Statement from Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens Nov. 20, 2020

Statement from Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens Nov. 20, 2020

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Last weekend I called our region’s move to “Yellow-Protect” a wake up call for this community. Today’s announcement that we are advancing to “Orange-Restrict” further underscores the need for Windsor residents to take these messages to heart and follow the advice of public health experts.   We are now 35 days until Christmas and if

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Scars of War – a Remembrance Day poem by Mayor Dilkens

Scars of War – a Remembrance Day poem by Mayor Dilkens

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Scars of War This story’s about a Windsor boy, really a man, who just graduated from high school, a man with a plan. This man had energy, a good mind and a brain, No lack of confidence, or, at least none he could feign. He was Captain of the football team, Dating the sweetest girl

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Statement from Mayor Drew Dilkens on Ward 7 By-election

Statement from Mayor Drew Dilkens on Ward 7 By-election

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As Mayor, I’d like to warmly congratulate Jeewen Gill on his by-election victory this evening. I first came to City Hall as a Councillor in 2006, and have had the opportunity to work with some dedicated and passionate advocates in that time. Each Ward Councillor does their best to represent their neighbourhood with passion and

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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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