Arrest in downtown St. Catharines assault

Arrest in downtown St. Catharines assault Niagara Regional Police Service press release – On Thursday, Apr. 2/2020, at approximately 10:00 a.m., 1 District uniform officers from…

Child Abuse Unit investigation leads to St. Catharines man’s arrest

Child Abuse Unit investigation leads to St. Catharines man’s arrest Niagara Regional Police Service press release – Detectives from the Child Abuse Unit have arrested a man following an investigation.…

Three arrested in Fort Erie for property crime offences

Three arrested in Fort Erie for property crime offences Niagara Regional Police Service press release – On Thursday, Mar. 26/2020, uniform officers from the 5 District Fort Erie office…

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Three tips to lessen your anxiety

Three tips to lessen your anxiety

Now more than ever, it’s important for Canadians to have access to effective tools and tactics for alleviating stress. We’re here to help manage anxiety with these three simple tips: 1. Stay connected to what you love. A change in routine can be stressful for anyone,…

Unexpected ways you can help the environment

Unexpected ways you can help the environment Protecting the environment is a top priority for many of us, yet it can sometimes…

Time to inquire about the IQ of the elephant in the room next door

Time to inquire about the IQ of the elephant in the room next door Our latest column from William Thomas As late as Thursday, March 27th, the White House…

Worried about lead in your drinking water?

Worried about lead in your drinking water? Health Canada reduced the maximum acceptable concentration of lead in drinking water. But should you…

Anonymous donor challenges Port Colborne  to donate funds to Reach Out Centre

Anonymous donor challenges Port Colborne to donate funds to Reach Out Centre

Port Cares press release – On Tuesday, Apr. 7/2020, an anonymous donor gave Port Cares a personal donation of $2,500 with a challenge to other donors and a commitment to keep the fridges and shelves at the Port Cares Reach Out Centre food bank full…

Crystal Beach Waterfront Park boat launch closed

Crystal Beach Waterfront Park boat launch closed Town of Fort Erie press release –The Town of Fort Erie has closed its Crystal…

CNPI alerting Port Colborne customers of planned power outage

CNPI alerting Port Colborne customers of planned power outage CNPI press release – On Friday, Apr. 10/2020, Hydro One will be completing work to…

City is asking Port Colborne community for feedback designing new website

City is asking Port Colborne community for feedback designing new website City of Port Colborne press release – Despite COVID-19 the City is continuing to move…

PenFinancial donates $20,000 to help address food insecurity during COVID-19 crisis

PenFinancial donates $20,000 to help address food insecurity during COVID-19 crisis

PenFinancial Credit Union press release – PenFinancial Credit Union will be donating $20,000 in emergency funds, which will be distributed to local organizations to support critical food shortages across Niagara in the wake of COVID-19. As businesses temporarily shutter due to COVID-19, and more still…

Ontario extends business closures to stop the spread of COVID-19

Ontario extends business closures to stop the spread of COVID-19 Government of Ontario press release – Following the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of…

Digital vigilance critical as more employees work from home

Digital vigilance critical as more employees work from home Brock University press release – With work routines changing and far more people working remotely…

Ontario enabling financial relief for businesses

Ontario enabling financial relief for businesses Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario Government is enabling $1.9 billion in relief…

Ontario calls on all health care workers to help fight COVID-19

Ontario calls on all health care workers to help fight COVID-19

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is taking further action to stop the spread of COVID-19 by actively recruiting health care workers to increase the frontline capacity of hospitals, clinics, and assessment centres. Today, the province is launching a new online tool…

Ontario government supports families in response to COVID-19

Ontario government supports families in response to COVID-19 Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is offering direct financial support to…

City is asking Port Colborne community for feedback designing new website

City is asking Port Colborne community for feedback designing new website City of Port Colborne press release – Despite COVID-19 the City is continuing to move…

Wainfleet Council approves tax relief measures

Wainfleet Council approves tax relief measures Township of Wainfleet press release – In an emergency virtual meeting last week, Wainfleet Council…

Brock team begins online study of children’s experiences during COVID-19

Brock team begins online study of children’s experiences during COVID-19

Brock University press release – It was a news report on the dramatic rise in calls to Kids Help Phone that moved Rebecca Raby to action. As a researcher with a long history of working with children and youth, the Brock University Professor of Child…

Brock prof says back-to-basics approach can promote sustainability, curb boredom

Brock prof says back-to-basics approach can promote sustainability, curb boredom Brock University press release – As physical distancing measures continue and more people are forced…

Quality time, structure important for families during COVID-19 pandemic

Quality time, structure important for families during COVID-19 pandemic Brock University press release – One of the many challenges facing families due to the…

Niagara College donates more than 30,000 personal protective items to front-line healthcare

Niagara College donates more than 30,000 personal protective items to front-line healthcare Niagara College press release – Niagara College sent the ultimate care package to the region’s…