Windsor, Ontario

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advocates believe that it deserves to be called 'great' ", ''The Plain Dealer'', October 14, 2002. "Great Lakes panel wants monster fish to stay away", ''The Plain Dealer'', October 16, 2002. Along with the St. Clair River and Detroit River, Lake St. Clair connects Lake Huron (to its north) with Lake Erie (to its south). *December 31 — Ottawa is chosen as the new capital of the Canadas *Grand Trunk Railway (Windsor (Windsor, Ontario)-Montreal) completed, but $7 million in debt. *Queen Victoria names Ottawa as capital of the Province of Canada. The GTR system expanded throughout southern Ontario, western Quebec, and the state of Michigan over the years by purchasing and absorbing numerous smaller railway companies, as well as building new lines. GTR's largest purchase came on August 12, 1882, when it bought the '''Patrick Michael Boutette''' (born March 1, 1952 in Windsor (Windsor, Ontario), Ontario) is a retired Canadian (Canada) professional ice hockey centre (centre (ice hockey)). DATE OF BIRTH March 1, 1952 PLACE OF BIRTH Windsor (Windsor, Ontario), ON (Ontario), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH The temple serves church members in the lower peninsula of Michigan, north-west Ohio and the London Ontario Stake, which as well as London includes the border towns of Sarnia and Windsor (Windsor, Ontario) in Ontario. Sault St. Marie, Michigan and the eastern third of the Upper Peninsula is also in the Temple district. South-west Michigan around Benton Harbor, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek and Niles is currently assigned to the Chicago Illinois Temple. He was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1789. He came to Canada as a member of the British Army in 1814 and later settled at Sandwich (Windsor (Windsor, Ontario)). He was named judge in the Surrogate Court for the Western District (Western District, Ontario) in 1836. He represented Essex (Essex County, Ontario) in the 9th (9th Parliament of Upper Canada), 10th (10th Parliament of Upper Canada) and 12th parliament (12th Parliament of Upper Canada)s. Smoggy air is expected to move into the Toronto-area on Tuesday from the Windsor (w:Windsor, Ontario) to London (w:London, Ontario) corridor, where a smog alert was also in place on Monday. 22-year-old Jesse Imeson, a native of the Windsor (w:Windsor, Ontario), Ontario area, is already wanted for the first-degree murder of Carlos Rivera, 26, a bartender at a gay strip club in Windsor, last week. Now Ontario Provincial Police (w:Ontario Provincial Police) are issuing a Canada-wide warrant for him in connection of the slaying of an elderly couple in their rural home near Grand Bend (w:Grand Bend), on the shore of Lake Huron (w:Lake Huron).


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200px (Image:CIMX-FM.png) city Windsor (Windsor, Ontario), Ontario area Essex County (Essex County, Ontario) Metro Detroit '''CIMX-FM''' (88.7 FM (FM broadcasting)) — branded '''89X''' — is a commercial active-leaning (Active rock) alternative rock radio station based in Windsor (Windsor, Ontario), Ontario. 89X serves both Essex County, Ontario and Metro Detroit; its 100,000-watt signal reaches most


music collaboration

Rock , pop rock, indie (indie rock) '''Neverending White Lights''' is a Canadian (Canada) music collaboration project fronted by Daniel Victor from Windsor, Ontario, and featuring several artists mainly from Canada and the United States. Daniel Victor performs all musical instruments, with most of his songs featuring guest singers. The idea behind Neverending White Lights is to present a sampling of different voices, styles, and artists, while retaining the 'focused' sound


innovative high

on Interstate and Foreign Commerce," U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce (1958). In 1956, WOR (AM) became the New York market's number one station with the success of its new "Music from Studio X." Hosted by John A. Gambling, the "easy listening" show was broadcast out of an innovative high-fidelity studio where, according to reports, "each clean new record was touched by a needle only one time." ref>


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, progressive rock, industrial rock, experimental rock, world music Early years (1990–1995) The Tea Party was formed in 1990 by Jeff Martin (Jeff Martin (Canadian musician)), Stuart Chatwood and Jeff Burrows after a marathon jam session at the Cherry Beach Rehearsal Studios (Cherry Beach Sound) in Toronto. Each member had previously played together during their teenage years in a number of different bands in Windsor, Ontario, where they were originally from

;the most brilliant organist in the rock world" Down to Old Dixie and Back. Time. January 12, 1970 by Time Magazine and "the first true rock keyboard virtuoso" Legendary Organist with 60's Supergroup The Band Keyboard Magazine. December 1983 by Keyboard Magazine. Early life Garth Hudson's parents


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in international locations by over 12,000 stores, as of 2008 it had managed to become the largest chain in several countries including Mexico and Spain. To assist in its international expansion, Burger


story extensive

Star'', 10 January 1995, A1. The end Grief swept the Detroit area. McCarthy's remains were flown back to Detroit and the Detroit media gave the story extensive coverage. Two days after McCarthy's death, most radio stations in Detroit and Windsor (Windsor, Ontario), Ontario observed a simultaneous one minute of silence as a tribute to the local legend. His funeral was held before over a thousand mourners at St. Hugo of the Hills Catholic Church in Bloomfield Hills. McCarthy


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-arrested-on-drug-charge.html?src pm title Probert Arrested On Drug Charge publisher New York Times (from AP) date 1989-03-03 accessdate 2011-01-05 U.S. Customs agents at the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel found 14 grams of cocaine hidden in Probert's underpants.

