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Tim Taylor

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NOTL Rotary launches polio education campaign

Renowned polio fighter speaks virtually to 60 district Rotary clubs   When Syme Jago spoke to the Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club last year about her decades-long personal fight against post-polio syndrome, the 76 local members

Shaw Festival opens unusual performance season

It was probably Plato who coined the phrase: “Necessity is the mother of invention.” But as we crawl our way out of the pandemic, Shaw Festival executive director Tim Jennings could very well have said

Tristan Ibbotson is back home, finally

After 11 months knocking about rural Costa Rica waiting for COVID restrictions to ease, Niagara-on-the-Lake native Tristan Ibbotson is back in town, once again working a few restaurant shifts at the historic town

Heddle Shipyards wins another major contract

Heddle Shipyards, operators of the Port Weller Drydocks, has signed a multi-year, multi-million-dollar agreement to fabricate components for three ships now under construction at a British Columbia shipyard. “This is a great day

Fledgling business adds new life to St. Davids

Bloom & Co. is about more than just the popular NOTL ball cap. But that is a huge seller Two Niagara entrepreneurs have proven that one-plus-one can make three. Kalin Falconer and Nataschia Wielink,

Poppy campaign blooms in NOTL despite pandemic

With the precision of a military campaign, the Poppy Committee of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 124 in Niagara-on-the-Lake has planned the pre-Remembrance Day distribution of the ubiquitous red flowers. The poppies will be available starting this

Back-to-school lessons from retired teachers

To a person, former teachers experience both excitement and anxiety in the days leading up to Labour Day and the start of the new school year. In the era of COVID-19, these often-conflicting

NOTL couple spearheads second pandemic food drive

Just three months after Niagara-on-the-Lake residents Syme Jago and Adrian Goldberg and a few friends raised thousands of dollars and hundreds of pounds of food for Newark Neighbours, the pair are planning to do it again, but bigger and smarter.

Damaged canal ship being repaired in Port Weller

When the MV Alanis, a 12,744 metric tonne general cargo vessel bound for Duluth, Minn., sustained damage during a rare mid-afternoon collision on the Welland Canal just over two weeks ago, the ship’s owners called

NOTL charities working hard to survive pandemic

Now more than ever, Niagara charities and non-profits need community support Editor's note: The Lake Report asked a cross-section of Niagara-on-the-Lake charitable and non-profit organizations to talk about what they are doing to


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