Basic discussion descends into council mayhem

Grimsby council struggles to work through the simplest of administrative issues By Mike Williscraft NewsNow A simple budget item to establish the Town’s tax rate set off another round of finger pointing, raised voices, points of ...

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‘Tips for Fundraising’ seminar May 6

COVID-19 has brought the world to a virtual stand-still, and Niagara is no exception. While much attention has been given to the many businesses that need urgent support to stay alive, charities and non-profits in Niagara find the ...

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Relationship management key for new EDO hire

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow At a time when virtually all levels of government are freezing costs in anticipation of unknown impacts of COVID-19, Grimsby council opted to create several new positions as part of its 2020 budget process. While ...

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Public tender released for new Confederation GO Station

The public tender for the construction of the future self-serve rail station at the Confederation site in Stoney Creek was released by the regional transportation agency, Metrolinx, today, representing a significant milestone in ...

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Firefighters, town staff to help GBF Feed Hope May 2

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Help feed hope this Saturday by leaving front porch donation for the Grimsby Benevolent Fund’s (GBF) food bank. As part of a community effort, volunteers from the Grimsby Firefighter Association and the Town of Gr ...

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Five individuals stand 2 metres apart in front of a fire truck and a food drive box bearing the logo of the Grimsby Benevolent Fund.

Being a leader in a time of COVID

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Organizations need leaders, not heroes. That is the advice Sean Reid, president and head coach of Arrowhead Coaching and Facilitation Services, has for companies, charities and more weathering the COVID-19 storm. ...

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Sean Reid, head coach and president of Arrowhead Coaching

GAMRU’s ship to come in

A three-year long campaign to fund a new, custom vessel for GAMRU South Shore Search And Rescue has finally come to port. GAMRU announced last Friday that they had ordered a new Stanley 26 CR S&R boat from Stanley Aluminium Bo ...

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Caring worker comforts dying COVID victim

Maintenance man steps into role of caregiver for woman’s final moments By Tristan Marks NewsNow The pandemic has been a dark time for many. As dark as it was for Grimsby resident Margaret Roper, who lost her mother Iris Roper to COVID-19 ...

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A woman stands with her arm around her elderly mother who is sitting in a wheelchair.

Premier, ministers commit to new phased approach for Ontario’s restart

The Ontario government released A Framework for Reopening our Province, which outlines the criteria Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and health experts will use to advise the government on the loosening of emergency measures ...

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Ontario extends school and child care closures to fight spread of COVID-19

Province announces second phase of Learn at Home to support continuity of learning Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, the Ontario government announced that schools and child care centres will remain closed to protect the health ...

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