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    ZZ Top makes Fallsview Casino debut

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    From a CNW press release seen on Yahoo! Canada Finance:

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famers ZZ Top take the stage at Fallsview Casino for the first time ever this August. For one night only they will perform their repertoire of hits such as “Tush”, “Legs”, “La Grange”, “Gimme All Your Lovin'” and “Sharp Dressed Man”.

    OSPCA inspection of Marineland – October 10, 2014

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    From a CNW press release seen on Yahoo! Canada Finance:

    On Friday, October 10, 2014 Marineland welcomed the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) Zoo Inspection team for another of its regular and thorough inspections of all of our land animals, marine mammals and facilities. We are pleased to report that no issues of concern were identified and the inspection was successful.

    Niagara Falls Calls For More Casinos and OLG Investment in Existing Casinos

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    From Yahoo! Canada Finance:

    The city of Niagara Falls has put out the welcome mat for investment by the world’s gaming sector, unanimously passing a City Council resolution asking Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Finance Minister to allow new gaming sites in the city and to direct Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. (OLG) to include the city’s two existing resort casinos in its modernization program.

    “Niagara Falls is the premier gaming destination in Canada and a global brand that attracts millions of international tourists,” said Mayor Jim Diodati. “It is the logical place in Ontario to expand the gaming sector and attract more tourism, jobs, investment and spending.

    Independent water quality experts release report on Marineland’s water systems

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    From a CNW Group press release seen on Yahoo! Canada Finance:

    Marineland of Canada Inc. announces that Stantec, the independent water quality experts have today released their report of their investigation of Marineland’s water quality systems.

    The report dated April 13, 2013 states:
    The water management system at Marineland has been developed over many years. The water management system has been upgraded over time to provide comprehensive treatment to meet modern standards and performance requirements associated with best practices, and ongoing research and development in the industry. Overall, the investment in the water management system has been significant from a capital cost perspective.

    Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) has completed its report on conditions at Marineland following an unannounced inspection of our Niagara Falls Aquatic park on October 26

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    From Yahoo! Canada Finance:

    Investigators concluded the following:

    Marineland staff and management were open and co-operative.

    All the water in the pools was clear and clean.

    None of the animals in the water appeared to be experiencing discomfort.

    Staff levels were sufficient to conduct the needed training, feeding and maintain cleanliness.

    All of the animals held in the enclosures were inspected and appeared to be in good health with no signs of eye or skin problems.

    Take the GO Train to watch tight-rope walk across Niagara Falls

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    From a CNW Group press release seen on Yahoo! Canada Finance:

    GO Transit will operate a special event train for passengers to experience a unique tight-rope walk across Niagara Falls. Nik Wallenda will attempt to cross the natural wonder on an 1,800-foot wire on the evening of Friday, June 15.

    GO will run a train from Union Station at 3:30 p.m. to arrive in Niagara Falls at 5:34; events around the Falls are due to begin in the early evening. Following the event, the return trip will leave Niagara Falls at 12:01 a.m. and arrive in Toronto at 2:04.

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