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Guest column: New hospital plan now moving forward

The Windsor-Essex hospitals system project is a go. Until now we talked of this project in terms of “if” and “when.” Now, the “if” is gone. 646 more words

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Site of new mega-hospital: Is it confirmed or not?

Premier Kathleen Wynne said Friday that the much-criticized farm field location for Windsor’s just-approved mega-hospital “has not been specified,” leading to a flurry of let-me-get-back-to-you conversations with health officials attempting to clarify the sensitive issue. 804 more words

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Jarvis: 'Ultimately, we should be accountable'

More than half of local public schools have more student test scores failing to meet provincial standards than they had five years ago.

Thirty-two of 53 elementary schools — 60 per cent — had more test scores below the standards in 2016 than in 2012. 750 more words

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Jarvis: Everyone's responsibility

Not my job.

It’s heartbreaking that Windsor closes schools in its distinctive and historic core neighbourhoods, hastening their decline, because too many leaders, ensconced in their silos, say “Not my job.” 697 more words

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History embraced at School of Social Work

The University of Windsor has embraced Windsor’s history in its new School of Social Work.

University president Alan Wildeman said when they bought the former Windsor Star building on Pitt and Ferry streets in November 2012 they knew it came with a lot of history. 603 more words

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Advocacy groups don't speak for everyone

Re: Mega-hospital proponents urge people to go public with their support, Oct. 12.

The members of the Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex County are entitled to their own opinion but they don’t speak for me when they say our community is united and eager to do whatever it takes to make the mega-hospital happen. 45 more words

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