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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Poet Laureate descend on Windsor for fifth volume of Poetry at the Manor

Poet Laureate descend on Windsor for fifth volume of Poetry at the Manor

On the beautiful evening of Tuesday, Oct. 17, poet enthusiasts gathered at historic Wilistead Manor in Walkerville. From Laureates to children, still in the earnest of learning the art of language, they all came to Windsor for the fifth volume of Poetry at the Manor. The annual event was the...

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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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Inside Windsor’s digital music scene

Inside Windsor’s digital music scene

Windsor musicians are putting their instruments to the side in exchange for computers, as digital music production ushers the city into a new era of sound.   Local music producers Dan St. Amour and Stefano LaCivita are just two of many emerging digital musicians in the city. Artists digitally create...

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Windsor Receives Poet Laureates From Across Canada

Windsor Receives Poet Laureates From Across Canada

The city of Windsor received Poet Laureates from across Canada for the Poetry At The Manor event, hosted by Poet Laureate Marty Gervais in collaboration with the City of Windsor’s Cultural Affairs Office. Every year for the past 5 years, Marty Gervais hosts an evening of Poetry at the Willistead...

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The Decline in Minor Hockey in Ontario

The Decline in Minor Hockey in Ontario

The Ontario Minor Hockey Association has entered into a decline over the last few years, with players, coaches, and referees losing interest in organized hockey. The local league of the OMHA is the Bluewater Hockey League, and has 10 centres that stretch as far as Chatham. In recent years these...

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Why did the annual Coming Home Music Festival disappear?

Why did the annual Coming Home Music Festival disappear?

Incoming University of Windsor freshmen and upper year students alike were not treated to an end of frosh week concert this year, unlike prior years in which the UWSA has splurged on artists like Avicii and The Chainsmokers. The UWSA did not announce to students why there was a void...

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