Kaitie Fraser


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

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NAFTA negotiations 'hang over heads' of Canadian farmers, U.S. counterparts

As the sun comes up on farmers across Essex County, Ont., it's not their livestock or crops they check first thing in the morning — it's the markets.

Tecumseh-Brock statue unveiled in Sandwich Towne

The roundabout in Sandwich Towne is finally complete.

Women's sledge hockey team holds tryouts as group looks to gain national recognition

Windsor, Ont. athletes Jessica Matassa, Ashley Goure and Dani McPhee are gearing up for another season of sledge hockey with tryouts this weekend. But what the players really want is to take their sport to the next level.

Windsor hospital loses 10 Saudi residents amid diplomatic dispute

Ten medical residents at Windsor Regional Hospital will have to cut their studies short because of a diplomatic dispute between the Canada and Saudi Arabia, leaving their attending physicians in the lurch.
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'There was a lot of doubt,' Gina Bedingfield's story of acceptance and purpose

Gina Bedingfield is a transgender woman living in Windsor. Through her own journey and life lessons, she volunteers to help others going through their own transitions.

Ontario currently without a 'car czar' auto adviser as tariff threats loom

CBC News has learned the 'car czar' is no more. Ray Tanguay, a former Toyota Canada executive who was appointed to help the industry and advise governments, is no longer in the role. It's unclear if he will be replaced.

Ont. primed for retaliatory tariffs if Trump imposes on auto first, says trade minister

Ontario's Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade Jim Wilson attended hearings in Washington that looked at the impact of U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed auto tariffs.

Auto manufacturing industry to ask for 'trade assistance' if tariffs are imposed

While automotive leaders testify in Washington, urging politicians to scrap Trump's proposed tariffs on imported vehicles, two industry insiders warn any duties would pinch both countries immediately.

Canada's infrastructure minister, Mich. governor break ground on Gordie Howe International Bridge

Weeks after the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority named a preferred proponent to take on the Gordie Howe International Bridge project, officials on both sides of the Ontario-Michigan border break ground in the state.

Rare, heinous-smelling corpse flower blooms at Michigan conservatory

The distinctive flower attracts bugs that feed on dead animals, and it's most pungent when in full bloom.

Sleiman enters Windsor city council race, but many incumbents hold off for now

With about two weeks left in the nomination period for the municipal election, another incumbent has thrown his hat into the race.

BIA looking to light up three downtown Windsor alleyways

The Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association is looking for a tender to install lights in three alleyways in the city.

Donated thermometers to help Windsor police keep pets out of hot cars

Windsor business owner and philatropist, Jim Scott, along with Second Chance Animal Rescue donated 10 infrared thermometers to Windsor police. The tools take the internal temperature of a car.

Aphria's new Leamington cannabis extraction facility needs skilled workers

Aphria's $55-million cannabis extraction facility planned for Leamington sounds a bit like something out of Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Aphria CEO 'handcuffed' by proposed cannabis advertising laws, supports some Senate suggestions

As the bill that introduces the legalization of cannabis in Canada gets noodled around in Ottawa, one marijuana mogul weighs in on what the potential political changes federally, and in Ontario, mean for his company.