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…

Pelham, Wainfleet issue fire bans

Pelham, Wainfleet issue fire bans Hot dry weather has led to fire bans being announced in the Township of Wainfleet and the Town of Pelham…

 

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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 know what to do? Fire experts predict you only have a few minutes to get out safely in an emergency. But it seems many Canadian families are not prepared for…

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…

Summer home maintenance tips

Summer home maintenance tips Our summers are short in Canada, so we all want to enjoy the season as…

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 lost their battle with brain cancer has become a day of celebration within the community of friends helping Maddi to raise money to help combat brain cancer. Sunday July 15/2018…

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…

Pelham, Wainfleet issue fire bans

Pelham, Wainfleet issue fire bans Hot dry weather has led to fire bans being announced in the Township of Wainfleet…

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…

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 energy consumption. The LED conversion project started in November 2015 and wrapped up May 2018, seven months ahead of schedule. Out of the 14,791 street lights in St. Catharines, 13,823…

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…

Throne Speech opens Parliament to take action to help the people

Throne Speech opens Parliament to take action to help the people Government for the People will respect taxpayers, protect students and restore accountability Ontario’s Government for…

Rotary Park improvements unveiled

Rotary Park improvements unveiled Parks and trails add to the quality of life the community enjoys here in St.…

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 young black boys by building their educational potential will visit Brock University on Nelson Mandela International Day. The Toronto-based Strong Academy will be at the main Brock campus on Wednesday,…

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…

Auditions for Brock’s new Women’s Choir open to the public

Auditions for Brock’s new Women’s Choir open to the public Brock University press release – Voices from the Brock and wider Niagara community will come…