Barry Adam

Communications technology helps immigrants adapt to Canada, recent grad finds

There’s often an expectation that when people move here from another nation they should immerse themselves in Canadian culture, but maintaining a close connection to their home country makes them better immigrants, according to a recent PhD graduate.

And modern communications technology is enabling that connection, says Frances Cachon who recently defended her thesis in Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology and is working as a sessional instructor there.

Faculty, staff and board members among Diamond Jubilee honourees

A significant number of University of Windsor staffers, faculty members and both past and present members of the board have been awarded for their contributions to country in conjunction with the sixtieth anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne.

The following people have received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal:

Transit Windsor to provide free shuttle buses for concert-goers

If you need a ride to the UWSA Coming Home Festival on Tuesday, September 6, Transit Windsor is willing to provide one.

The agency will provide free shuttle buses from the Vanier Circle to the Riverfront Festival Plaza. The shuttle will begin service at 3:30 p.m. and the return service will start at 11 p.m.