RCP in the News

Sometimes Rose City Politics is featured in media coverage. Here’s a roundup.

Rose City Politics host Don Merrifield in Windsor, Ont. on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. (Chris Campbell/CTV News Windsor)

CTV WINDSOR: Commentators continue to question Windsor CAO’s dismissal, was a 20-year bylaw violated in the process?

Nearly four months since the City of Windsor and its CAO Jason Reynar parted ways, political commentators remain curious about how the relationship ended. Local watchers also wonder if the city violated its own 20-year bylaw in the process. “It was kind of done in haste. It was kind of done quickly and we didn’t get a lot […]

Rino Bortolin on Rose City Politics Photo Jon Liedtke
Rino Bortolin on Rose City Politics Photo Jon Liedtke

CBC WINDSOR: Rino Bortolin not running in municipal election after 2 terms

Windsor Coun. Rino Bortolin has announced he won’t be running in the upcoming municipal election — not for mayor or as a candidate in his downtown ward. Bortolin said that he wanted to spend more time with family after an especially demanding two years, though the decision was not an easy one to make. “I have loved being a city […]

Rose City Politics host Don Merrifield in Windsor, Ont. on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. (Chris Campbell/CTV News Windsor)

CTV News: ‘Does it pass the smell test?’: City tax bill leaflets featuring photos of mayor stir controversy

Flyers mailed out with the final tax-bill featuring Windsor council’s recent accomplishments but boasting photos of the mayor are stirring up debate, with some calling the leaflets “unethical.” The leaflets in question tout record investments in Windsor’s auto industry, including the $5 billion dollar LGES-Stellantis battery plant investment and other tidbits from the 10-year capital […]

Drew Dilkens Tax Flyer Insert Photo Jon Liedtke

CBC Windsor: Windsor mayor stands by promotional insert sent with tax bills

The mayor of Windsor, Ont., is defending a promotional insert included with tax bills that critics say looks like a campaign advertisement. “I do not apologize for communicating with the residents in my city and telling them about all the great things that are going on here,” Drew Dilkens said on Monday. Dilkens has not […]

Doug Sartori, a panelist on the Rose City Politics podcast as seen on June 23, 2022. (Sanjay Maru/CTV News Windsor)
Doug Sartori, a panelist on the Rose City Politics podcast as seen on June 23, 2022. (Sanjay Maru/CTV News Windsor)

CTV WINDSOR: City of Windsor ‘most likely’ decreasing number of polling stations for municipal vote, as officials hope new strategies boost turnout

Doug Sartori says he remembers casting his ballot in the 2018 municipal election at a polling station that was just blocks away from his home in Ward 1. But this October, that same polling station may no longer be open. That’s according to a City of Windsor map which suggests the number of polling stations […]

Premier Ford Photo Jon Liedtke

WINDSOR STAR: Windsor West, Windsor-Tecumseh candidates battle it out in election debate

Trevor Wilhelm Transit, the environment, mental health and the housing crisis were among the talking points Thursday as candidates from the Windsor-Tecumseh and Windsor West ridings squared off in back-to-back debates. Hosted by the Windsor Law Centre for Cities, the online debate focused on priorities for Windsor and Tecumseh, along with provincial issues that have […]

Jon Liedtke, panelist of Rose City Politics, says he’s ‘surprised’ to see the province restrict most Ontarians from accessing PCR tests, despite months of calls from the public for testing to increase in Windsor, Ont. on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021. (Sanjay Maru/CTV Windsor)

CTV Windsor: Windsor-Essex expressing frustration over Ontario’s changes to testing guidelines

Some in Windsor-Essex say the recent changes to Ontario’s testing guidelines are indicative of a system that has collapsed, leaving out many people who would’ve needed a PCR test to confirm their COVID-19 status. “We have a government here that is seemingly telling us there’s nothing more they’re able to do. There’s not any capacity […]

Mayor Dilkens CRITCAL Billboard Photo Pat Papadeas

WINDSOR STAR: Spelling error on Windsor billboard draws derision

A billboard with an image of Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens became the subject of online ridicule last weekend due to its prominent typo. Located on Wyandotte Street East near Parent Avenue, the large sign showed a smiling Dilkens in a crossed-arms pose and a message in block letters: “Thank you Windsor Regional Hospital YOUR CARE […]

