Statement from Mayor Drew Dilkens Oct. 16, 2021

Statement from Mayor Drew Dilkens Oct. 16, 2021

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The decision by Stellantis to move to a single shift next spring is a reminder that the economic recovery from this global pandemic remains a work-in-progress. Just days ago, I was meeting with federal government officials about the need to invest in the future of the automotive sector in our region, including supporting the transition

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Statement from Mayor Drew Dilkens – Sept. 21, 2021

Statement from Mayor Drew Dilkens – Sept. 21, 2021

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Effective September 22nd, the Province of Ontario is requiring all individuals entering municipal recreation facilities to show proof of full vaccination. The Provincial Regulation provides for an exemption for athletes under the age of 18 who were not fully vaccinated. Based on the logistics of screening youth spectators versus youth athletes, on Monday Windsor City

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Statement from Mayor Drew Dilkens – August 23, 2021

Statement from Mayor Drew Dilkens – August 23, 2021

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Today, City of Windsor Council met and approved a motion directing Administration to craft a mandatory workplace vaccination policy for all City of Windsor employees modeled on the policy announced by the Government of Ontario for all Ontario Public Service employees. Administration has already begun work on establishing a policy that is specific to the

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Statement from Mayor Drew Dilkens April 6, 2021

Statement from Mayor Drew Dilkens April 6, 2021

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The time has come for us to adjust the vaccination framework to specifically target all front-line essential workers first. The current framework was established more than a month ago, when Ontario had just started to emerge from the second wave and case counts across much of the Province were low. With the rise of variants and

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Statement from Mayor Dilkens on occasion of the community surpassing 400 fatalities due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis

Statement from Mayor Dilkens on occasion of the community surpassing 400 fatalities due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis

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As we mark the one-year anniversary of this global pandemic, we have each found ways to adapt and adjust to the public health recommendations. From the daily changes at the gym and grocery store to the significance of the ongoing border closure – our lives have been impacted in numerous ways. While we hope to

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Open Letter to the Community | Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens

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Dear Fellow Windsor Resident, Events in our community over the past 11-months have forced the City of Windsor to take extraordinary measures to deal with the ever-changing landscape related to the Covid-19 global pandemic. Provincial lockdowns that started in December mandated closure of the Windsor International Aquatic & Training Centre (WIATC) and all other indoor

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Statement on Behalf of Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens as Windsor-Essex Marks Over 300 COVID-19 Fatalities

Statement on Behalf of Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens as Windsor-Essex Marks Over 300 COVID-19 Fatalities

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Three hundred and three. That’s how many lives in Windsor-Essex have now been cut short as a result of COVID-19. It’s a grim fact, made more troubling by the trend: In all of 2020, it took until December 22nd for our region to record the first 100 lives lost, and since then, the death count

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Mayor Drew Dilkens' statement on new Ontario lockdown measures Jan. 12, 2021

Mayor Drew Dilkens' statement on new Ontario lockdown measures Jan. 12, 2021

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Today the Province of Ontario released dramatic pandemic models that highlight how bad the public health situation is, and how much worse it will get. Worse still, the ability to control the spread, limit transmission and save lives is fully within our control – and data released by the Government indicates that not enough of

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