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Recreation opportunities eyed at Lake Gibson
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:09:20 EDT
Converting a pristine piece of property into a green campground and offering cultural Segway tours are part of a plan to enhance and link sites of interest along Lake Gibson’s corridor.
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Vet case delayed until Wednesday
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:16:38 EDT
The case of a St. Catharines veterinarian facing numerous animal cruelty charges has been delayed until later this week.
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Slight drop in unemployment rate
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:10:08 EDT
Niagara’s unemployment rate continues heading in the right direction.
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3 more years of 406 work
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:04:17 EDT
After months of construction delays on Highway 406, the Ministry of Transportation says there’s a few more years of work to go before it’s done.
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'Decent education' at stake: Union
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:18 EDT
Quality and fairness for students and faculty, and academic freedom, are issues that sent more than 12,000 Ontario public college faculty to the picket line Monday, says Terry Poirier, chief steward of OPSEU Local 242 at Niagara College.
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Search still on for missing diver
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:43:34 EDT
Multiple agencies are still searching the upper Niagara River for missing Buffalo Police Department officer Craig Lehner after he went missing during a dive training exercise this past Friday.“We have at least 15 different agencies here,” said Buffalo Police Lt. Jeff Rinaldo, Monday afternoon.
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New water tower coming online
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:47:36 EDT
Residents may notice lower pressure and discoloured water for intermittent periods the next two weeks as Port Colborne’s new water tower undergoes operational trials.
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Father dies before seeing daughter's killer sentenced for crime
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:46:55 EDT
Leslie Whitehead didn't live long enough to see the man who stomped his daughter to death sent to prison for the crime.
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College faculty on strike
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:49:16 EDT
More than 12,000 Ontario public college faculty are on the picket line after the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the College Employer Council failed to reach a collective agreement over the weekend.
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Every second counts, plan two ways out
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 20:30:07 EDT
Six seconds.That’s the time it took for a smoke alarm inside a burn cell to go off after Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services firefighter Mike Radzikoski set an old Christmas tree on fire.“This is telling your family that something is going on. You must react at this point,” fire prevention officer Scott Lawson told a crowd of 50 or so.
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Free compost this week for residents
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 09:30:43 EDT
Need some compost for your garden or yard?Well, from today until October 21, residents of Niagara can collect up to three bags of compost, per household, from landfills across the region.Each bag is 20 litres in size, and will be handed as long as quantities last.
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Health Centre on the move
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 13:42:15 EDT
Bridges Community Health Centre in Port Colborne is moving. The health centre, that serves residents in Port Colborne and Wainfleet, is moving to 380 Elm St. from its current location at 175 King St. effective Monday, Oct. 23, said a release.
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Tax hike on Ontario smokes a boon for black market
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 21:44:15 EDT
A proposed anti-tobacco plan is “totally irresponsible” say critics and will only fan the flames of the province’s already out-of-control illegal cigarette market.
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Region debt increasing for capital projects
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 21:08:05 EDT
Niagara plans to spend nearly $190 million next year, paying for up to 185 capital projects in communities throughout the Region.
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Vote for your favourite project for Aviva funding
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:59:25 EDT
Children’s programs, skills training unemployed adults, palliative care services and funding for a wheelchair accessible bus were among the wish-lists from Niagara submitted to Aviva Community Fund this year.
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