Windsor

Where The 'Windsor Hum' Comes From

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada

WINDSOR, Ont. - A federally funded study confirms a humming noise in Windsor, Ont., emanates from an island across the Detroit River but fails to comp...

Sometimes Nice Guys Do Finish First

Mitch Wolfe | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada
Mitch Wolfe

You may recall that in a previous Huff Post story, I reported that my good friend Phil, a 50-something Richmond Hill accountant, just prior to Christm...

WATCH: Oilsands Coke Dust Cloud Hits Windsor

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada Business

Petroleum coke dust from Detroit’s infamous pile formed a black cloud that blew over the river Saturday to Windsor, Ont., and it was all captured on...

David Suzuki Empowers 8,000 Youth to Wake Up Canada!

Amy MacPherson | Posted 07.05.2013 | Canada Impact
Amy MacPherson

On April 25, 2013, renowned scientist Dr. David Suzuki attended the WFCU Centre to empower the crowd with his Wake Up Canada call. It's a campaign organized by the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition to support a day of action, encouraging kids to advocate for their environmental future through the very media that overlooked them this time around.

April 4th is Refugees Rights Day in Canada

Samuel Getachew | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada
Samuel Getachew

In Canada - April 4th is Refugees Rights Day. The date was chosen to mark a milestone decision on refugee's rights known as the Singh decision in 198...

Hunt Is On For Chronic Mayday Caller

CBC | Posted 04.15.2013 | Canada

Coast guards on both sides of the Detroit River are hunting for the person responsible for several false mayday distress calls. The U.S. ...

Protests Blocks Ambassador Bridge Entrance

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Impact

WINDSOR, Ont. - Several hundred protesters have blocked an entrance to the Ambassador Bridge as part of a day of action to show support for Canada's F...

Dear Stephen Colbert, Windsor Is Much Better Than a Rectum

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Dear Stephen Colbert, You sank to a new bottom when you called the fine city of Windsor, Canada the "Earth's rectum." Earth's rectum? Windsor, Ontario? You, sir, need to consult a proctologist. Here are some enlightening facts about the city wrongly touched by your tongue.

The Air Thickens In Ontario

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Ontario's Ministry of the Environment says a smog advisory is in effect for the southern and eastern regions of the province.The area covere...

Getting Downright Soupy In Ontario

CBC | Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada

Environment Canada has issued a humidex advisory for Toronto and southern Ontario on Saturday, warning that temperatures will feel like they are in th...

Americans With Guns At Border Use 'Cultural Difference' Defence

CBC | Huffington Post Canada Travel | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada Travel

Gun violence has no borders — as evidenced in recent weeks with mass shootings in Toronto and Colorado — but laws in Canada and the U.S. differ, p...

Bomb Threat Closes Border Bridge

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada

DETROIT - A bomb threat led authorities to close one of the busiest bridge-crossings between the U.S. and Canada on Monday, just four days after a sim...

Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Reopens After Bomb Threat Fully Inspected

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada

The Detroit-Windsor tunnel reopened Thursday evening after police fully investigated a bomb threat, Global News reported. An anonymous call to the ...

Let's Name This Bridge After Canada

Christopher Sands | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada
Christopher Sands

What's in a name? Now that the construction of a second bridge between Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario is moving forward, the question of what to call it is more pressing. And so, with Canada's 145th birthday around the corner, on July 1, I propose that we call the new crossing the "Canadian Bridge." Not just because they're paying more than their share, but to honour Canada as a great neighbor and friend.

Time Capsule Mystery Solved

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Politics

REGINA - The mystery of the man in the century-old photograph has been solved in Saskatchewan.The man whose picture was found in a time capsule that w...

Man Wrestles Knife From Woman After Stabbing

CBC | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada

A Transit Windsor rider wrestled the knife away from a woman after she allegedly stabbed another rider Tuesday morning. The i...

A New Link For North America's Busiest Commerical Crossing

CBC | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Business

CBC News in Windsor has confirmed with multiple sources that Canada has reached an agreement with Michigan’s governor to build a new in...

What Do You Do With A Swallowed And 'Passed' Diamond?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2012 | Canada

WINDSOR, Ont. - The owners of a Windsor, Ont., jewelry store are undecided about the future of a diamond that spent a week and a half inside a man acc...

So How Much Was That Swallowed Diamond Worth?

CBC | Posted 07.22.2012 | Canada

A $20,000 diamond swallowed and expelled by a man who allegedly tried to steal it could soon be for sale. After photographing...

Diamond In The Rough?

CBC | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada

Police in Windsor, Ont., are on a disgusting stakeout — they're waiting for a man accused of stealing and swallowing a $20,000 diamond ...

Windsor's Strange Sounds Brought To U.S. Attention

CBC | Posted 05.02.2012 | Canada

The strange humming sound that has raised the ire of residents in the Windsor, Ont., area has made its way to the U.S. capital. ...

Facebook 'Racial Slurs' Land Windsor Student In Hot Water

The Windsor Star | Posted 12.10.2011 | Canada Living

A Windsor high school student has been suspended after accusing schools of abandoning Christmas and the national anthem and then making disparaging co...

An Inconvenient Truth About Green Energy Jobs

John Laforet | Posted 11.20.2011 | Canada
John Laforet

The premier of Ontario continues to make new announcements of jobs, and promotes fear mongering that his political opponents would kill those jobs if elected. The reality is no matter who wins Ontario's Oct. 6 general election, those jobs won't be there to kill, because in most cases they aren't real.

AUDIO: Windsor Shaken And Stirred By Rumbling

www.cbc.ca | Posted 10.19.2011 | Canada

For weeks, residents of Windsor, Ont., have been complaining about a mysterious rumbling that is shaking them out of sleep. ...

Windsor Had Hottest July Ever

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.10.2011 | Canada

WINDSOR, Ont. - Environment Canada says Windsor, Ont., recorded its hottest July ever, and may have set a national mark as well. Senior climatologi...