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.
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
Toronto - Jun. 6, 2019: Today, Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board, introduced legislation that would enable the government to manage public sector compensation growth. If passed, the legislation would allow for reasonable wage increases, while protecting the province's front-line services, restoring the province's financial position and respecting taxpayer dollars. FULL STORY
Toronto - Jun. 6, 2019: NDP Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement in response to the Ford government’s announcement that it’s introducing legislation to cap wages for public sector workers, including nurses and childcare workers. FULL STORY
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
Toronto - May. 31, 2019: Sara Singh, Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition NDP, says that Doug Ford’s decision to cuts supports for survivors of crime is cruel and will make it harder for people who are suffering to recover. FULL STORY
Toronto - May. 30, 2019: Ontario's government continues to support children and youth with autism with the creation of an expert panel on needs-based supports. On the heels of the province's autism consultations, the 20-member panel will collectively provide recommendations to Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, on the best way to incorporate consultation feedback into the Ontario Autism Program. FULL STORY
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
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
Windsor - May. 28, 2019: Ontario wines are being met with an import tax of 35% plus an additional retail store tax of 6.1% despite being domestically produced and sold. This has resulted in consumers choosing to purchase wine brands that are truly imported having more competitive pricing. Presented by President and CEO Rakesh Naidu, Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Policy Resolution received unanimous approval from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. FULL STORY
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