Windsor Star

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 01:49:17 +0000
Eyebrows raised as councillor says: 'I thought we are opposing the motion'
An unintentionally broadcasted comment from Coun. Ed Sleiman during Monday’s online council meeting has raised eyebrows and questions about whether he was being directed how to vote. “Support or opposed? I thought we are opposing the moti...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 00:29:24 +0000
City clerk Valerie Critchley terminated as new CAO launches reorganization
A major transformation of City of Windsor operations by new CAO Jason Reynar has a major casualty in longtime city clerk Valerie Critchley, whose termination this week has been confirmed by three city hall sources. “I want to thank Ms. Valerie ...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 00:16:12 +0000
Big-winning lottery tickets sold in Windsor area
Two tickets sold in the Windsor area won Maxmillions prizes in the June 22 Lotto MAX draw. One's worth $1 million, the other $500,000.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 23:50:13 +0000
Top doctor responds to Windsor mayor's letter on vaccine uptake in hot spot neighbourhoods
In response to a letter from Windsor’s mayor expressing concerns some city neighbourhoods are being left behind in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Medical Officer of Health Dr. Wajid Ahmed says much is still being done to target so-called hot spo...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 23:27:07 +0000
Essex council hears land acknowledgement statement
Council meetings for the town of Essex will include a land acknowledgment statement recognizing the traditional territory of the Indigenous people who called the land home before the arrival of settlers. The sixth-month pilot project began with this ...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 23:00:51 +0000
Ganatchio Trail to be extended into Tecumseh
After years of public debate, the Town of Tecumseh is committing to extending the multi-use path on Riverside Drive between Windsor and Tecumseh eastward to Lakewood Park.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 22:52:44 +0000
Unifor, Caesars Windsor seeking aggressive timeline on casino's reopening
With Ontario having met the metrics for entering Stage 3 of its COVID-19 reopening strategy weeks earlier than planned, Unifor and Caesars Windsor officials are lobbying the province to move up the casino’s possible reopening date. Under the provin...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 21:58:40 +0000
New visitor's centre set to open at John R. Park Homestead
Staff at John R. Park Homstead in Amherstburg is planning to open the new Heritage and Conservation Centre July 2 if the province moves into Step 2 of its reopening plan as anticipated. “We are racing to the finish line,” said Danielle Stuebing, ...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 21:49:38 +0000
SIU clears Windsor officer in police dog bite investigation
Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit has determined a Windsor officer who let a police dog bite a suspect in the face earlier this year did not commit a criminal offence. In a decision released Tuesday, SIU director Joseph Martino wrote one co...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 21:10:16 +0000
Tecumseh council approves revised residential plan for former school site
Tecumseh council on Monday gave approval to a proposed residential development to be located on the former Victoria public school site off Dillon Drive. Residents in neighbourhoods surrounding the former elementary school site had voiced complaints p...