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Ward Simpson honoured with Living Landmark award

The urge to help just seems to be in Ward Simpson’s blood. The longtime Niagara-on-the-Lake pharmacist was honoured on Saturday night with the Niagara Foundation’s 2023 Living Landmark award, for his nearly 50

Editorial: NOTL seniors’ future housing needs

If you weren’t born in Niagara-on-the-Lake, but now call it home, chances are you moved here because of the lifestyle, small-town community feel, fine weather, quaint village-like atmosphere, historic importance or any combination

Letter: Speed camera coming to Virgil in January

Dear editor: I earlier protested the upcoming installation of a speed camera near Crossroads Public School (“Speed camera near Virgil school is just a cash grab,” letter, Sept. 21), as it has historically

Editorial: A day to remember

Rain or shine, sleet or snow, Niagara-on-the-Lake always turns out for Remembrance Day. A year ago, in torrential rain, the crowd was a bit more sparse than most years, but many simply grabbed

Editorial: Ensuring NOTL will never forget

It is important at this time of year that we remember. Remember the sacrifices and the contributions of those who gave their lives in two world wars and in other conflicts. It was a different

Sports: Dietsch gets called up to Ottawa 67’s

Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Kaleb Dietsch took the next step in his hockey career this weekend when he made his regular-season debut with the Ottawa 67’s of the Ontario Hockey League. The lanky, 6-foot-2 defenceman was

Editorial: Better health care for NOTL. Now

An estimated 5 million Canadians do not have a family doctor. In Ontario, that total is about 2.2 million people. Across Niagara and in Niagara-on-the-Lake, several thousand people have no family physician. We’re

Editorial: Compensation for injured migrant workers

Migrant farm workers are the backbone of Canada’s – and Niagara’s – agricultural sector. Without the men and women who leave their families behind and travel from their home countries, the agricultural industry

Editorial: An indoor swimming pool for NOTL

Who wants an indoor swimming pool in Niagara-on-the-Lake? Perhaps the better question is: Who doesn’t want an indoor swimming pool in Niagara-on-the-Lake? The idea has been batted about in NOTL for many years, because,

Editorial: Rallying to the aid of NOTL landmark

There are many memorable sights and landmarks around Niagara-on-the-Lake. In an area with so numerous links to important historical events, we are fortunate to have many monuments and reminders of that past. But

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