Brock and Tecumseh

Brock and Tecumseh

Mayor's Minutes

Three weeks ago, we unveiled breathtaking sculptures of General Brock and Chief Tecumseh, part of a monument in the newly constructed Sandwich roundabout. This installation recognizes the historic meeting between these two leaders during the War of 1812, and their significance to the history of Sandwich Town, the City of Windsor and our Nation. The

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Open Streets 2018

Open Streets 2018

Mayor's Minutes

We’re almost one week away from Open Streets Windsor 2018! On September 23rd, eight kilometres of roadway will be closed to traffic allowing people to walk, bike and ride from Sandwich Town all the way to Ford City. With eight different hubs along the way and over 100 organizations participating, there’s fun for the whole

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Farrow Riverside Miracle Diamond

Farrow Riverside Miracle Diamond

Mayor's Minutes

Construction on the Farrow Riverside Miracle Park is set to begin any day now. Check out this edition of Mayor’s Minute to learn more about this exciting new project. I’m so proud of the Riverside residents whose hard work made this dream a reality, and I can’t wait for the entire community to experience the

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Museum Windsor’s 60th Anniversary

Museum Windsor’s 60th Anniversary

Mayor's Minutes

Welcome to part two of our Museum Windsor series. In this edition I met up with Madelyn DellaValle, museum curator, to talk about the Francois Baby House, their 60th anniversary, and what was in the time capsule from 1988. Stay tuned for part three where we explore the “bunker” – a storage room full of

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St. John’s Cemetery

St. John’s Cemetery

Mayor's Minutes

Established in 1788, Sandwich is Windsor’s most historic neighbourhood and has been the setting for many battles over the years. From the earliest Indigenous settlements to now, it has played a key role in shaping our local history. With veterans from as far back as the Seven Years War (1756-1763) buried at St. John’s Anglican

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Sculpture Preservation

Sculpture Preservation

Mayor's Minutes

In the latest edition of Mayor’s Minute Mayor Dilkens catches up with our Conservation and Preservation Team in Ford City. The students show him the work required to take care of Windsor’s 105 public sculptures, from inspecting and documenting, to cleaning and waxing. The Mayor also learn more about the “Generations” sculpture, created by local

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Dr. Alan Wildeman

Dr. Alan Wildeman

Mayor's Minutes

It’s hard to believe it’s been ten years since University of Windsor President and Vice Chancellor, Dr. Alan Wildeman first arrived in Windsor. At the end of this week, Alan will officially retire and assume the role of President Emeritus.  Since Alan and his wife Debra arrived in Windsor we’ve seen the University flourish. There

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Peche Island

Peche Island

Mayor's Minutes

Starting tomorrow, our new boat to Peche Island will officially open for business! This service will operate every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am-2pm during summer months.  Come and see your incredible 86-acre island that until now, has been largely inaccessible to the general public.  Since City Council unanimously approved $1 million in improvements, crews

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