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Unifor Local 444 gives $50,000 boost to mental health initiative

Calling it the single largest-ever donation, officials with the Canadian Mental Health Association said a $50,000 cheque it received Tuesday from Unifor Local 444 will go a long way in its efforts locally to address mental health illness. 404 more words

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40th anniversary of Charlie Brooks' death: 'A very, very tragic day' for Windsor

When union leaders talk about the shooting of United Auto Workers Local 444 President Charlie Brooks, it is reminiscent of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. 709 more words

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University prof wins Brooks' labour award

Brian Brown, a tireless advocate for improving rights and benefits for the Windsor University Faculty Association, is this year’s winner of the Charles E. Brooks community service award. 154 more words

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EastEnders spoilers: Will Janine Butcher ever return? Charlie Brooks has her say

Janine Butcher is one of those EastEnders characters that fans would happily welcome back again and again but according to actress Charlie Brooks, we may have actually seen the last of the iconic Walford villain as she has ruled out a return. 230 more words


Henderson's classless Unifor comments

Re: Bad timing for Chiodo to rain on city’s parade, column by Gord Henderson, May 14.

The Windsor Star has produced some class act reporters over the years. 203 more words


The Discount Hitman

Back in 2010 and 2011, my friend Andy Porwitzky and I collaborated on a short-lived series of one-shot webcomics called Awesome Adventures Comics. These comics have recently been recovered, and I intend to post them here over the next few weeks. 40 more words

Short Stories

Pathfinder: Origins #2

With Valeros having told his story in the previous issue, Pathfinder #2 brings us Kyra’s tale. Valeros interrupts the issue by expressing his concern that this is going to be a preachy religious screed. 37 more words