The Windsor-Essex County region has always understood the notion of “Connecting.” The Windsor-Detroit Tunnel, The Ambassador Bridge, and the Connecting Windsor-Essex Fibre Optic network are all evidence of this
In 1994, Connecting Windsor-Essex began as an information technology project, focused primarily on building an extensive high-speed fibre optic network that would bring world-class connectivity to several of the region’s leading institutions. Click here to learn more about CW-E
Did you know?
There are over 1850 kilometres of fibre optic cable installed throughout the Windsor-Essex County area connecting the City of Windsor, the Public Board, Catholic Board and French Catholic Board, Essex County, St. Clair College, the University of Windsor and Essex County Library.
Did you know?
The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel was formally dedicated on November 1st, 1930. It was finished one year ahead of schedule at a cost of $23 Million. About 12,000 vehicles pass through this connection every day!!
NEW $30 Million Science and Innovation Center
Congratulations to the University of Windsor on the announcement of the new Science Research and Innovation Centre. “This investment will create the right conditions for innovation and for us to be globally competitive,” says Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation.
Read more: Windsor Star, CBC.
Updates on SWIFT
SWIFT continues its progress on executing its plan to bring broadband for everyone #broadforeveryone. Click here to read about how SWIFT is launching a two stage RFPQ, as wall as how the Region of Waterloo has made its commitment to SWIFT.
Detroit-Windsor a choice for Amazon HQ2
"This Detroit-Windsor bid is a visionary shift in thinking," writes Tiffany Gooch about the efforts to land Amazon’s new campus in the Motor City.
✓ improve the technology
✓ boost service for events
✓ work with partners
- To connect organizations, people and ideas and to support the development of game-changing solutions by delivering exceptional infrastructure, tools and processes.
- To support the development of community capacity, resilience, and flexibility by facilitating access to information, productivity enhancement, and operational efficiency.
- To be an example of resiliency and flexibility, by maintaining a broad community perspective, responding to community needs, and discovering/sharing new opportunities.
- To be the relentless spark driving the next action, leading to improvements in quality of life, economic growth and prosperity of the region.