Ontario Moving Forward with Basic Income Pilot

Province Appoints Special Advisor Hugh Segal The province has appointed the Honourable Hugh Segal to provide advice on the design and implementation of a Basic Income Pilot in Ontario, as announced in the 2016 Budget. Basic income, or guaranteed annual income, is a payment to eligible families or individuals that ensures a minimum level of […]

Cider Now Available in Grocery Stores

Government Offers Consumers Even More Choice and Convenience Ontario has further expanded consumers’ options for buying alcohol by permitting cider sales, starting last Friday, at 60 grocery stores already selling beer across the province. Premier Kathleen Wynne made the announcement at Sobeys Northfield in Waterloo. Allowing cider to be sold in grocery stores is part […]

Fort Erie Council Receives 2015 Annual Financial Report

Fort Erie Council Receives 2015 Annual Financial Report

At Monday’s regular council meeting, Town of Fort Erie council received the 2015 Annual Financial Report from Town Staff and approved the distribution of the 2015 Levy Operating surplus. The Financial Report contains the audited 2015 consolidated financial statements. The purpose of the financial statements is to provide users with an understanding of the financial position and […]

Maple Acre Library Renovation Starts

Maple Acre Library Renovation Starts

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn By Mayor Dave Augustyn – It was great to start this week by ceremoniously beginning the renovation and revitalization of the Maple Acre Library in Downtown Fenwick. I was pleased not only because members of the Advisory Committee, the Pelham Library Board, Friends of Maple Acre Library, […]

Fort Erie road resurfacing program underway

Fort Erie road resurfacing program underway

With summer underway, so marks the beginning of the Town’s annual Road Resurfacing program. This year, the Town has identified 13 km of roads being rehabilitated as part of its five-year Road Resurfacing program. “Fort Erie’s Infrastructure Services department oversees the construction, operation, repair and maintenance of 820km of roads in Fort Erie,” said Kelly […]

Ontario Launches New Social Enterprise Strategy

Province Accelerating Growth of Social Enterprises to Create Jobs and Strengthen Economy Ontario has launched a new five-year strategy that will help social enterprises grow their businesses, enter new markets and create jobs, while addressing complex social and environmental challenges. Ontario’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-2021 sets out significant commitments in three key areas: Equipping social […]