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Port Colborne remembers the Dieppe Raid

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Port Colborne remembers the Dieppe Raid

On August 19, 1942, 75 years ago, about 5,000 Canadian soldiers took part in what has become known as the bloodiest single day for the Canadian military in the Second World War. The Dieppe Raid was an attempt by Allied Forces to capture a port on the northern coast of France. The raid was a […]

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Cause identified in Windshield King fire

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Cause identified in Windshield King fire

The cause of last Thursday’s fire at the Windshield King in Welland was revealed as accidental. “The cause is accidental and the source has been identified as an electrical appliance,” said Adam Eckhart, Deputy Fire Chief City of Welland Fire and Emergency Services Department Wednesday August 16/2017. Welland firefighters with mutual assistance from the Town […]

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Researchers tackling allergies and climate change receive CFI funding

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Researchers tackling allergies and climate change receive CFI funding

Brock University press release – Understanding immune cells and their link to allergies, and mapping the impacts of climate change in Canada’s north are two Brock University research projects that received funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan announced Tuesday August 15/2017. Researchers Adam MacNeil and Kevin Turner received a total of $311,821 from […]

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Joe Crawford’s Concerts in the Park help people in need

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Joe Crawford’s Concerts in the Park help people in need

Local entertainer Joe Crawford was anxious to get going Tuesday August 15/2017, the evening rain cleared just in time for him to do something he loves, sing for a crowd and help the community. This year, he is holding a series of three concerts in King George Park in Port Colborne to share some free […]

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Brock neuroscientist studying early autism detection in the brain

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Brock neuroscientist studying early autism detection in the brain

Brock University press release – Neuroscientist Sid Segalowitz is on a mission to determine how early the development of autism can be detected in a child’s brain. “Autism is one of those conditions where, if they can diagnose it early, then intervention can have a huge beneficial effect,” said Segalowitz, a professor in Brock’s Department of Psychology. […]

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Brock University to host St. Catharines Terry Fox Run

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Brock University to host St. Catharines Terry Fox Run

Brock University press release – Brock University is rolling out the welcome mat for this year’s St. Catharines Terry Fox Run. The annual fundraising run has been held in Port Dalhousie for nearly four decades, but this year’s high water levels along with construction projects at Lakeside Park meant a new home was needed for […]

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