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Monarch Ultra Relay Run Inspires Pollinator Protection Across Ontario

Posted on Friday, September 10, 2021 11:50 AM

On Sunday, Sept. 19, the Monarch Ultra Relay Run kicks off on a twenty-one day running adventure raising awareness and funds in support of monarch butterflies.  A launch party is planned in Peterborough, Ontario at 8 a.m., at the DePave Paradise garden, located at the southern end of Water Street. The public is encouraged to join in for the send-off celebration, which includes a monarch butterfly release, milkweed seed giveaway, and an opportunity to meet the Monarch Ultra Team.

The relay run,...

Authors

The Canadian Authors Series hosts upcoming virtual events

Posted on Friday, September 10, 2021 11:22 AM

The Canadian Authors Series is pleased to announce the launch of a series of free virtual events starting this September.

Thursday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m.: The Winter Wives by Linden MacIntyre

  • The legendary broadcast journalist and Scotiabank Giller Prize-winner launches his new novel, a thrilling new psychological drama that weaves threads of crime, disability, and dementia together into a tale of unrequited love and delusion

Thursday, October 28 at 7 p.m.: Speak Silence by Kim Echlin

  • From the author...

splashtown

Port Colborne celebrates successful beach season and announces Splashtown Niagara as 2022 feature

Posted on Wednesday, September 08, 2021 01:28 PM

The City of Port Colborne celebrates a successful 2021 beach season, welcoming more than 50,000 visitors to the sandy shores of Lake Erie.

After an unpredictable 2020 beach season due to COVID-19, with staff continuously pivoting to change operational procedures based on provincial guidelines, the City of Port Colborne was committed to ensuring the success of the 2021 season. As per Council directive, staff created a strategic operational plan, which included facilitating a free beach pass to Port...

World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day

Posted on Thursday, September 02, 2021 04:06 PM

Worldwide, on Sept. 10, World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is recognized to promote understanding about suicide and to support people who have been impacted by suicide. The theme for 2021 is ‘Creating Hope through Action.’ To raise awareness about suicide prevention, the Niagara Suicide Prevention Coalition is highlighting the following initiative:

  • Join the Niagara Suicide Prevention Coalition to continue the conversation about suicide prevention in Niagara on Sept. 15 from noon to 1 p.m. for an...

Best of Niagara

H.H. Knoll Nominated for Best Park/Playground in Niagara

Posted on Thursday, September 02, 2021 02:41 PM

With a beautiful scenic backdrop of a marina, a Discovery Spray Pad, accessible playground equipment, and recently updated walking trails, it's no wonder H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park was nominated as one of Niagara's best parks/playgrounds. 

NewsTalk 610 CKTB wants you to nominate your favourite Park/Playground in Niagara, in their Best of Niagara Awards, happening until September 10. 

VOTE BELOW FOR THE BEST PARK/PLAYGROUND!

HERE ARE THE NOMINEES:

- Chippawa Park, (Welland)
- Fireman’s...