The CBC's Tahmina Aziz currently reports out of Windsor and Toronto for TV, radio and web. Have a story? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @tahmina_aziz
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Windsor band pays tribute to front-line workers through new song
Cheryl Fraser, the lead singer and lyricist of Gritty Angels Band, never expected to receive such an overwhelming response to a song that took her only 20 minutes to write.
Cormorant cull to begin at Point Pelee this week, but animal rights group says it's unnecessary
Parks Canada employees plan to reduce the population of the double-crested cormorant on Point Pelee National Park's Middle Island from April 29 to mid-May, but Animal Alliance of Canada says the cull is unnecessary, especially during the pandemic.
'Justice is George Floyd not being dead:' Members of Windsor-Essex BIPOC community reflect on verdict
While protesters in Minneapolis cheered Tuesday after a jury convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin of all three counts in the death of George Floyd, the verdict brought mixed emotions for some members of the Black community in Windsor-Essex.
Pelee Island residents eagerly await vaccination clinic that opens mid-April
Some residents of Pelee Island say they're grateful that a COVID-19 vaccination clinic will open up for two days — April 19 and 20— on the island, as announced by the Township of Pelee on Wednesday.
14 Ottawa Street businesses have either closed or moved amid COVID-19, BIA says
It's been a challenging year for many business owners on Ottawa Street, with 14 establishments having either moved or closed down, according to Ettore Bonato, the president of the Ottawa Street BIA.
These cyclists fight 'ongoing battle' against city as officials remove unauthorized Little River bike trail
For Ryan Bertrand, the bike trail in Little River in the east end of Windsor, Ont. is an escape, a place for him to enjoy the outdoors and alleviate stress.
Transgender student in Windsor fights to get chosen name on high school diploma
Sixteen-year-old Damien Crowe, a Windsor transgender student, wants to graduate with his chosen name on his high school diploma, but won't be allowed to until it's legally changed. Damien says transgender students should be allowed to use their chosen names and gender marker, regardless of legal documentation.
37 COVID-19 cases today as officials unveil region's newest vaccine site in Amherstburg
Amherstburg residents aged 70 and older can now walk into the Libro Credit Union Centre to get their vaccine.
COVID-19 in wastewater prompts 'modified quarantine' at UWindsor residence
The University of Windsor announced Sunday through a news release that a sample of wastewater from its campus tested positive for COVID-19.
Celebration of Nowruz starts as Afghan, Iranian Windsorites mark the start of spring
Nowruz, which translates to 'new day,' is just around the corner and for the Afghan and Iranian community in Windsor, it marks a time of renewal and a new beginning.