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Project Assist helps to provide firefighting training material

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Project Assist helps to provide firefighting training material

Fort Erie Fire and Emergency Services received $5,000 from the Project Assist Program to be used towards the purchase of firefighting training material. The cheque was presented to the Town of Fort Erie during Monday’s regular meeting of council. Project Assist is a program initiated by Enbridge Gas Distribution in partnership with the Ontario Fire […]

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Fort Erie road resurfacing program underway

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Fort Erie road resurfacing program underway

With summer underway, so marks the beginning of the Town’s annual Road Resurfacing program. This year, the Town has identified 13 km of roads being rehabilitated as part of its five-year Road Resurfacing program. “Fort Erie’s Infrastructure Services department oversees the construction, operation, repair and maintenance of 820km of roads in Fort Erie,” said Kelly […]

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POCOMAR crew responds to three water emergencies

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POCOMAR crew responds to three water emergencies

A missing sailboat, capsized catamaran and two people in distress in the water were three of the taskings POCOMAR had at virtually the same time Sunday afternoon. Operations office Scott Wolfe said the unit was first tasked to a sailboat reported missing off of Point Abino around 3 p.m. “We were stood down from that […]

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Canadian soldiers honoured on 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Ridgeway

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Canadian soldiers honoured on 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Ridgeway

More than 300 soldiers were on parade Sunday in Ridgeway as members of the Canadian Forces and a couple thousand members of the public celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Ridgeway. The Battle of Ridgeway, June 2, 1866, has major significance in the history of Canada and is considered to be one of the […]

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Niagara Health Coalition delivers vote to Queen’s Park

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Niagara Health Coalition delivers vote to Queen’s Park

Members of the Niagara Health Coalition took the results of the recent Referendum to Queen’s Park on Tuesday.  They joined Ontario Health Coalition representatives from across the province as they delivered over 94,000 ballots from Ontario citizens calling for a stop to devastating hospital cuts. “Both opposition parties are putting a lot of pressure on […]

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Celebrate our history at the 150th Anniversary of the Fenian Raids

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Celebrate our history at the 150th Anniversary of the Fenian Raids

A major part of Canadian history, the Battle of Ridgeway  and the Battle of Fort Erie Docks, June 2. 1866, engagements between invading members of the Fenian Brotherhood and the Canadian Militia that were a catalyst to Canadian Confederation less than a year later is celebrating it’s 150th anniversary. On Saturday June 4 there will be a ceremony […]

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