Councilor Jo-Anne Gignac reflects on CCPA study naming Windsor ‘the worst place to be a women’

Councilor Jo-Anne Gignac reflects on CCPA study naming Windsor ‘the worst place to be a women’

City councilor Jo-Anne Gignac see’s the city as a place of opportunity for women despite a recent study naming  Windsor ‘the worst place in Canada to be a women.’ Gignac is a lifelong riverside resident within the city, and has seen a multitude of successes before representing ward five on...

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Shirley Williams Profile: The artist behind the art

Shirley Williams Profile: The artist behind the art

Shirley Williams grew up moving around all over Canada. She first started off her career working as a documentary film maker in Toronto. In 1991 William’s traded in the big city life style to pursue a full-time career in the arts. As an artist, Williams is best known for her multi-layered...

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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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Her Windsor Profiles: Martha Reavley

Her Windsor Profiles: Martha Reavley

Martha Reavley a professor of management at the Odette School of Business first came to Windsor via Hamilton in the middle of a snow storm at 10 at night, in the middle of January. While moving into her apartment people to start her studies at the university, people came out...

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Her Windsor Documentary Profiles: Mona Stonefish

Her Windsor Documentary Profiles: Mona Stonefish

Mona Stonefish has seen it all. Being taken from her family at a young age, forced into a residential school, she was forced to experience many. Horrors such as rape, sodomy, murder and many other things unimaginable to most.  Yet, she still looks at Canada as one of the best...

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University Players: “Lion in the Streets” Presenting New Challenges to Performers

University Players: “Lion in the Streets” Presenting New Challenges to Performers

Judith Thompson’s “Lion in the Streets” is the current show being put on by the University Players at the Jackman Performing Arts Centre. The show runs March 3-12 and follows a young girl named Isobel on her quest for redemption against the man she calls the Lion. However, with a...

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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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Annual comic book reboots increase industry profit

Annual comic book reboots increase industry profit

Marvel comics and DC entertainment are frequently rebranding their comics in order to attract new readers and increase profits. Over the past five years Marvel comics has relaunched continuity within their books three times. The most recent iteration of this came with 2016’s “All-New, All-Different Marvel,” which gave a starting...

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The Battle for a Sandwich Town Man’s Legacy

The Battle for a Sandwich Town Man’s Legacy

City councillors assembled for the sixth council meeting of 2017. One topic that garnered a lot of debate was the proposal to install an LED billboard on Walker Rd. near the EC Row expressway. Councillor Sleimen was particularly concerned about the possible distraction to drivers, citing the changing advertisements and...

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