, but he immediately filed for an appeal. The appeal process allowed him to resume his career with the Red Wings, but barred him from traveling with the team to Canada, as he would not be allowed to return to the United States. The matter was resolved on December 7, 1992, when the Immigration and Naturalization Service granted his appeal, restoring his travel privileges between the United States and Canada.


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distillery in Windsor, Ontario, directly across the Detroit River from Detroit, Michigan, easily served bootleggers (rum-running) using small, fast smuggling boats. People Profile: Hiram Walker (1816–1899) ''Coctail Times''. (Access date December 16, 2010.) Gary May, Rum-runner tourism helps lift the veil on 'dirty little secret' - Windsor's bootlegging


extensive local

-843gilbertson gilbertson-full.html jstor 3454645 publisher Brogan &#38 In the summer of 2003, Transit Windsor provided free transit on smog advisory days. The pilot project was extremely successful and drew interest from across the country and Europe. Ridership increased nearly 50% on those days. There was extensive local media coverage, stories on the project were featured on The Weather Network, CBC NewsWorld, in newspapers and on radio stations across the nation. ref>

Windsor, Ontario

cellpadding "1" style "float:left; margin:0 1em 1em 0; border:1px #bbb solid; border-collapse:collapse; font-size:90%;" - style "text-align:center; background:#8899aa;" ! colspan "3" Visible minority group, 2006 Community Profiles from the 2006 Census, Statistics Canada - Census Subdivision - style "text-align:center; background:#abc;" Minority Group Population % of Pop. - style "text-align:center;" White (European Canadian) 165,230 - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" Arab (Arab Canadians) 8,990 - style "text-align:center;" South Asian 8,765 - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" Black (Black Canadians) 8,400 - style "text-align:center;" Chinese (Chinese Canadian) 6,965 - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" Southeast Asian 2,730 - style "text-align:center;" Latin American (Latin American Canadian) 2,650 - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" Filipino (Filipino Canadian) 2,630 - style "text-align:center;" First Nations 2,420 - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" West Asian (Western Asia) 1,710 - style "text-align:center;" Métis (Métis people (Canada)) 1,350 - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" Other visible minority 930 - style "text-align:center;" Mixed (Multiracial) visible minority 845 - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" Korean (Korean Canadian) 350 - style "text-align:center;" Japanese (Japanese Canadians) 100 - style "text-align:center; background:#bcd;" '''''Total population''''' '''''214,255''''' '''''100%'''''

cellpadding "1" style "float:left; margin:0 1em 1em 0; border:1px #bbb solid; border-collapse:collapse; font-size:90%;" - style "text-align:center; background:#8899aa;" ! colspan "2" Ethnic Origin, 2001 Selected Ethnic Origin for Windsor, 2001. Statistics Canada. Retrieved April 17, 2009. - style "text-align:center; background:#abc;" Ethnic Origin Percentage - style "text-align:center;" Canadian 28.1% - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" French 21.2% - style "text-align:center;" English 18.5% - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" Irish 13.1% - style "text-align:center;" Scottish 12.1% - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" Italian 9.7% - style "text-align:center;" German 7.1% - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" Polish (Polish people) 4.0% - style "text-align:center;" Lebanese (Lebanese people) 2.9% - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" Ukrainian (Ukrainian people) 2.9% - style "text-align:center; background:#bcd;" colspan "2" multiple responses included

cellpadding "1" style "float:right; margin:0 1em 1em 0; border:1px #bbb solid; border-collapse:collapse; font-size:90%;" - style "text-align:center; background:#8899aa;" ! colspan "2" Religion, 2001 Religion for Windsor, 2001. Statistics Canada. Retrieved April 17, 2009. - style "text-align:center; background:#abc;" Religion Percentage - style "text-align:center;" Catholic 48.3% - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" Protestant 23.9% - style "text-align:center;" No religion (Irreligion) 12.1% - style "text-align:center; background:#eee;" Muslim 4.8% - style "text-align:center;" Orthodox (Orthodox Church) 4.3%

In 2011, the population of Windsor was 210,891 and that of the Windsor metropolitan area (consisting of Windsor, Tecumseh (Tecumseh, Ontario), Amherstburg (Amherstburg, Ontario), LaSalle (LaSalle, Ontario) and Lakeshore (Lakeshore, Ontario)) was 319,246. Census Canada. ''Census Profile''. Available online at: http: www12.statcan.gc.ca census-recensement 2011 dp-pd prof details page.cfm?Lang E&Geo1 CSD&Code1 3537039&Geo2 CD&Code2 3537&Data Count&SearchText windsor&SearchType Begins&SearchPR 35&B1 All&Custom &TABID 1 This represents a decrease of 2.6% in the city population since 2006 and 1.3% in the metropolitan area population since 2006. ''Census Canada''. "2011 Census Profiles" Available online at: http: www12.statcan.ca census-recensement 2011 dp-pd prof index.cfm?Lang E During the same period, Ontario grew by 5.7% and Canada by 5.9%.

Because of its jobs, Windsor attracts many immigrants from around the world. Over 20% of the population is foreign-born; this is the fourth-highest proportion for a Canadian city. Visible minorities make up 21.0% of the population, making it the most diverse city in Ontario outside of the Greater Toronto Area.

From the 2001 Canadian census, Windsor's population was 48.9% male and 51.1% female. Children under five accounted for 6.3% of the city population compared to 5.6% for Canada. Persons of retirement age (65 years and over) accounted for 14.1% of the population in Windsor compared to 13.0% for Canada. The median age in Windsor is 36.0 years compared to 37.6 years for Canada.

The population of Windsor is chiefly English-speaking. In 2009, native speakers of French made up 3.7% of the population.

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