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    Fledgling Niagara TV station off the air

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    From the Niagara Falls Review:

    Niagara’s latest attempt at a local TV station has faded to black — at least for now.

    Niagara News TV president Frank Thibault said the St. Catharines-based station suspended operations Monday, putting 17 people out of work.

    “We’re trying to figure out a way to come back,” said Thibault, who added investors will meet Saturday to discuss a possible fall relaunch. “But we had to let the staff go … we don’t know for sure how this is going to play out.”

    Bullet Media also had a story called Fade to black: Niagara television station can’t overcome shaky start; future to be determined at weekend meeting

    Local news covered of Scotiabank Convention Centre opening


    Here are the main stories from Bullet Media, Niagara This Week, and the Niagara Falls Review regarding the opening of the new Scotiabank Convention Centre:

    Parks Commission finds no evidence of forgery

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    From Bullet Media:

    Niagara Parks Commission chairwoman Fay Booker has said she is always ready to call police if she finds evidence of criminal wrongdoing in the provincial agency.

    So far she hasn’t found any.

    Booker told Bullet Media she has reviewed a file concerning an alleged forgery. She said there is no indication the alleged incident ever occurred.

    Follow the link to read the entire article…

    Parks Commission faces uphill task to educate visitors about Niagara


    From Bullet Media:

    Niagara Falls may be one of the world’s most famous tourist attractions, but many visitors, even those from this country, just want to take a fast look at the water, buy some icewine, and head down the QEW to Toronto.

    And that’s a serious problem, says Niagara Parks Commission Chairwoman Fay Booker.

    “We have to do a much better job of educating people in our prospective markets,” she said during a Parks Commission meeting Wednesday morning. “We have to tell people there is so much more to do here. We have to keep them here longer.”

    More Niagara Parks Commission news

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    Wow! What is going on over there?! For the last 2 weeks there has been story after story after story about problems at the Niagara Parks Commission. On Monday the dismissed 4 of the commissioners. Here are some accompanying news stories:

    ‘It’s time to change it all up,’ says Gale – Niagara Falls Review
    Gale says shake-up at NPC step in the right direction – Niagara Falls Review
    Decision to remove commissioners helps move the NPC ‘forward,’ says Booker – Niagara Falls Review
    Parks housecleaning shows agency serious about moving forward: Booker – Bullet Media
    Officials look to the future for Niagara Parks – Niagara Falls Review

    More on Niagara Parks Commission problems

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    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.

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