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Social media skirmish breaks out over costs surrounding new hospital

A skirmish on social media broke out this week following a Windsor city councillor’s questions about infrastructure costs associated with a new regional mega-hospital.

Coun. Rino Bortolin used a recent hospital town hall meeting to ask who would pay for all the necessary road upgrades around the future site located south of Windsor Airport. 467 more words

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City must pay for mega-hospital infrastructure extras, Cooke says

Windsor taxpayers must be the ones to pay for road improvements and any other local infrastructure upgrades that come with hosting a new mega-hospital, according to one of the leaders of the proposed $2-billion regional health-care capital plan. 421 more words

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Windsor descends into 'political wasteland' after election — what now?

In the immediate aftermath of the red Liberal wave that swept across Canada Monday night, Windsor’s mayor was blunt about the political choice made by local voters. 1,048 more words

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Site of Windsor and Essex County mega-hospital to be revealed

The site of the proposed mega-hospital for Windsor and Essex County will be announced Thursday by co-chairs of the project’s steering committee, David Musyj and Dave Cooke. 99 more words


Petition demands that new 'megahospital' be built in urban core

Reading signs that the new $1.5-billion “megahospital” will be built in the suburbs, a group arguing for a site in Windsor’s urban core launched an online… 940 more words


Outspoken former MPP Dave Cooke of Windsor named for education quality position

Former MPP Dave Cooke of Windsor has been named the new chair of the province’s Education Quality and Accountability Office.

“He will oversee the work of the agency,” said Bruce Rodrigues, CEO of EQAO. 547 more words


Public loses when trustees stay silent, says former education minister

Trustees are the “accountability link” between school boards and the community, says former Ontario education minister Dave Cooke. If they aren’t prepared to speak to the media, which represents the public, it reinforces the idea that they don’t understand their role, he adds. 502 more words

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