Jacob Barker


Jacob Barker is a videojournalist for CBC Windsor.

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Thousands of Canadians could be on the hook for allegedly sharing Ryan Reynolds movie

Thousands of Canadians, including at least one here in Windsor, Ont., are the targets of legal action for allegedly infringing on the copyright of a movie starring Ryan Reynolds through file sharing.

Windsor trucker looks forward to traffic relief a completed Gordie Howe bridge will bring

The Gordie Howe Bridge, once completed, is expected to give residents and truckers who frequent Huron Church Road and Wyandotte street West some relief from the congestion currently surrounding the Ambassador bridge border crossing.

On Overdose Awareness Day, crosses were laid to represent those lost

A row of crosses, reminiscent of a graveyard, are on full display on the lawn in front of All Saints' Church in downtown Windsor for the next couple of weeks. 

Criminologist thinks Windsor bucking national crime rate trends could be due to aging population

Windsor police saw a decrease in the Crime Severity Index (CSI) last week as it's bucking the trend nationally, but perceptions of more crime still exist in some areas of town, and whether or not it's policing that leads to the lower numbers remains a question for some.

Restaurant owner says Indian rice ban 'like banning bread in America' for some Windsorites

India's ban on rice exports has left Windsor's South Asian supermarkets and restaurants without a key ingredient many of their customers need for their recipes.

It might become harder to get a new 4-way stop sign in Windsor. Here's why

The City of Windsor's administration is recommending stricter rules when it comes to getting all-way stops, also called four-way stops, approved.

Windsor shop jumps on permanent jewelry as trend takes off

A downtown Windsor shop is offering a unique jewelry trend to the city. 

Kingsville council stops short of implementing 'no-mow' zones for monarch butterflies

No-mow areas would be areas in parks that are allowed to grow out to encourage bees and butterflies

Bad Witch Bakery is closing, and the owner says small businesses need more support

After years of being in survival mode, a local bakery owner is closing up shop, and calling for more to be done to support small businesses in Windsor.

Windsor city council votes to put $100M toward transit improvements but nixes plan to build new garage

Windsor city council has voted for a $100-million upgrade to transit services in the city but the plan does not include building a new bus garage.