Topic: #wevotes

'Do the right thing,' Amherstburg to recount votes for deputy mayor race

Town council in Amherstburg has passed the motion to recount the votes for the deputy mayor race, which was won by a four-vote margin.

Essex mayoral candidate alleges proxy votes were 'corrupted' in election

Essex councillor and mayoral candidate Ron Rogers is alleging proxy votes were "corrupted" in the municipal election.

Essex proxies say they haven't done anything wrong amidst election fraud investigation

One person who acted as a proxy said he did not remember whose proxy he signed because it was a long time ago. He also said he did not have a conversation with the person he voted for.

'Very serious allegations,' Essex councillor-elects split on proxy investigation

Not all members of the new council in the Town of Essex are concerned about the ongoing investigation into voter fraud.

Trustee candidate calls on province to investigate election

A trustee candidate alleges the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board meddled in the municipal election — and he is calling on the province to investigate.

More concerns raised after Town of Essex proxy papers found with mistakes

Carl Wilson Jr. is one of the 94 proxies named on the Town of Essex proxy list. It's the same list that has Ontario Provincial Police investigating concerns of voter fraud after proxies were allegedly signed without consent.

Trustee candidate alleges Catholic board meddled in election

Eric Renaud, who was unsuccessful in his bid to become school board trustee during the 2018 municipal election, says the Catholic school board skewed the votes by sending out a letter asking people to support faith-based education.
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Official Windsor election results pegs voter turnout at 35.21%

Official municipal election results for Windsor show the voter turnout is 35.21 per cent.

OPP investigating concerns of voter fraud after proxies signed without consent

Essex councillor Sherry Bondy said she has heard concerns from four different people all with similar situations. In each case, the elector has been an elderly Portuguese person.
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Age just a number for 25-year-old councillor-elect and 27-year-old school board trustee

Whenever election time rolls around, there's a general lack of political engagement by young people. For two millennials, however, they've taken their involvement to the next level, earning ward councillor and school board trustee seats in the municipal election.
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Court only option for recount of 4-vote victory in Amherstburg

The deputy mayor race wasn't close enough to trigger an automatic recount.
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Municipal elections tend to have lower turnouts, says U of Windsor professor

Windsor's voter turnout was lower than the previous two municipal elections, but there doesn't seem to be a clear-cut reason.
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Gender balance on Windsor-Essex councils lacking with 21% women in office

After Monday night's election, Windsor-Essex voters only chose 14 women to take office, one of them was acclaimed.
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Windsor's new councillors want to fix infrastructure and build neighbourhoods

The municipal election in Windsor saw four new faces voted to sit in council.
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Improper voting practices force Lakeshore to release election results past midnight

Ballots are marked by filling in the oval next to your candidate of choice. But according to the town's communication manager, many people didn't do that.
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Pelee elects 2 new officials, results delayed by mail strike and power outage

The Township of Pelee announced its election results late due to delays attributed to the rotating Canada Post mail strike and a power outage.
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'Astounding' results of Windsor's municipal race brings steep learning curve for new councillors

Former city councillor Bill Marra and respected community leader Remy Boulbol make their final visit to the CBC's Windsor Morning as panellists for the 2018 municipal election.
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Here's how Windsor voted in 2018's municipal election

Voter turnout went down again in this election, as it did back in 2014.
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Here are Windsor's newest councillors

Results are in. Here are the City of Windsor's councillors for the next four years.
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Here are the Pelee and Essex County mayors for the next 4 years

Unofficial results show some municipalities in Essex County have elected a new mayor.
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'Our best days are yet to come,' Drew Dilkens re-elected mayor of Windsor

The City of Windsor's mayor-elect for the next four years is Drew Dilkens.
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It's election day: Here's what you need to know about voting in Windsor-Essex

Some municipalities have already started accepting votes through online and telephone voting or through mail-in ballots. Other municipalities will accept votes the traditional way — at polling stations.
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Why 6-4 city council split 'fuels some people's cynicism'

The perception of a 6-4 vote around the Windsor city council may change Monday night with one open council seat and a few other close races.
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Voters met pair of similar candidates at Friday Ward 5 debate

Days before Ward 5 voters have to make a choice, they showed up to Chapter Two Brewing Company to hear from two of six candidates.
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How Ward 7 candidates plan to campaign in the final days

Four candidates have a few final days to convince voters they're the right choice.
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Windsor council hopefuls take lessons from a previous loss

A pair of candidates explain how they're not going to let previous losses hold them back.
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Low advanced voter turnout catches Ward 6 challengers by surprise

Three challengers are trying to win the incumbent's seat in Ward 6.

