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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Sr. Cst. John Atkinson Memorial Tunnel sign

Senior Constable John Atkinson Memorial Tunnel

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On May 5, 2006 Senior Constable John Atkinson lost his life while upholding his oath to protect and serve the city he loved. He had a proud, courageous record of service and unwavering dedication to his profession, to his family, and to the people of Windsor. Eleven years later the community gathered to honour Senior

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The Mayor and a woman posing for photo with Sole Focus frame

Mental Health Week – Sole Focus Project

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This week is recognized by the Canadian Mental Health Association as Mental Health Week. I am pleased that the City of Windsor, along with our partners at Caesars Windsor will participate in activities that contribute to good mental health by supporting Sole Focus Project through our internal wellness program “Walking Wednesdays”.

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Windsor Police with Mayor Drew Dilkens in front of City Hall

Windsor Police Service’s 150th Anniversary

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The Mayor attended a flag raising ceremony to mark the beginning of Windsor Police Service Week and to honour Windsor Police Service’s 150th Anniversary. Celebrations were planned from May 1 to 5, 2017. “I want to thank all members of the Windsor Police Service – past and present – for 150 years of service and

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