Windsor Welcomes 350 New Auto Jobs

It was a great day for Windsor. German auto parts manufacturer Kauth announced it will locate its HQ in Windsor which will generate 350 jobs. It was a total team effort from Mayor Dilkens, the Windsor Essex Economic Development Corporation and City Council. For Windsor Star Article CLICK HERE A

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New Basketball and Pickleball Courts in Forest Glade

What an amazing day in Forest Glade! Today we opened the brand new basketball courts in Forest Glade that also feature a multi-use/pickleball court. Two dozen grade five students from L.A. Desmarais Elementary were on hand to welcome the courts and say Thank You to three tremendous community

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Investment Highlights in Ward 7

If you’re pressed for time – here are some highlights of investments in Ward 7: INFRASTRUCTURE Unanimous support for a historic $89 million investment in flood mitigation, pump stations, retention basins and sewers in Ward 6 & 7 – as a direct response to flooding in 2016

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New Playground at Flora in East Riverside

Within half hour of the construction fencing being taken down – there were about 14 parents, grandparents and kids having fun around the brand new playground installed on Flora and Riverside Drive in Ward 7. City Council worked together to install 28 new playgrounds across the City

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Flags of Remembrance

I felt both proud and humbled to attend the Flags of Remembrance Ceremony at the riverfront which honoured the Canadians who served – including our Grandpa Ron – and the 128,000 Canadians who made the ultimate sacrifice so that we have the freedoms we do – including the

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Enhanced Capital Budget Submission – Ward 7

WARD 7 – ENHANCED CAPITAL BUDGET SUBMISSION In recent Capital Budgets – there is $10 Million that has not been allocated by Administration.  In other words – that funding is available. Every year the Mayor invites Councillors to submit a list of capital projects for their Wards for

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Meeting with City Engineer

I met with the City Engineer today to discuss the following issues: (1) Update on current capital projects and those on the horizon for Ward 7 (2) Need to improve Banwell Road from Tecumseh Road East to Mulberry with streetlights, road expansion, multi-use trail (3) I raised the idea of

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