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“Save Grimsby” Petition on Grimsby CAO Gains Media Push (Audio)

Photo Credit: St. Catharine’s Standard/Abby Green/Fair Dealing

As mentioned in our previous post, a petition requesting the Province look into recent actions of Grimsby CAO Mr. Harry Schlange, is now gaining steam in the media. Local talk-radio station CKTB had an interview this morning with Grimsby resident Mark Kossek, who started the petition which has garnered nearly 1,000 signatures to date.

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Ombudsman: Niagara Region Acted Contrary To Law

Photo Credit:  Emily Spanton/The Standard

In what seems to be a malaise in politics to intimidate, control and influence free media (or “fake news” as some elected officials call it), it looks like The Region got caught red-handed.  The Ombudsman recently released a report entitled “Press Pause” on the Region’s December 7, 2017 meeting where press equipment was seized and journalists were ejected.

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