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Brock’s grape and wine research centre big boost for Ontario’s economy: study

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Brock’s grape and wine research centre big boost for Ontario’s economy: study

Brock University Press Release – A new study shows that Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) contributed more than $91-million and the equivalent of 307 jobs to Ontario’s economy in 2014-15. Conducted by the management consulting firm MDB Insight, the economic impact study found that investments in CCOVI’s industry-driven research and education […]

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New Biz: The Saucy Pot

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New Biz: The Saucy Pot

Port Colborne – Husband and wife team Tyler Myles Kiernander and Christine Kiernander have added a new flavour in the East Village with The Saucy Pot. “Every day we do a couple of different soups,” Chef Tyler Myles Kiernander said. “We try to do a gluten free and vegetarian one and we do a meat […]

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Port Colborne artist creates new look for historical places

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Port Colborne artist creates new look for historical places

After 15 years in Los Angeles, Artist Diana Williamson has come back to Port Colborne. She has begun a unique collection of work called “The Magic of Niagara Collection.” Her artwork is her interpretation of local historic residences, sketched in markers using bold colours, with a musical name for the artwork, creating notecards and 8 […]

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Brock’s BioLinc receives provincial funding to support young Niagara entrepreneurs

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Brock’s BioLinc receives provincial funding to support young Niagara entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs in Niagara will reap the rewards of provincial funding for BioLinc, Brock University’s incubation facility run by the Goodman School of Business. Support provided by the Government of Ontario’s Youth Entrepreneurship Partnerships (YEP) program will allow BioLinc to launch the Niagara Youth Entrepreneurship Network (NYEN), which will bring various organizations in Niagara together […]

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Recent fundraiser and food drive helps out Pelham Cares

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Recent fundraiser and food drive helps out Pelham Cares

Nicolle Lalonde of Edward Jones in Fonthill recently organized a food drive and holiday fundraiser that raised $250 and a large bin of non-perishable food items for Pelham Cares. The fundraiser and food drive involved Edward Jones clients. “Thank you to Nicolle and staff member Debbie for their kindness, and of course their clients for their […]

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Donation aids BIC Church in sponsoring Syrian family

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Donation aids BIC Church in sponsoring Syrian family

It will take $30,000 to sponsor a Syrian family for Brethren in Christ Church in Port Colborne. To fund this, they first started with donations from within the church which has now extended to fundraising in the community. The effort is being coordinated by Matt Lockhart, Youth Pastor and John Gibbins, a retired Pastor serving […]

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