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NOTICE: Council – September 16, 2019 – Livingston Avenue Extension

The Region will be presenting as a delegation at tonight’s Council meeting on the proposed Livingston Avenue Extension, as part of the Regional Official Plan Amendment 13 (ROPA 13).

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REMINDER: Livingston Avenue Extension/Woodlot Meeting May 28, 2019

Just a quick reminder that the Public Information Centre/Meeting/Workshop on the Environmental Assessment for the Livingston Avenue Extension will be held on Tuesday (May 28th), starting at 6:15PM at the Casablanca Winery Inn.

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NOTICE: Livingston Avenue Extension (Woodlot) PIC #2

Well, thanks to a tip from a reader we now know that the Region will be hosting their Public Information Centre #2 for the Livingston Avenue Extension EA on Tuesday May 28th. It should be interesting to see what plans they have for the Irish Grove Woodlot.

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Notice: EA Updates – Casablanca PIC 2 & Livingston Ave. Extension

The Region has just sent out a update notice in regards to the two Environment Assessments (EA) it is undertaking in Grimsby.  While the first Public Information Centre (PIC) was held last year and covered both EAs, they have now been split.

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The Standard: New Regional CAO Cleans House


Photo Credit:  Chris Carter – Bob Tymczyszyn , The St. Catharines Standard

Much like voters cleaned house of local and Regional councils in October, Niagara Region’s acting CAO, Ron Tripp picked up the same broom and started getting rid of those that the electors could not sweep out.

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The Standard: New Regional Council Scraps Old NPCA Board

After a “Hail Mary” play by Sandy Annunziata to try and use a 24-year old Order In Council to try and control the NPCA appointment process was deflated by the Ministry of Environment, the new Regional Council sworn in today went ahead and turfed Annunziata and the previous NPCA Board.

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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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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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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?

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