Stacey Janzer

Stacey Janzer was born and raised in Essex County. Self-described Canadian treasure. She currently works as a video journalist at CBC Windsor. Email her at

Latest from Stacey Janzer

Windsor's Emancipation Day history turning into documentary series

A team from Toronto is working on a documentary series about Windsor's Emancipation Day celebrations from the 1930s to the 1960s.

Wyandotte business owners hopeful Windsor Express will play downtown

Windsor Express CEO has proposed bringing the team to the unoccupied Windsor Arena. Surrounding businesses are excited about the possibility of seeing more people in the area.

What's that smell? Fuel stench stinks up Windsor neighbourhood

An abandoned diesel fuel tank was uncovered by a construction crew at 1200 University Ave. W. Residents on nearby Elm Ave. said the smell is so strong it's giving them headaches and are concerned it may be toxic.

Gordie Howe bridge community benefits applications are open, looking for ideas

The Windsor-Essex Community Benefits Coalition is encouraging people to come up with ideas for Sandwich.

HIV infection rates decline in Windsor-Essex in 2019

Windsor-Essex County Health unit's latest figures show HIV rates are down to 9 infections this year. The previous year there were 27.

Wavy sidewalk causes waves of anger in Chatham

Residents are unhappy about a new sidewalk that some believe looks like an amusement park ride. Ward 6 Coun. Michael Bondy says something needs to be done to fix it, but Chatham-Kent administration said the sidewalk meets all Ontario provincial standards and accessibility standards.

It's coming from inside the house: Ghost stories from Amherstburg's Park House

The Park House Museum is 223 years old and full of ghost stories. Curator Stephanie Pouget-Papak shares some of the ghostly tales that came from inside the house.

Trans teen comedian cracks jokes to fight through LGBT struggles

A lot of comedy is performed in the bar scene — and being just 15, Louis's parents have to be there with him, which can be a little awkward — especially when the jokes get more risque.

A night with Windsor's mobile outreach van

Five nights a week a publicly funded van stops at designated areas in Windsor to provide services to the most vulnerable.

Are you an alcoholic? Your rental application can't ask

An application for a rental property in Windsor asks if the person is on government assistance and if they're an alcoholic. The executive director of the Welcome Centre Shelter for Women makes sure her clients know which questions landlords can legally ask.

Point Pelee, Leamington Fire cooperating on emergency response plans

Point Pelee National Park and Leamington Fire are prepared to help each other should there be a flooding emergency at the park.

Celebrating his 100th birthday with a new car

Earl Wilson just turned 100 years old and got himself a new car. Wilson still drivers on highways even takes trips to Detroit. The Ford dealership promised him a free car on his 110th birthday.

Province reverses funding agreement, will cause Sexual Assault Crisis Centre services to suffer

The Sexual Assault Crisis Centre said it has had to lose two full-time staff positions because of funding changes.

Volunteers help elderly Essex residents as elevator remains broken

Nine volunteers are helping elderly residents with their groceries and errands because the buildings lone elevator has been out since March 10 and is expected to be out for at least another four to five weeks.

Wheatley student in Paris among those mourning Notre Dame

Fire ripped through Paris' historic Notre Dame cathedral. A man from Wheatley, is in the city studying international business. He said everyone was quiet, just taking in what was happening.