Opinion

Grimsby in right place, right time

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Tons of things going on, so I’m going to split this offering up to cover maximum ground. I got in touch with Major Richard Robinson, Commanding officer of the 62 Grimsby Phantom Squadron, Royal Canadi ...

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Attention urged for cannabis issue

Dear Editor, I live on Green lane between Beamsville and Vineland. My neighbor who delivered water the other day asked if I was attending the open house that afternoon at town hall regarding land use of cannabis in our township. T ...

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Time for tough stance on odour issue

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Nobody would have been able to convince me throughout this entire year that the findings of the provincially sanctioned regional governance review could or should take a back seat to any other issue, bu ...

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Time for politicians to simply do better

Generally, topics of a federal nature don’t make the grade for column material much, not because such fodder is not important but it is all about priorities and NewsNow’s priority is Niagara West and what is happening in our f ...

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Odour a problem or not, go to meeting

There is no doubt, public meetings hosted by municipalities are normally pretty boring. Yes, they are important often times, but boring just the same. Next week, Town of Lincoln will host its first two of three open houses regardi ...

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Dough in hand, HHS can get it done

Many, many, many months ago, Tony Joosse was asking HHS for one simple thing: a barbecue on the front lawn to show the staff at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital how much they mean to the community. No doubt they needed the mental bo ...

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Cavalry better get here soon!

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Not many people know about this, but I’ve got a good buddy who works for the Maple Leafs. He just told me the Leafs traded Mitch Marner to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Sidney Crosby and they thought th ...

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Stick to issues in federal election run

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Justin Trudeau is no more a racist than I am a cow murderer. What the heck am I on about? Let me explain. I love a great prime rib or barbecued steak. That doesn’t mean I killed a herd of cattle to ge ...

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OPINION: CAC Chair says, WLMH troubles result of HHS administrative choices

By Andrew Smith As Chair of the Community Advisory Committee, there have been positive announcements over the past several years with the announcement of the new hospital by the MOHLTC (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care) but a ...

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Cavalry better get here soon!

Not many people know about this, but I’ve got a good buddy who works for the Maple Leafs. He just told me the Leafs traded Mitch Marner to the Pittsburgh Penguins for  Sidney Crosby and they thought this would only be a good pl ...

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