Chris Edwards and Elaine Weeks (Walkerville Publishing)
Walkerville Publishing Inc. is a Windsor-based publishing house created and run by the husband and wife team of Chris Edwards and Elaine Weeks.
Chris Edwards was born and raised in Central Windsor. Elaine Weeks was born in Walkerville. Weeks graduated with a B.A. in English from York University, while Edwards received a M.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Windsor. The couple moved to North Okanagan, B.C. in 1990 and then to Richmond Hill, Ontario in 1996. Edwards and Weeks would relocate to Walkerville in July of 1998.
The couple began their publishing career in 1999 with the Walkerville Times, a magazine that focused on local history of the Walkerville area. The first edition of the magazine was created by the couple in their own home.
Weeks and Edwards have authored and published six books about Windsor through their company, Walkerville Publishing Inc.: Best of the Times Magazine (2006); Postcards from the Past, Volume 1: Windsor and the Border Cities (2007); Windsor Then: A Pictorial Essay of Windsor Ontario’s Glorious Past (2011); 500 Ways You Know You’re From Windsor (2012); A Forgotten City (2013); and Walkerville – Whisky Town Extraordinaire (2015).
– Walkerville Publishing Inc. founded by Chris Edwars and Elaine Weeks in 1999.
– First edition of the Walkerville Times published in 1999.
– Walkerville Times office set up at 624 Chilver Rd. in February of 2000.
– Walkerville Times ceased publication in 2007.
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“It’s About Time.” Walkerville Times. Web. 29 Dec, 2015.
“The catalyst for the times.” Walkerville Times. Web. 29 Dec, 2015.
“One Year Later.” Walkerville Times. Web. 29 Dec, 2015.
“About Us.” Walkerville.com. Web. 29 Dec, 2015.
“About Us.” Walkerville Times. Web. 29 Dec, 2015.