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Let Yourself Shine

Tera Gillen-Petrozzi’s Big Brother Canada audition tape sums it all up: “My name is Tera. I’m 37. I’m from LaSalle...

There is No Age Limit on Dreams

Some great ideas are just inevitable. That’s how it was with Oneday Dreams—there was no way it wouldn’t come into being.

Boys vs Girls

Windsor, one could argue, is a city of misconceptions. One of the most common being that it is not a fertile community...

Halloween Houses

As merrymakers get their costumes together and others buy candy to hand out, there are the hardcores among us who turn...

Russell Drago

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

Fighting Spirit

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

Roman De Angelis

On June 12, Belle River native, Roman De Angelis and his co-driver, Ross Gunn, snagged the top spot in the GT Daytona...

Charlotte’s Shadow Shines a Light

It’s an ageless story: a child and their dog. This has been the central element for countless adventures. Charlotte’s...

Dakoda Shepley

ask him to repeat that. Dakoda laughs.  “That’s the size of some of the receivers on my team.”

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 Sky Is The Limit

The razor hum of wings slicing through the air with the precision of finely tuned blades. The reverberating, bone...

The Gift of Family

In September 2020, newlyweds Chantelle and Terrence Hurst opened their hearts to six orphaned siblings ranging in age...

The Power of Community Generosity

In every community there are moments that move us and change the course of our lives: the birth of a child, the...

Chantel Budinsky

Before 2019, Chantel Budinsky had never heard of disc golf. Now, she’s on her way to making it pro.

Simply The Best

Lemon, the Windsor pet budgie, soared above the competition. At the beginning of June this year, Pet Valu put out a...

Creating Awareness

How did Windsor boy land in the world of film and television—and become such a success? We sat down with him to find...

Overcoming Obstacles

Growing up in Lakeshore, young Natalie Suzor’s first love was the performing arts. “Singing, dancing, acting—you name...

Doing the Impossible

The school day in autumn 2020 begins as it has for generations: standing for the playing of the national anthem...

Darren Jones

Windsorite Darren Jones first moved to Chicago at the age of 30 to pursue a corporate career. What he did not...

Heirloom

In many ways, Crissi Cochrane’s musical journey has been a circular one. It began in the Annapolis Valley, in a small...

Mixed Signals

Kaitlyn Frances is a singer and songwriter, originally from Chatham-Kent, who found her way down to Windsor and set up...

The Lasting Gift of Donation

Jarrett Pike didn’t donate his kidney to be recognized as a hero, but he’s been seen as one all the same. When his...

The Game Show Bug

Local Couple Appears on Ellen’s Game of Games Story by Michael SeguinFeature Photo (above) by Mountain Escape...

June 27th Miracle Project

Residents, community leaders and local businesses came together to participate in the June 27th Miracle Project—the...

The Making of a Storyteller

Celebrating a second baby at home and an anchor position awaiting her return, CTV Windsor’s Stefanie Masotti feels like...

Look Who’s Cooking At Home

In the Liviero home, “Sunday is Pizza Day,” says John, owner of Sooter’s Photography. He and his wife, Anita, fire up...

Alison Schumacher

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

Danielle Campo-McLeod

Danielle Campo-McLeod’s parents realized something was different about her when she was still an infant. “When I was 15...

Chief Pam Mizuno

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

100 Journals Project

An artist’s journey is, by nature, often solitary. The patience, determination and focus that honing a craft requires...

View Through The Viewfinder

Local photographer, Kim Gelissen, took up the artform in 2014. The idea came while she worked as a hospital unit clerk. Any job in the medical setting is stressful and Kim realized that she needed a creative outlet...

Our Lady Peace

For Canadian band Our Lady Peace (OLP), the boom also officially begins when their inaugural LP Naveed debuts across North America.

The Amherstburg Freedom Museum

Nestled on a quiet downtown residential street, the Museum shines the spotlight on personal narratives of the people who built the Underground Railroad and the pivotal role Amherstburg played in Black history. 

Crafting A Cosplayer

Maria Lay has always loved pushing the boundaries of her ability to craft; even prior to launching her cosplay career as “Miniilay” (pronounced mini lay), she knew that she would excel as long as she worked to create...

Stepping Up To The Senate

Doctor Sharon Burey came to Canada from Jamaica and has since spent decades helping improve the lives of children across Ontario as a pediatrician.

A Story of Survival

Danielle is a 37-year-old former Paralympic Gold Medalist, Social Worker, Motivational Speaker, World Record-Holding Swimmer, wife, mother and the Director of Culture and Engagement with Muscular Dystrophy Canada.

The Legacy of Mike Graston

The Long-Time Windsor Star Editorial Cartoonist Donates A Trove of His Work to The University of Windsor Story by Matthew St. Amand Photography by John Liviero The year was 1980. That summer Terry Fox embarked...

A 25 Year Legacy of Hope and Healing

In 1997, Anita Imperioli founded In Honour of the Ones We Love (In Honour) “to make sure no one in Windsor Essex has to hear that the lifesaving equipment or treatment their loved one needs is not available here at...