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NewsNow Podcast Episode 16: The New Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre ft. Jasmine Proteau

The new Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre building in Jordan is finally completed and open to the public. Residents can explore the state of the art facility and its tremendous collection, as well as once again visit the Jordan ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 15: Comedy Nights in Grimsby ft. David Green

Comedy is coming to Grimsby! The DIA has teamed up with Garden City comic David Green to put on a series of weekly, outdoor comedy shows in Coronation Park. Anyone looking for a good laugh can come down to the park on Wednesdays f ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 14: Nelles Manor Re-opening ft. Linda and Barry Coutts

As the province gears up to re-open so too is the Nelles Manor Museum. Plans are already underway for the Museum to offer tours starting July 31 and special events starting in August. In this episode, Mike invites on Linda and Bar ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 13: Funding announcement for PK Centre & WLMH RFP

Following an announcement that the Province will make a $16 million grant to Grimsby for an expansion to the Peach Kings Centre,  Minister of Infrastructure Kinga Surma and Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff joined Mike in the NewsN ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 12: All things WLMH ft. Dr. Gary Benson

Today, Canada Day 2021, also marks the release of NewsNow’s special edition One Team, One Dream magazine. The publication is a 64-page volume that celebrates the history of the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital- and the hope fo ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 11: Big Brothers Big Sisters events ft. Nicole Boccia

Big Brothers Big Sisters of North and West Niagara is on the hunt for mentors. The organization have a number of boys signed up who have yet to match with a Big and its looking to equalize the situation. In this episode, Mike chat ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 10:What’s going on with Grimsby Recreation? ft. Trevor Ruzylo, Grimsby Supervisor of Recreation

Summer is upon us, and with it will come Recreational Programming in each of West Niagara’s municipalities. In this episode, Mike invites on Grimsby Supervisor of Recreation, Trevor Ruzylo to give a preview on all the family ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 9: West Niagara Employment Trends ft. Gary Bruce

Ontario will soon begin the slow process of exiting its third COVID lockdown. With retail and other workplaces resuming operations, so too will they need to expand their workforces. Gary Bruce, executive director of Niagara West&# ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 8: Grimsby’s Downtown Businesses – Past, Present & Future ft. Bryan Macaulay

For more than a year, businesses in Grimsby and beyond have been languishing under COVID lockdown after COVID lockdown. However, despite these hardships, the merchants of Downtown Grimsby have proven to be resilient and the Downto ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 7: A conversation with Mayor Dave Bylsma

West Lincoln Mayor Dave Bylsma has recently come under fire for comments he made in a social media conversation which prompted official apologies statments and censuring from the Township and Niagara Regional Councils. However, th ...

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NewsNow Podcast: Episode 6

This week’s guest is a man who wants to hear Downtown Grimsby come alive with the sound of music. Harley Valentine is a Grimsby-born artist, real estate investor and philanthropist who has teamed up with the Grimsby Music St ...

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NewsNow Podcast: Episode 5

Last month, Sophie Krouse undertook a one-person protest to shed light on the massive investments banks like RBC have poured into the fossil fuel industry. This protest was cut short when several police officers showed up to where ...

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NewsNow Podcast: Episode 4

It’s a double feature of Mikes this episode! This time, your host, Mike Williscraft, sits opposite to Mike Kirkopoulos, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Town of Lincoln. Together, they talk all things Lincoln, Onta ...

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NewsNow Podcast: Episode 3

On this episode – during National Volunteer Week – Mike sits down with Life Member Grimsby Kinsman and community pillar Bruce Bond to talk about the importance of volunteers for the health and vibrancy of any community ...

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NewsNow Podcast: Episode 2

This week Mike welcomes Mark Kossek, a Grimsby resident so frustrated with the state of Grimsby Council that he started a petition asking the Province to intervene. Kossek’s petition clicked past the 1000 signatures mark in ...

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NewsNow Podcast: Episode 1

This marks the world premier of the very first episode of NewNow Radio: WLMH Rebuild Update. Tune in and listen to NewNow’s brand new weekly podcast as Mike sits down with HHS director of redevelopment Bart DeVries to discus ...

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