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2015/07/25 09:46
2015/07/25 09:46
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In 2012, I wrote a column based on a study that found people who are racist or prejudiced could simply be stupid. A psychologist at Brock University in Canada found that low-intelligence adults tend...
2015/07/25 09:46
2015/07/25 09:46
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2015/07/24 21:18
2015/07/24 21:18
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In the coming months, a lake in the Northwest Territories is expected to breach the earthen embankment containing it and flow over a cliff, sending tens of thousands of cubic meters of water crashing...
2015/07/24 00:13
2015/07/24 00:13
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My remarks are going to be more about the aftermath of what was said and the response or lack thereof by this chamber. Back in the early 90’s council was debating bringing in the needle exchange...
2015/07/22 19:13
2015/07/22 19:13
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Jahnyah Learmond has her heart on physiotherapy studies in university. But she has also worried the post-secondary funding and family time-management could make it a stretch. A recent exposure to a...
2015/07/22 04:54
2015/07/22 04:54
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Dr. Shirley Cheechoo named to prestigious role ST. CATHARINES— Award winning filmmaker Dr. Shirley Cheechoo is no stranger to honours and accolades, but the announcement that she has been named the...
2015/07/22 04:07
2015/07/22 04:07
5d
People in Niagara frequently wring their hands about why economic growth seems to be sluggish here. In 2009, Brock University’s Niagara Community Observatory produced a policy brief that pointed out...
2015/07/20 21:13
2015/07/20 21:13
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They are piled in stacks, half-way to the ceiling. Simple chairs, wrapped mattresses, chest-of-drawers and end-tables, interlocked like pieces of a puzzle. The is the scene inside Niagara Furniture...
2015/07/17 04:13
2015/07/17 04:13
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DAN PATTERSON, Special to Postmedia Network The Niagara Region and Western New York share many passions including chicken wings, the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Sabres. Another area is economic...
2015/07/16 22:13
2015/07/16 22:13
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Brock University’s incoming chancellor might be good for business. Acclaimed Canadian actor/director/writer Shirley Cheechoo has been named Brock’s next chancellor, a ceremonial position that will...
2015/07/16 21:13
2015/07/16 21:13
11d
Soaring through the skies is a passion for Carl Cimprich. "I am from an aviation family but I never actually got my pilot's licence," said the Niagara Falls resident. Despite not having his wings,...
2015/07/16 17:17
2015/07/16 17:17
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Tim Schrijver's gold-medal Pan Am Games is creating waves in the Thedford-area where the Canadian rower started out. He grew up with an older brother and two younger brothers on his parents’ dairy...
2015/07/15 21:07
2015/07/15 21:07
12d
It was a memorable finish for the three Niagara-born members of Canada’s rowing team competing in the Pan Am Games in St. Catharines. Welland native Kerry Shaffer combined with Carling Zeman, Kate...
2015/07/15 14:57
2015/07/15 14:57
12d
An elite regional boys basketball team that includes several Brantford players has won a national championship. The Tri-County Canada under-14 boys basketball team won the first Canadian National...
2015/07/15 04:13
2015/07/15 04:13
12d
Sixteen weeks until we might see snow fall again. Sorry to be a killjoy. More than making you hate me right now, however, I hope that inspires you to get out and make the most of summer, even when...
2015/07/14 21:48
2015/07/14 21:48
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After turning the page on their junior hockey careers, Jeff Corbett and Brody Silk are preparing to start a new chapter together. The recently graduated Sudbury Wolves veterans plan to attend school...
2015/07/14 04:07
2015/07/14 04:07
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Tim Schrijver only started rowing competitively less than five years ago, and now he is a Pan American gold medalist. The 23-year-old Thedford native's first exposure to the sport was during his...
2015/07/12 17:13
2015/07/12 17:13
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As the librarian at Governor Simcoe Secondary School in St. Catharines, Linda Woelfl often worked after school ended for the day. Her son Eric, then in Grade 10, would wait for a ride home and spend...
2015/07/10 23:13
2015/07/10 23:13
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Pan Am competitors have set up their temporary home in Niagara, as Brock hosts the official athletes’ village for the games in both St. Catharines and Welland. The university welcomed 450 Pan Am...
2015/07/10 22:06
2015/07/10 22:06
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It’s business as usual for Welland area motels, despite expectations of hundreds of visitors when the Pan Am Games take pl ace starting this weekend. Most of the athletes participating in Pan Am...
2015/07/08 22:13
2015/07/08 22:13
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It’s looked on as an opportunity to showcase Port Dalhousie. While business people are hopeful for a spike in sales over the course of the Pan Am Games, they also see it as a chance to attract future...
2015/07/25 09:46
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