Peter Duck

Peter Duck is the voice of CBC Windsor's morning radio news. He originated in Morpeth (in Chatham-Kent), and made his way back "home" to Windsor, by way of Toronto, Saskatchewan and Winnipeg.

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Man convicted of assaulting girlfriend says mandatory program was 'a damn eye-opener'

One program has served 374 people in the past year, but is limited to 12 weeks. Another goes deeper, but only has room for eight men at a time.
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Women rely on 'luck of the draw' when seeking shelter from domestic violence

Windsor's main shelter for women experiencing domestic violence has turned away 443 women and 336 children since May 2016. It blames stagnant government funding, at a time of increasing demand and a shortage of affordable housing in the community.

Keep it quiet, or shine a light: Debate over police reporting on domestic violence

Almost a quarter of the violent crimes in Windsor are domestic assaults, but you would never know it from the news releases that come from city police.

Windsor might get more sidewalks — but people are divided over the idea

Later this summer city council will consider a new active transportation master plan. It recommends sidewalks be added to streets that were built without them, "within a set number of years."

Pedestrian, cycling path approved for south Windsor neighbourhood

City council agreed Monday to add a link to make it easier for people in the Rockport neighbourhood to get to bus stops, and future bike lanes on the 6th Concession. 

Fluoride debate continues in Tecumseh, LaSalle

Windsor city council voted 8-3 in favour of the reintroduction of fluoride. Now either Tecumseh or LaSalle must also agree to the change as they share the water supply.

Fewer vouchers available for fixing cats in Windsor this year

With the budget for the City of Windsor's cat sterlization voucher program cut to $30,000 this year, only 400 of the coupons will be available.

Windsor woman rejects 'African-American' label

A black woman says people in Windsor should rethink the term they use to refer to people such as herself. Linda McCurdy's ancestors escaped from slavery in the United States and arrived in Amherstburg 185 years ago.

Deer damaging parks on west side of Windsor

A naturalist with the City of Windsor says deer are damaging parks, and the city is contemplating how to handle the problem. Karen Cedar says the city is still gathering information to determine how many deer can be sustained in the natural areas on the west side of Windsor.

Windsor councillor worries about fallout of split votes

The longest-serving member of Windsor city council sees a problem developing among the current personnel of elected officials. Bill Marra says a "consistent six to four divide on certain votes" could create "an unhealthy work environment."