dRats! How Windsor is dealing with its rodent problem.

dRats! How Windsor is dealing with its rodent problem.

By: Chris Zorbas   Long skinny tails, short grey hair, and a bite out of virtually everything. Rats are nuisance, that’s hardly breaking news, or any news for that matter. Rats are a plague on just about every city, you have to give the furry runts some respect, they thrive...

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Removal of the Beer Tent from Tecumseh Corn Festival will mark the end of a long going town tradition

Removal of the Beer Tent from Tecumseh Corn Festival will mark the end of a long going town tradition

After 42 years the annual Tecumseh Corn Festival will be losing one of its most prominent attractions, which many believe will have a drastic impact on the Ontario’s top 100 festival. “The Knights of Columbus Beer Tent was very much apart of my past, of anybody who grew up in...

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Prescription study drugs a quiet issue on University of Windsor campus

Prescription study drugs a quiet issue on University of Windsor campus

Every exam season there is a silent whisper about the accessibility of prescription drugs, that can aid studying. These drugs which are generally Ritalin and Adderall, are known to benefit students exponentially, though there are side effects and risks of the drugs as well. Now with recent research, it can...

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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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Homeless epidemic in Windsor

Homeless epidemic in Windsor

Recent study shows that there has been an explosion of homelessness in the city of Windsor in the recents months. Anyone who lives or works in the downtown area of the city can testify to the increasing number of shopping carts loaded with possessions, and people sitting in the street...

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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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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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