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West Niagara Fair 2020 cancelled

Due to COVID-19 uncertainty, this Fall’s West Niagara Fair has been cancelled. “With heavy hearts, the West Niagara Agricultural Society announces today that due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation, we have cancelled the annual W ...

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COVID-19 sets back WLMH’s rebuild timeline

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow While a glimmer of light may have appeared at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, West Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s rebuild light is a little less bright, says Ontario Minister of Health Christine Elliott. ...

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Health experts say COVID-19 outbreak may have peaked in Ontario: Premier Ford

In a press conference this afternoon, Premier Doug Ford released updated COVID-19 modelling, which shows that the enhanced public health measures, including staying home and physically distancing from each other, are working to contain the ...

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Niagara’s municipalities declare State of Emergency in response to COVID-19

Today (Friday) in anticipation of a surge of COVID-19 activity in Niagara in the coming weeks, Niagara Region and Niagara’s 12 local area municipalities have jointly declared a State of Emergency. Declaring an emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) ...

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Allison, Oosterhoff to host online roundtable Friday

Niagara West MP Dean Allison and Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff will team-up for a virtual roundtable covering government resources for businesses impacted by COVID-19 tomorrow, Friday April 3 at 10 a.m. Allison and Oosterhoff wi ...

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COVID-19 impact envelopes Niagara West

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Buckle up Niagara West, you are in for a bumpy ride. Municipalities have hunkered down closing facilities and cancelling all programming. Community groups have followed suit as pretty much every event & ...

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Heart attack claims former Grimsby mayor Nick Andreychuk

It is a rare quality in anyone to be unassuming, yet be able to command a room. Nick Andreychuk had that quality. Andreychuk died Monday, March 9, after suffering a major heart attack. He was 75. In a political career which started in 1973 ...

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Hot debate gets Grimsby budget reduced

Personality clashes, irate residents and some compromise at lengthy meeting By Mike Williscraft NewsNow In a rollercoaster of a budget debate, Grimsby council whittled its 2020 budget increase to 13.4 per cent on the Town portion ...

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Smithville Santa Claus Parade needs “elves” for committee

Santa needs a few more helpers for the Smithville parade in his honour. After the 2019 edition of the intensely popular event was complete, the organizing committee served notice to the municpality that was it was retiring en masse. There w ...

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West Lincoln: Fire reserve sparks debate

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Printers ran dry with motion after motion as West Lincoln council debated the 2020 capital and administrative budget at its Monday meeting, Feb. 24. After some raised voices and admitted confusion, council passed an ...

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