From the Niagara Falls Review:
Marineland says investigators with the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals found no signs of abuse or neglect during a surprise visit on Wednesday
The Niagara Falls attraction, in a statement released Thursday, said the inspection further confirms the park’s “total innocence to all allegations made by discredited activists.”
From the Niagara Falls Reporter:
Though the tourist season is still underway, the “Back to School” noises are echoing ever louder, heralding the approaching end of summer’s activities. One of the players in the tourism game is the Discover Niagara Shuttle, which will see its second season close, with lingering thoughts of whether it will see a third.
Sara Capen, Executive Director of the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area and project manager responsible for the Discover Niagara Shuttle, remains optimistic, and hopeful.
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With all of the publicity this week for the Niagara Speedway, a new banner/sign has been put on the fence that says they are opening in Spring 2018.
Last fall I posted about an “art installation” on Robinson St that was a collaboration between the DoubleTree Fallsview Resort & Spa by Hilton Niagara Falls and local artists.
Well, the house, as well as the one beside it, have been torn down.
From WKBW Channel 7 in Buffalo:
Get ready for a multi-level go-karting experience in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
HOCO Entertainment and Resorts tells 7EWN that construction on the new “Niagara Speedway” is nearing completion. The spiraling track is being built on Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls and is inspired by “Heavy Metal High Rise” which is a go-kart track in Branson, Missouri.
From a CBC News Opinion piece:
Despite years of bad press and seemingly credible allegations of animal abuse, it comes as little surprise that cruelty charges laid against Marineland by the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) were withdrawn last week. The Crown said there was no reasonable chance of conviction.
Animal cruelty convictions are notoriously rare in Canada. But though the law may not recognize it, the very nature of Marineland — to confine animals to unnatural environments for entertainment and profit — is cruel.
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