Windsor Star

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 02:50:35 +0000
Irek Kusmierczyk confirmed for re-election in Windsor-Tecumseh
The mail-in ballots have been counted. Incumbent Liberal MP Irek Kusmierczyk has emerged the winner in Windsor-Tecumseh, finishing with 675 more votes than NDP candidate Cheryl Hardcastle.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 02:18:46 +0000
Proof-of-vaccination requirement comes to Windsor-Essex businesses
Wednesday was the first day that customers of restaurants, bars, gyms, and other venues in Windsor-Essex had to show they've been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, by Ontario mandate.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 01:12:28 +0000
Amherstburg school naming committee in turmoil
As a school board trustee for 30 years, Gale Simko-Hatfield has served on numerous committees tasked with compiling a short list of names for a new school within the public board.  Never has she seen the process deteriorate the way it has for t...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 00:52:41 +0000
Students, swimmers protest Adie Knox pool switch
A soggy group of students and recreational swimmers vowed to “keep up the battle” Wednesday as they protested the looming shutdown of the Adie Knox pool and transfer of its swimming programs to a new University of Windsor pool funded larg...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 00:37:02 +0000
'We can't cope with unvaccinated staff:' Vast majority of hospital staff now vaccinated as mandate comes into force
About 97 per cent cent of Windsor Regional Hospital staff had at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine as a hospital-wide mandate came into effect Wednesday. But for the almost 150 staff that haven’t yet to get the shot, Wednesday marks the start of t...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 23:00:21 +0000
Region's talent, infrastructure key components to growing automobility hub
With local leaders looking to transform the Windsor region into a world leader in automobility, their ability to succeed will greatly depend on how the region is able to meet industry’s voracious appetite for skilled talent to fill jobs, some of wh...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 22:28:13 +0000
Leamington OPP recover stolen pickup, boat
A Leamington resident faces numerous criminal charges following the recovery of a stolen truck with a fishing boat in tow last week. Just before 3 a.m. on Sept. 16, an OPP patrol officer in Leamington spotted a pickup towing a boat without working tr...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 22:28:13 +0000
Windsor Assembly Plant gets unexpected reprieve next week
Stellantis informed Unifor Local 444 officials Tuesday that it has cancelled the scheduled shutdown for next week and has instead scheduled production beginning Sept. 27. Like all automakers, Stellantis has been plagued by the global shortage of micr...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 21:59:52 +0000
Local philanthropy award handed out to mark World Alzheimer's Day
The Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex County handed out awards to two supporters on Tuesday as part of a worldwide dementia awareness campaign. Don Martel and Jim Scott received the Generosity of Spirit award on World Alzheimer’s Day, the star...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 21:54:28 +0000
Zito impresses Red Wings' GM Yzerman to become one of seven Spitfires headed to an NHL main camp
The fact that Windsor Spitfires’ forward Pasquale Zito missed an entire season to the COVID-19 pandemic was not lost on Detroit Red Wings’ general manager Steve Yzerman. Despite the Ontario Hockey League being shutdown for the 2020-21 season, the...