Nominees for 1st WIFF Prize in Canadian Film announced

Nominees for 1st WIFF Prize in Canadian Film announced

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Congratulations to the 10 nominees of the inaugural WIFF Prize in Canadian Film announced Thursday at TIFF Bell Light Box during the Toronto International Film Festival. The nominated films will be screened at the Windsor International Film Festival Nov. 1-10 and the winner will be announced shortly after closing night. For more info and for

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Mayor Drew Dilkens meets with Malden Road residents and businesses

Mayor Drew Dilkens meets with Malden Road residents and businesses

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My thanks to the residents, business owners and operators along Malden Road who took the time to meet with me about the proposed seasonal road closures at the Ojibway Park Complex. It was important for me to get direct feedback from those who stand to be most affected by council’s vote tonight, Monday, Sept. 9,

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FedDev Ontario invests up to $5 million in Windsor-Essex County

FedDev Ontario invests up to $5 million in Windsor-Essex County

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The future success of our city depends on our ability to diversify our economy. The up to $5 million investment announced Friday in Windsor by Marco Mendicino, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, is key to helping our region move forward with a creative, coordinated and strategic approach to boosting innovation and

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New City Hall Square and Civic Esplanade Design update

New City Hall Square and Civic Esplanade Design update

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Imagine a beautiful, tree-lined pedestrian esplanade connecting Windsor City Hall to the river. Or, a new ice rink directly adjacent to our municipal administration building, like they have in Toronto or Kingston.  In the winter, the rink would be open for skating, but in the summer, it could transform into a water feature where families

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New intersection, signal, trail to enhance Dougall Avenue

New intersection, signal, trail to enhance Dougall Avenue

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Dougall Avenue, one of our city’s busiest roads running north to south, will undergo an $8.9 million improvement starting Monday aimed at increasing traffic and pedestrian safety and expanding our trail network. This project is a huge milestone for our city, and one that I am proud to have championed since taking office as a

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Mayor Drew Dilkens hosts roundtable with Parliamentary Secretary Omar Alghabra

Mayor Drew Dilkens hosts roundtable with Parliamentary Secretary Omar Alghabra

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WINDSOR — Mayor Drew Dilkens was joined by County of Essex Warden Gary McNamara in hosting a roundtable discussion at the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation between local business leaders and Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade Diversification, on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Representatives from various industries, including agriculture, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, automotive

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Ontario Premier Rob Ford and Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens on July 22, 2019

Mayor Dilkens meets with Premier Ford to discuss $2 billion hospital

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I would like to express my sincere thanks to Ontario Premier Doug Ford for meeting with me during his visit to Essex County Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Premier Ford and I had a positive discussion about the importance of the new $2 billion acute care hospital planned for our region. I’m pleased to say momentum

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New funding for Huron Church Road

New funding for Huron Church Road

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I am pleased to announce that the City of Windsor has been awarded $3 million toward the reconstruction of Huron Church Road thanks to another generous grant from the province. Ontario Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney announced the new funding in a letter received by my office July 22, 2019. I would like to thank

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