NewsNow E-Edition September 22, 2022

Sam Oosterhoff

Oosterhoff reclaims Niagara West, PCs power to provincial majority

By Sarah Williscraft NewsNow Residents of Niagara West gathered at the Smithville branch of the Royal Canadian Legion on Tuesday night in support of re-elected MPP Sam Oosterhoff. The Progressive Conservative candidate won 44.9 pe ...

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Lincoln Chamber hosts politicians

    By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After a COVID-induced hiatus, the popular Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Politicians’ Breakfast returned last week to a full house. About 100 attendees turned out at the Ramada Beacon Harbo ...

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$2M youth skills grant to provide economic base

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Lincoln youth looking to enter the workforce will get a much-needed leg up thanks to a $2 million grant from Ontario’s Skills Development Fund. The fund supports youth to prepare for work and employers w ...

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Province commits to new high school theatre build

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After being touted as a feature of the new Niagara West Secondary School going back to the ARC (Accommodations Review Committee) process, inclusion of a theatre component was finally made official last Thursday. ...

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Province antes $16 million for Peach King expansion

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow It may have come as a surprise to many, but last Thursday’s announcement of a $16 million grant for the expansion of Grimsby’s Peach King Centre was the result of many months of planning and effort. The total ...

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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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RFP short list shifts WLMH to homestretch

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The announcement of a short list of three bidders to respond to request for proposals to design, build and finance West Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s new build shifts the entire process in the planning ...

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Provincial funding to support victims of domestic violence

Staying home is not always the safest option in some households and the province is taking emergency action during the COVID-19 crisis to support victims of domestic violence. The government of Ontario is providing an emergency pa ...

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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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Compromise driving Lincoln: mayor

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Valentine’s Day morning’s weather was no match for the warm atmosphere of gratitude and appreciation at the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Breakfast with Politicians at the Ramada Jordan Beacon Harbou ...

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WLMH rebuild inches closer

  The provincial government has stated and restated it will continue to press Hamilton Health Sciences to moving on the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital rebuild. Tuesday, Infrastructure Ontario (IO) created a “line in the san ...

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Provincial budget positive step for WLMH: Oosterhoff

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow With an end goal of a balanced budget in five years, Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff says his Progressive Conservative government is on its way with last week’s budget announcement.   Locally, many w ...

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WLMH OR weekend closures to start next week

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The operating room nursing shortage which has been at a crisis state for months has now necessitated weekend closures of the ORs at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Hamilton Health Sciences president an ...

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Prompt WLMH rebuild pushed by premier

All current services to remain at WLMH, but door left ajar for long-term closure of ORs By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Premier Doug Ford was emphatic. “I am here today to commit to the good people of West Niagara that we are going ...

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Ford commits to WLMH rebuild

By Mike Williscraft Newsnow Premier Doug Ford provided Niagara West with an early Christmas present Wednesday morning – committing to the long-awaited West Lincoln Memorial Hospital rebuild. Ford, Minister of Health and Long ...

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HHS reboots to start WLMH “planning process”

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow What started as an announcement of an ultimate direction with no timeline for implementation regarding West Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s operating rooms, is now being called a “planning process”. H ...

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