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Trapped American freighter freed

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Trapped American freighter freed

A Canadian Coast Guard ship freed an American freighter trapped for several days in an ice field on Lake Erie north of Conneaut, Ohio. The motor vessel Arthur M. Anderson, a 233.79 metre (767 foot) bulk carrier was freed Saturday by the ship Griffon, a frequent visitor to Port Colborne and the Welland Canal. The […]

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Protecting the Great Lakes

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Protecting the Great Lakes

The provincial government is set to introduce new legislation to provide better protection for the Great Lakes. If passed, the Great Lakes Protection Act would help fight climate change, reduce harmful algal blooms, and protect wetlands and other coastal areas. It would also monitor and report on the health of the lakes, bring people together […]

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Surfers learn rescue techniques

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Surfers learn rescue techniques

As waves built at Pleasant Beach, surfboards sat unused atop vehicles sitting outside a lodge at the end of Pleasant Beach Rd. One could sense the 18 surfers sitting inside were itching to get out and take on the waves, but they waited patiently inside. The surfers, from across Niagara, Toronto and Western New York, […]

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