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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

In August 2015, Town Staff and Council began planning for the imminent removal of all ash trees in Fort Erie due to the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation. EAB is an introduced insect pest from Asia that attacks and kills all species of true ash trees. Town staff estimate that approximately 16,500 ash trees in […]

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Deficits and Levy vs. Development Charge Debt

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Deficits and Levy vs. Development Charge Debt

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn By Mayor Dave Augustyn – Since that’s a lot of talk about debt lately, I thought I’d write about it here. While the Provincial and Federal governments and businesses can run deficits, Towns and Cities cannot. Deficits occur when a Federal or Provincial government spends more on […]

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Pools remain closed at St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

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Pools remain closed at St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

Pools at the St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre will remain closed throughout July and August and potentially into the fall while crews repair the ceiling and lighting fixtures in the pool area. An exact date for when the pools will re-open will be provided as soon as possible. Pools have been closed at the facility […]

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Ontario increasing access to life-saving stem cell transplants

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Ontario increasing access to life-saving stem cell transplants

This post was originally published on this site New hospital units in Toronto and London to treat complex blood cancers Ontario is increasing access to stem cell transplants for people who have complex blood cancers, with new state-of-the-art hospital units in Toronto and London. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, was at […]

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Ontario implementing new protections for condo residents this fall

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Ontario implementing new protections for condo residents this fall

This post was originally published on this site New laws to build healthy and sustainable condo communities Ontario is moving forward to better protect condo owners and residents by increasing consumer protections in Ontario’s condo communities. The Minister of Government and Consumer Services, Tracy MacCharles, announced on Tuesday July 25/2017 new protections for condo communities […]

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Premier to lead business mission to China and Vietnam

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Premier to lead business mission to China and Vietnam

This post was originally published on this site Engaging with economic leaders will expand partnerships and trade opportunities Premier Kathleen Wynne will lead a delegation to China and Vietnam this fall to strengthen trade partnerships and promote Ontario as a key centre for investment and innovation. Premier Wynne made the announcement in Toronto at the […]

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