Jon Liedtke, top left corner, hosts Rose City Politics with Doug Sartori, top right, Don Merrifield Jr., bottom left and Pat Papadeas. Liedtke says plenty of questions still need to be answered about Bill C-10, an amendment to the Broadcasting Act that failed to pass the Senate. (Submitted by Jon Liedtke)
Jon Liedtke, top left corner, hosts Rose City Politics with Doug Sartori, top right, Don Merrifield Jr., bottom left and Pat Papadeas. Liedtke says plenty of questions still need to be answered about Bill C-10, an amendment to the Broadcasting Act that failed to pass the Senate. (Submitted by Jon Liedtke)

CBC Windsor: Windsor law prof, politics podcaster want more clarity on Bill C-10 — including CRTC’s role

Lauren Toffan · Som Through changes in between House of Commons readings, the bill became contentious, raising concerns about censorship from media experts, including a former head of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.  “I’m not at all concerned about how a lot of people have been talking about this legislation in terms of the censorship of […]

Doug Sartori, a panelist on the Rose City Politics podcast as seen on June 23, 2022. (Sanjay Maru/CTV News Windsor)
Doug Sartori, a panelist on the Rose City Politics podcast as seen on June 23, 2022. (Sanjay Maru/CTV News Windsor)

KINGSVILLE OBSERVER: Essex councillor denies spreading anti-Asian hate, refuses to apologize

Rob Hornberger Essex Coun. Chris Vander Doelen is refusing to back down after he set off a torrent of online criticism over his use of the term “Chinese flu” to describe his recent COVID-19 diagnosis. The term was often used by former U.S. president Donald Trump and has been blamed for an increase of hate […]

Rino Bortolin on Rose City Politics Photo Jon Liedtke

BLACKBURN NEWS: Downtown Mission ‘appalled and shocked’ by city councillor’s comments

Adelle Loiselle The executive director of the Downtown Mission admitted he is “disgusted” that a city councillor advised residents not to donate to his organization after a plan to move into the Central Branch of the Windsor Public Library fell through. The comments came last Wednesday when Rino Bortolin was a guest on Rose City […]

Elections Canada VOTE Photo Jon Liedtke

CBC ICI Radio Canada: Southwestern Ontario all in blue except Windsor and London

Yessica Chavez Southwestern Ontario continues to ride the blue wave that has covered most of the region for years. Only the ridings in windsor and London elected Liberal or NDP representatives. Results that establish the divide between urban and rural sectors in Canada. “I think it shows the difference in mentality between the city and […]

Pat Papadeas at Rose City Politics Photo Jon Liedtke

BLACKBURN NEWS: New faces on the board at the DWBIA

Mark Brown There are some new names being attached to the Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association (DWBIA). The DWBIA officially announced its new board of directors for its 2019-2022 term. The new chairman in Brian Yeomans of the Best Western Plus and Holiday Express hotels. Yeomans has worked in the downtown core for 27 years, […]

DWBIA vice chair Pat Papadeas in Windsor, Ont, on Friday Joly 30, 20201.
DWBIA vice chair Pat Papadeas in Windsor, Ont, on Friday Joly 30, 20201.

WINDSOR STAR: Horwitz out as Downtown Windsor BIA members elect almost completely new board

Taylor CampbellDec 07, 2018  •  December 7, 2018  Larry Horwitz, the long-time and high-profile chairman of the Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association, is out after members voted for a near-complete turnover of the organization’s board of directors. Article content Seven of the eight people elected Friday evening after three days of voting are new to the board, […]

Gary Kaschak, candidate for city council Ward 8.
Gary Kaschak, candidate for city council Ward 8.

WINDSOR STAR: Jarvis: A crowded, congenial race in Ward 8 to replace Marra

Voters in Ward 8, the seat being vacated by Bill Marra, have a lot of candidates to choose from in what has become a very congenial race. Anne Jarvis  •  Windsor StarOct 15, 2018 “With Bill, it was easy,” a Ward 8 voter lamented. Election after election, for six terms, the residents of this east-end ward voted […]

Windsor City Halls Photo Jon Liedtke

CBC Windsor: Meet the people running for council in Windsor

Jonathan Pinto, Meg Roberts In the City of Windsor, 50 people are running for 11 spots on council: 1 mayor and 10 councillors, one per ward. For the mayoral race, video-journalist Meg Roberts made ‘player cards’ for each candidate. She captured a photo of each candidate doing something familiar or fun to them, and asked them to answer three questions. […]

