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Niagara River a Sewer?

Today, Wayne Gates, NDP MPP for Niagara Falls, continued to press the Liberal government to protect the Great Lakes and Ontario water ways, and stop the dumping of raw sewage into the Niagara River. “Last week, the International Joint Commission released its first assessment on the progress by both US and Canadian governments on the
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Audit of Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority

This news release by the NDP just in: On Wednesday morning, Welland NDP MPP Cindy Forster’s motion before the Standing Committee on Public Accounts calling for the Auditor General to conduct a full audit into the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) was passed. With the passing of the motion, the Auditor General can move forward
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Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch’s High School Scholarship Competition 2017

We just received this good news for high school students: The Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch is pleased to announced that thanks to the continued sponsorship of Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery and Restaurant the scholarship programme will continue for 2017. A $500.00 scholarship will be made available to the winner of the competition once the winner provides
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Lee Valley Opening in Niagara Falls

This news just received: Lee Valley, a leading, proudly Canadian retailer known for unique, premium woodworking, gardening, hardware and home products announces its newest store will open in Niagara Falls in late spring. The store will be located at 6777 Morrison St. and will mark Lee Valley’s 19th Canadian location. Over nearly 40 years, Lee
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MPP Wayne Gates’ Address to Assembly of First Nations

News & photo submitted. Niagara Falls MPP Wayne Gates addressed over 1,000 delegates at the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly this week in Niagara Falls. “I’ve taken the time to read over your goals for this Assembly and the goals of the sessions you will be attending,” stated Gates. “In these discussions I
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Queenston: Worth the Visit – by Jane Calver with her photos

Queenston resident Jane Calver shares her views of her village’s past, present and future. Niagara-on-the-Lake is being invaded again. This time it is not by the British but by developers from the north of us, who have the mentality for building large homes on miniscule lots, all very similar in style or design. Judicious development
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Niagara Falls Proposes to Reduce Niagara Escarpment Plan Area

On May 12, 2005 the Council of the City of Niagara Falls as part of its input for the 2015 Co-ordinated Review, (of the Growth Plan, Greenbelt Plan, Oak Ridges Moraine Plan and Niagara Escarpment Plan) made a surprising recommendation. Its brief which was sent into the province as part of the public comment period,
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Summer 2014 Issue is On Fire!

Chris Mills took a startling photograph of a re-enactment explosion over Fort Erie that just had to be the cover of our Summer issue, which is starting to be available now. Copies are in the mail to our subscribers, who get first crack, and then our supportive advertisers start to get copies to give out
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Niagara’s Fruit Tree Trail Planting

GREENing Niagara held the first planting day along the new Fruit Tree Trail. Here’s what they say about it: This planting is significant as the first section of a regional project that includes St. Catharines, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Beamsville and Grimsby, Thorold, Welland, and the Ridgeway area. There is only one other such trail system, and that
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Highlights of 4th Annual Greater Niagara Region Home & Garden Show

With the unbelievable winter weather we’re still having, it’s so nice to look at photos of colourful flowers and ideas for outdoor living. The 4th Annual Greater Niagara Region Home & Garden Show on the weekend, March 21 to 23, was a fine place to get a hit of the good weather that should be
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