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Monthly Archives: September, 2020

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Zalepa, Disero support Niagara Region decision to extend mask bylaw to April 2021

The Region of Niagara has extended its mandatory mask bylaw until April 1, 2021. The extension, approved on Sept. 17 by a 25 to 5 vote, is unchanged other than the...

Gates wants to give wineries a tax break

Niagara MPP Wayne Gates wants to give 100 per cent Ontario wines a tax break. On Wednesday he introduced a bill in the Ontario legislature which, if...

Editorial: Kudos to our elected officials

Wow, our town councillors have spent a lot of time in meetings. A staff report to councillors says they spent more than 249 hours in meetings since...

Final Market Saturday

As the final Saturday of the Niagara-on-the-Lake farmers' market approaches, staff and vendors look back on the season as one of the best years...

Canopy Growth donates $40K to heritage trail expansion

Canopy Growth has made a $40,000 donation toward development of the town’s Upper Canada Heritage Trail. A cheque was formally presented during a small ceremony at the...

Transit riders looking forward to new on-demand bus service

NOTL resident Mary McGrath is looking forward to Niagara-on-the-Lake's new on-demand transit system scheduled to hit the road in November. Town council has approved a one-year pilot program for...

Council debates ways to streamline lengthy meetings

Niagara-on-the-Lake town council will be sticking to its regular schedule for 2021, despite suggestions from town staff to help streamline meetings. During the committee of...

Newark Neighbours Food Bank receives a ton of food, literally

On Sept. 23, officially designated by the town as Newark Neighbours Day, a handful of concerned residents and an army of donors collected a ton of...

Shaw cancels ‘A Christmas Carol,’ last remaining 2020 show

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the Shaw Festival to cancel "A Christmas Carol," the last remaining show on its 2020 calendar. The Christmas classic was originally scheduled to...

Opinion: It’s time OHIP covered PSA tests for prostate cancer

The Ontario legislature last week unanimously approved a private member's motion to have OHIP cover all PSA tests for prostate cancer. The motion was sponsored by Niagara Falls...

NOTL hairdresser retiring after 25 stylish years

He might have cut your hair, or your mother's — or perhaps even your grandmother's. Fernando Spadafora, of Fernando's Hair Salon, has been cutting and styling...

Study examines effect of medical cannabis on seniors

Canopy Growth is looking to see if medical cannabis can benefit seniors living in long-term care homes. The project, which is studying 500 residents in 21 long-term...

Dr Brown: Einstein’s lifetime of work, in one amazing year

Dr. William Brown is a professor of neurology at McMaster University and co-founder of the Infohealth series held on the second Wednesday of each...

Letter: Ricin suspect is a French national

Dear editor: All Canadian citizens should be offended by recent national coverage, led by our major TV outlets, of the reference to the "ricin suspect "...

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