Contentious issue of addiction services fires up audience during Ward 3 debate

A number of questions were brought up to Ward 3's candidates Wednesday concerning diversification of the city's arts scene and improvements to Windsor Transit — but it was a question about addiction services which had one member of the crowd fired up.
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Windsor Morning panel: Predictions on the 2018 municipal election

Remy Boulbol and Bill Marra predict who will represent Windsor's 10 wards and hold the mayor's seat after the Oct. 22 election.
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Passionate plea for a fix to Windsor's transit troubles highlights Ward 1 debate

CBC Windsor livestreamed the Ward 1 debate with four of five candidates at St. Clair College.
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Windsor's mayoral front-runners face off in second debate

Less than one week before the municipal election, Drew Dilkens and Matt Marchand visited the CBC's Windsor Morning for their second mayoral debate.
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Child poverty and an auditor general highlight first Ward 2 debate

The two candidates for Ward 2 in Windsor met for a forum hosted by a community group that wants to engage millennial voters. CBC Windsor livestreamed the event.
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Windsor group encouraging millennials to vote using craft beer

Young adults are known to not vote — but a new Windsor group is taking a shot at changing that perception.
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Advance polling numbers down in Windsor

A total of 5,348 voters participated in the advance vote across five days, according to numbers released by the City of Windsor.
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City helps register homeless people to vote

Even without a fixed address, staff at the clerk's office say that doesn't 'deter you from having the right to vote.'
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What's the purpose of a deputy mayor?

Mayors, councillors and school board trustees are all vying for your vote on October 22. But if you live in Essex County, there's another job up for grabs — deputy mayor.
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'One heck of a campaign,' Ward 9 could see a new councillor

Ward 9 is one of the tight races happening in Windsor, where two people are challenging incumbent Hilary Payne.
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Islamic Council hosts candidate meet-and-greet in lead up to election day

The Windsor Islamic Council hosted a candidate meet-and-greet Sunday night in the lead up to the municipal election to give members of the public a chance to engage with those running for office.
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From taxes to congested Dominion Boulevard, Ward 10 candidates debate

Ward 10 candidates discussed the top priorities in their ward Thursday night in a forum.
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Social housing builds stay stagnant as waitlist nears 5K

The Community Housing Corporation, along with the city, are looking at ways to get funding from the National Housing Strategy. The city has provided tax breaks to landlords who participate in the housing programs.
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Windsor Morning panel: Who won the mayoral front-runner debate?

Remy Boulbol and Bill Marra discuss who won Wednesday's front-runner debate between Drew Dilkens and Matt Marchand.
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Front-runners face off in Windsor mayoral debate

Windsor's current mayor Drew Dilkens and challenger Matt Marchand participated in a debate hosted by the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce.
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Deputy mayor and former mayor battling for top seat in LaSalle

The two candidates for the mayor of LaSalle weigh in on their motivations for running and what they see as top election issues.
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3 highlights from Windsor's 1st all-candidate mayoral debate

All of Windsor's mayoral candidates squared off for the first time at a debate Wednesday night.
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All five mayoral candidates face off for the first time

Check out the full replay of Wednesday night's debate.
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Windsor Morning panel: school board trustee race 'under the radar'

Windsor Morning election panelists discuss why the school board trustee race is much less talked about.
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Windsor mayoral candidates weigh in on French inclusivity

For many years, Windsor was the most important francophone settlement west of Montreal, but what is the place of French in southwestern Ontario in 2018?
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Public and Catholic school board merge proposed by Windsor trustee candidates

Public board candidate Alan Halberstadt and Catholic board counterpart Eric Renaud believe the perfect time for a merge is now since the Green Party of Ontario — which has long supported one — recently acquired representation at Queen's Park.
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'They've helped build this city,' seniors raise concerns with candidates

Three weeks away from the municipal election, elderly Windsorites went to a meet-and-greet to speak with candidates about their concerns.
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Acclaimed Kingsville mayor talks grow-ops and being editor of town paper

While mayoral candidates in some Ontario municipalities are hoping to win a seat on Oct. 22, Kingsville mayor Nelson Santos has won by acclamation.
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Windsor's homeless top of mind for candidates, though many have 'no idea' how to vote

Homelessness is one of the top issues in Windsor ahead of the October municipal election, but getting a chance to cast a vote is a major hurdle for those without a home.
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Windsor Morning panel: How important is name recognition?

