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Stay granted against Wainfleet wind turbine project

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Stay granted against Wainfleet wind turbine project

Construction on two of Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc.’s five-turbine renewable energy project has been halted after Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal granted a stay on Thursday, Dec. 12, said the lawyer representing Skydive Burnaby and owners Mike and Tara Pitt. Eric Gillespie, of Eric K. Gillespie Professional Corp., said the decision rendered by Lynda Tanaka, executive […]

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BLX: One Night Only

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BLX: One Night Only

Six months ago a diverse group of artists — mothers and fathers, students, painters, photographers, digital sculptors— came together in Welland with a desire to create a community of free creative expression. They formed The Black Lantern Experience (BLX), a group devoted to a common belief: the pursuit, encouragement and exhibition of artwork produced by […]

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The world comes to Welland

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The world comes to Welland

“Good luck, good racing and go Canada go,” Welland Recreational Canal Corp. chief executive officer Stephen Fischer said to the 39 members of Team Canada on Tuesday, July 30, as the team was introduced at the 2013 ICF (International Canoe Federation) Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships. Fisher said the world championships showcase the […]

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Honing their skills

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Honing their skills

Unable to see anything at all, two firefighters had to move around a pitch black warehouse to find a downed colleague on a Saturday morning. Once the firefighter was found, two more entered the former Robin Hood Mulitfoods building — now owned by Riverland Agriculture Ltd — to help the first team extricate their colleague. […]

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Always check the weather

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Always check the weather

If there’s one piece of advice Dan Pellerin would give boaters it would be always check the weather before heading out for a day on the water. “Lake Erie has been known to blow up suddenly, causing large waves,” said Pellerin, the commander of Sandman, a Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary private unit. Pellerin, an active […]

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Food trucks fighting misinformation

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Food trucks fighting misinformation

Tickets for Food Truck Eats at Peller Estates Winery sold out faster than last year’s inaugural event, said the founder of the two-day event. Not only did the event sell out faster, but it was bigger than last year in terms of the number of food trucks that were on the grounds of the Niagara-on-the-Lake […]

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