Integrity commissioner deems Grimsby mayor’s actions ‘trivial and without consequence’

Grimsby Town Hall

After an investigation into an integrity commissioner complaint filed by a Grimsby councillor against Mayor Jeff Jordan suggested no corrective action be taken, council voted to further the investigation. At the Feb. 1 committee of the whole meeting, council along …

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Bylsma makes appeal to West Lincoln residents in the face of growing COVID-19 cases in the township

Dave Bylsma

In the last week, West Lincoln COVID-19 cases have grown to 35.4 cases per 10,000 residents making the township the leader in active cases in the Niagara Region. Calculated against the township’s population of approximately 14,500 residents, the infection rate …

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Niagara music scene hopes 2021 will end on a high note

Jazz singer Sammy Jackson

Sammy Jackson was hoping 2020 would be a year full of shows and festivals to promote the release of her sophomore EP. Instead, the music went quiet. Like many artists and musicians, the ongoing pandemic put a road block in …

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Vaccine supply for Niagara to start next week

COVID vaccine

Niagara communities will be receiving shipments of the COVID-19 vaccines early next week, with more each week thereafter, said Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff. In a press advisory, Oosterhoff said: “Many in Niagara have raised the urgent need for COVID-19 …

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Victims of Niagara Region COVID-19 death spike are ‘our most vulnerable fellow citizens’: Hirji

Dr. Mustafa Hirji

Niagara Region has seen two spikes in its COVID-19 death toll in recent days and the people who are dying are residents of retirement and long care facilities, said the region’s acting medical officer. Through the fall, the death toll …

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