Two arrested for dumpster fire in Port Colborne

Two arrested for dumpster fire in Port Colborne On April 29th, 2017 the Niagara Regional Police and Port Colborne Fire Department were called to the area of Lakeshore…

Stolen property recovered in Port Colborne search warrant

Stolen property recovered in Port Colborne search warrant On April 28th, 2017, members of the Welland Detective Office, Welland Street Crime Unit and Port Colborne Uniform Branch investigated…

 

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Smoke alarms save lives

Smoke alarms save lives

Working smoke alarms have saved 18 people in two separate overnight fires this week, including one last night at an apartment building on Carlton Street. Careless use of smoking materials was the cause of a mattress fire in the basement apartment at 43 Carlton St.…

Free prescription medications for children and youth through OHIP+

Free prescription medications for children and youth through OHIP+ This post was originally published on this siteOntario to provide the first universal drug program…

Arbour Day tree planting event in Pelham

Arbour Day tree planting event in Pelham Pelham residents are invited to help plant six trees in Woodstream Park on Friday, April…

City of St. Catharines funding to help community gardens take root

City of St. Catharines funding to help community gardens take root The City is offering a new funding program to help more community gardens take root…

Volunteers help with naturalized playground renovation.

Volunteers help with naturalized playground renovation.

During Volunteer Appreciation Week, Bethlehem Housing and Support Services had over 40 volunteers from Brock University’s Staff and Faculty. They helped to begin prepping the site for the revitalization and redevelopment of the Bethlehem Place playground and extended yard, to create an inclusive naturalized environment…

Let there be light: Point Abino Lighthouse shines again

Let there be light: Point Abino Lighthouse shines again The Point Abino lighthouse has been dark since its decommissioning in 1995, but, thanks to…

Unifor donates $25,000 to Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial

Unifor donates $25,000 to Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial Unifor workers on the Welland Canal have donated $25,000 to the memorial honouring the men…

Education the focus at National Day of Mourning

Education the focus at National Day of Mourning The education of the workers of today and the workers for the future was the…

Keeping the faith: ‘Evangelists’ are good for the wine industry

Keeping the faith: ‘Evangelists’ are good for the wine industry

Brock University press release – With sales of local wines steadily rising, and domestic vintages crowding the lists at more and more fine restaurants, Ontario is getting a legitimate rep as a world-class wine destination. But this rising pedigree may be due to more than…

St. Catharines listed 7th among top 35 cities to buy real estate

St. Catharines listed 7th among top 35 cities to buy real estate MoneySense Magazine has placed St. Catharines as one of the top 35 cities in Canada…

Supporting clean tech and reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Supporting clean tech and reducing greenhouse gas emissions This post was originally published on this siteOntario launches global climate change challenge Ontario is…

New dean coming to Goodman School of Business

New dean coming to Goodman School of Business Brock University press release – Brock University Interim President Tom Traves announced Wednesday Apr. 5…

Brock Sports launches flag football league for Niagara youth

Brock Sports launches flag football league for Niagara youth

Brock University press release – A new Brock University football league will help teach Niagara youths the X’s and O’s of the game, without the big hits. The Brock Sports Youth Flag Football League will run Mondays and Wednesday from May 29 to Aug. 9…

Horses arriving in Fort Erie for 2017 racing season

Horses arriving in Fort Erie for 2017 racing season With opening day less than eight weeks away, owners and trainers have started shipping horses…

Elite Academy in Futsal tournament in Buffalo

Elite Academy in Futsal tournament in Buffalo The Elite Academy U8/U9 Development crossed the border and participated in the Buffalo State Futsal…

Niagara Whalers take championship in four game sweep

Niagara Whalers take championship in four game sweep The Niagara Whalers have won the Russell Cup, the GMHL Championship after defeating the Parry…

Niagara Health celebrates our more than 600 doctors on Doctors’ Day

Niagara Health celebrates our more than 600 doctors on Doctors’ Day

Niagara Health is celebrating the dedication and commitment of our talented and caring physicians by joining in the celebration of Doctors’ Day on May 1. Our more than 600 doctors make a significant difference each day in the lives of our patients and their families.…

Walker Family Cancer Centre receives special recognition

Walker Family Cancer Centre receives special recognition Niagara Health is one of only 15 healthcare organizations in North America to be recently…

Confirmed case of mumps in Niagara

Confirmed case of mumps in Niagara Niagara Region Public Health has identified the first infection of mumps in Niagara. Mumps is…

Niagara Health celebrates our more than 850 volunteers

Niagara Health celebrates our more than 850 volunteers Niagara Health is celebrating the tremendous work of our more than 850 caring volunteers and…