Paul Synnott and Doug Sartori ,right, host the first live Rose City Politics podcast on their new platform 255 Ouellette Ave. on June 14, 2017. PHOTO BY DAX MELMER /Windsor Star

Windsor Star: Jarvis: Help for those “on the right side of issues”

Anne Jarvis A group of municipal election candidates and campaigners met recently at the technology non-profit Hackforge downtown to learn about advanced campaign software called NationBuilder that tracks supporters, volunteers, donations and more. Rose City Politics co-hosts Paul Synnott and Doug Sartori are leading tutorials on the touted program that helped elect U.S. President Donald […]

Pallbearers carry the casket of Mark Boscariol after funeral services at Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Church in Windsor on Aug. 1, 2018. PHOTO BY DAN JANISSE /Windsor Star
Pallbearers carry the casket of Mark Boscariol after funeral services at Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Church in Windsor on Aug. 1, 2018. PHOTO BY DAN JANISSE /Windsor Star

WINDSOR STAR: Jarvis: Windsor bids farewell to ‘the ultimate citizen’

Anne Jarvis  Mark Boscariol was a dreamer with a “mighty heart” and palpable energy. He was inexhaustible. He was like the Tasmanian Devil. The popular restaurateur and city champion, who died suddenly at age 51 last Thursday, built more than businesses. He built community. And he helped shape Windsor. “That is his legacy to our […]

Family photograph of Mark Boscariol with son, Andreas, and wife Daena, at Willistead Manor. Photo courtesy of Kim Little. PHOTO BY NICK BRANCACCIO /Windsor Star
Family photograph of Mark Boscariol with son, Andreas, and wife Daena, at Willistead Manor. Photo courtesy of Kim Little. PHOTO BY NICK BRANCACCIO /Windsor Star

WINDSOR STAR: ‘Fearless and telling his story’ — Windsor booster Mark Boscariol remembered

Taylor CampbellJul 29, 2018  •  July 29, 2018 Even in childhood, Mark Boscariol could hold people spellbound. The popular Windsor businessman and civic booster, who died suddenly last Thursday, was just five years old when, in 1971, he made his first of many appearances in the pages of the Windsor Star. In a newspaper photo, he’s shown […]

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: Windsor business owner and downtown booster Mark Boscariol dies

Dalson Chen Windsor has lost one of its most energetic advocates with the sudden passing of local businessman, entrepreneur, and downtown booster Mark Boscariol. Known throughout the city as a restaurateur and property owner, Boscariol unexpectedly died early Thursday at the age of 51. The suspected cause of death was a heart attack. Within minutes […]

Mark Boscariol at Rose City Politics live recording. (Photo courtesy of Facebook/Mark Boscariol/RCP)

CTV Windsor: Well-known Windsor businessman passes away

CTV News has learned a well-known Windsor businessman has died. Mark Boscariol owns Good Neighbour in Walkerville and Snackbar-B-Q and Downtown Pizza Co. in the city’s core. Friend shared their thoughts today with CTV’s Rich Garton. “My heart is broken right now, for his wife and his son… As well as the City of Windsor,” […]

Rose City Politics panelists Kieran McKenzie of the NDP, Liberal Party supporter Pat Papadeas and PC Party member Paul Synnott join Tony Doucette to talk about the campaign and how the results may affect Windsor-Essex.
Rose City Politics panelists Kieran McKenzie of the NDP, Liberal Party supporter Pat Papadeas and PC Party member Paul Synnott join Tony Doucette to talk about the campaign and how the results may affect Windsor-Essex.

CBC WINDSOR: Windsor-Essex predictions on today’s election

Tony Doucett Rose City Politics panelists Kieran McKenzie of the NDP, Liberal Party supporter Pat Papadeas and PC Party member Paul Synnott join Tony Doucette to talk about the campaign and how the results may affect Windsor-Essex. Listen to the CBC WINDSOR interview available HERE

The winning design for the Wyandotte Town Centre BIA's World Marketplace theme was selected in 2014. COURTESY OF RICHARD RIOSA / WINDSOR STAR
The winning design for the Wyandotte Town Centre BIA’s World Marketplace theme was selected in 2014. COURTESY OF RICHARD RIOSA / WINDSOR STAR

