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POCOMAR looking for new volunteers

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POCOMAR looking for new volunteers

After a two successful spring recruitment sessions, Port Colborne Marine Auxiliary Rescue (POCOMAR) is looking for more volunteers to help fill out the unit. “Interest in the unit began to build over the course of the boating season,” said executive officer Zach Walters. Walters said there is a 50-member cap set on POCOMAR by the […]

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US Navy warship passes through Welland Canal

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US Navy warship passes through Welland Canal

Residents from across Niagara turned out along the length of the Welland Canal Sunday as a U.S. Navy warship made its way through the system. The USS Detroit, the fourth Freedom-class littoral combat ship, spent time in its namesake city where it was recently commissioned, before moving up Lake Erie. The vessel is designed to […]

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Great Lakes St. Lawrence Advocates Meet with Key Ministers in Ottawa

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Great Lakes St. Lawrence Advocates Meet with Key Ministers in Ottawa

Mayors, Business Leaders, NGOs Call for New Vision, Blueprint, for future of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Region Thursday, the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, the Council of the Great Lakes Region, the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, and leading NGOs including Freshwater Future, Strategies Saint Laurent, Alliance for the Great Lakes, Canadian Environmental Law […]

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Museum speaker series ends with local Marine Archeologist

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Museum speaker series ends with local Marine Archeologist

The Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum is wrapping up its Fall Speaker Series Wednesday Oct. 26 with underwater archeologist Ken Cassavoy who will be sharing his expertise and knowledge about exploring shipwrecks in the Great Lakes. The speaker series has been sponsored by a community grant from Archer Daniels Midland Co. which has allowed […]

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Algoma sells property for $14.1M

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Algoma sells property for $14.1M

Algoma Central Corp. has sold another piece of property in St. Catharines that will enable new growth for the company in the marine industry. In a release, the company said it sold Ridley Square – which consists of both retail and service industry units totaling 47,585 square feet. – in St. Catharines for $14.1 million. […]

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Algoma sells property for $36.8M

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Algoma sells property for $36.8M

Algoma Central Corp. sold three buildings from its real estate holdings to focus on its fleet renewal program and new ventures in domestic and international shipping, said the company’s president and CEO. In a release, Ken Bloch Soerensen said the Martindale Business Centre in St. Catharines and the three office buildings in the Waterloo Technology […]

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