Kaitie Fraser

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Kaitie Fraser is a reporter at CBC Windsor. Email Kaitie.Fraser@cbc.ca

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International students waiting months for Canadian visa approvals amid immigration backlog

Some international students looking to finally come to Canada to attend post-secondary school say they've been waiting months for Ottawa to approve their study permits, putting their education and lives on hold. Some had already begun Canadian online learning.
Ontario Votes 2022

Meet the 3 candidates who could make history if elected in Windsor-Essex

Three women of colour are running in three ridings in Windsor-Essex in this Ontario election, and history could be made if any one of them is elected.

Illegal pot farms putting Ontario migrant workers at risk as police stretch resources to shut them, OPP say

Some farm workers in southwestern Ontario are "unknowingly" participating in illegal cannabis operations that are requiring significant police resources to shut them down, according to provincial police.

City of Windsor approves $5K pay increase for councillors starting next year

Windsor, Ont., city councillors will get a pay bump of roughly $5,000 each starting next year.

As COVID-19 activity rises, Windsor-Essex's acting MOH wants for more provincial measures

During a weekly media briefing Thursday, Windsor-Essex's acting medical officer of health said he believes the province should enact more COVID-19 measures, such as mask wearing, to curb the increased activity of the virus across the province.

Ontario child-care deal a win for Windsor-Essex's next generation, say community partners

Ontario's $10.2 billion deal with the federal government that will cut child-care fees in the province in half by the end of the year is seen as a huge win for Windsor-Essex, according to community partners and those in the industry.

Ottawa is spending $500M toward electric vehicle battery plant in Windsor, Ont., MP's tweet reveals

While politicians were tight-lipped about the amount of money governments are investing to secure a new $4.9-billion electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing plant in Windsor, Ont., a Toronto-area MP shared the federal amount of $500 million in a tweet.

Windsor is getting a giant electric vehicle battery plant. Here's what you need to know

Canada's first-ever electric vehicle battery gigafactory is set to open in Windsor, and officials could hardly hold back their glee when announcing the local benefits the plant will offer.

$4.9B electric vehicle battery plant announced for Windsor, Ont.

Canada's first lithium-ion electric vehicle battery manufacturing plant is coming to Windsor, Ont., as part of a $4.9-billion joint-venture deal between Stellantis and LG Energy Solution, government officials confirmed Wednesday.

Athletes are having their say about the Russia-Ukraine war. Experts say this may become the norm

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has prompted people to choose sides, and athletes and their governing bodies are no exception. As tanks rolled into Ukraine, athletes around the world used their platforms to speak out, often amplified by social media. 

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