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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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RCP: 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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Rose City Politics – Multiple multi-billion dollar corps weigh in on…Windsor’s mayor race?

Drew Dilkens’ campaign manager suggested someone ask LG & Stellantis their preference as to the mayor of Windsor. Rose City Politics did just that.

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What is the line between newsworthiness and exploitation?

Yesterday I posted on social media that I was faced with an internal debate after coming into possession of video footage of an altercation between Windsor Police & a now deceased suspect who was wielding a machete at the public in the downtown core. The video clearly shows police shooting the suspect and him falling […]

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Riverside DRIVE isn’t for pedestrians, and it shows

While walking to and from the riverfront today I noticed something interesting at the intersection of Ouellette and Riverside Drive. It might not be obvious at first glance, but when you notice it, it’s unmissable and clearly intentional. Have you noticed what I’m talking about? It’s the lack of crosswalk buttons on all four corners. […]

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Rose City Politics: Strong Mayor Governance and Windsor

Premier Ford announced this week he would introduce strong mayor legislation for both Ottawa and Toronto in 2023 and other Ontario cities in 2024. Like a bull in a china shop, the 800 pound gorilla is again chest beating and charging our democracy during ongoing municipal elections. All that’s old is new again.

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Rose City Politics: DonMerrifield.com

Rose City Politics dives into the latest updates on the Downtown Mission controversy, a new chief of staff for Mayor Dilkens, and new rules at the Windsor Public Library. There’s also a new Patreon coming for our fans! Listen to “DON MERRIFIELD DOT COM” on Spreaker.

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Rose City Politics: Blackburn News: Downtown Mission ‘appalled and shocked’ by city councillor’s comments

Blackburn News – Adelle Loiselle – March 3, 2020 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 […]

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Rose City Politics: Mission Impossible

The Rose City Politics panel discusses the sale of Windsor Public Library Central branch to the Downtown Mission with Councillor Bortolin, & county political drama. Listen to “Mission Impossible” on Spreaker.

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Rose City Politics: Atlas Shrugs at the Wall

Doug “Data” Sartori, Sarah Morris, and Jon Liedtke perch up at Meteor in downtown Windsor, across from the Capitol Theatre and a stones throw from Phog, to discuss Ojibway Prairie Complex LPAT, Lakeshore billionaire Barry Zekelman’s Atlas Tube being involved in Trump’s border wall, and compare Toronto’s record setting year for tech investment with Windsor’s. […]