Mayor talking to a elderly man

Celebrating the City of Windsor’s 2017 Centenarians

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This month the City of Windsor released the names of 34 Windsor citizens who are celebrating the milestone of 100 years or greater in 2017. As part of the City of Windsor’s 125th birthday celebrations, Mayor Dilkens and the City of Windsor are recognizing these citizens and their beautiful stories that have helped shaped the

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Mayor Drew Dilkens at Green Infrastructure Conference

Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Investment Announcement

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Mayor Drew Dilkens was pleased to join Kate Young, Member of Parliament for London West, in announcing the investment in better water and wastewater infrastructure for Windsor. Thirteen new projects have been approved under the Government of Canada’s Clean Water and Wastewater Fund. The federal government will provide up to 50 per cent of funding

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Crowd celebrating on Ouellette street with Spitfire Players and the Mastercard Memorial Cup

99th MasterCard Memorial Cup Championship

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We could not have scripted a better Memorial Cup Championship event in Windsor. Our Windsor Spitfires took part as the Host City team – then won every game, including the Championship final against the Erie Otters. The Spitfires defeated the Otters 4-3 before a capacity crowd of 6,519 at the WFCU Centre. Our ‘Spits’ displayed

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A large march along the riverside for Windsor's 125th Birthday

Windsor’s 125th Birthday Party

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The City’s birthday celebration began with the annual Mayor’s Walk along the riverfront. Walkers carried 145 flags provided by the Multicultural Council of Windsor Essex as they walked from Assumption Park to Dieppe Park. Interesting facts from Windsor’s 125 year history highlighted the path, along with cultural dancers and music. The parade concluded at Dieppe

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The Great Canadian Flag raising in front of the Detroit River.

Great Canadian Flag Project

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It was a proud moment for thousands of Windsorites when the Great Canadian Flag Committee raised their 30’ x 60’ Canadian Flag at the foot of Ouellette Avenue in Dieppe Park. The flag raising ceremony was part of Windsor’s 125th birthday celebration. The flag stands 150 feet above ground, in honour of Canada’s 150 years

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Group photo of the 1892 Reenactment with the Mayor

1892 City Council Re-enactment

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Windsor’s City Council and their special guests presented a light-hearted look at what council may have looked like 125 years ago. Hint: women did not vote or sit on council in 1892. This was a fun evening as all councillors appeared in costume as their fictitious ancestors. The evening’s highlights included Councillor Gignac leading a

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The Mayor at 1992 Centennial Time Capsule Opening

1992 Centennial Time Capsule Opening

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The “W” Time Capsule was created during the City’s Centennial Celebrations in 1992. Windsor’s Mayor at the time, Mike Hurst, left instruction for the capsule to be opened in 2017 as part of the City’s 125th anniversary of incorporation. Mayor Dilkens, 1992 Centennial Coordinator Gisele Seguin, and members of the Centennial Committee were present for

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Group photo with Mayor Drew Dilkens at the Memorial Cup Remembrance Garden

Memorial Cup Remembrance Garden dedication Ceremony

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Mayor Drew Dilkens took part in the unveiling and dedication ceremony of the Memorial Cup Remembrance Garden at the WFCU Centre. It was an honour to have our Windsor Veterans in attendance. Thank you to the young students who attended and sang our National Anthem and read poems in both French and English. The City

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