Health File



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

Windsor To Host Melanoma Walk

(WINDSOR, ON) – Windsor is one of many Canadian cities to locally host the Melanoma Network of Canada’s sixth annual 5km Strides for Melanoma walk….


The Thames River.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Blue-Green Algae Found In Thames River

(CHATHAM, ON) – Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority staff noted a discolouration in the Thames River on August 28 and contacted the Ministry of the…


In August 2017, the Ministry of Tourism designated the Waterfront Trail in Chatham-Kent as a Trail of Distinction.Photo courtesy of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.

Province Honours Chatham Waterfront Trail

(CHATHAM, ON) – The Great Lakes Waterfront Trail, used by thousands of bicyclists each year, has been named an Ontario Trail of Distinction by the…


John Thompson, seen on 19 August 2017, works with the athletic program known as Sport 4 All. The Trillium Grant-funded program is designed to remove participation barriers to activity and fitness.Photo by Robert Tuomi.

Funding Leads to More Downtown Sports

(WINDSOR, ON) – After being awarded a Trillium Grant, the two month old Sport 4 All is getting people active in four city neighbourhoods. The…



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ONE Condom Design Winners Announced

(WINDSOR, ON) – To celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary, ONE Condoms asked Canadians to design a condom wrapper for Canada. After the ONE Canada Design Contest…


The sun over Olde Sandwich Towne.Photo by John Skinner.

Protect Yourself When Viewing The Eclipse

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Millions of Americans will watch the August 21 solar eclipse and have either purchased or will purchase eclipse glasses or handheld solar…


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Calling All Citizen Scientists

(WINDSOR, ON) – Researchers from the University of Windsor are seeking citizen scientists to fan out across Essex County and collect water samples for use…