Statement from Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens | September 19, 2020

Statement from Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens | September 19, 2020

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The Province of Ontario has determined that private gatherings need to be limited to help limit the community spread of COVID-19. These regulations are being implemented today (Saturday, September 19, 2020) and impact gatherings in private homes and yards. We know that the rate of increase has risen in the past week to levels not

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Recognizing COVID Community Champions

Recognizing COVID Community Champions

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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, volunteers from across the City of Windsor have stepped up in unique ways to support one another. In response to the care and compassion elicited by residents during the pandemic, Mayor Drew Dilkens is launching an online nomination portal, asking residents to help identify worthy local individuals and

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“To Mask or Not to Mask”

“To Mask or Not to Mask”

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When Covid first arrived here, only one thing was clear. Stay away from all others – “don’t get too near”. Canada’s top doc said don’t cover your face, “It won’t do any good, there’s no scientific evidence in place.” So the people, they listened and heeded that advice. To the point now that many will

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Statement by Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens: Provincial Re-opening Plans

Statement by Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens: Provincial Re-opening Plans

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Earlier today, the Province of Ontario made further announcements regarding the continued provincial re-opening, moving some districts to Stage 3, while Windsor-Essex and nine other regions remain in Stage 2. Given that our community only recently entered Stage 2, and our neighbours in Leamington and Kingsville continue to cope with the pandemic’s continued impact within

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Statement from Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens: Funding for Municipalities

Statement from Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens: Funding for Municipalities

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Today the Province of Ontario introduced the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020 and the Federal Government tabled a fiscal snapshot for the nation. Neither Government took the opportunity to put money forward to support municipal governments coping with local budget pressures that the pandemic has caused for cities and towns across Ontario. In a teleconference

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Windsor Black Lives Matter Questionnaire

Windsor Black Lives Matter Questionnaire

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On June 19, 2020, Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens and Windsor Police Service Chief Pam Mizuno participated in a virtual roundtable discussion with local Black and African leaders in our community. On the theme of ‘talking with people who make you see the world differently’, the open and honest discussion that followed provided an opportunity for

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Statement from Mayor Drew Dilkens June 24, 2020

Statement from Mayor Drew Dilkens June 24, 2020

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Today, Premier Ford’s government recognized the realities on the ground here in Windsor-Essex. For more than 100 days, residents in the City of Windsor have done their part. We’ve maintained our distance. We shut down our businesses. We stopped visiting our loved ones in long-term care homes. We even banned the use of monkey bars

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