The BridgeWindsor bands are are reaching for success, and getting it.Apr 22, 2013 | 11:59Tom Lucier of Phog lounge speaks to the recent success stories of four Windsor bands. The Windsor music scene is always strong. Now, the rest of the world is paying attention to our local talent.
The BridgeWindsor family concerned for their loved ones in the wake of the Boston bombing.Apr 19, 2013 | 5:18The tragedy in Boston hits closer to home for one Windsor family. CBC reporter Allison Johnson spoke with the Favot's about their worries of having two daughters living close to where the search happened.
The BridgeA Windsor guitarist has the talent for a big career but first he's got to graduate from high school.Apr 18, 2013 | 8:11Last Saturday night I was asked to induct blues musician Sonny Rhodes into the Canada South Blues Museum.
That night there was an opening act featuring three young musicians from Windsor.
Normally, when you see this you think, isn't that nice giving the
The BridgeMany people are remembering Rita Macneil, talk with fellow Cape Bretoner Ashley MacIssac .Apr 17, 2013 | 6:02As you've been hearing this afternoon singer Rita McNeil has died.
She passed away yesterday after complications from surgery at the age of 68.
There is no doubt that the east coast singer touched many people with her music, including many here who saw
The BridgeI'll chat with Joe and Marija Byrne they were in Boston yesterday to watch and run in the mararthon.Apr 16, 2013 | 11:41Many people are returning from
Boston today after taking part in yesterday's Marathon.
Joe Byrne was there to cheer on his daughter Maria
as she ran her third Boston Marathon.
Joe Byrne and Maria just got back this afternoon.
The BridgeWe'll tell you about a raffle to win a trip onboard a great lakes freighter.Apr 15, 2013 | 7:54Have you ever wondered what life aboard one the big lake freighters would be like?
Well you can have a chance to find out through a contest being run by boatnerd.com
It's currently running a raffle where the prize is a trip for two on board a freighter.
The BridgeWashington has given approval to the State of Michigan to go ahead with a new bridge crossing Windsor and Detroit.Apr 12, 2013 | 6:19Michigan Governor Rick Snyder made the announcement
earlier this afternoon. He said Michigan received the presidential
permit it required to go ahead with the project.
For more on what happens now, we've reached Essex
MP Jeff Watson.
The BridgeShe put off her musical aspirations for years but now Windsor Vocalist Brenda McCurdy is releasing her first CD.Apr 11, 2013 | 8:08For Windsor's Brenda McCurdy, life got in the way of her passion for singing. But a few years ago she found her voice once again and now, she is releasing her first CD titled Follow My Heart.
The BridgeA feature interview with Boz Scaggs and your chance to win ticketes to see him in concert this Saturday night at Caesars Colosseum.Apr 10, 2013 | 8:48Singer and songwriter Boz Scaggs comes to Caesars Colosseum this Saturday night for a show that I would hope touch on not only his hits from the Silk Degrees days but also back to his beginnings as a singer with Steve Miller and his own first solo recordi
The BridgeWhen it comes to healthcare, almost 25 percent of nurses across Canada would not recommend the hospital they work at .Apr 8, 2013 | 6:37Many nurses say they're overworked, understaffed
and fear patient care is suffering because of it.
Karen Bertrand is with the Ontario Nurses Association.
She's a registered nurse of 38 years. She's also
vice president of Region 5 for the ONA.
The BridgeWe'll find out about The Informed Dining program to find out what it means for consumers.Apr 5, 2013 | 7:10Transparency in dining. A new program rolling out in some chain restaurants across the country wants to make you an informed diner. But do you really want to know how much fat's in that burger?
The BridgeCaesars Windsor has changed the entertainment scene in Windsor over the past five years.Apr 4, 2013 | 10:36For the past five years Caesars Windsor has been bringing world class entertainment to the Colosseum...more than 300 shows ocver those years.
And today it announced a number of acts that are slated to appear over the next few months.
Among them, BB King
The Bridgewe'll find out how and why a local families donation to Haiti became a motorcycle.Apr 3, 2013 | 9:42It's been three years since the devastating earthquake
in Haiti. And as the country continues to rebuild, there are some
people who continue to find ways to help.
Paul Haslip of Pain Court is one of those people.
He (and his family) were looking