Jarvis: Councillors said ‘no’ to more than banners on Wyandotte

Council doesn’t know enough about it, they said. So why did council approve it in principle last year and commit $1 million to it? ANNE JARVIS, WINDSOR STARPublished on: March 9, 2018 It was a teachable moment, unfortunately. The Wyandotte Town Centre BIA had a vision to transform its rich ethnic diversity into a destination. […]

Paul Synnott files application for a review of campaign finances of candidate Gabriel Maggio with Chuck Scarpelli at City Clerk's office Thursday June 25, 2015. (NICK BRANCACCIO/The Windsor Star)
Paul Synnott files application for a review of campaign finances of candidate Gabriel Maggio with Chuck Scarpelli at City Clerk’s office Thursday June 25, 2015. (NICK BRANCACCIO/The Windsor Star)

WINDSOR STAR: Jarvis: New era or the beginning of the campaign?

Jarvis: Is this a new era — or an election campaign? Projects ignored in previous city budgets now getting funds. It’s an election year. ANNE JARVIS, WINDSOR STARPublished on: January 24, 2018 Two years ago, Windsor International Film Festival executive director Vincent Georgie asked the city to waive its ticket surcharge, which totalled $8,000. Mayor […]

Downtown Business owner and Rose City Politics contributor Mark Boscariol will be closely watching when Windsor's 2018 budget is released. (Dale Molnar/CBC)
Downtown Business owner and Rose City Politics contributor Mark Boscariol will be closely watching when Windsor’s 2018 budget is released. (Dale Molnar/CBC)

CBC WINDSOR: Windsor will release 2018 budget Wednesday

As the City of Windsor prepares to release its 2018 budget Wednesday, one city hall watcher is anticipating a rise in taxes. Mark Boscariol from the Rose City Politics program believes the increase in Ontario’s minimum wage will mean more money coming out of tax payer pockets. He added he’ll be on the lookout to see […]

Paul Synnott and Doug Sartori ,right, host the first live Rose City Politics podcast on their new platform 255 Ouellette Ave. on June 14, 2017. PHOTO BY DAX MELMER /Windsor Star

CBC WINDSOR: Memorial Cup committee drops request for $78K fee waiver

The 2017 Memorial Cup Host Organizing Committee has withdrawn its request Windsor City Council waive $78,000 in fees for the junior hockey tournament. Municipal politicians were supposed to weigh the request during their meeting Monday night, but a report from city staff recommended the fee breaks be rejected because the city had already agreed to […]

Pelissier Street Parking Garage Photo Jon Liedtke

CBC Windsor: ‘No conflict’ over parking garage allegations, says mayor

Dan Taekema  Windsor mayor Drew Dilkens has called on critics, who feel he has a potential conflict of interest when it comes to the Pelissier Street parking garage, to take their complaints to the city’s integrity commissioner. Guests on the popular radio show Rose City politics raised the possibility of a conflict, or the appearance of a conflict, […]

Paul Synnott and Doug Sartori ,right, host the first live Rose City Politics podcast on their new platform 255 Ouellette Ave. on June 14, 2017. PHOTO BY DAX MELMER /Windsor Star

Unequal enhanced capital budget causes hurt feelings again

CRAIG PEARSON, WINDSOR STARMore from Craig Pearson, Windsor Star Published on: January 24, 2017 For the second year in a row, the city’s $10-million enhanced capital budget turned political — and created some hard feelings among councillors whose wards received less than others. After drawing criticism last year for dropping the enhanced capital budget on councillors’ tables […]

Paul Borrelli Photo via Paul Borrelli Facebook
Paul Borrelli Photo via Paul Borrelli Facebook

WINDSOR STAR: Windsor councillor Borrelli fights back

TREVOR WILHELM, WINDSOR STARMore from Trevor Wilhelm, Windsor Star Published on: December 2, 2016 | Last Updated: December 2, 2016 6:09 PM EST Ward 10 Coun. Paul Borrelli went on a Facebook tirade Thursday, attacking his former campaign manager for criticizing his stance in the controversial Pelissier Street parking saga. Borrelli came out swinging at […]

Paul Borrelli Photo Paul Borrelli Facebook
Paul Borrelli Photo Paul Borrelli Facebook

WINDOSR STAR: Jarvis: Coun. Paul Borrelli needs to ‘get over it’

