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Windsor-Essex Comes out on top With Highest Number of Living Wage Employers

on 15 November 2016

Windsor-Essex proudly holds the top spot as the region with the highest number of living wage employers in the province.

On Roots

on 07 October 2016

On Roots is a Folk/Roots Concert Series that showcases touring musicians and bands in an intimate, gallery setting. Our goal is to create a unique performance opportunity for travelling singer/songwriters - to celebrate and elevate the Folk/Roots genre in a "listening room" which is ideally suited to see and hear every nuance of the performer’s craft.

The United Nations International Day of Older Person

Donna Longmoore on 29 September 2016

Saturday October 1, 2016—in Windsor there will be a flag raising at City Hall at 1:00 pm, followed by a luncheon and gathering at the Unifor Local 200/444 Hall at 1855 Turner Road at 2:00 pm. Everyone is invited—young folks and elders. The current pension crisis will also be discussed.

Big Green Sky, Stone & Sky 2016

Patricia Fell on 26 September 2016

After the successful production of Big Green Sky for the MayWorks Windsor 2016 Arts & Labour Festival, Windsor Feminist Theatre continued presenting professional performance, literary, and visual artists throughout the entire summer on Pelee Island. Stone & Sky, an eclectic series of concerts and other events takes place in a disused limestone fossilized quarry in the southernmost inhabited community in Canada. Featuring professional artists, we present weekly concerts, and the series culminates with an experimental theatre production.

Not Only in May: Bridge to Somewhere

Linda Renaud, Susan Gold Smith on 25 September 2016

MayWorks Windsor Alumna Linda Renaud's exhibit, Stories of Old Sandwich Towne. A Bridge to Somewhere, a socially oriented community art project, was on display in the Gallery of the School of Creative Arts on the South West corner of Huron Line and College from September 15–September 18th. The project explores the relationship of the Ambassador Bridge to different facets of community life in the area known as Olde Sandwich Towne.

Windsor's Margaret Lawrence Solo Art Exhibit in Iqaluit

Margaret Lawrence, Susan Gold Smith on 22 September 2016

This Summer In the Nunavut capital of Iqaluit, in the Regional Art Museum of Nunatta Sunakkutaanigit, the drawings of former Windsor artist, Margaret Lawrence, were exhibited in a one person exhibition: "Seals: meat, skin, ice, land, dreams".

Not Only in May

Susan Gold Smith on 26 August 2016

MayWorkers continue to make a difference and create culture all year

Thousands of Canadians to "Ride Don't Hide" for mental health

on 06 June 2016

on June 26, 2016, Canadians from all walks of life will join the fourth annual Ride Don't Hide community bike ride in celebration and support of mental health. CMHA is expecting more than 6,000 cyclists to ride for mental health on June 26, 2016 in 32 communities across Canada, including Windsor-Essex.

Upcoming Events in May

on 04 May 2016

MayWorks calendar of events