Fort Erie announces open-air burning ban

Fort Erie announces open-air burning ban The Town of Fort Erie has issued an open-air burning ban effective Monday, July 16/2018 until further notice. “With the…

ATM dragged away by pickup truck in Welland

ATM dragged away by pickup truck in Welland The Niagara Regional Police Service is asking for witnesses who may have the license plate number of a white raised…

 

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Online peer community Big White Wall supports mental health

Online peer community Big White Wall supports mental health

Jane was keenly aware of not wanting to overburden her inner circle with talk of the life struggles she was experiencing. When she found out about Big White Wall (BWW), a new online mental health service free to Ontarians, it was a welcome solution. “On…

How to make a smart fire safety plan

How to make a smart fire safety plan If your smoke alarms suddenly go off in the middle of the night, do you…

If it weren’t for bad luck, this guy would have none at all

If it weren’t for bad luck, this guy would have none at all Our latest column from William Thomas Lost: ten-year-old Endicott Beagle. Deaf, blind in one eye,…

Seven Canadian travel experiences to try this summer

Seven Canadian travel experiences to try this summer Looking to stay more local for your next getaway? Whether you’re an outdoor explorer or…

Meridian Community Centre capital campaign passes $3 million goal

Meridian Community Centre capital campaign passes $3 million goal

The Town of Pelham has received more than their goal of $3 million dollars for the Meridian Community Centre capital fundraising campaign. The announcement was made at the July 16/2018 meeting of Pelham Council. “The Town greatly appreciates the support from the community,” said Mayor…

Fort Erie announces open-air burning ban

Fort Erie announces open-air burning ban The Town of Fort Erie has issued an open-air burning ban effective Monday, July 16/2018…

SUP community comes together for cancer fundraiser

SUP community comes together for cancer fundraiser What started as a solitary journey for Welland’s Maddi Leblanc to honour some friends who…

Pelham holds open house at new community centre

Pelham holds open house at new community centre Residents of Pelham were treated to a sneak peek Saturday July 14/2018 of their new…

Nationwide car wash day raises $70,000 for charity

Nationwide car wash day raises $70,000 for charity

This year’s annual Wash for a Wish by Krown Rust Control franchises across Canada yielded $70,000 raised for the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, a record best for the company. Centres all across Canada put on the wash on Saturday June 23/2018, doing their part…

Are you ready to start your own small business?

Are you ready to start your own small business? Are you having a hard time sleeping as you think about a new venture? Do…

Niagara’s public art available for all to see online

Niagara’s public art available for all to see online Venture Niagara launches www.artintheopen.ca Art in the Open is a comprehensive on-line catalogue of more…

Venture Niagara celebrates strong year supporting Niagara business

Venture Niagara celebrates strong year supporting Niagara business Over $1.7 million in financing provided to local businesses Venture Niagara Community Futures Development Corporation…

Meridian Community Centre capital campaign passes $3 million goal

Meridian Community Centre capital campaign passes $3 million goal

The Town of Pelham has received more than their goal of $3 million dollars for the Meridian Community Centre capital fundraising campaign. The announcement was made at the July 16/2018 meeting of Pelham Council. “The Town greatly appreciates the support from the community,” said Mayor…

Fort Erie announces open-air burning ban

Fort Erie announces open-air burning ban The Town of Fort Erie has issued an open-air burning ban effective Monday, July 16/2018…

Bright lights and energy savings from LED upgrade

Bright lights and energy savings from LED upgrade The City’s investment in LED street lights has paid off with brighter roads and improved…

Ontario to cancel energy contracts to bring hydro bills down

Ontario to cancel energy contracts to bring hydro bills down Keeping election promise will save $790 million to help lower electricity bills Ontario ratepayers will…

Exploring family history through art

Exploring family history through art

Brock University press release – Old family photos were given new life during a special Brock workshop held last week. Fifteen young artists from St. Catharines spent the week working with Visual Arts Professor Amy Friend to explore their family history and create new works…

Visit by academy for black youth marks Mandela Day at Brock University

Visit by academy for black youth marks Mandela Day at Brock University Brock University press release – A summer academy aimed at advancing the life skills of…

Brock Chancellor launches Indigenous film festival

Brock Chancellor launches Indigenous film festival Brock University press release – A strong lineup of films from around the world will…

Brock receives nearly $1 million in CIHR research funding

Brock receives nearly $1 million in CIHR research funding Brock University press release – Lack of exercise, poor diet, obesity, smoking and high blood…