Arrest made in relation to suspicious fires in Welland

Arrest made in relation to suspicious fires in Welland Niagara Regional Police Service press release – Since June 17/2020, the Welland Fire and Emergency Services have responded to 15…

Drug investigation leads to arrests in Welland

Drug investigation leads to arrests in Welland Niagara Regional Police Service press release – In May of 2020, detectives with the Niagara Regional Police Service, 3 District…

Eleven people arrested in relation to drug investigation in St. Catharines

Eleven people arrested in relation to drug investigation in St. Catharines Niagara Regional Police Service press release – In May of 2020, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service, Guns, Gangs…

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Tips for fitness beginners during the pandemic

Tips for fitness beginners during the pandemic

Between being cooped up working from home and dealing with the stressors of a global pandemic, many of us are turning to exercise for escape and fun. But fitness newbies may be at greater risk of getting sidelined by easy-to-prevent injuries. To reduce the risk…

Watch for pandemic cyber scammers targeting Canadians

Watch for pandemic cyber scammers targeting Canadians Many of us are spending a lot more time online as we adopt new ways…

So long Sparky – the mechanical mutt is scratching at the backdoor

So long Sparky – the mechanical mutt is scratching at the backdoor Our latest column from William Thomas So your current dog can sit, roll over and…

Talking money with your Gen Z kids

Talking money with your Gen Z kids As a parent, you can help set your child on the right financial path with…

Town of Pelham facilities to reopen July 6

Town of Pelham facilities to reopen July 6

Town of Pelham press release – Town of Pelham facilities will reopen on Monday, July 6/2020, following Public Health guidelines, safety standards, and best practices. Pelham’s framework for reopening can be found at www.pelham.ca/covid19. When visiting Town facilities, the public will be asked to submit…

Wainfleet Farmers Market expanding in 2020

Wainfleet Farmers Market expanding in 2020 Township of Wainfleet press release – Amid the challenges of the pandemic in Ontario, the…

Niagara Region Beach Report: Friday, July 3/2020

Niagara Region Beach Report: Friday, July 3/2020 Heading out to the beach? Be sure to check if the beach is safe for…

St Catharines beaches closed at dusk effective immediately

St Catharines beaches closed at dusk effective immediately City of St. Catharines press release – The City of St. Catharines is moving to…

Ontario supporting restaurants as province safely reopens

Ontario supporting restaurants as province safely reopens

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is helping restaurant and bar owners reopen and safely serve more customers by issuing a new emergency order and amending another under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, which will allow municipalities to quickly pass…

Ontario launches online training to promote safe workplaces

Ontario launches online training to promote safe workplaces Government of Ontario press release – As the province safely and gradually reopens, the Ontario…

Wainfleet Farmers Market expanding in 2020

Wainfleet Farmers Market expanding in 2020 Township of Wainfleet press release – Amid the challenges of the pandemic in Ontario, the…

Niagara Community Observatory explores challenges, opportunities in local transportation and logistics

Niagara Community Observatory explores challenges, opportunities in local transportation and logistics Brock University press release – Government and private sector groups should collaborate on imaginative ways…

Government funding announced to help with Forks Road bridge replacement

Government funding announced to help with Forks Road bridge replacement

The Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario announced infrastructure investments which will help cover the costs of replacing the Forks Road bridge which was demolished last year. “The construction of this new bridge will reopen a key transportation link that was used by…

Ontario supporting restaurants as province safely reopens

Ontario supporting restaurants as province safely reopens Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is helping restaurant and bar owners…

Ontario launches online training to promote safe workplaces

Ontario launches online training to promote safe workplaces Government of Ontario press release – As the province safely and gradually reopens, the Ontario…

Ontario celebrating Canada Day with free parks admission and extending free family fishing

Ontario celebrating Canada Day with free parks admission and extending free family fishing Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is celebrating Canada Day by offering…

Brock’s first online cider course sells out as thirst for virtual learning grows

Brock’s first online cider course sells out as thirst for virtual learning grows

Brock University press release – As teaching and learning transforms in response to COVID-19, Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) has transitioned its popular Cider and Perry Production Foundation course to an online format. This first-ever online offering was developed alongside CCOVI’s…

Former NC president Dan Patterson named President Emeritus; contributions to post-secondary sector recognized with national award

Former NC president Dan Patterson named President Emeritus; contributions to post-secondary sector recognized with national award Niagara College press release – Niagara College’s fifth president, Dan Patterson, PhD, has been honoured…

Brock team analyzes park and trail access challenges during COVID-19

Brock team analyzes park and trail access challenges during COVID-19 Brock University press release – The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a significant increase in…

Niagara Community Observatory explores challenges, opportunities in local transportation and logistics

Niagara Community Observatory explores challenges, opportunities in local transportation and logistics Brock University press release – Government and private sector groups should collaborate on imaginative ways…