of quality recreation and parks by proclaiming June as Recreation and Parks Month in…


Smoking prohibited signs are appearing at City of Windsor park entrances as seen in this file photo from 16 May 2017.Photo by Robert Tuomi.

Health Unit Warns About Public Smoking

(WINDSOR, ON) – The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is sending out a message on Facebook to remind citizens about Windsor’s By-Law 113-2006 amendments. The changes…


The Victorian Order of Nurses in Windsor and Essex County promotes a series of events during the month of October 2016. The VON Meals on Wheels / Windsor Fire and Rescue event was held 5 October 2016, and kicked off Community Support Month.Photo courtesy of Mike Kovaliv, SnapD Windsor/VON.

Celebrating 90 Years Of Caring

(WINDSOR, ON) – VON Windsor-Essex has announced the celebration of VON Week 2017 from May 14 to 20. This year’s theme is Together in Care:…


An RCMP Marine Patrol Unit travels along the Detroit River on 3 May 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Boating Season Brings Caution From RCMP

(WINDSOR, ON) – In advance of the Victoria Day long weekend, which typically marks the beginning of boating season, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are…


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Oil Change Aids MS Society

(WINDSOR, ON) – With Canada having the highest number of people afflicted with multiple sclerosis in the world, oil change company Mr Lube, as part…


Three people were arrested and a quantity of marijuana, cocaine, and meth were seized by Chatham-Kent police after a high-risk take down on 8 February 2017.Photo courtesy of Renee Cowell/Chatham-Kent Police Service.

LiUNA Adds Medicinal Cannabis To Benefits Plan

(WINDSOR, ON) – LiUNA local 625, the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent Labourers’ International Union of North America, has announced that select, naturally grown, pharma-grade medicinal cannabis…


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H’om Wellness Schedules Yin Session

(WINDSOR, ON) – H’om Wellness Centre, Windsor’s newest Yoga, Pilates, and Barre studio, in the Capitol Theatre downtown, has scheduled a Yin with Dan Bezaire…


Native marchers were joined by people from all walks of life. Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Kid’s Walk Set For Sunday

(WINDOSR, ON) – Windsor will again participate in the Kids Help Phone’s Walk So Kids Can Talk this Sunday, starting at 9:00am at Derwent Park,…


The message board for the Ouellette Campus of Windsor Regional Hospital is seen on 2 May 2016.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Ontario Hospital Funding Deficient

(WINDSOR, ON) – The Canadian Union of Public Employees plans to let the Ontario government know about being discontent with the announced increase in hospital…