Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Windsor’ Category

Hockeytown, Windsor say goodbye to the Joe

Sunday, April 9th, 2017
Fans say goodbye to the Joe

Fans filled the East entrance to the Joe Louis Arena to see their favourite hockey players walk into the arena one last time.

Public mourns Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch during memorial in Detroit

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Members of the public turn out to wish Little Caesars Pizza founder and Detroit sports legend Mike Ilitch a final farewell during a public memorial at the Fox Theatre.

OHL launches program to teach players respect for women

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

A pilot project of the program started with the Kitchener Rangers and the Peterborough Petes last year.

Indians no more: Southwestern Ontario minor baseball team dropping Indians name, logo

Monday, October 31st, 2016

A southwestern Ontario minor baseball club is changing its name from the Indians, in a move designed to show respect to Indigenous communities.

Stop ‘shady practice’ of stealing our star athletes, Canadian school tells NCAA

Thursday, September 8th, 2016
wdr-Mike Havey University of Windsor

The athletic director at a Canadian university has a message for his counterparts in the United States — stop stealing our athletes.

NHL in Vegas ‘betrayal of Canadians,’ says MP chasing single-event sports betting

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
NHL Vegas Hockey

The NDP MP spearheading a bill that would legalize single-event sports betting in Canada calls the NHL’s decision to expand in Las Vegas “complete hypocrisy.”

Friends and family of Mr. Hockey will say goodbye at funeral today

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
gordie howe statue

Gordie Howe's funeral today follows Tuesday's visitation at Joe Louis Arena, which drew thousands of people who paid their respects to the hockey Hall of Famer.

Farewell, Mr. Hockey

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
Mr. Hockey Condolences

Here's a look at a some of the sights around the Motor City, where fans and businesses alike are saying their good-byes to the 88-year-old hockey legend, Gordie Howe.

Gordie Howe farewell starts at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit

Monday, June 13th, 2016
gordie howe memorial

Fans have started flocking to Detroit to say their final farewells to Gordie Howe, the Detroit Red Wings legend who died last week at age 88.

‘He kept hitting me’: The night Mr. Hockey came for dinner

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Downtown Windsor BIA president Larry Horwitz recalls the night he mustered up enough courage to ask Gordie Howe to come over for dinner.