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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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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.

Metrolinx Re-Schedules Public Meetings on GO in Niagara

If you are not on the Metrolinx mailing list for GO Train Niagara Expansion, then you probably missed their recent announcement that they are re-scheduling their public meetings.

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REMINDER: GO Transit Station “Achievements” Open House – November 8, 2018

Just a quick reminder that the Region will be hosting an “open house” event at the Casablanca Winery Inn on Thursday, November 8th from 5:30PM – 7PM.

Below is the information included in the e-mail regarding the event.

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Notice: GO Transit Station Open House – November 8, 2018

The Region will be hosting an “open house” at the Casablanca Winery Inn to highlight the “achievements” thus far of the various Secondary Plans that have fed into the Hub and Transit Stations Study.

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How They Voted: Irish Woodlot / Livingston Ave. Extension

With fall in the air, our local enclaves of forests (well, we don’t really have many left below the escarpment) are starting to turn into beautiful hues and the much loved Irish Woodlot in Grimsby is no exception.  As such, we thought it would be apt to turn our “How They Voted” eyes onto the Irish Woodlot and the proposed “Livingston Avenue Extension” through it.

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Is The Region Planning To Plow Through The Greenbelt?


Source:  Stock Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Yes, the headline may sound a little spectacular but when you start connecting the dots, it is clear that much like the Regional CAO hiring process, there is a “parallel process” at play at the Region with a potential predetermined outcome when it comes to the Greenbelt.

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Casablanca Stakeholder Workshop + Casablanca & Livingston Ave EAs PIC #2

The Region sent out a letter to residents along Casablanca announcing a “Stakeholder Workshop” will be held on September 27, 2018 at Southward Park Community Centre in regards to the Casablanca Environmental Assessment (EA).  While the letter was sent to those on Casablanca Boulveard, if you have an interest or simply live in the West End of Grimsby, you should attend.

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The Standard: Easton – ‘Master Plan’ At Work With CAO Hiring


SOURCE:  Twitter/@SandraLEaston

Lincoln Mayor Sandra Easton is not shying away from the sorry state of politics at the Region, including the controversial “hiring” of Regional CAO Carmen D’Angelo.

Easton who was a member of the CAO selection committee is now speaking out and saying that her four years at the Region and the “backroom dealing” there has left her “disgusted”.

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