Memorial commemorating fallen workers installed at Lock 8 Park

Memorial commemorating fallen workers installed at Lock 8 Park

Port Colborne’s Main Street BIA commissioned a special memorial honouring Port Colborne citizens who have fallen during Welland Canal construction. The plaque was recently installed in Port Colborne’s Lock 8 Park near the fountain, overlooking the Welland Canal. “It’s something that the BIA wanted to do to recognize the canal,” Main Street BIA executive member […]

Giving back to community with Thanksgiving dinner

Giving back to community with Thanksgiving dinner

For the staff at Young’s Catering, serving up a Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings Thursday evening for the clients at Port Cares Reach Out Centre is about giving back to the community. “We do cater a lot of events and weddings all year long, but, it’s important for us to give back to the […]

Port Colborne Animal Hospital Open House

Port Colborne Animal Hospital Open House

Saturday, October 1, 2016 was the 6 month mark that the Port Colborne Animal Hospital moved into their new location and celebrated with an open house at the corner of Elm and Killaly Streets in Port Colborne. Drs Sharon Saxton-Buri and Dr. Heather Fretz purchased the business in 2011 from Dr. Brian Wicks who opened […]

Ontario Reintroduces Proposed Changes to Cut Red Tape

Province Helping Businesses Save Time and Money Ontario is reintroducing proposed changes to 50 different statutes to reduce regulatory burdens and practices that cost businesses time and money, while protecting environmental and health standards and enhancing worker safety. Today, Minister Brad Duguid reintroduced the Burden Reduction Act, 2016. If passed, the proposed Act would help […]

Chamber announces 2016 Ruby Nominees

Chamber announces 2016 Ruby Nominees

The Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce announced the nominees of this year’s 2016 Ruby Awards at the Ruby Award Kickoff Breakfast held at Seaway Mall. This year’s Nominees include: Employee of the Year Sponsored by Young’s Insurance Brokers Lori Boyko, Silvestri Sports Ltd. / SS Brand It Gates Gingras, RAM Construction Mohammad Javaid , Staples Kimberly […]

PenFinancial CEO honoured with prestigious award

PenFinancial CEO honoured with prestigious award

Since the early 1990’s, PenFinancial’s Chief Executive Officer, Ken Janzen, has witnessed and participated in the evolution of the grape and wine industry in Niagara through his involvement with local Credit Unions. Today, his service and support of the industry was recognized by being awarded the RBC Business Citizen of the Year Award through the […]

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