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Barrick seeks second term at region

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Barrick seeks second term at region

David Barrick wants to carry on his platform of respecting taxpayer dollars for a second term at Niagara Region council. Barrick, elected to the region in 2010 after having served a term on Port Colborne council, filed his nomination papers this week. “The knee-jerk reaction is to increase revenues, increase taxes, increase rates. For seniors […]

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Time for a change candidate says

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Time for a change candidate says

Tim Hoyle wants to bring new leadership and perspective to Port Colborne for the next term of council. Hoyle announced his candidacy for Ward 2 this week, and said it’s time for a change in municipal leadership “It’s time to get off the sidelines and promote the city I call home. As a longtime resident, […]

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Development charges discussed

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Development charges discussed

Wainfleet has struggled and stumbled with development charges since the fee was implemented, Ald. Richard Dykstra said Tuesday night as he asked for a staff report on the issue. Dykstra wants staff to look at options such as the rate for the charges, and said clear direction is needed on how the funds are accessed […]

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Outstanding issues to take care of, says Doucet

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Outstanding issues to take care of, says Doucet

Yvon Doucet wants to take care of outstanding issues in the city and the ward he represents, and is hoping residents of Ward 2 will put him back in office this October. “The major hot button issue in south Niagara is health care. I will continue to be on the front lines to help preserve […]

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Bringing Ward 2 issues to the forefront

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Bringing Ward 2 issues to the forefront

Port Colborne needs to focus more on jobs, strengthening existing business areas, and attracting new business, says Ward 2 Coun. Angie Desmarais. “There’s still work to be done in Port Colborne, I want to continue improving our community,” says Desmarais, who registered last week as a candidate in Ward 2 for the October municipal election. […]

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Horwath stops in Port Colborne

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Horwath stops in Port Colborne

Provincial NDP leader Andrea Horwath made a stop Thursday at the campaign headquarters of Welland riding MPP Cindy Forster. Horwath was greeted by a number about 50 supporters as her bus pulled up to Forster’s King St. location in Port Colborne. She went inside the building, along with a number of media traveling with her, […]

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