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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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Election about transparency and accountability

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Election about transparency and accountability

The 2014 municipal election is about transparency and accountability, said Casey Biko, as he announced his candidacy for Ward 2. “I want a council that holds themselves, the city, and mayor to account on decision-making and where our money is spent. This election is my opportunity to do that,” said Biko. Biko, who has always […]

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Time for a change, candidate says

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Time for a change, candidate says

Michael Reles said the city has been mismanaged for far too long and he wants to see that stop. “It’s time for change, and the people of Port Colborne have the appetite for it,” Reles said in a release as he declared his candidacy for Ward 1. “This city has been mismanaged far too long. […]

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Ontario headed to the polls

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Ontario headed to the polls

Ontarians will be headed to the polls on Thursday, June 12 after Lieutenant Governor David C. Onley accepted Premier Kathleen Wynne’s recommendation that Parliament be dissolved. Wynne made the recommendation after NDP leader Andrea Horwath said her party could not support the Liberal’s 2014 budget. That meant the Liberal minority government would have likely lost […]

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Sloat seeks mayor’s job

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Sloat seeks mayor’s job

Restaurateur Mike Sloat knows firsthand the challenges facing businesses and residents in Port Colborne. That’s why the owner of @27 and Twisted Small Plates Bistro recently announced he’ll be seeking the mayor’s job. Sloat filed his papers in mid-April and said the problems facing the community moving forward will take more than four years to […]

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