Announcement: People’s Rally on Queen’s Park
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Announcement: People’s Rally on Queen’s Park — On Saturday, July 14, join with others at Queen’s Park to march to support public services, communities and All Ontarians! People’s Rally on Queen’s Park Saturday, July 14 — 11:00 am-2:00 pm Facebook      

Report: Windsor Youth Empower Themselves to Dispel Myths
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Report: Windsor Youth Empower Themselves to Dispel Myths — On June 20, participants in an after-school program provided by Windsor Women Working with Immigrant Women’s Youth Community Connections hosted an exhibition to showcase a campaign they developed to challenge Islamophobia. Islamophobia is defined as the irrational fear of Islam and Muslims. The exhibition featured a […]

Update: EmpowerYourselfNow.ca Intermittent Until September
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Update: EmpowerYourselfNow.ca Intermittent Until September Empoweryourselfnow.ca will be printing intermittently from now until September 2018. Please bookmark the page and check back for updates throughout the summer. If you would like to join our mailing list, please email: info@empoweryourselfnow.ca

Views: Health Care — A Major Matter of Concern for Ontarians —
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Views: Health Care — A Major Matter of Concern for Ontarians — The Progressive Conservative leader and now Premier-Elect of Ontario Doug Ford issued his plan for health care during the election in a May 18 item posted on the PC website: “‘My message to nurses, doctors and other frontline professionals is clear — resources […]

Views: Transition Begins in Ontario
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Views: Transition Begins in Ontario — On June 8 Ontario Premier designate Doug Ford held a press conference where he announced that “the transition of power” with the Liberal government was well underway. He said he would be meeting with Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor where he expected to be invited to officially form a government, which […]

Views: New Government Lacks Consent of the Governed Despite Majority
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Views: New Government Lacks Consent of the Governed Despite Majority — Forty-two per cent of eligible voters did not cast a ballot in the June 7 Ontario election. Of the 58 per cent that did, 40.49 per cent voted for the PCs and Doug Ford. This is said to be a decisive majority which gives […]

Report: Labour Council Meets
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Report: Labour Council Meets — On June 12 the Windsor and District Labour Council held its final membership meeting before breaking for the months of July and August. Labour councils are part of the Canadian Labour Congress, the national organization representing unions across Canada. Labour councils are made up of delegates from affiliated unions. They […]

News: Windsor West, Lowest Voter Turnout in the Province —
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News: Windsor West, Lowest Voter Turnout in the Province — Voter turnout in Windsor West as a percentage of eligible voters in the riding was the lowest in the province at 43.83 per cent. It brings no honour to the major parties which are supposed to act as primary organizations which link the citizenry to […]

News: Results in Windsor West
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News: Results in Windsor West — The riding was won by the incumbent NDP candidate Lisa Gretzky whose vote increased by 5,278 from what it was in 2014. The Progressive Conservative (PC) candidate Adam Ibrahim received the second most votes with 11,073, an increase of 5,813 from 2014 when the PC candidate received 5,260 votes. […]

Announcement: Arts Council of Windsor Shared Cultural Spaces Panel Discussion
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Announcement: Arts Council of Windsor Shared Cultural Spaces Panel Discussion — On June 14, the Arts Council of Windsor and Region and the Downtown Windsor Community Collaborative is holding a panel discussion with guests working in different art spaces from across Ontario and Detroit to share experiences about the importance of shared cultural spaces and […]