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Town Hall meeting about plan to privatize Hydro One

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Town Hall meeting about plan to privatize Hydro One

There will be a town hall meeting Tuesday June 16. hosted by local NDP MPPs Wayne Gates, Niagara Falls riding, and Cindy Forster, Welland riding. The agenda for the meeting is about the Ontario government’s plan to privatize Hydro One. Special guest at the meeting will be Andrea Horvath, Leader Ontario NDP. The time and […]

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Ride Don’t Hide for mental health coming to Niagara

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Ride Don’t Hide for mental health coming to Niagara

Ride Don’t Hide, a community bike event is debuting for the first time in Niagara this year. On June 21, Canadians from communities across the country will participate in the bike event in support of mental health. In 2010, Vancouver school teacher Michael Schratter began the Ride Don’t Hide movement when he rode 40,000km around […]

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Police offer tips to help get your property back

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Police offer tips to help get your property back

Niagara Regional Police investigated more than 11,000 reported incidents of property related crimes in the Niagara Region last year. Police, in a release, said often victims unfortunately choose not to report property crimes. With summer approaching, police want to to remind the public to secure their property by locking their doors, sheds, cars, and garages. […]

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Rain in the forecast for Sunday

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Rain in the forecast for Sunday

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Niagara Region and Haldimand County for Sunday. It issued the statement after midnight and said in the wake of a cold front Saturday — that brought rounds of scattered showers and thunderstorms to the region — periods of rain were forecast for Sunday. The agency said […]

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Police launch Wanted Wednesdays

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Police launch Wanted Wednesdays

Niagara Regional Police will enlist the public to help locate or identify persons engaged in criminal activities and bring them before the courts through a new program called Wanted Wednesdays. On Wanted Wednesdays, the police website will display images and information regarding criminally wanted persons and images of persons caught on camera. In a release, […]

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Niagara Regional Police briefs

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Niagara Regional Police briefs

Arson charge Niagara Regional Police arrested and charged a 51 year old Welland man with arson Sunday. Police said Welland Fire and Emergency Services responded to a shed fire on Lincoln St., which was quickly extinguished. There was minimal damage to the shed.   It was determined the fire had been deliberately set, and with […]

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