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The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative requests additional measures

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The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative requests additional measures

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative congratulates Honourable Marc Garneau for the acceleration of the phasing out of DOT-111 tank cars, and reaffirms the necessity to strengthen crude oil rail transportation regulations. The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative is pleased with the announcement of minister Marc Garneau to accelerate the phasing […]

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Council receives update of Fort Erie Waterfront Strategy development

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Council receives update of Fort Erie Waterfront Strategy development

Fort Erie Council received an update in last week’s regular meeting of council from project manager Donna Hinde of The Planning Partnership about the development of a Fort Erie Waterfront Strategy. The presentation was compiled after public meetings to form a vision and talking with community stakeholders about what directions to take. “I am happy […]

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Fort Erie’s Emerald Ash Borer Program in Full-effect

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Fort Erie’s Emerald Ash Borer Program in Full-effect

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has killed millions of trees in North America since 2002. It was identified in the Niagara Region in 2009. By 2016, Town staff estimate that approximately 16,500 ash trees in Fort Erie are infested; with about 80 per cent of them located on private property. EAB is an introduced insect pest […]

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Lots to do at Downtown Ridgeway Summer Festival

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Lots to do at Downtown Ridgeway Summer Festival

Another amazing day expected for Sunday Ridgeway was packed Saturday with crowds of people exploring the Downtown Ridgeway Summer Festival. Food, entertainment, fun was the order of the day, a little cloudy weather and a couple of minor showers couldn’t stop the fun. “It’s been a great day so far,” Jesse Boles, festival and events […]

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Canada Day 2016 activities around South Niagara

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Canada Day 2016 activities around South Niagara

Canada Day is Friday and there is plenty of family entertainment around the South Niagara Region this year. Ridgeway: A ceremony at noon at Village Square on Ridge Rd. leads of the fun. Then families can enjoy the fun at Ridgeway’s Royal Canadian Legion featuring bouncy houses, entertainment, bbq and more until 7 p.m. The […]

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Mayors disappointed over approval of Waukesha Diversion Application

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Mayors disappointed over approval of Waukesha Diversion Application

Tuesday, representatives of the Governors of the eight Great Lakes states approved the diversion application of the City of Waukesha, WI, under the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Water Resources Compact to take water from Lake Michigan and use it outside the Great Lakes basin. The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative is extremely […]

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