Chris Ensing

CBC News

Chris Ensing is a reporter who has worked as a videojounalist and host for CBC News since 2011.

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Ford told Trudeau that Ottawa police, mayor 'mismanaged' convoy protest and Windsor a priority, inquiry hears

Ontario Premier Doug Ford told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau he felt Ottawa police and the mayor mismanaged the Freedom Convoy protest and reopening the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor was the priority, according to evidence presented Tuesday at the Emergencies Act inquiry.

Windsor mayor asked Mendicino about Emergencies Act use after Ambassador Bridge blockade cleared, inquiry told

The Emergencies Act was "extremely helpful" in protecting the Ambassador Bridge following the blockade that shut down North America's busiest international crossing in February, the mayor of Windsor, Ont., testifies. The public inquiry also heard evidence about a text exchange between Drew Dilkens and Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino.

Documents detail scramble to protect Ambassador Bridge, Windsor-Detroit tunnel from protests

Emails and meeting notes tabled this week before the federal Emergencies Act inquiry shed light on police tactics and the City of Windsor, Ont.'s preparations ahead of protesters' Ambassador Bridge blockade in February.

Ambassador Bridge reopens after police close border crossing, citing suspicious package

The Ambassador Bridge, which links Windsor, Ont. to Detroit, will reopen shortly after police closed it Sunday evening, saying they were investigating a suspicious package.

Students, teachers across Canada to be offered naloxone training to combat overdoses

An organization that works with schools across Canada to create CPR and defibrillator training programs is now looking to offer naloxone training programs for teachers and high school students. 

Electric surge: More EV charging stations expected by end of summer in Windsor-Essex

There's a growing demand for electric vehicle charging stations in Windsor-Essex.

Families of young adults killed in Windsor, Ont., call for more work to prevent youth violence

Families of young adults who've been killed in Windsor, Ont., are worried about a lack of empathy among youth linked to criminal activity, and are calling for more programs to prevent violence.

4 promises in the federal budget that stand out for Windsor-Essex

The Liberal released released its federal budget on Thursday that'll set the spending pace for Canada, including having a focus on making housing more affordable. Here's what Windsor-Essex in southwestern Ontario can expect out of the plan.

Hospital staff in Windsor, Ont., find ivermectin hidden inside COVID-19 patient's stuffed animal

A COVID-19 patient tried to sneak the anti-parasite drug ivermectin into Windsor Regional Hospital by hiding it inside a stuffed animal, according to an internal memo sent to staff at the Ontario hospital.

Lengthy bus commute forces public transit user to decline job offer

In a city that boasts one of Ontario's fastest commute times, Tara Brosseau would spend 2.5 hours on a bus for job 6 kilometres away.