Our Stories


We hope that by sharing our stories with you, you will be able to learn from the experiences of people who have moved here. We would love for you to learn more about Windsor-Essex County and why we love our region so much!a sailboat on a beach looking out to someone water skiing behind a sea doo

Our People

The Global Talent Series shares the wisdom and advice of immigrants who are part of our local workforce.

  • Mark's Story  and Nada 's Story

    • Learn the story behind how Mark immigrated from Nigeria and became a District Manager for Union Gas in Windsor & Chatham.
    • Explore the 7 year journey Nada took when she immigrated from Syria and then found her dream job at the City of Windsor
  • Javier 's Story  and Lijuan 's Story

    • Read the story behind Javier's move from Colombia and what led him to become a Sales Manager at Sunlife Financial.
    • Discover the journey Lijuan took to move from China and become the Manager of Finance at Workforce WindsorEssex.
  •  Dean's Story and Biljana 's Story

    • A barn like building.See how Dean immigrated from Jamaica and became the Director of Finance at the Unemployed Help Centre.

    • Originally from Serbia, Biljana decided that she would own her own business in Windsor-Essex.

Global Talent Success Stories

Our Francophone History

Our History and Culture

The Cultural Mapping series highlights the stories that make up Windsor-Essex county's history and culture. Read these stories to learn more about the diverse cultures that are a part of our community.