Eastside Blight

First a Woolco, this massive store anchored the Eastown Plaza at Tecumseh and Lauzon Roads in Windsor’s far east end, along with local grocery store N&D. While Woolco went under in the US in 1983, they hung around in Canada until 1994, when the Boys from Bentonville bought them out, …

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This could be interesting…

If you’ve got no plans tomorrow morning, this could be interesting to go see… MARCH 26, 2007 – 09:22 ET WHISTLEBLOWER’S EVIDENCE ON AGENDA AT HISTORIC FARM TRIBUNAL TUESDAY Manager’s evidence supports charges longtime Canadian workers at Ontario factory farm operation were fired for union activities and replaced by temporary …

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Foundry Time

On a rainy Sunday morning, where better to be than sightseeing with my friend Lowell Boileau. One of our first stops was to see the massive behemoth known officially as the Windsor Casting Plant, but known to most simply as the foundry. Scheduled to be closed as part of “the …

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No Frills

The Planning Advisory Committee yesterday approved Loblaws application to build a No Frills brand grocery store on the N.E. corner of Wyandotte St W. & Crawford. Most of the houses that will be demolished have already been purchased by Loblaws. Here are the ones that are already vacant. Of note, …

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