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Two arrested in connection with alleged assault on boy

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Two arrested in connection with alleged assault on boy

Niagara Regional Police have charged two Welland residents in connection with a serious assault on a two-year-old boy in mid-January. On January 18, police and Niagara EMS were called to a Welland address regarding a child in medical distress. Police said a two-year-old was found with a serious head injury and transported to hospital. Shortly after […]

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No impaired drivers arrested say Niagara Regional Police

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No impaired drivers arrested say Niagara Regional Police

  More than 400 vehicles were stopped by Niagara Regional Police at RIDE checkpoints in Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake on Super Bowl Sunday. Police, in a release, said no impaired drivers were arrested at either checkpoint. Earlier in the day though, at a checkpoint in St. Catharines, five drivers underwent breathalyzer exams, but none were found […]

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Niagara Regional Police to conduct RIDE checkpoints

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Niagara Regional Police to conduct RIDE checkpoints

Niagara Regional Police will be out in full force with R.I.D.E. checkpoints throughout the region on Super Bowl Sunday. In a release, police said impaired driving is still the leading cause of criminal death in Canada. “Impaired motorists place everyone’s safety at risk by drinking and driving on Ontario roads and highways with thousands of […]

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Support for Skydive Burnaby withdrawn

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Support for Skydive Burnaby withdrawn

Wainfleet council rescinded a decision to grant $40,000 to help Skydive Burnaby in its legal battle with Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc. over two wind turbines near the facility. “It’s been a pretty big issue … a very divided issue,” said Mayor April Jeffs Tuesday night. Two weeks ago it saw residents pack council chambers and make […]

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Experts see no risk from turbines

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Experts see no risk from turbines

  Experts in risk assessment, public and aviation safety said they saw no risk of collision between skydivers or aircraft and two wind turbines to the west of Skydive Burnaby in Wainfleet. Tony Cox and Terry Kelly testified on behalf of Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc. at an Environmental Review Tribunal hearing in the township on […]

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Wind chill warning for south Niagara

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Wind chill warning for south Niagara

Environment Canada has issued a wind chill warning for south Niagara overnight and into Friday morning. “A cold Arctic airmass remains over much of Southern Ontario with overnight lows once again expected to be in the low minus twenties, ” the warning said. Winds, Environment Canada said, are forecast to pick up from the southwest […]

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