Infrastructure funding needed for speedway

From Bullet News Niagara: The Canadian Motor Speedway is moving ahead even though an approximate $60-million commitment from the provincial government that would cover costs of needed infrastructure improvements in the area of the 823-acre project in Fort Erie has not been provided. The widening of thoroughfares in the area of the proposed project and…

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Marineland sues Vancouver paper, eighth lawsuit since 2012

From the Niagara Falls Review: Marineland’s eighth lawsuit since 2012 is seeking $600,000 in damages from a Vancouver publication for a story it claims is “indifferent to the truth.” The park is seeking $500,000 for defamation and $100,000 in punitive damages from the weekly Georgia Straight and writer Travis Lupick for an article published and…

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Man accused of trying to blow up hotel lobby in Niagara Falls, Ont.

From News: A 43-year-old man has been charged after a makeshift bomb ignited but didn’t explode in a hotel lobby Wednesday, police say. Emergency crews were called to the Courtside Inn around 6:30 p.m. after a guest lit a glass jar filled with liquid and debris before running back to his room, police said….

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