In wards where there's an incumbent running for re-election, how big of a chance do challengers have to take the seat?
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Windsor mayoral candidates have big ideas for city

The field of candidates range from someone who wants to bring a second casino, theme park and aquarium to the city and others who commit to job creation, investing in roads and hiring an auditor general at city hall.
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Two popular candidates going head-to-head in Ward 2

When taking a look at election lawn signs in Ward 2, it's difficult to tell which of the two city council candidates is more popular.
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Windsor Morning panel: Strengths and weaknesses in Windsor mayoral campaigns

There are five people running for mayor in Windsor. What sets them apart? Our Windsor Morning election panelists weigh in.
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Why aren't more women running for council? Former MPP Sandra Pupatello weighs in

There aren't a lot of women running for council in Windsor-Essex and former MPP Sandra gave some potential reasons for why that is.
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Essex mayor retiring from politics after 15 years in the seat

After 15 years of service as mayor for the Town of Essex, Ron McDermott is retiring from politics.
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Meet the people running for council in Leamington

19 people are running for council in Leamington. Here is a little bit about each one of them.
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Meet the people running for council in Kingsville

17 people are running for council in the Town of Kingsville. Here is a little bit about each one of them.
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Meet the people running for council in Amherstburg

20 people are running for council in the Town of Amherstburg. Here is a little bit about each one of them.
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Meet the people running for council in the Town of Essex

19 people are running for council in the Town of Essex. Here is a little bit about each one of them.
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Meet the people running for council in LaSalle

12 people are running for council in the Town of LaSalle. Here is a little bit about each one of them.
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Meet the people running for council in Lakeshore

25 people are running for council in the Town of Lakeshore. Here is a little bit about each one of them.
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Meet the people running for the Greater Essex County District School Board

26 people are running to be a Greater Essex County District School Board trustee. Here is a little bit about each one of them.
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Meet the people running for council in Windsor

50 people are running for council in the City of Windsor. Here is a little bit about each one of them.
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Meet the people running for council in Tecumseh

12 people are running for council in the Town of Tecumseh. Here is a little bit about each one of them.
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Meet the people running in Windsor, Essex County and Pelee

CBC News contacted every single person running for office in Windsor, Essex County and the Township of Pelee.
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Meet the people running for council in Pelee

7 people are running for council in the Township of Pelee. Here is a little bit about each one of them.
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Meet the people running for the Conseil Scolaire Viamonde

3 people are running to be a Conseil Scolaire Viamonde trustee. Here is a little bit about each one of them.
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Meet the people running for the Conseil Scolaire Catholique Providence

7 people are running to be a Conseil Scolaire Catholique Providence trustee. Here is a little bit about each one of them.
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Meet the people running for the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board

19 people are running to be a Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board trustee. Here is a little bit about each one of them.
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City logo appearance in Paul Borrelli campaign ad has opponent filing complaint

Ward 10 candidate complains about the use of the City of Windsor logo in Paul Borelli's campaign material.
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Allies, commitment and experience, candidates get creative to stand out in Ward 8

Voters in Ward 8 will have eight options for their new councillor next month.
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Windsor Votes workshops aim to help people become 'effective advocates'

With the municipal election just over a month away, a workshop series has been preparing Windsorites to make an informed vote.
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More surveillance and affordable housing part of Mayor Dilken's re-election platform

One of Windsor mayor's re-election platform pillars is public safety, where he proposes the installation of 100 cameras across the city.
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Windsor Morning panel: Gender and diversity lacking in local politics

Windsor Morning launches its panel featuring Bill Marra and Remy Boulbol, who will analyze the hot issues and tightest races in Windsor leading up to the Oct. 22 municipal election.

Tired of the trash: Ward 10 residents want to see an end to illegal dumping

Ward 10 residents in Windsor say the city needs to do more to address illegal dumping along South Cameron Blvd.
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Windsor Morning panel: City's mayoral race a 'two-man' battle

Windsor Morning launches its panel featuring Bill Marra and Remy Boulbol, who will analyze the hot issues and tightest races in Windsor leading up to the Oct. 22 municipal election.
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Construction has Ward 10 residents feeling 'boxed in'

Ahead of the October municipal election, CBC Windsor visited Fred’s Farm Fresh in Ward 10 to see what issues were on the minds of residents.

