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Rose City Politics is a weekly, hour-long show about the politics, behind the chatter, and movers-and-shakers affecting Windsor.

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RCP SHOW: Schlub’s Rights

Jon and Doug are joined by Councillor-Elect Angelo Marignani to talk about: Rose City Politics is brought to you with the kind support of LiUNA Local 625: Building Better Communities. Support the show on Patreon.com/RoseCityPolitics. Find us in print in Biz X Magazine, online at BizXMagazine.com and RoseCityPolitics.ca.

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Rose City Politics

Tune out the Pundits

Don, Jon and Doug dive deep into the 2022 Windsor election results & POST MORTEM; 3 New Councillors; Councillors that got more than 50%; Data analysis + accessibility issues; How Holt won most weeks yet lost the election; Mayor Dilkens says to tune out the…pundits?

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Windsor City Hall Photo Jon Liedtke
Windsor City Hall Photo Jon Liedtke

Get to Know Windsor City Council

The 2022-2026 term of Windsor City Council began November 14, 2022. With the final votes tallied and all polls reporting in across the city, Windsor’s next city council has taken shape. Get to know Windsor’s next city council and see their responses to the Rose City Politics 2022 Windsor Election Candidate Questionnaire. (Mayor Dilkens, Fred…

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Mark Boscariol (far right) shares a laugh with Kieran McKenzie (middle) and Larry Horwitz (far left) for a live edition of the Rose City Politics podcast in June 2017. PHOTO BY DAX MELMER /Windsor Star
Mark Boscariol (far right) shares a laugh with Kieran McKenzie (middle) and Larry Horwitz (far left) for a live edition of the Rose City Politics podcast in June 2017. PHOTO BY DAX MELMER /Windsor Star

WINDSOR STAR: McKenzie rolls easily to retain his council seat in Ward 9

Dave Battagello Oct 24, 2022 The 50-year-old, prior to being elected as city councillor, has had a long history in politics that includes working as assistant to MP Brian Masse for a dozen years, several political campaigns at the federal and provincial level, plus as a founder of Rose City Politics. Residents of Ward 9…

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Pat Papadeas - Photo Jerome Vaughn
Pat Papadeas – Photo Jerome Vaughn

WDET: Drew Dilkens seeks third term

October 20, 2022 Pat Batcheller – WDET The incumbent says the future of a new regional hospital depends on who voters choose. WDET discusses with podcaster Pat Papadeas. Windsor, Ontario Mayor Drew Dilkens has made construction of a new regional hospital one of his key campaign topics as he runs for a third term. He says its future…

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Rose City Politics

RCP SHOW: Professional Jai-alai

Don, Jon, and Doug cover the latest in the Mayor and Ward races in the Windsor Election. https://www.spreaker.com/user/rosecitypolitics/professional-jai-alai Rose City Politics is brought to you with the kind support of LiUNA Local 625: Building Better Communities. Support the show on Patreon.com/RoseCityPolitics. Find us in print in Biz X Magazine, online at BizXMagazine.com and RoseCityPolitics.ca.

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Greater Essex County District School Board GECDSB (Photo Google)
Greater Essex County District School Board GECDSB (Photo Google)

CBC WINDSOR: School policy means students can identify by different gender, name without parent knowledge

Jason ViauCBC NewsOct 13, 2022 During a debate among all public school board trustee candidates that was recorded by Rose City Politics, two parents asked for the candidates’ positions on the policy. Students of any age at both the elementary and secondary levels can request to change to their gender pronouns and name at school without the knowledge…

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Rose City Politics

RCP SHOW: Live from Maiden Lane

Don, Jon, and Doug take a break from two plus years of Zoom-based podcasts to get together for a more casual conversation over drinks and snacks at Maiden Lane Wine & Spirits. The panel discusses: Rose City Politics is brought to you with the kind support of LiUNA Local 625: Building Better Communities. Support the…

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Rose City Politics

RCP SHOW: The Shadowy Cabal

Don, Jon, and Doug roll the dice and talk ward politics, and cover the latest developments in the Mayor’s race. Rose City Politics is brought to you with the kind support of LiUNA Local 625: Building Better Communities. Support the show on Patreon.com/RoseCityPolitics. Find us in print in Biz X Magazine, online at BizXMagazine.com and…

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Jon Liedtke & Don Merrifield Jr. Rose City Politics Photo CTV Windsor
Jon Liedtke & Don Merrifield Jr. Rose City Politics Photo CTV Windsor

CTV WINDSOR (VIDEO): Windsor advance polls offering drive-thru voting

Windsor residents can begin casting their votes in the upcoming municipal election this week, with advance polls opening up Wednesday. The first of eight early voting opportunities opens at 10 a.m. Oct. 5 at the Capri Pizzeria Recreation Complex, closing at 8 p.m. When the weekend rolls around, voters can head to Mic Mac Park…

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Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Debate Drew Dilkens and Chris Holt
Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Debate Drew Dilkens and Chris Holt

TRANSCRIPT: MAYORAL DEBATECHAMBER OF COMMERCE

On Sept 29 2022, The Windsor Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2022 Windsor Mayoral Debate, moderated by Craig Pearson from the Windsor Star, and featuring Drew Dilkens, Chris Holt, Benjamin Danyluk and Matthew Giancola. Rose City Politics has transcribed the frontrunners (Chris Holt and Drew Dilkens’) answers and rebuttals from the debate and…

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Detroit Auto Show Lincoln
Detroit Auto Show Lincoln

2022 Detroit Auto Show

Rose City Politics received press credentials for the Detroit Auto Show. This is our story. It’s been three years since the last Detroit Auto Show, cancelled since early 2019 due to a self-imposed change of season from Spring to Winter and of course multiple years of COVID-19. With the event wrapping up, we wanted to…

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