TVCogeco Windsor

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TVCogeco
Type community channel
Country Canada
Availability Windsor/Essex County
Slogan Truly Local Television
Owner Cogeco
Launch date
Early-1990s
Former names
Local Windsor/Local Leamington (1990's-2000)
Cogeco 11(2000-2005)
Official website
TV Cogeco Ontario
TVCogeco Windsor
TVCogeco Leamington
Availability
Cable
Cogeco Cable Windsor 11 - 700HD
Cogeco Cable Leamington 11 - 700HD

TVCogeco is a local cable television channel based in Windsor, Ontario, seen on cable channel 11-700HD on Cogeco systems in Windsor, Leamington, and most of Essex County,

History[edit]

It was started in the early 1990s by former cable service provider, Trillium Cable on Cable Channel 11 (where it remains today). When Shaw Cable arrived in 1995, the cable provider also started a separate community channel in Leamington, Ontario (also on their cable channel 11), to serve Leamington and Kingsville, Ontario. When Cogeco displaced Shaw as the main cable provider in 2000, they reunited and merged the two Local stations back together into one to simplify and streamline operations and programming.

Programming[edit]

Most of TVCogeco's programming includes Windsor City Council and Essex County Council meetings, University Sports, local public affairs programming, and OHL Hockey, such as Windsor Spitfires games (either produced by the network, or simulcast from another community channel, such as Rogers TV or another TVCogeco outlet). TVCogeco also airs election coverage.

When there is no programming, a community notice board with news/weather, community events, and a simulcast of CKLW or CIDR-FM is aired, with images occasionally from the cable company's tower camera (located at Dorwin Plaza on Dougall Avenue, in Windsor).

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