Ward 5 residents waiting for traffic calming on Drouillard Road

Residents are calling for traffic calming in Ward 5, but it'll take many steps before solutions are implemented in the neighbourhood.
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Ward 9 residents want more affordable housing and a safer neighbourhood

Ahead of the October municipal election, CBC Windsor visited Canadian Tire in Ward 9 to see what issues were on the minds of residents.
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Ward 7 residents asking for fixed 'roads, sewers and parks'

Ahead of the October municipal election, CBC Windsor visited the Tecumseh Mall food cout in Ward 7 on Tuesday to see what issues were on the minds of residents.
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Improvements in traffic and sewer systems wanted by residents in Ward 6

Ahead of the October municipal election, CBC Windsor visited Riviera Pizza in Ward 6 on Monday to see what issues were on the minds of residents.
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Ward 5 residents asking for safer roadways and museum sites in Ford City

Ahead of the October municipal election, CBC Windsor visited The Grand Cantina in Ward 5 on Friday to see what issues were on the minds of residents.
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Ward 4 residents want more parking and better collaboration between businesses

Ahead of the October municipal election, CBC Windsor visited Vito's Pizzeria in Ward 4 on Thursday to see what issues were on the minds of residents.
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Residents in Ward 3 want to fix Windsor's homeless crisis

Ahead of the October municipal election, CBC Windsor visited The Coffee Exchange in Ward 3 on Wednesday to see what issues were on the minds of residents.
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Ward 2 residents caught between two bridges and a lack of services

CBC Windsor visited the Rock Bottom Bar & Grill in Ward 2 on Tuesday to see what issues residents had on their minds ahead of the October municipal election.
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Small businesses and more bike lanes on the minds of Ward 1 residents

CBC Windsor kicked off its two-week visit of Windsor's 10 wards ahead of the muncipal election on October 22.
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Windsor-Essex gears up for local elections after city's flat provincial voter turnout

The City of Windsor's clerks office is buzzing for an election that might not be top-of-mind for most.
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Disqualified candidate complains to integrity commissioner for unfair treatment

A disqualified candidate for Ward 3 in the City of Windsor is filing a complaint to the integrity commissioner because she believes she was treated unfairly in the paperwork filing process.
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What to watch for in Windsor's municipal election

Nominations are now closed for the October municipal elections and we are getting a better sense of what Windsor's city council will look like in the fall.
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Municipal election nomination ended as of 2 p.m. Friday, no Windsor candidates unchallenged

Deadline for filing for municipal election was Friday 2 p.m. A new candidate filed her papers last-minute to challenge Ward 4 incumbent Chris Holt.
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Bortolin seeking re-election, last Windsor councillor to announce

With just two days to go before nominations close, Rino Bortolin has announced his plans to seek re-election in the upcoming civic vote on October 22.
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Paul Borrelli joining Windsor city council race, 6 others file paperwork

More people have stepped forward to be the next ward councillor in the upcoming municipal election, including Ward 10 incumbent Paul Borrelli, who was involved in some conflict with a candidate's campaign manager.
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Ward 4's Chris Holt seeks re-election, announces plans in front of Walkerville Power Building

Ward 4 city councillor Chris Holt said he will be seeking re-election this fall. Holt made the announcement in front of the Walker Power Building, which is currently under construction.
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Jo-Anne Gignac seeks re-election to Windsor city council

Two weeks left for would-be city council candidates to file their paperwork, which Ward 6 Coun. Jo-Anne Gignac has already done.
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Four wards without candidates for councillors in Windsor municipal election

With less than three weeks until the official nomination period deadline on July 27, four wards are still without city councillor candidates.
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West-end city councillor race pits lawyer against incumbent John Elliott

A councillor candidate for Ward 2 wants to hold the Ambassador Bridge accountable, but incumbent John Elliott says there's not much that can be done.
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Matt Marchand officially resigns from Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce

Matt Marchand, who was the president and CEO of the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce, has officially resigned. He announced earlier in June that he will run for mayor.
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Matt Marchand to run for mayor of Windsor, chamber appoints acting president

The municipal election campaign heated up Tuesday, as Matt Marchand announced he is running for mayor.