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From the Buffalo News: Will Canada start listening now? With border backups attracting attention across the country and pressure rising at all levels of government, perhaps Ottawa will finally act to defuse a problem that poses economic perils on both sides of the border. The problem, which has been evident at various times all summer, […]

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From Niagara at Large: Congressman Brian Higgins is encouraged that progress will be made to address staffing issues on the border between the United States and Canada following today’s Northern Border Caucus meeting in Washington, D.C. with Canadian Ambassador David MacNaughton. Prior to the meeting with the entire caucus, the Congressman and the Ambassador met […]

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Graham on September 12th, 2016

From the Norwich (Connecticut) Bulletin: With the economy making the U.S. dollar worth almost a third more across our northern border, now is a great time to grab your passport and escape to Canada’s Niagara Region for a chance to view the beauty and power of Niagara Falls, the collective name for the three waterfalls […]

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Graham on September 12th, 2016

From Niagara This Week: “We’re never, ever leaving.” So said local activist Mike Garrett as hundreds gathered outside Marineland in a bid to draw attention to what they see as mistreatment of the park’s animal charges. And it was a case of going back to the future as demonstrators gathered on Labour Day for the […]

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Graham on September 12th, 2016

From Niagara This Week: Visitors will now have to pay for parking at two Niagara Parks lots. Visitors to Thompson Point will be charged for parking starting this month while the same will come to the lot at the Niagara Glen Nature Centre starting next spring. In a news release, the Niagara Parks Commission said […]

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Graham on August 30th, 2016

I hadn’t even heard about this until I read this article… From the Niagara Falls Review: It was William Kircher’s second visit to Canada. The New Zealand actor, best known for his role as the dwarf Bifur in the The Hobbit trilogy, was one of the celebrity guests at the inaugural Fan World event held […]

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Graham on August 30th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Council approved an additional $230,000 to complete the first phase of a streetscape project along Victoria Avenue. The extra expense will come out of the city’s capital holding reserve fund and will address unanticipated intersection work, as well as additional consultant services. Earlier this year, council entered into a cost-sharing […]

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Graham on August 25th, 2016

From Niagara This Week: Wayne Thompson got a first-hand look Sunday at delays being experienced by motorists crossing into Canada at the Rainbow Bridge. “They were lined up for two, three blocks back on both sides,” Thomson said. “It was unbelievable.” While it took him just 20 minutes to cross into Niagara Falls, N.Y., he […]

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From Niagara at Large: Niagara, Ontario documentary filmmakers Jon Lepp and Stacey Koudys are working on a documentary they are at least tentatively calling ‘The Paradise Project’ about the growing citizens battle to save hundreds of acres of forest, savannah and wetlands known as the Thundering Waters Forest in Niagara Falls. Here is a quick […]

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From Niagara This Week: Phil Demers was disheartened when he was sent a video of Zeus, one of Marineland’s walruses last week. “He’s lost hundreds of pounds,” Demers said. “He should weigh up to 3,000 pounds. I’d be shocked if he weighed 1,000.” In the video in question, Zeus can be seen in what has […]

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