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A Re-Think the Mega-Hospital lawn sign is seen in the shadow of the Ouellette Campus of Windsor Regional Hospital on 15 November 2016.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

A Rural Hospital For The Heart Of Windsor

By Doug Charles If the new hospital proposal included the equivalent of a Leamington-type hospital in the heart of Windsor’s downtown, I’d have few concerns;…


Construction takes place on the new city hall in Windsor in this 10 August 2016 file photo by Ian Shalapata.

What Could Have Been Windsor

By Greg Heil Re: the Windsor Star’s String of zero percent tax hikes likely over. As they raise your taxes, folks, imagine Windsor in an…


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Dilkens Gift Not From Windsor

By Tim Stewart (WINDSOR, ON) – Regarding the controversy over Drew Dilkens presenting a bottle of Canadian Club whiskey to US Olympic champion swimmer Michael…



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All In On The Scam?

By Doug Charles (WINDSOR, ON) – I have been struggling with the almost perfect way to summarize the issues relating to Ontario’s new hospitals. I…


Percy Hatfield.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

An Open Letter To Percy Hatfield

Dear Mr Hatfield, As a lifelong, died in the wool NDP’er, it saddens me to have to write this email, and have held off doing…


A Re-Think the Mega-Hospital lawn sign is seen in the shadow of the Ouellette Campus of Windsor Regional Hospital on 15 November 2016.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

We Are The Right People

By Doug Charles Pressed to desperately defend the proposed parking lot with attached hospital, David Musyj, a member of the mega-hospital site selection committee, expressed…


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

Mega-Hospital Location A Mega-Mistake

By James Coulter Since the hospital announced their plan, a group of ordinary citizens has campaigned and advocated for a hospital solution that will provide…


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Developing A Ghost Town

By Nestor Chyz Past history has shown us that, in the old west, ghost towns evolved after mines were closed. These reminders of failed enterprise…