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Craig Forget

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

A Voice For The Voiceless

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

Colleen Reaume

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

Unchartered Waters

Every community chooses a single quality to define themselves. Innovation. Excellence. Or, in Windsor’s case...

The Emirate of Dubai

With its futuristic skyscrapers casting a fantastical cityscape, Dubai, glimpsed through a shimmering sunset sinking...

ABX Blues Project

When asked to describe blues music, Neil Fowler of the ABX Blues Project points to the unity of the soundscape. “Basic...

Preventable Fires

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

Walk Off The Earth

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

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...

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...

Unsung Heroes

This year, the annual Lois A. Fairley Nurse of the Year Award was a little different. Instead of recognizing a single...

The World Stage

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

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...

The Best Kind of Positive

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

Hockey Night In Windsor

When it comes to talent, Windsor is a startlingly diverse community. Artists. Athletes. Entertainers. Entrepreneurs...

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...

Teaching In Thailand

Thai Mueang, Thailand is as far from Harrow as Brittany Rocheleau has ever travelled, yet it reminds her of her...

Turki Ayash

Many of us remember larking our way through our high school CPR lessons. The exercise mats. The pale, featureless...

Family Bond

There are few things more powerful than the bond between family members. Well, other than a 496 Chevy Big Brock crate...

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...

Be The Best Bee You Can Be

“I want to feel connected, authentically not electronically. I feel suffocated by my insecurities, as the hunger of...

FORE!

Over the years, golfers have tried just about everything to improve their games. Many have taken lessons. Others have...

D.A. Lockhart

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

Building A Legacy

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

The Line Of Duty

A few months ago, Patricia Murphy, a resident of Niagara Street, received a peculiar letter from a pair of St. Anne...

State of Being

Her sound has an immediate orchestral feel, which translates into a grand sense of scale. But then, before the track...

Heirloom

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

The Soulshakers

‘The Soulshakers’….an energetic party band that grew out of brotherly love! The year was 1996. Brothers Tony and Carmen...

A Selfless Act

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

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...

Coming To The Table

Windsor’s healthcare workers are in the line of fire. Thanks to dwindling medical supplies and steadily climbing coronavirus numbers, the future has never been more uncertain. And many of these warriors are braving the...

Accentuating the Positive

When Heidi and Joe fell in love, one plus one equalled seven. Between them, they had two sons and three daughters, ages six through 12. In order to build a life together, they needed to build a house large enough for...

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 with it,” Janice Kaffer,

Joe Paonessa

Last month, Joe Paonessa, a local firefighter, traveled to Santa Monica to compete in the second annual Arnold Schwarzenegger World’s Strongest Firefighter Competition.

Heirloom

In many ways, Crissi Cochrane’s musical journey has been a circular one. It began in the Annapolis Valley, in a small town an hour outside of Halifax called New Minas. “My relationship with music goes back as far as I...

Be The Best Bee You Can Be

“I want to feel connected, authentically not electronically. I feel suffocated by my insecurities, as the hunger of perfection is shoved down my throat. I touch the grip of a bow as I shoot arrows of negativity toward...

Powerhouse Vocals

Krisalyn (who performs under the stage name Krisalyn Bell) is one of Windsor’s youngest, most powerful voices.

Nature On A Grand Scale

The gorgeous cacti garden growing in the desert heat of his North Las Vegas home is nothing like the flower beds retiree Gary Seney knew as a kid living in Essex County.