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Three want mayor’s job in Port Colborne

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Three want mayor’s job in Port Colborne

Former longtime MP John Maloney, restaurateur Mike Sloat, and Fred Davies, general manager of South Niagara Community Futures Development Corp. and owner of San Marco’s Ristorante, are vying for the mayor’s job in Port Colborne. Mayor Vance Badawey will run against incumbent David Barrick for the regional council seat. While wards 1 and 3 each […]

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Four seek mayor’s job in Wainfleet

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Four seek mayor’s job in Wainfleet

Former Wainfleet mayor Barb Henderson is one of three people hoping to unseat incumbent Mayor April Jeffs in the upcoming municipal elections. Henderson registered Friday, Sept. 12, the deadline day, and is vying for the top seat at Wainfleet council along with Laurie Dayboll, a former returning officer for Elections Canada and team lead for […]

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Wainfleet looking to host firefighter convention

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Wainfleet looking to host firefighter convention

It’s been more than 20 years since a Fire Fighters Association of Ontario convention has been held in the Niagara Region, and the Wainfleet Volunteer Firefighters Association is looking to change that. “In the past 18 or 19 years I’ve been involved we’ve hosted the Niagara District Convention three or four times with great success. […]

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A flavourful history of Niagara’s bounty

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A flavourful history of Niagara’s bounty

Tiffany Mayer said there were plenty of stories to tell about Niagara’s food and farming legacy for her book, Niagara Food: A Flavourful History of the Peninsula’s Bounty, launched last week at Niagara Falls Public Library “Each person in this book could be a book of their own,” Mayer said as a number of people […]

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Fall health and wellness programs at Bridges

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Fall health and wellness programs at Bridges

Bridges Community Health Centre is offering several health and wellness programs this fall that are no cost and open to all residents of Port Colborne and Wainfleet. • Join our dietitians to explore common nutrition myths and discuss the truth about foods which can keep you healthy. The Busting Nutrition Myths workshop will be held […]

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Mayne wants to improve city

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Mayne wants to improve city

If elected to one of the two Ward 1 council positions, John Mayne’s priorities at the council table will be transparency, accountability and sound stewardship practices in public office. Mayne recently announced his candidacy in the upcoming municipal elections. “I will focus on retention and growth for existing commercial businesses and increasing the residential tax […]

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