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NewsNow Podcast Episode 26: The Spirits Festival ft. Nicki Inch

Events on the Thirty, the group behind the Thirty Road Market has planned a special event for October. This event, The Spirits Festival, will combine Halloween spookiness with a wide selection of Craft Distilleries & Breweries ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 25: WLMH Take it to the Finish Line ft. Andrew Smith

After two decades of heartbreak, struggle and passion, the people of West Niagara will finally get their new hospital. As the project moves ever closer to the shovels in the ground, the WLMH Foundation is moving quickly to get the ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 24: Return of the Peach Kings ft. Simon Duong

This week Peach Kings co-owner Simon Duong joins Mike on the podcast. Together they talk about the upcoming hockey season, the toll of lost years on players, what will be done for safety at the Peach Kings Centre arena and plans f ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 23: Remembering Shirley Martin ft. Dean Allison

In this episode, Mike once again sits down with Niagara West MP Dean Allison, refresh from his re-election earlier in the week. The analyze the election results with data from both West Niagara and the wider country. Afterwards, t ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 22: Hike for Hospice 2021 ft. Pamela Blackwood

Once again, McNally House Hospice’s annual Hike for Hospice will be taking place in the Fall. Unlike last year, the hospice event will be taking place in person once more, although those still uncomfortable with larges crowd ...

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NewsNow Podcast Special Episode: Meet the Candidates – Harold Jonker (CHP)

The NewsNow Podcast is publishing a special series of episodes that feature Niagara West’s candidates in the up-coming 2021 Federal Election. This episode’s guest is CHP Candidate Harold Jonker who lays down his positi ...

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NewsNow Podcast Special Episode: Meet the Candidates – Joanna Kocsis (Green Party)

The NewsNow Podcast is publishing a special series of episodes that feature Niagara West’s candidates in the up-coming 2021 Federal Election. This episode’s guest is Green Party Candidate Joanna Kocsis who lays down he ...

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NewsNow Podcast Special Episode: Meet the Candidates- Dean Allison (Conservative Party)

The NewsNow Podcast is publishing a special series of episodes that feature Niagara West’s candidates in the up-coming 2021 Federal Election. This episode’s guest is Conservative Candidate and Niagara West incumbent De ...

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NewsNow Podcast Special Episode: Meet the Candidates – Ian Bingham (Liberal Party)

The NewsNow Podcast is publishing a special series of episodes that feature Niagara West’s candidates in the up-coming 2021 Federal Election. This episode’s guest is Liberal Party Candidate Ian Bingham who lays down hi ...

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NewsNow Podcast Special Episode: Meet the Candidates – Nameer Rahman (NDP)

The NewsNow Podcast is publishing a special series of episodes that feature Niagara West’s candidates in the up-coming 2021 Federal Election. This episode’s guest is NDP Candidate Nameer Rahman who lays down his positi ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 21: Save Main Street ft. Ronald Schroder and Ruxandra Bucataru

Ron Schroder and Ruxandra Bucataru from the ‘SaveMainStreet’ resident group joined Mike this episode to explain why their organization will be present at the tribunal meeting to fight this development. They discuss a n ...

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NewsNow Podcast Episode 19: The Niagara Gateway Information Centre ft. Brian Purdy

Although Summer is already beginning to wane, Niagara tourism is still going strong. For most tourists coming from the GTA area and beyond, Grimsby is the first stop before heading into the rest of the region. That’s what ma ...

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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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Opinion: Face shields a small but important step

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow It’s been a very tough go for many during this COVID-19 mess. Personal tragedies, mental anguish and a cryogenic business community only scratch the surface of ongoing conditions our community has exp ...

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Grimsby Proud!

Grimsby Mayor Jeff Jordan and Grimsby DIA president Mike Williscraft made deliveries of initial face shields to downtown businesses last Thursday. The response was immediate and appreciative as one can tell from this video provide ...

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