Dan Taekema

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

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Windsor school boards a month behind provincial target for asymptomatic testing

Asymptomatic testing for COVID-19 isn't expected to begin at schools in Windsor-Essex until at least March 19 — nearly a month after it was mandated to begin.

City to work with homeless shelter providers if planned hotel purchase finalized

Windsor will be working with existing shelters when it comes to providing services at a hotel it's in the process of purchasing as a site to house people experiencing homelessness, according to a city councillor.

Woman who lost brother to opioids relieved police to carry naloxone but wonders what changed?

Chief Pam Mizuno says decision is connected to officers working at emergency homeless shelters, but advocates question the explanation and wonder why it took so long.

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.