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Port Colborne Fire Code Violation Conviction

Port Colborne Fire Code Violation Conviction

On March 15, 2017, the owners of 346 Davis Street were convicted in provincial Offences Court for failing to comply with the Ontario Fire Code and were fined $7,500 in accordance with the provisions of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act. On December 17, 2016, Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services responded to a complaint […]

Community support pours out for Easter Food Drive

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Community support pours out for Easter Food Drive

The 2nd annual Easter Food Drive held Saturday Apr. 15 resulted in a large well-needed donation of food and cash to the Port Cares Reach Out Centre. The food drive organized by Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services personnel partnered with Sobeys Port Colborne resulted in the firefighters raising $4,124 in cash, Sobeys staff raised an additional […]

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Easter Egg Hunts in South Niagara Saturday

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Easter Egg Hunts in South Niagara Saturday

Its Easter weekend and this year the Easter Bunny will be busy leaving eggs to be hunted around several locations in South Niagara Saturday. Welland, Crystal Beach, Pelham and Port Colborne will be hosting their annual hunts Saturday Apr. 15. This year, Port Colborne has changed venues for its event, holding their Easter Eggstravaganza at […]

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Wreath laid for 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge in Port

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Wreath laid for 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge in Port

Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Brach 56 laid a wreath to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge at Vimy Park in Port Colborne. Vimy School was build in 1930 to commemorate those brave men who fought and gave their lives at Vimy Ridge so that we can preserve the freedom and democracy that […]

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Community support first on the menu at SoupFest

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Community support first on the menu at SoupFest

The community came together Thursday Apr. 6 to break some bread, enjoy some soup and entertainment and support those who are in need in the community. “It has been an awesome day,” Port Cares executive director Christine Clark Lafleur said. “There has been such a tremendous response from the community on such a rainy and […]

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Raccoon with rabies found in Port Colborne

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Raccoon with rabies found in Port Colborne

A raccoon in an urban area of Port Colborne has tested positive for rabies. Since December 2015, there have been 16 animals with rabies in Niagara, and a total of 296 in Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and the surrounding area. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), along with SPCAs and Humane Societies, are continuing […]

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