Windsor mural celebrates education pioneer Ada Kelly Whitney  

Windsor mural celebrates education pioneer Ada Kelly Whitney  

There are three new murals recently unveiled along a Windsor main street corridor. One of the individuals highlighted is Ada Kelly Whitney, known for being the first Black woman hired by an Ontario public school board, according to the Essex County Black Historical Research Society. “I’m so proud of her,” expressed the group’s president Irene […]

The N-word has Windsor school on the back foot

The N-word has Windsor school on the back foot

Teacher stopped students from playing a song that uttered the word, then she said it in explaining why they shouldn’t do it. Oops! Into the penalty box! The Greater Essex County District School Board (GECDSB) is in the middle of an investigation after one of its high school teachers used the N-word twice in school. […]

Windsor cricket may soon have a full-sized ground

Windsor cricket may soon have a full-sized ground

The proposed pitch will be located in Derwent Park in Forest Glade. The city is investing $100,000 toward a design for the project, which will also include upgrades to multi-use trails in the park, located near Forest Glade Drive and the E.C. Row Expressway. Anwar Shahid, the president of the Windsor-Essex Cricket League, says there’s […]