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Historic shipwreck exhibit berths at the Welland Museum

Historic shipwreck exhibit berths at the Welland Museum

A significant part of Niagara’s history has returned and has captured the interest of marine history aficionados, the HMS General Hunter exhibit opened Saturday Apr. 15/2018 at the Welland Museum. “This is very significant for Welland,” Ken Cassavoy said. Cassavoy is the marine archeologist in charge of the excavation of the HMS General Hunter site […]

Canal opens for 2018 navigation season this week

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Canal opens for 2018 navigation season this week

The Welland Canal, part of the St. Lawrence Seaway, will be opening officially for the 2018 navigation season on Thursday Mar. 29/2018. The event will be marked in both Port Colborne and St. Catharines with the traditional Top Hat Ceremony. The ceremony in St. Catharines takes place at the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals […]

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Transformative investment in life-saving care for children

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Transformative investment in life-saving care for children

This post was originally published on this siteNew SickKids Patient Care Centre a game-changer for children’s health Ontario’s Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is already one of the world’s largest and most respected pediatric hospitals. It has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of children and their families across Ontario. To make sure SickKids […]

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Governments launch Lake Erie Action Plan

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Governments launch Lake Erie Action Plan

The Governments of Canada and Ontario released the final Lake Erie Action Plan last Thursday Feb. 22/2018 to help reach the goal of reducing phosphorus going into Lake Erie by 40%. “The plan identifies more than 120 federal, provincial and partner actions, using mandatory and voluntary approaches, to help achieve the goal of reducing phosphorus […]

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Cold weather in forecast for weekend

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Cold weather in forecast for weekend

It was a perfect day for being outdoors Thursday Dec. 28/2017 at H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park in Port Colborne enjoying the day. It’s ice fishing weather at Sugarloaf Harbour Marina, there’s about five or six inches of ice in the harbour. Warming slightly Friday and Saturday, the cold snap will continue through the weekend for […]

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Increased investment called for to protect the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence

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Increased investment called for to protect the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence

GLRI-type process proposed to Environment and Climate Change Minister Mayors, businesses and NGOs gathered in Ottawa on Wednesday Nov. 22/2017 to call for a collaborative process to amplify and accelerate Great Lakes and St. Lawrence protection and restoration, at their second annual Parliament Hill Days. The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence advocates requested that Environment […]

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