Student Advocate Says Windsor Can Be Unsafe, Teaches Self-Defence Classes at UWindsor

Student Advocate Says Windsor Can Be Unsafe, Teaches Self-Defence Classes at UWindsor

“This is a man’s world,” sang James Brown in 1966, and according to the report, The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2016, Windsor is a man’s city too. The report was done by Kate McInturff and released in October with the Canadian Research Institute for...

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Is the city of Windsor doing enough to help immigrant women?

Is the city of Windsor doing enough to help immigrant women?

In a total of 25 cities in Canada, the city of Windsor was ranked at the bottom, naming it the worst city to be a woman. The report, The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2016, was released in October by Kate mcInturff, with the Canadian...

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Lasalle Hangout for Youth receives $2,230 at Windsor Soup

Lasalle Hangout for Youth receives $2,230 at Windsor Soup

Windsor Soup is a micro-funding dinner that started two years ago and ever since they have been helping many organizations and projects continue their passion in creating a social change within the Windsor-Essex region. Every last Sunday of the month, Windsor Soup invites the Windsor community to the Walkerville Brewery...

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UWindsor students gear up to ‘fight the fees’

UWindsor students gear up to ‘fight the fees’

Post-secondary education may look very different for students in the future. Students across Ontario are fighting to reduce and eliminate tuition fees. Fight the Fees is a new flagship campaign by the Canadian Federation of Students. It will take place in universities across Canada on November 2. University of Windsor students will...

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Car cash causes $5000 worth of damage to school property

Car cash causes $5000 worth of damage to school property

Patrol officers were dispatched to a car accident at the back of Vincent Massey Secondary School located at 1800 Liberty St. on Sunday, shortly after 3:30 a.m. A 20 year-old male had the need for speed as he circled the school track. He lost control at the south end of...

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Rape culture front and centre at conference

Rape culture front and centre at conference

Monica Samuels, founder and program director of the nonprofit organization Black Women in Motion (BWIM), had a desire to prevent and raise awareness around rape and sexual assault; so she thought, “This means WAAR”. This Means WAAR is an annual 2-day conference that happens in Toronto. WAAR stands for Weekend...

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Male Suspect Apprehended for Dealing Cocaine in East Windsor

Male Suspect Apprehended for Dealing Cocaine in East Windsor

On Thursday, September 15, 2016, officers from the Windsor Police Drugs and Guns Unit (DIGS) located a 39 year-old male suspect in east Windsor for allegedly dealing cocaine. He was apprehended by Emergency Service Unit. The suspect was found standing beside his vehicle in a parking lot late afternoon. Officers...

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UWindsor Students See the Beauty in Diversity

UWindsor Students See the Beauty in Diversity

The CAW Student Centre was bright and colourful today with the many waving flags from various nations held by the University of Windsor students. It was for the Celebration of Nations event sponsored by the University of Windsor, University of Windsor Student Alliance (UWSA), and many other organizations. Performances started from...

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Pushers Collective Starts Project Push for Youth of Windsor

Pushers Collective Starts Project Push for Youth of Windsor

Pushers Collective located at 487 Ouellette Ave. is starting a new program in March called Project Push. The program will be for youth between the ages of 16 to 24 and will offer three free workshops which are Barbering 101, Urban Journalism and Music Artist Development.

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Residents Were Voted to Move from Home Near Airport

Residents Were Voted to Move from Home Near Airport

Rosemary Tako, and Edward & Dorothy Janisse are the final two homeowners whom are restricting the city from expanding Windsor’s Airport. The item covered Monday evening at the city council meeting surrounded the final decision of whether or not the city is going to expropriate the homeowners from their properties....

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