ANNE JARVIS, WINDSOR STARMore from Anne Jarvis, Windsor Star Just a “passport photo man.” A “disgruntled” campaign adviser. A “self-proclaimed” pundit with an “infantile” petition. Here’s the finale: “GET OVER IT and do what you do best — click your passport photos.” Oh my. Political discourse in Windsor plunged with that ugly Facebook post by Coun. Paul […]

Windsor residents took to social media sharing internet memes that criticize the city's decision to eliminate retail space along Pelissier Street to make way for more parking. (Windsor Needs More Parking/Facebook)
Windsor residents took to social media sharing internet memes that criticize the city’s decision to eliminate retail space along Pelissier Street to make way for more parking. (Windsor Needs More Parking/Facebook)

CBC WINDSOR: Windsor councillor attacked for downtown parking decision

Coun. Paul Borrelli is again the subject of an online campaign, this time criticizing him for supporting the city’s decision to transform downtown retail space into parking stalls. Windsor residents showed their frustration with city council’s decision this week by creating an onslaught of internet memes that poke fun at the decision to eliminate street-level […]

Paul Borrelli meme
Paul Borrelli meme via Windsor Needs More Parking

WINDSOR STAR: Pelissier Street parking garage controversy inspires fresh batch of Windsor memes

DALSON CHEN, WINDSOR STARMore from Dalson Chen, Windsor Star There’s been no shortage of Internet reaction to Windsor city council’s controversial Pelissier Street parking garage decision — including trolling comments, mocking memes, and a semi-serious online petition. “That’s why the Internet is important,” said Windsor city hall watcher and gadfly Paul Synnott. “It gives people a […]

Rose City Politics panelists Kieran McKenzie of the NDP, Liberal Party supporter Pat Papadeas and PC Party member Paul Synnott join Tony Doucette to talk about the campaign and how the results may affect Windsor-Essex.
Rose City Politics panelists Kieran McKenzie of the NDP, Liberal Party supporter Pat Papadeas and PC Party member Paul Synnott join Tony Doucette to talk about the campaign and how the results may affect Windsor-Essex.

CBC WINDSOR: Mid-term report: How does Windsor City Council perform as a whole?

Tony Doucette Windsor’s mayor and councillors get passing grades on CBC Windsor’s mid-term report cards. For their insight into the performance of council as a whole, we spoke to Pat Papadeas and Paul Synnott from CJAM’s Rose City Politics. Listen to the CBC WINDSOR interview HERE

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: Jarvis: How low can you go

Anne Jarvis, Windsor StarMore from Anne Jarvis, Windsor Star Published on: March 8, 2016 | Last Updated: March 8, 2016 8:18 PM EST They’re among the lowest paid city employees but, apparently, their pay isn’t low enough. A secret meeting, reopening a vote, a motion that seemed orchestrated — Mayor Drew Dilkens and some councillors are bent on […]

A social media campaign has started to support an auditor general in the City of Windsor.
A social media campaign has started to support an auditor general in the City of Windsor.

WINDSOR STAR: Social media augmented auditor general debate

Reader LettersCOUN. IREK KUSMIERCZYK, Ward 7, WindsorNov 03, 2015 It is ironic that the auditor general debate about accountability and transparency at city hall was not televised. Thankfully, a handful of students and professional journalists stepped into the breach to provide a colourful real-time account on social media. Nothing captures this more than the image […]

Kieran McKenzie is shown next to a Transit Windsor bus on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, on Ouellette Ave. in Windsor, ON. He is part of a group that is challenging local citizens and politicians to take the public transit challenge. (DAN JANISSE/The Windsor Star)
Kieran McKenzie is shown next to a Transit Windsor bus on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, on Ouellette Ave. in Windsor, ON. He is part of a group that is challenging local citizens and politicians to take the public transit challenge. (DAN JANISSE/The Windsor Star)

WINDSOR STAR: City councillors challenged to take the bus to work for a week

Dane WanniarachigeJul 21, 2015 – 8:28 PM EDT Local radio show Rose City Politics has challenged Windsor councillors, business owners and decision makers to experience what many residents do on a daily basis: ride the bus. “Just park your car for a week, and take Transit Windsor,” said Paul Synnott, a panellist on the show. […]

Transit Windsor Bus
Transit Windsor Bus Photo Jon Liedtke

ourWindsor.ca: Windsor, are you up for a transit challenge?

