Sanjay Maru

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As some residents occupy front lawn, city says it has lost touch with River Place owners

Neighbours of River Place Residence have been complaining about people continuing to live in tents on the front lawn. But the city says efforts to resolve the situation have been stalled because it has been unable to reach the building owners — a claim that one owner disputes.

Nails in Devonshire Mall parking lot prompt WRH vaccine clinic staff to file police report

Management at the Devonshire Mall vaccination clinic run by Windsor Regional Hospital say they've filed a police report after finding "pockets of nails" dispersed throughout the staff parking lot — but they're not sure if it was done purposely or not.

River Place owner, advocate for the homeless look at next steps as tenants face eviction

An advocate for people experiencing homelessness says volunteers will spend the next month trying to secure new housing accommodations for former tent city residents in Windsor, Ont. An owner of River Place where many of them have been living says vandalism has been an issue since the start of this year.

Windsor cracks down on landlord after residents left without water

River Place Residence in Sandwich Town has no running water or working fire alarms, according to the city, and must be repaired. 

'You can't pick and choose': Palestinian-Canadians say fining them and not soccer fans for gathering is unfair

Members of the Palestinian community in Windsor say it was unfair they were ticketed at a rally in May under Ontario's pandemic rules, but soccer fans weren't held accountable by bylaw officers for taking to the streets after Italy won its recent Euro Cup soccer match.

Meet the collector of more than 50 classic TV show-inspired board games

If you ever visit the home of Aaron Sanders, it likely won't take you long to figure out a way to spend time there. That's because the Windsor, Ont., resident owns more than 50 board games — all adaptations of hit TV game shows.

LGBTQ members outraged after Conservative MPs vote against bill outlawing conversion therapy

Members of the LGBTQ community are expressing shock and outrage after three southwestern Ontario MPs in Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton were among Conservative MPs who voted against this week's passing of a bill that criminalizes conversion therapy. Two of them say their decision was centred on the bill lacking clarity.

Students, parents taking graduation photos into their own hands

Watch the video in this story to see some of the creative ways grade school, high school and university graduates are commemorating the special occasion through DIY photoshoots.

Black complainant 'scared to be in public' after 3 charged with assault in Belle River beach incident

A Black woman who's one of the complainants in an incident at a Belle River beach that led to numerous assault charges against three people says it has left her wondering why some in the southwestern Ontario community have "so much hatred for people in their hearts."

Cyclists warned not to use Windsor's new pump track before official opening

Despite some cyclists showing up to the site of Windsor's new pump track in recent weeks, it's still under construction and is not officially open to the public yet.