Winter Has Come For Windsor

Winter Has Come For Windsor

Snowfall hit Windsor on Monday as predicted by Environment Canada in their special weather statement. The Alberta clipper brought the seasons first measurable snowfall, around 10 centimetres so far, with forecasts predicting over 30 centimetres in some parts of southern Ontario. Temperatures are predicted to hit minus eight by Thursday,...

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Windsor’s Forgotten Homeless

Windsor’s Forgotten Homeless

Windsor’s local shelters are at full capacity and Ontario Legislature has denied the city funding for low-income housing. $200 million was provided in provincial grants, seeing $90 million go to Toronto alone. Lisa Gretzky was unhappy with the decision, making a stand in parliament. “I stood up there and asked...

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Raising Awareness for Homelessness

Raising Awareness for Homelessness

Homelessness in Windsor will see no help from provincial legislature in fighting homelessness, so the local community is doing what it can to take care of its less fortunate. On Sept. 27 Ron Dunn, Executive Director of The Downtown Mission, spent 24 hours camped outside 875 Oullette to talk to...

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Lisa Gretzky Fights For the Homeless

Lisa Gretzky Fights For the Homeless

A new deal made by Ontario parliament for the Affordable Housing Act is issuing $200 million is leaving Windsor no piece of the cut. Lisa Gretzky, Windsor West NDP MPP, has openly questioned the government’s decision in allocating funds and says, “$200 million to most people seems like a lot,...

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Secret Passion For Dancing Becomes Career Path For Former Student

Secret Passion For Dancing Becomes Career Path For Former Student

Jeffery Woihrem, 21, decides to drop out of university to pursue a career in dancing. His passion for dancing started young, 17 years ago, and despite his family knowing that he had talent, he kept his real ability a secret from them with him saying, “It was like I was...

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Madelyn Della Valle; The History of Women in Windsor

Madelyn Della Valle; The History of Women in Windsor

Understanding the current plight of women in society requires a look at the history of women’s role in various cultures through history. As curator and a historian at the Windsor’s Community Museum, Madelyn Della Valle shares insight about her experiences and what she’s learnt about women in Windsor. Della Valle’s professional...

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Students voice their needs under new University of Windsor leadership

Students voice their needs under new University of Windsor leadership

University of Windsor president Dr. Alan Wildeman is stepping down from his position in June 2018. This action affects the students and their experience getting an education. Students who have heard the news share their thoughts about what new leadership will focus on improving. Nicole Mendes, fourth year English Literature...

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Fatal Car Crash on Central Avenue Overpass

Fatal Car Crash on Central Avenue Overpass

One man dies days after car crash on the Central Avenue overpass at E.C. Row Expressway West, due to injuries from being ejected from his vehicle, and another man is injured. The 76 year old who was ejected from his car was sent to a hospital with serious injuries on Feb 22....

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City Council Meets to Speak on Machette Road Closure

City Council Meets to Speak on Machette Road Closure

The Environmental, Transportation & Public Safety met at City Hall Windsor to speak about a project in development to close Machette Rd. during wildlife migration periods with the decision to defer the issue to a regular city council meeting. The road  runs through Ojibway Park and Ojibway Prairie Provincial Natural...

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Architecture Student Chases Dreams

Architecture Student Chases Dreams

Kevin Rebelo, 22, is making a rare decision of moving to Poland for his masters degree in architecture. He is graduating at the end of the Winter 2017 semester with a bachelors degree in unique program; Visual Arts and the Built Environment. The program was founded in the University of Windsor,...

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