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Writing Home for the Holidays

Interesting people from past Windsor Life articles have sent holiday letters to let our readers know what they are...

A Dream Come True

“It’s all about capturing stories,” Krystle states. “Things like rundown barns and old farm equipment, to me, have a...

The Tea Party

Thirty years ago, on June 29th, 1990 the Tea Party was born at The Coach and Horses in Windsor, Ontario.

Russell Drago

From singing “Chim-Chim-Cheree” on the Cleary Auditorium stage as a 9-year-old Cub Scout, to his recent stellar...

The Show Must Go On

If there is one thing the global pandemic, and subsequent lockdown, has taught the world, it’s the importance of our...

The World Stage

Alyssa Boston, a 24-year-old from Tecumseh, was recently crowned Miss Universe Canada. Alyssa will be representing...

Life In The Saddle

“It’s such an empowering feeling, being on top of a horse,” Becky explains. “You have this thousand-pound animal...

Laughing and Breathing

During these dark times, one Windsorite is determined to provide some sunshine. Josie LoPorto Freeborn is a 44-year-old...

Look Who’s Cooking At Home

Readily admitting “I love to eat but I’m not someone who was gifted with the joy of cooking or really even any skill...

Chief Pam Mizuno

Windsor Police Services’ Deputy Chief Pam Mizuno knew something was up when she was invited to St. Catholic Elementary...

DERKZ

Painting Beyond The Canvas Story by Michael Seguin For some artists, a canvas can be claustrophobic. David Derkatz is a...

Alison Schumacher

When asked to describe the sensation of figure skating, Alison Schumacher sparkles. “It’s indescribable,” Alison admits...

Kelli Koski

While working for the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Education, Kelli Koski instructed the Leadership Experience...

The Best Kind of Positive

People with courage and creativity are finding ways to make the best of this unprecedented situation by taking positive...

Fighting Spirit

When you enter the ring, local fighter T.J. Laramie states, everything has a way of melting away. “You could never...

Sleep In Heavenly Peace

“No kid sleeps on the floor in our town.” That’s the motto of Sleep in Heavenly Peace, an international organization...

A Voice For The Voiceless

On Saturday April 25th, Crime Stoppers of Windsor and Essex County will be celebrating their 35th Anniversary at the...

Yvonne Pilon and Sarah Davidson

Few individuals embody Windsor’s entrepreneurial spirit more completely than friends Yvonne Pilon and Sarah Davidson.

A Selfless Act

Of all the special occasions Jordan Guenette and Derek Bacvar spend together, they both agree that right up there is...

Dream Reapers

Karmic Malice Comics, a local publishing company, has just released the first issue of their debut title: Dream Reapers.

The Strength of a Community

On Wednesday, October 7th, beneath the hesitant sunlight, a small, masked, socially-distanced crowd gathered underneath...

Building A Legacy

For many of us, playing with LEGO was one of our earliest forms of creative expression. However, one lucky Windsorite...

Matt Bhanks

Matt Bhanks was born in Toronto. His family moved to Windsor when he was 3 years old. “I’m 25 now,” he says, “and I...

Colleen Reaume

For Colleen Reaume, the new Executive Director of the Hospice of Windsor and Essex County, it all started with a...

Adventure Tourism

Returning from safari in South Africa with their digital memory cards filled with images of elephants, giraffes and...

The Generosity of Betty Nixon

Saint Thomas Aquinas once wrote that, “Charity brings life again to those who are spiritually dead.” If that is the...

McKenna Lumley

Few young people are as remarkable—or have endured as much—as Windsor’s Mckenna Lumley. When she was four years old...

Journey to India

Edging their way toward the holy Ganges River in northern India, two Windsor couples were caught up in an endless...

The Power of Music

Some of Windsor’s greatest bands have found ways to deliver their amazing sounds during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moving Forward

Reva Rozwaski grew up in a small town in Poland called Diatlova, which is now located in Belarus. “I grew up in an old...

A New Way Forward

What’s there to say about a woman like Jennifer Jones? Not nearly enough. Jennifer Jones has a long list of accolades and accomplishments.

Look Who’s Cooking At Home

The heart of the Holiday Season for our family is Christmas Eve dinner celebrated in the traditional Polish way with twelve fish and vegetarian dishes. The centrepiece is the delicious red beet soup called borscht, my...

Let There Be Light!

There is no place quite like it on earth. Niagara Falls. Mark Twain set the Garden of Eden there in his story “Extracts from Adam’s Diary”, published in 1893 to commemorate the 1893 Buffalo Pan-American Exhibition.

Staying Connected

One good thing to come out of this pandemic is how the isolation we’ve all been forced to endure has sparked a greater awareness of the value of connection.

Stephen Gibb

A visit to Stephen Gibb’s website/online gallery is like a stroll through a nightmare carnival of leering faces—some smiling maniacally, some in terror—where the observer sees how characters from fairy tales and nursery...

Corona Virus Came To Town

Children’s author, Pam Stradeski’s latest book, Corona Virus Came to Town, has the deceptively simple title of a fable.

McKenna Lumley

Few young people are as remarkable—or have endured as much—as Windsor’s Mckenna Lumley.
When she was four years old, Mckenna’s mother, Karen Metcalfe, noticed that her daughter was displaying some unusual behavior.