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Russell Drago

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

Nour Hachem Fawaz: Building Dreams

Through Build a Dream – the non-profit that Nour Hachem Fawaz founded in 2014 — Nour utilizes her 13 years of...

Joe Paonessa

Last month, Joe Paonessa, a local firefighter, traveled to Santa Monica to compete in the second annual Arnold...

A Safer Community

There’s a classroom at St. Clair College that is not like the others. Suite 3304, located on the third floor of the...

The Fight Like Mason Foundation

Not all heroes wear capes. Some never need to. Mason Bacon-Macri was born on May 9th, 2012. “Mason was a surprise to...

A Historical Landmark

Windsor possesses some truly grandiose historical landmarks. That said, few can rival Our Lady of The Assumption...

Colleen Reaume

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

Look Who’s Cooking At Home

Long-time radio host Lynn Martin engages with a lot of people in their homes and businesses. In her own home, she loves...

Optimistic For The Future

Perhaps no one was in a more vulnerable position when the COVID-19 pandemic entered our community than the residents in...

Bassam Mnaymneh

On Thursday, September 19th, the sky above Windsor began to roar. From a distance, they look like swans. The planes...

Mia Tannous

Momentum is a powerful thing, Mia Tannous explains. And over the last five years, Mia has taken advantage of her...

Bronze Finish

A few months ago, Windsor’s medical community was dealt a staggering blow when the bust of Jeanne Mance was stolen from...

Man On A Minefield

When listening to 17 year old Brett Brochu, a goalie for the London Knights, describe the role, it sounds like a high...

D.A. Lockhart

D.A. Lockhart opens Wënchikàneit Visions with a quote from Philip Levine’s “Winter Words”: “Once I slept beside a wide...

A Selfless Act

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

Preventable Fires

This holiday season, the greatest gift you can give your family is safety. For the last several years, Windsor Fire and...

Summer Staycation

“This year, people aren’t able to travel like they used to,” the wife says. “We are happier than ever that we have this...

Canada Blooms

Are there more birds in your neighbourhood now? Has the birdsong always been so joyful? When did that little feisty...

Nicole Anderson

In many ways, Nicole Anderson (née Sleiman) has been surrounded by entrepreneurs her whole life.

Artistic Approach

Five skilled weavers in Nepal sat side by side weaving for an entire year to craft a 9’ by 12’ rug commissioned for a...

Lost and Found

Born one year apart in the early 1960’s to teenaged parents, Tim and Ty were placed in separate foster homes before...

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...

Noelle Montcalm

Olympic athlete Noelle Montcalm was initially drawn to track and field because of the solitary nature of the sport.

Ahmad Othman

For many of us, our canvases are slashed with dark shadows. However, one young Windsorite has found a way to spread...

Alison Schumacher

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

Sara Santarossa

“I’m still a member of LAWS,” Sara explains. “Five years ago, I was just a volunteer. Now, I’m sitting on the Board of...

Walk Off The Earth

Hoping to attract a little attention for their Burlington-based band, a blonde woman flanked by four dark-haired men...

Scott Clements

Scott Clements’ writing journey began in the unlikeliest of all places: a high school English class.

Journey to India

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

Craig Forget

The Geometric Tree is, like all great art, immediately arresting. And not easy to describe. An oak tree emerges from...

Fighting Spirit

When you enter the ring, local fighter T.J. Laramie states, everything has a way of melting away. “You could never grasp exactly what it feels like unless you’re in the ring,” T.J. admits.

Life In The Saddle

“It’s such an empowering feeling, being on top of a horse,” Becky explains. “You have this thousand-pound animal beneath you, that’s willing to do as you ask. The fact that he’s so large but so willing to work with you...

Evoking The Tuscan Esthetic

One local couple decided to shorten the distance by bringing the sun-drenched Italian region to their home.

A Sense of Wonder

For photographer Steve Biro, everything comes back to a sense of wonder. “I try to look at the world around me the way a child would,” Steve explains.

The Bike Boom

In the last few months, swarms of cyclists have taken to the streets, taking advantage of the summer weather to enjoy both the sights and sounds of Windsor and Essex County and the undeniable thrill that comes with...

Living the Dream

Everyone has their own vision of what “living the dream” entails, but many of us can agree one that ranks among the top is traveling by luxury watercraft to a beautiful destination. Extra points for that beautiful...

Ahmad Othman

For many of us, our canvases are slashed with dark shadows. However, one young Windsorite has found a way to spread some colour.

Scott Clements

Scott Clements’ writing journey began in the unlikeliest of all places: a high school English class.