Robert Tuomi


Dilkens-Sleiman

Sleiman Frustrated With Residents

It must be nothing less than frustrating for some city councilors who find residents are just not getting “on the…


Workers hurriedly prepare for the FINA short course competition in Windsor, on 2 December 2016.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Brewer Bummed About FINA Coverage

Apparently Karl Pilkington does not agree with Irek Kusmiercyzk over the city spending millions on last year’s FINA short course…



Windsor City Hall

Locked Up City

While it should it be no surprise that a city run by a less than democratic council would prefer operating…



Rino Bortolin is seen in this file photo from 6 October 2014.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

No Answers To Save Downtown

Although he probably didn’t notice, the city’s Ward Three councilor has delivered an appropriate indictment to the authors of the…


The new facade of the TD Bank building, at Ouellette Avenue and Pitt Street in Windsor's downtown, is seen on 24 September 2017.Photo by Robert Tuomi.

Windsor Downtown CIP Lacks Vision

Windsor Council has a new Downtown Enhancement Strategy and Community Improvement Plan. Although it took over two years to produce,…


A special drainage system has been incorporated into the design of the Herb Gray Parkway to avoid flooding during heavy rains. This system features five pumping stations, designed to handle the full brunt of the most severe storm that can be expected over a 100-year period. The pumping stations contain 24 large KSB KRT submersible pumps with motor sizes ranging from 200 to 500 hp, as well as six smaller units.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Curious Flood Letter

On September 28, city resident Brian Hill made an unqualified, undocumented comment in a letter to the Windsor Star’s editor….


Via Italia Erie Street Windsor

How And How Not To Attract Visitors

Eight of the region’s BIAs are spending a collective $70,000 to attract Detroiters and Michiganders to their business areas. The…