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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