Yearly Archives: 2016

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October 21, 2016 – WEARCI Announces Speed-Networking Session To Match Small Business Start-ups With Mentors

 
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October 7th, 2016 – Our aging workforce: Why Canadians are delaying retirement

While Canada’s economy beat expectations by adding 67,200 new jobs in September, almost all of the gains were among the country’s older workers. It’s a trend that is changing the face of Canada’s workforce: Among Canadians aged 55 years and older, there was a net gain of 56,400 in September, according to data released by ... Read More
 
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September 30, 2016 – Henderson: Essex County is Ontario’s best-kept secret

Four years ago Michael Prue was a big dog in the Ontario Legislature where, as NDP finance critic, he spent countless hours hounding then finance minister Dwight Duncan. That life came to a screeching halt one morning in June, 2014 when he woke to discover he was no longer MPP for the Toronto riding of ... Read More
 
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August 5, 2016 – Windsor property values rise 12% in 4 years…

For the first time since 2004, Windsor property values as a whole have increased — rising 12 per cent in four years. The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation, which will start mailing assessments to Windsor and Essex County residents on Monday, used sales data to determine that local property values rose an average of three per cent ... Read More
 
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August 4, 2016 – A good day for the city’s core…

Tuesday was a good day for Windsor.

City councillors voted to invest more in our troubled core neighbourhoods. They waived development charges for five years in a swathe bordered by Tecumseh, Prince and Pillette roads. Then they asked staff for more ways to revive these neighbourhoods. High unemployment, low income and property values. More blight, foreclosures, vacant buildings and lots. More population ... Read More
 
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August 3, 2016 – Developers already considering core projects after city waives fees…

A day after city council waived development fees in the city core, at least one developer says he’s sold.

Peter Valente, president of Remo Valente Real Estate and the Valente Development Corporation, says thanks to the elimination of development fees, he will soon build a multi-residential building on Ouellette Avenue near Erie Street. “We’re probably going to be the first ones in with a new residential development there,” said Valente, who predicts he will ... Read More
 
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July 8, 2016 – ‘Boomerpreneurs’ loving Windsor-Essex…

Larry Duffield is shown at Ye Olde Walkerville B&B, on Friday July 8, 2016. He says, “If you want to live in Canada this is the best climate in the country.” Nick Brancaccio / Windsor Star   The Windsor Essex Active Retirement Community Initiative wants to build on a campaign that began in 2009 to ... Read More
 

June 16,2016 WEARCI Seeks Mentors Among New Resident Retiree Business Owners

  Amended June 17/16 – 1:30 PM Windsor Star, June 17, 2016 WindsorEssex  Since 2009, the WindsorEssex Active Retirement Community Initiative (WEARCI), has inspired empty nesters, active retirees and investors to relocate to the 100 Mile Peninsula for a more affordable and relaxing lifestyle. Many have also fulfilled their dream of independence and pursued a ... Read More