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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

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

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