Jennifer La Grassa


Jennifer La Grassa is a videojournalist at CBC Windsor. She is particularly interested in reporting on healthcare stories. Have a news tip? Email

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UWindsor president says they plan to meet with pro-Palestinian encampment organizers

The University of Windsor's president says the school has reached out to arrange a meeting with the organizers of a pro-Palestinian encampment on campus. 

Windsor addiction treatment centre has lost 19 beds in recent months. Here's why

Amid an ongoing drug crisis that continues to kill an increasing number of people in Windsor-Essex, one of the area's well-known residential recovery centres has had to close 19 beds in recent months. 

$8,400 hospital fine will go unpaid, says Ontario family who opposes controversial LTC law

Tecumseh, Ont., resident Michele Campeau says the $8,400 bill her mom has received related to the province's controversial long-term care law is a "scare tactic" that she's not falling for. 

Pride group wants UWindsor to create 2SLGBTQ+ advocacy job after homophobic vandalism

Following hateful vandalism to the student pride centre, the University of Windsor's pride committee is asking for a full-time staff member to support 2SLGBTQ+ issues on campus. 

You've been notified by a hospital that your information was stolen. Now what?

Hundreds of thousands of people in southwestern Ontario have started receiving letters from one or more hospitals in the region, notifying them that their information was likely stolen following a cyberattack last year.

Taylor Swift club at Ontario public school calls urgent meeting. On the agenda? Her latest album

Even though it was a school night, like many Swifties Amherstburg student Keianna Ronanye stayed up to listen to Taylor Swift's new album — The Tortured Poets Department — which dropped at midnight. 

Aamjiwnaang First Nation says high chemical levels making members sick, calls for Sarnia facility shutdown

Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Sarnia, Ont., is calling on all levels of government to shut down a facility after data indicated high levels of a harmful chemical were present in the air. The First Nation says it sent its employees homes Tuesday as they were complaining of headaches, nausea and dizziness.

Here's 1 way Windsor-Essex schools are making student mental health a priority

School boards in the region have teamed up with the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit to deliver a program to kids that helps them better understand their emotions and how to handle them.

Provincial government refuses to answer more questions on controversial long-term care law

As the NDP pushes back on the province's controversial long-term care legislation — which they say "penalizes" some of the most vulnerable — the government has refused to answer further questions about the policy. 

Her loved one got $5,200 bill related to long-term care law. Ontario repeatedly said no charges were reported

For the first time, the Ontario government has confirmed seven people have been charged fees in relation to Bill 7, a controversial law that enables hospitals to charge patients who refuse to move into a long-term care bed chosen on their behalf.