Dan Taekema

Dan Taekema is a reporter/editor with CBC Hamilton. Email: daniel.taekema@cbc.ca

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Windsor passes 2021 budget with zero per cent tax increase

Council members sparred over funding for street outreach workers and approved pilot project with St. Clair College for bus route in the east end.

59-year-old man has died after a fire at home in downtown Windsor

A 59-year-old man has died and a woman was sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a home on Church Street caught fire on Sunday, according to Windsor's fire department.

'My mind was blown': Ontario couple fined $880 for Pokémon GO outing amid stay-at-home order

A man in Kingsville, Ont., south of Windsor, says he was fined $880 for playing Pokémon GO with his wife, even though the couple never left their vehicle.

So long to Windsor's risque landmark: Studio 4 and its racy sign have been sold

It's a sight that's familiar to anyone who's driven down Huron Church Road — a woman in a bright red bikini, next to a massive number 4. But the sign you can't miss won't be there for much longer. Westdell Development Corp. has purchased Studio 4 and plans to demolish it.

'Historic' $170M plan to repair community housing comes after decades of deterioration

Windsor city council has approved a $170 million plan to renew and repair its community housing between now and 2028.

The Mission: Photo project documents the humanity, solitude of homelessness in Windsor

Photographer Doug MacLellan set out to document the moments between the drama with intimate portraits in order to share the stories of people who frequent the Downtown Mission.

Erie Shores CEO defends vaccinating administrators, says shots would have been discarded

The CEO of Erie Shores Healthcare is defending a decision to make the COVID-19 vaccine available to her leadership team, saying the the shots needed to be used quickly or they would have been thrown away.

200 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Hamilton Thursday after data delay

It's a record high for daily cases, but it comes after the public health warned residents that the 31 cases announced the day before was an underrepresentation of the real numbers because of a delay in labs uploading data.

Seasonal workers feel relief as some head home to Trinidad and Tobago after pandemic delays

Some seasonal workers stranded on Canadian farms were able to fly back to Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday, while others eagerly await their flight home or consider staying.

4 more deaths, 162 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Hamilton

The city has recorded a total of 5,826 cases during the pandemic. Of those, 1,317 are active and 4,292 resolved. Twenty-nine outbreaks are ongoing.