Windsor Star

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:38:18 +0000
Assumption student's business idea to help Earth wins entrepreneur award
Joshua Varkey wants to change the way we carry our groceries home and how we get takeout food on the table. A Grade 11 student at Assumption College High School, Varkey is the winner of an Ontario student entrepreneur award for his business pitch to ...

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:00:34 +0000
Removal of steel tariffs good news for Windsor area, Zekelman Industries
The removal of crippling U.S. tariffs against Canadian steel and aluminum will mean a better competitive edge and hope for survival for local companies caught in the middle of a year-long trade war. “This is huge. This is a tremendous, tremendous e...

Wed, 22 May 2019 02:42:29 +0000
Fringe Festival for five days of fabulous fun
A growing Windsor theatre festival is pushing the envelope without breaking the bank. The fourth annual Windsor-Walkerville Fringe Fest opens Wednesday for five days of plays, variety shows and more. The festival is comprised of 15 acts at two venues...

Wed, 22 May 2019 02:30:31 +0000
Despite mayor's accusation, Downtown Windsor BIA says it's done nothing wrong
Representatives of three local business improvement associations — all accused by Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens of illegal spending for donating money to the fight against the proposed mega-hospital location — say they’ve done nothing wrong. ...

Wed, 22 May 2019 02:30:14 +0000
City council approves Phase One of massive infrastructure program
Windsor is moving forward with a multi-million dollar investment in public transit, bike lanes, sidewalks and other active transportation projects. In a special meeting, council approved the first phase of a massive infrastructure program Tuesday, wh...

Wed, 22 May 2019 01:55:13 +0000
Windsor parent outraged after teen assault in Tecumseh
The incident was recorded on a short cellphone video that was shared on social media: Two teenage girls throw another girl — Stefanie LaRocque's daughter — to the ground, then hammer her with their fists and stomp her with their feet.

Wed, 22 May 2019 01:30:41 +0000
Investigation launched after historic Indigenous signal tree vandalized
LAKESHORE — A local Indigenous leader said an attack on a historic signal tree over the long weekend has left her saddened, and authorities are now on the search for the vandals who burned the centuries-old living marker. “It’s important to see...

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:39:03 +0000
Cheng leaves Nipissing to become head coach of Lancers men's basketball program
Once again, the University of Windsor Lancers has gone to an Ontario University Athletics rival to fill its men’s head basketball coaching post. On Tuesday, the Lancers named Chris Cheng, who spent the past five seasons with the Nipissing Universit...

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:34:21 +0000
Lancers team with Saints to showcase local girls' volleyball talent
The University of Windsor Lancers and St. Clair College Saints have joined forces in an effort to showcase local girls’ volleyball. The two schools have assembled more than 50 athletes that will compete on Wednesday in the inaugural Windsor Girls...

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:29:53 +0000
Local roundup: Saints men's basketball gets experienced help in Harmon
The St. Clair College Saints once again reached across the border for experienced roster help. The Saints have added six-foot-five swingman Jalen Harmon to the program for the 2019-20 season. Harmon, who is from Ypsilanti, Mich., spent two seasons at...