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City of Windsor run by excellent team

For those who had the opportunity to participate, Canterbury ElderCollege’s six-week course titled “Managing the City of Windsor” we have had a remarkable insight into how capably our city is managed — both politically and administratively. 293 more words


Windsor expects to host hundreds of Syrian war refugees

The exact number remains unclear, but Windsor is preparing to receive anywhere from 200 to 1,000 or more Syrian refugees.

“The minister said this will be done fast, but they are going to make sure it’s done right,” said Mayor Drew Dilkens. 848 more words

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Council nixes idea of outsourcing caretaker positions

Windsor will not outsource caretaker positions.

Windsor councillors Monday night voted down a motion to issue a request for proposal to contract out 100 caretaker positions at city hall — after discussing an administration report that suggests the city could save perhaps $1 million a year. 768 more words

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Jarvis: Call it delayed gratification

Call it delayed gratification.

Windsor can build sidewalks and bike lanes along Cabana Road from Huron Church to Walker in three years. Or, potentially, we can rebuild that cow path, widening it to four lanes and including sidewalks and bike lanes, in six years. 729 more words


EWSWA 2016 preliminary budget sees 5.6 per cent increase

The Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority is looking for almost $600,000 more in assessments from Windsor and the seven county municipalities for its 2016 budget.

The proposed total amount to be levied in 2016 is $11,013,400, a 5.6 per cent increase or $588,860 over the 2015 amount of $10,424,540. 509 more words

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Jarvis: A rough 12 hours of disappointment

Two terrible decisions and one disheartening announcement. It wasn’t Windsor’s finest 12 hours.

City council rejected a municipal auditor general — and real accountability — Thursday. 838 more words


Jarvis: 'Someone's going to a lot of trouble to see this...go down'

Between the alleged lobbying and a report to city council described as a “full-throated offensive,” it seems some people really don’t want a municipal auditor general. 819 more words