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PC Fire Department receives Optimist Respect for Law award

PC Fire Department receives Optimist Respect for Law award

The Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Department is this year’s winner of the Respect for Law award from the Port Colborne Optimist Club. They received the award at the club’s regular meeting Wednesday Mar. 22. “It is certainly nice for the Fire Department to be recognized for our efforts in the community,” Chief Tom Cartwright […]

Canadian Author Series hosting Giller Prize finalist Zoe Whittall

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Canadian Author Series hosting Giller Prize finalist Zoe Whittall

The next author to take the stage at Roselawn Centre for the Arts in Port Colborne is the 2016 Giller Prize finalist Zoe Whittall. She will be showcasing her new book The Best Kind of People Thursday March 30 at the popular author series. A press release from the Canadian Author Series said “Whittall’s contemporary, […]

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April Jeffs is hoping to serve for Niagara Centre at Queen’s Park

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April Jeffs is hoping to serve for Niagara Centre at Queen’s Park

Wainfleet Township Mayor April Jeffs is looking at a future of service at the provincial level. She announced Wednesday March 15 that she is seeking Ontario PC Party nomination in the new provincial Niagara Centre riding. The provincial election is scheduled for June 7/2018. The Niagara Centre Riding replaces the Welland riding which currently has […]

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Niagara Centre receiving over $400,000 in new federal funding

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Niagara Centre receiving over $400,000 in new federal funding

On behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre is pleased to announce that three municipalities in Niagara Centre will be receiving a combined total of $416,667 in new funding. Projects receiving funding are as follows: […]

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United Way in crunch time: $100,000 needed in two weeks

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United Way in crunch time: $100,000 needed in two weeks

It’s that time again; the time when United Way approaches its deadline for fundraising, and makes its decisions on which programs in our community to fund. Since 2009, it has been a struggle economically to attain the campaign goal and meet the community’s growing needs. With funding requests complete, United Way would need to see […]

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McKay Public School earns Fair Trade School of the Year award

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McKay Public School earns Fair Trade School of the Year award

McKay Public School in Port Colborne has received a very prestigious award, they received the Fair Trade School of the Year Award at The Canadian Fair Trade Network conference in Halifax, N.S. two weekends ago. “This is a really big deal,” Jenn Vanderlaan, co-chair McKay Public School Fair Trade Committee said. What makes McKay the […]

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