Stay granted against Wainfleet wind turbine project

Stay granted against Wainfleet wind turbine project

Construction on two of Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc.’s five-turbine renewable energy project has been halted after Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal granted a stay on Thursday, Dec. 12, said the lawyer representing Skydive Burnaby and owners Mike and Tara Pitt. Eric Gillespie, of Eric K. Gillespie Professional Corp., said the decision rendered by Lynda Tanaka, executive […]

It’s never wise to try and bluff your audience

It’s never wise to try and bluff your audience

It’s never wise to try and bluff your audience. That’s something veteran broadcaster Lloyd Robertson carried with him throughout his 60 year career in radio and television. It was a lesson he learned early on when he was on radio station CJOY in Guelph in 1953. Robertson had overslept for his shift and when he […]

“I’ve been very lucky …”

“I’ve been very lucky …”

“Being a chef is like everything else in life, it involves hard work and passion … and you need to stick around me,” joked Chuck Hughes as he answered a young fan’s question at Twenty Valley Winter WineFest, part of Niagara’s Icewine Festival, on the weekend. Hughes, of Food Network Canada’s Chuck’s Day Off and […]

Antares

Antares

At 40 metres long, the tri-deck motor yacht Antares stood out as it sat along the west wall of the Welland Canal in Port Colborne, Ont. The Antares is the latest luxury yacht to pass through the St. Lawrence Seaway, Welland Canal and Port Colborne this summer. In the past few years, a number of […]

Roller girls hit the track

Roller girls hit the track

A Vineyard Vixens player jumps over a downed Maids of the Fist player.[/caption] Brenda DeKoe and Erika Tremp couldn’t keep smiles off their faces after Niagara Roller Girls first-ever roller derby. “That was awesome,” said DeKoe, a member of the Vineyard Vixens, as she headed to the locker room after her game. DeKoe, known as […]

Making waves

Making waves

Though it has yet to run a customer through its system, Niagara Boarder Pass is already making waves in Port Colborne. Niagara Boarder Pass’ owner Chris Smith and general manager Amanda Newhouse were testing the system recently at its home inside Sugarloaf Harbour Marina, drawing crowds of onlookers from a nearby parking lot. People were […]