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Month: November 2018 (page 1 of 2)

BREAKING: No-Go For GO Trains In Niagara

Well, what can we say… you read it here first way back in August when we stated that the promise of the GO Train into Niagara was going off the rails.

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LAST CALL: Committee/Board Lay Member Recruitment (Nov 30)

Just a quick reminder that the deadline for applications to be a lay member on the fresh set of Town Committees and Boards closes on Friday, November 30th.

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The Standard: Ford Announces Funding For New Grimsby Hospital


IMAGE CREDIT:  NIAGARA THIS WEEK/LUKE EDWARD

We just picked up from The Standard some very good news.  It appears the Province is giving $500,000 to kick-start the building of a new West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

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ABN: NPCA’s Old Guard Gets Desperate On The Way Out

Despite getting the boot from the electorate, it looks like the “old guard” at the NPCA is desperately trying to retain control of the organization in one form or another.  Unfinished business perhaps?

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NewsNow: Downtown Condo Dies In Tie Vote / Last Council Meeting

Well, we would normally have notes from Council but we think NewsNow sums up what happened with the Century Condo project past Monday evening pretty well.  We have added in some prefacing commentary as well…

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Notice: Niagara Region Governance – Public Meeting

The external governance audit of Niagara Region, including the NPCA,  that is being conducted by Dr. Andrew Sancton and Dr. Tim Cobban is seeking public input and is hosting a public meeting on November 28th at Niagara Regional HQ.

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ABN: Protecting Natural Areas From Invasive Development


CREDIT:  STOCK PHOTO

With the recent uproar over some extensive tree-cutting in NOTL to make way for a new development, A Better Niagara takes a look at how to better protect our natural environment from the ravages of development.

You can read their post on Facebook here:  How Do We Change This?

Casablanca Environmental Assessment PIC 2 – Postponed

The second Public Information Centre (PIC) for Casablanca Boulevard and GO Station Access that was scheduled to be held on November 28, 2018 has been postponed until sometime in the New Year.

We will bring you the updated date once it has been set.

“Lame-Duck” Council – Demystifying Misconceptions

With recent discussion surrounding Town Council and the proposed Century Condos project downtown, there is a common misunderstanding as to what decisions a council can or can not make.

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Notes: Planning, November 13 / Notice: Council (Century Condos) November 19, 2018

 

With most of the Committees wrapped up for this term of Council, it’s been a little slower than usual on the news front.  But we did have a *very*  interesting P&D meeting on Tuesday with the proposed Century Condos downtown being the highlight.  And of course we have the notes for your review…

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