City of Windsor

On 29 July 2017, Retail storefronts at the downtown Pelissier Street parking garage had plywood installed after vandals broke windows to gain entry to the vacated facilities.Photo by Robert Tuomi.

Pelissier Dead Zone Becomes Problematic

(WINDSOR, ON) – Critics of the city’s plan to convert retail spaces on the ground floor of the city-owned Pelissier Street parking garage warned of…


Drew Dilkens attempts to get a grasp on the role of a municipal auditor general during a 3 1/2 hour debate at a special meeting of council.Photo by John Skinner.

Councilors At Odds With Dilkens

(WINDSOR, ON) – The premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, visited the area last Friday to meet with City Council. Though the meeting was scheduled as…



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Windsor Closed Over Holiday Weekend

(WINDSOR, ON) – As part of Canada Day celebrations, some city offices and services will be curtailed. This includes all municipal offices on Monday, July…


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Feds, Province Fund Windsor Construction

(WINDSOR, ON) – A total of 13 new projects in Windsor have been approved under the federal and provincial governments’ Canada-Ontario Clean Water and Wastewater…


The City Cyclery in Walkerville is seen in this file photo from 5 June 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Group Opposed To Windsor’s Zig-Zaging

(WINDSOR, ON) – Windsor cyclists are aghast at a plan by Windsor to remove part of east-end Wyandotte Street from a proposed on-street designated bicycle…


The offices of EnWin and the Windsor Utilities Commission on Ouellette Avenue in Windsor are seen in this file photo from 27 January 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

EnWin Avoiding OEB Compliance

(WINDSOR, ON) – EnWin, the local electrical distribution company owned by the City of Windsor, has yet to follow directions from the Ontario Energy Board…


It is not uncommon to find bulk garbage items abandoned at the curb in Windsor. City Council discontinued the pick-up when they contracted out the garbage collection service.Photo by Robert Tuomi.

No Big Item Pick-Up Yet

(WINDSOR, ON) – In January, Windsor Council voted to initiate a curbside pick-up of bulky items. There will be a cost of $20 for the…


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 former Palace Theatre, and now the home of the Windsor Star, is seen in this file photo from 27 April 2017.Photo by John Skinner.

Customer Service Levels Dropping

(WINDSOR, ON) – Less appears to be the new normal in Windsor with a number of organizations reducing their services. Often this mean reduced hours….