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Experts see no risk from turbines

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Experts see no risk from turbines

  Experts in risk assessment, public and aviation safety said they saw no risk of collision between skydivers or aircraft and two wind turbines to the west of Skydive Burnaby in Wainfleet. Tony Cox and Terry Kelly testified on behalf of Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc. at an Environmental Review Tribunal hearing in the township on […]

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Wind chill warning for south Niagara

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Wind chill warning for south Niagara

Environment Canada has issued a wind chill warning for south Niagara overnight and into Friday morning. “A cold Arctic airmass remains over much of Southern Ontario with overnight lows once again expected to be in the low minus twenties, ” the warning said. Winds, Environment Canada said, are forecast to pick up from the southwest […]

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Training on ice

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Training on ice

A frozen solid Welland Canal was the training ground for Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services firefighters Tuesday night as they practiced ice-rescue techniques. “We’re just doing a review … we have some new recruits that haven’t really done much with it,” said acting captain Mike Radzikoski from the west wall of the canal south […]

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Characters cast for Canalside Players production

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Characters cast for Canalside Players production

Welland’s Canalside Players has cast actors for its first-ever production, Who’s Under Where?, this spring. The new community theatre group held auditions twice at Welland Wellness Complex and the talent that came out to vie for a role in the production was more than the board had anticipated. “We’re pleased with enthusiasm shown by the […]

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Extreme cold weather alert for Niagara

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With temperatures expected to drop to between -15°C and -20°C Tuesday, Niagara Region’s public health department issued an extreme cold weather alert Monday. In a release, the region said an extreme cold weather alert is sent out when temperatures fall below -15°C and when conditions are severe enough to warrant alerting the community to the […]

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Wind warning for south Niagara

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Wind warning for south Niagara

Environment Canada issued a wind warning for south Niagara Sunday. The warning said strong and gusty winds would develop in the afternoon and carry on into the evening. It said very strong southwesterly winds developed ahead of a cold front sweeping south from Northeastern Ontario. Winds of 60 km/h with gusts up to 90 km/h […]

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