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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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Top 100 festivals & events 2017 in Ontario announced

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Top 100 festivals & events 2017 in Ontario announced

Pelham Sumerfest, Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival, Grape and Wine Festival make list Included in the Top 100 are the Festivals & Events of Distinction, a select group which represent some of the most well-known and respected celebrations in the province; celebrations which draw both an international and domestic audience. “Festivals and events create jobs […]

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Crash closes a block in Port Colborne

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Crash closes a block in Port Colborne

Main St. West between King and Elm Sts. in Port Colborne was closed for a short period Monday, March 6, after two trucks collided in the area. While no information has been released by Niagara Regional Police, they, Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services and Niagara EMS paramedics were called to the intersection of Main […]

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