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Dariya Baiguzhiyeva

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TIDBIT- Upper Canada Lodge closing in 2022

  NOTL's Upper Canada Lodge is expected to close in 2022, but the number of beds in Niagara-on-the-Lake will be unchanged as Pleasant Manor plans to add 120 beds to its long-term care facility. Linhaven in

SIDEBAR- Blowing bubbles for IPF

As September is idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis month, the Canadian IPF Foundation is asking people to blow bubbles for those can’t because of the disease. IPF is a progressive lung disease that causes scarring of

Council OKs $1.5M for two major streetscape projects

The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake has approved spending about $1.5 milion for two streetscape enhancement projects on Niagara Stone Road in Virgil and on Glendale Avenue at York Road. However, some councillors have raised concerns about spending money on the projects in

Crossroads home show a community hit

A large portion of the money raised from this year’s NOTL Home Garden and Craft Show will go towards adding accessible equipment to the existing playground at Crossroads Public School.

No increase on water bills in 2020

Niagara-on-the-Lake residents will see no changes to their water and wastewater bills this year. The fee for water usage will stay the same as last year, at $1.4969 per cubic metre. There will

Shaw Festival sees $500K surplus

The Shaw Festival had another successful year last season, posting a surplus of more than $500,000. The Shaw’s board of directors unveiled financial results for 2019 during its annual general meeting at the Royal George Theatre Friday.

Redesigned intersection to help vehicles get to QEW

The collaborative project among the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Region and the Ministry of Transportation to redesign the Glendale QEW interchange is steadily moving forward. Representatives from the region and the ministry made a presentation to the urban

Thirteen NOTL wineries team up for the annual food drive

The second annual food drive, launched by Reif Estate Winery in collaboration with Newark Neighbours in 2019, is expanding its reach this year by having 12 additional wineries participate in the initiative. The wineries involved in the

NOTL businesses aim to eliminate period poverty

Period products, such as pads, tampons and cups, are a basic necessity, that’s why United Way Niagara is organizing a new community-wide campaign this year to help provide free menstrual products to Niagara residents.

$2 sock program supports people in need

In just one week, the Niagara-on-the-Lake community helped provide more than 300 pairs of socks to keep those in need warm during the winter season. Avondale Food Stores across Niagara are accepting donations for

Town of NOTL declares climate emergency

In a close vote, Niagara-on-the-Lake councillors have approved declaring a climate emergency in town. Young climate activists Hazel Norris and Molly Shara addressed council Monday night urging the town to make the decision.

Teachers walk off jobs in a joint four-union strike

As Ontario's Progressive Conservative party was preparing for its two-day policy conference at the Scotiabank Convention Centre Friday, hundreds of teachers and education workers filled the streets outside the centre to strike against government cuts to education.

Kin Canada celebrates 100th anniversary

A major milestone was celebrated at the flag raising ceremony in Niagara-on-the-Lake last Thursday. Members of the NOTL Kinsmen Club gathered at the town hall to recognize 100 years of Kin Canada giving

Town of NOTL appoints a second deputy fire chief

The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake has appointed a second deputy fire chief. St. Davids resident Darren Trostenko, a 30-year volunteer firefighter for NOTL, will now serve as a deputy fire chief under chief Nick Ruller, alongside

New permit system for development discussed

The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is looking at implementing a land-use planning system that would allow more “certainty” when it comes to preserving the character of the town. At the open house held at


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