Kaitie Fraser


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

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Sounds of the Season

The cost of Christmas dinner is up this year, but shelters in Windsor are making the meal anyway

It's an annual meal for many — turkey with all the fixins' — and at shelters in Windsor, Ont., it's a meal that organizers had to expertly plan for this year as food costs more and donations are down. 

It's an 'atypical' year for influenza as cases climb in Windsor-Essex, says top doctor

Windsor-Essex's top doctor is concerned about the rising rates of influenza in the region, as respiratory illness dominates hospitals locally and across Ontario. 

NDP's next leader needs more face time to gain back lost ground: analyst

Marit Stiles is set to be the next leader of Ontario's New Democrats, and as she tries to gain back the seats lost in June's election, a political science professor and analyst says that in Windsor-Essex she'll need to become more familiar to voters. 

Writing Santa this year? Canada Post says to mail it by Friday

While you might be rushing around preparing for a busy holiday season, one group of students in Windsor, Ont., has been busy writing the big guy in red — just in time to hear back. 

Jason Bellaire is Windsor, Ont.'s new police chief and wants 'culture change,' more transparency

The Windsor Police Services Board has made Jason Bellaire the new police chief of the Ontario city, a role he's been serving in an acting capacity for several months. He plans to implement culture changes and create a more transparent service that works closely with the community. 

1 in 12 people without a doctor in Windsor-Essex, and it's affecting hospitals

More than 36,000 people in Windsor-Essex in southwestern Ontario don't have a family doctor, and thousands more are contributing to the strain on the health system by using emergency departments to receive care.

Mayor says he's 'bullishly optimistic' about Windsor's future

The newly elected Windsor city council had its inaugural meeting last night at the Capitol Theatre, welcoming three new councillors and Mayor Drew Dilkens for his third term. 

For his 11th birthday wish, this boy got Habs' Cole Caufield's stick

It was an exciting 11th birthday for Tanner Harrison, who had three wishes: tickets to a Habs game, spending time with his dad, and getting a hockey stick from his favourite Montreal Canadiens player Cole Caufield.

Windsor hospital sees surge in children's respiratory illnesses and some medications are in short supply

Windsor Regional Hospital is seeing an influx of children with respiratory illnesses, and the region is coping with a Canada-wide shortage of antibiotic and pain relief medications for youngsters.

Ontario residents with disabilities face homelessness or worse, say advocates as some rent subsidies expiring

Many Ontario residents with disabilities who rely on rent subsidy programs to live independently are at risk of losing their homes and autonomy, say advocates as some subsidies are ending.