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Provincial mediator declares impasse in NCDSB negotiations

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Provincial mediator declares impasse in NCDSB negotiations

The Niagara Catholic District School Board (NCDSB) and the Niagara Elementary Unit of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) have reached an impasse according to the provincially appointed mediator. “At 1.30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21, the provincially appointed mediator declared an impasse in negotiations,” the NCDSB website said. “The lockout will continue until […]

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Brock students to present tree-planting recommendations to Niagara Region

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Brock students to present tree-planting recommendations to Niagara Region

Cutting down a tree? Plant two to replace it. That’s the recommendation from students in the Brock University Environmental Assessment class, which will be presenting its “Two-for-One Trees” policy proposal to Niagara Region on Wednesday, March 22. “We see tree planting as one of the easiest efforts we can undertake to combat the issue of […]

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A sign of caring

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A sign of caring

By Melissa Raftis, Niagara Health Communications – It started with feedback from a patient’s family. Cardiology staff at Niagara Health’s St. Catharines Site were told the care they had provided was exceptional, however, the family noted there were times at their loved one’s end of life when the hallways in the unit were noisy. Toni […]

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Welland Canal 189th Shipping Season Begins

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Welland Canal 189th Shipping Season Begins

The first day of spring and the opening of the Welland Canal shipping season. The first down bound vessel to open the season at Lock 8 was the Tugboat Calusa Coast with the barge “Delaware”. The captain of the Tugboat Gary Kafcsak ceremoniously accepted the Top Hat and opened the canal for the189th year. The […]

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Brock University condemns actions of some students on St. Patrick’s Day

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Brock University condemns actions of some students on St. Patrick’s Day

Brock University press release – Brock University takes pride in being a community partner in St. Catharines and, as such, it is disappointed by the actions of a small portion of its student population Friday. A large group of people, including Brock students, gathered on a residential street near the Pen Centre on St. Patrick’s […]

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April Jeffs is hoping to serve for Niagara Centre at Queen’s Park

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April Jeffs is hoping to serve for Niagara Centre at Queen’s Park

Wainfleet Township Mayor April Jeffs is looking at a future of service at the provincial level. She announced Wednesday March 15 that she is seeking Ontario PC Party nomination in the new provincial Niagara Centre riding. The provincial election is scheduled for June 7/2018. The Niagara Centre Riding replaces the Welland riding which currently has […]

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