Sean Previl A local radio show is asking Windsor’s business leaders, city councillors, local media and union leaders to use only transit to get around town. The Rose City Politics Transit Windsor Challenge runs from today (July 20) until Sunday and is taking place to start a conversation about public transportation in the region. Paul Synnott, one […]

Paul Synnott files application for a review of campaign finances of candidate Gabriel Maggio with Chuck Scarpelli at City Clerk's office Thursday June 25, 2015. (NICK BRANCACCIO/The Windsor Star)
Paul Synnott files application for a review of campaign finances of candidate Gabriel Maggio with Chuck Scarpelli at City Clerk’s office Thursday June 25, 2015. (NICK BRANCACCIO/The Windsor Star)

WINDSOR STAR: Windsor’s first-ever application for campaign finance audit filed

Craig Pearson For the first time in Windsor history, a citizen has officially asked the city to investigate a municipal candidate’s election expenses. On Thursday, the last day allowed for the Oct. 17 election, local political adviser Paul Synnott filed an Application for Compliance Audit with the City of Windsor, requesting that a committee look into the campaign […]

City councillors Rino Bortolin, left, and Chris Holt where joined by political panelists Pat Papadeas, Don Merrifield Jr., Kieran McKenzie, right, to discuss City of Windsor budget during CJAM Rose City Politics broadcast at Phog Lounge January 14, 2015. About 50 area residents joined in the discussion and broadcast at the University Street West watering hole. Paul Synnott was also part of the panel and broadcast. "This is our roadmap" said Holt about city's lengthy budget. (NICK BRANCACCIO/The Windsor Star)
City councillors Rino Bortolin, left, and Chris Holt where joined by political panelists Pat Papadeas, Don Merrifield Jr., Kieran McKenzie, right, to discuss City of Windsor budget during CJAM Rose City Politics broadcast at Phog Lounge January 14, 2015. About 50 area residents joined in the discussion and broadcast at the University Street West watering hole. Paul Synnott was also part of the panel and broadcast. “This is our roadmap” said Holt about city’s lengthy budget. (NICK BRANCACCIO/The Windsor Star)

WINDSOR STAR: Anne Jarvis: ‘We’re on to something’

Anne Jarvis It was called a “monumental evening,” and that’s no exaggeration. The “Multi-Platform City of Windsor Budget Town Hall,” on CJAM’s Rose City Politics, wasn’t exactly a wild night out. But it was the most unique budget meeting I’ve ever heard of. What stands out about Windsor’s 2015 budget? Not the tax freeze, though […]

Ward 9 candidate Kieran McKenzie is pictured outside of Windsor City Hall on Friday, July 25, 2014. (DOUG SCHMIDT/The Windsor Star)
Ward 9 candidate Kieran McKenzie is pictured outside of Windsor City Hall on Friday, July 25, 2014. (DOUG SCHMIDT/The Windsor Star)

WINDSOR STAR: Windsor transit ‘barrier to jobs’ – W9 candidate Kieran McKenzie

Doug Schmidt  •  Windsor StarJul 25, 2014  •  July 25, 2014 Windsor’s public transit service level has “become a significant barrier to job creation,” said Kieran McKenzie, a self-described political junkie and the latest candidate to enter the municipal election race for Ward 9. A better bus service, including linkages with Windsor’s neighbouring municipalities, could serve as a powerful […]

Windsor City Halls Photo Jon Liedtke

WINDSOR STAR: Ward 7 hopefuls hold inaugural debate

Doug Schmidt   Almost all of the 11 hopefuls running in the Ward 7 byelection are expected to be present to share their views at the first all-candidates’ debate being presented Wednesday night by the hosts of CJAM radio’s Rose City Politics. “They’ll be very simple questions…. it will help voters develop a clearer picture with […]

Ward 9 candidate Kieran McKenzie is pictured outside of Windsor City Hall on Friday, July 25, 2014. (DOUG SCHMIDT/The Windsor Star)
Ward 9 candidate Kieran McKenzie is pictured outside of Windsor City Hall on Friday, July 25, 2014. (DOUG SCHMIDT/The Windsor Star)

WINDSOR STAR: Ward 7 hopefuls hold inaugural debate

Doug SchmidtOct 29, 2013 – 6:55 PM EDT Almost all of the 11 hopefuls running in the Ward 7 byelection are expected to be present to share their views at the first all-candidates’ debate being presented Wednesday night by the hosts of CJAM radio’s Rose City Politics. “They’ll be very simple questions…. it will help […]