Summer GO’s here to stay

From Niagara This Week: The weekend GO trains which ran into St. Catharines and Niagara Falls during the past two summers will become a regular occurance. Earlier this month, GO Transit announced the summer service, which saw four trains a weekend coming to the region from Toronto, will become a part of its regular network….

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Rink at the Brink gets go ahead to promote partnership with TD

From the Niagara Falls Review: Rink at the Brink will be allowed to promote its financial sponsorship with Toronto Dominion bank when the outdoor ice surface near the Horseshoe Falls opens next week. During a special meeting Friday morning, Niagara Parks commissioners approved a request from the Winter Festival of Lights for permission to erect…

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4 Niagara Parks Commission members turfed

From the Niagara Falls Review: The Niagara Parks Commission, which has recently been plagued by scandal and controversy, is in for quite the shake-up. Late Monday night, the Ontario Ministry of Tourism announced it was removing four commissioners from the Niagara Parks board. An interim board, composed of chairwoman Fay Booker, vice chairwoman Janice Thomson,…

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Signage could be a kink for Rink at the Brink

From the Niagara Falls Review: Niagara Parks commissioners may be about to throw a kink in plans for the Rink at the Brink. On Monday, commissioners voiced their concerns about a request from the Winter Festival of Lights to erect signs and banners near the outdoor rink near Table Rock promoting the Toronto Dominion bank…

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More on Niagara Parks Commission problems

I haven’t posted much for a few days, but I’ve got a bunch of links for more articles about the Niagara Parks Commission expenses “scandal” as well as the non-tendered contract for the magazine. Bullet Media – Cleaning up the mess at the Niagara Parks Commission Niagara Falls Review – Former NPC executive breaks silence…

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