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Windsor Essex Catholic School Board to close schools, if CUPE strikes
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Windsor Essex Catholic School Board to close schools, if CUPE strikes
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WECDSB

Windsor - Oct. 3, 2019: Yesterday the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) provided notice that they will escalate their work-to-rule campaign to a full withdrawal of services on Monday, October 7, 2019 if a negotiated settlement with the provincial government cannot be reached by that date. WECDSB have decided to close all of our elementary and secondary schools beginning Monday, October 7 should the members of CUPE follow through with their previously stated intention. FULL STORY



Spitfires had the Angle to get back-to-back wins to open the season.
Spitfires had the Angle to get back-to-back wins to open the season.
Lindsey Blake
HometownHockey.ca

Windsor - Aug. 27, 2019: The Windsor Spitfires had the correct Angle, to squeeze out a big win, in front of 2,703 at the WFCU Centre, Thursday night, over rivals Erie Otters. Tyler Angle, with less than six minutes remaining in the game, got redemption, by tapping in his third goal of the season, which was eventually, the game winning goal. FULL STORY



Town of Lakeshore announces Notre Dame Street Reconstruction
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Town of Lakeshore announces Notre Dame Street Reconstruction
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Town of Lakeshore

Lakeshore - Aug. 8, 2019: The next phase of construction on Notre Dame Street in Belle River is set to begin on Monday, August 12th. This work will require the lane restrictions and partial closures of Notre Dame Street from Eleventh Street through to Duck Creek Blvd and will be open to local traffic only. FULL STORY



WE-STEAM Kids Summit celebrates youth, technology
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WE-STEAM Kids Summit celebrates youth, technology
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United Way Windsor-Essex

Windsor - Jun. 8, 2019: Designing clay cars, painting with algae, learning about engineering careers and making music are just a few of the activities at United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County’s WE-STEAM Kids Summit held on Friday for 200 children at the University of Windsor’s School of Creative Arts in downtown Windsor. FULL STORY



Tremblay Beach CA closed until further notice
Tremblay Beach CA closed until further notice
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Essex Region Conservation Authority

Stoney Point - Jun. 6, 2019: Due to high water levels and shoreline erosion, Tremblay Beach Conservation Area is closed for safety reasons until further notice. We encourage visitors to enjoy nearby Ruscom Shores Conservation Area, or any of our other 18 Conservation Areas. FULL STORY



Fionn MacCools Windsor is now open
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Fionn MacCools Windsor is now open
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Fionn MacCool's

Windsor - Jun. 3, 2019: Windsor’s newest restaurant–pub is now open in downtown Windsor! Fionn MacCool’s is located at 430 Ouellette Avenue, at the new Four Points by Sheraton. The Fionn's Pub history dates back to 1996 when the first pub opened its doors in Hamilton. Today locations span across five provinces, serving local communities from St John's, NFLD to Edmonton, Alberta. The Windsor location is the 43rd. FULL STORY



  Federal funding announced for University of Windsor early career researchers
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Federal funding announced for University of Windsor early career researchers
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University of Windsor

Windsor - May. 30, 2019: Two University of Windsor chemistry professors have won awards of $250,000 each to fund research into neutron generation and new drugs to treat rheumatoid arthritis. John Trant and Drew Marquardt are among the first researchers in the country to get funding through the New Frontiers in Research fund. The funding initiative, paid for through the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada, The Canadian Institutes for Health Research and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, supports early-career researchers as they make new discoveries. FULL STORY



Thousands of students to visit regional Water Festival
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Thousands of students to visit regional Water Festival
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Essex Region Conservation Authority

Kingsville - May. 30, 2019: Nearly 3,600 students from across the Essex Region will learn about water science, water attitudes and water conservation next week at the 16th Annual Essex Region Children’s Water Festival. All activities are curriculum based to meet the teaching objectives of the Ontario Curriculum FULL STORY



2019 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear Fast Facts
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2019 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear Fast Facts
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Detroit Grand Prix

Detroit - May. 28, 2019: The Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear returns to the Motor City, May 31-June 2, 2019. The event will feature the cars of the NTT IndyCar Series, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli. The weekend collectively is referred to as the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear and it will feature the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit IndyCar doubleheader. FULL STORY



University of Windsor names seventh President and Vice-Chancellor
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University of Windsor names seventh President and Vice-Chancellor
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University of Windsor

Windsor - May. 25, 2019: The University of Windsor’s Board of Governors today announced the appointment of Robert Gordon as seventh President and Vice-Chancellor, following a rigorous search led by a committee that included Senate and Board of Governors representation. Dr. Gordon’s appointment is effective September 1, and follows the retirement of President Alan Wildeman June 30, 2018. Dr. Douglas Kneale has served as Interim President during the past year. FULL STORY




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