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2015/05/06 01:13
2015/05/06 01:13
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Flying pigs and voyageur ghosts — it is all part of a unique gift from a grandmother. It also happens to be a passion for Heidi Klose. Klose, who works full-time as an administrative coordinator in...
2015/05/06 01:13
2015/05/06 01:13
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2015/05/05 18:13
2015/05/05 18:13
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Brock University and Niagara College are working together to help computer game and development students acquire a diploma and degree in half the time. The schools have partnered to offer students a...
2015/05/04 21:13
2015/05/04 21:13
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The auditorium at Lakeshore Catholic High School is a place for drama class, a place for community theatre and for student assemblies. And soon, it will become a place for rock shows. The school...
2015/05/04 18:28
2015/05/04 18:28
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A fundraising campaign to help former Owen Sound Attack defenceman Milan Doczy cover the costs of his fight with cancer has raised more than $46,000. The Do it for Doczy campaign raised a total of...
2015/05/04 13:52
2015/05/04 13:52
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Toronto mother Samantha Henry wishes she could give her three young kids the simple things: a promise to watch her son’s volleyball game, to be home for dinner, to be there for bedtime. But as a...
2015/05/04 00:41
2015/05/04 00:41
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Life was bad and about to get worse. Kevin Rempel's father, Gerry, was a paraplegic after falling out of a tree in 2002. Life at home was tense. Gerry gambled too much. The family was in debt after...
2015/05/03 10:39
2015/05/03 10:39
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Researchers have found a possible explanation for why certain people are prejudiced: they’re less intelligent. Children with lower general intelligence are more likely to become prejudiced as adults,...
2015/05/01 20:13
2015/05/01 20:13
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Open data will pave the way to more informed decisions, and a better society. Variations on that theme dominated the third-annual GO Open Data Conference held at Brock University Friday. Among its...
2015/05/01 17:13
2015/05/01 17:13
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Ontario is setting an open-data first for Canada. On Thursday, provincial treasury board president Deb Matthews said a draft "open data directive" has been posted for public feedback. It's part of a...
2015/05/01 16:13
2015/05/01 16:13
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Olympic gold medal winner Margot Page is the new head coach of the Brock University women’s hockey team. She will be assisted by new associate coach Sara Bauer. “This dynamic duo is one of the best...
2015/04/29 22:13
2015/04/29 22:13
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She feels helpless. She has friends in Nepal from whom she has not heard. She is concerned for their safety. Puja Acharya and her family immigrated to Canada in May 2012 from Nepal, a country hit by...
2015/04/29 20:13
2015/04/29 20:13
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High fructose corn syrup is not good for fruit flies or humans. That was the determination of Bethany Poltl, a Grade 7 student at St. Michael Catholic School in Niagara-on-the-Lake, who began...
2015/04/29 16:56
2015/04/29 16:56
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They come from Central and South America for an opportunity to work. They leave their children, families and communities for months at a time. In some cases, they aren’t reunited with their loved ones...
2015/04/29 03:13
2015/04/29 03:13
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When newly elected councils come to office as happened a few months ago across Ontario, they frequently want to explore new ways of delivering services. Traditionally, services that were paid for by...
2015/04/28 22:13
2015/04/28 22:13
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There’s an app for that. Niagara Region’s transportation strategy steering committee heard Tuesday morning that there’s an app to consider as the Region works toward its goal of a fully integrated...
2015/04/28 21:13
2015/04/28 21:13
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When high school student Anna Annibale learned her mom had received a phone call from her principal, she began to get nervous. What ensued nearly brought her to tears. She was awarded a $2,500...
2015/04/28 21:13
2015/04/28 21:13
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Michelle Edgar is honoured and surprised to be one of five 2015 inductees into A.N. Myer’s Athlete’s Wall of Distinction. “You always think there are people more deserving than me, but it’s nice to...
2015/04/28 05:07
2015/04/28 05:07
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LIFE ISN’T FAIR There’s an old saying: “Life isn’t fair.” So it goes with how our Ontario Liberals are spending our tax dollars. Case in point: I love Toronto and it’s nice to have such a vibrant...
2015/04/27 22:13
2015/04/27 22:13
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He's grading papers in Hamilton, but keeping a close eye on Nepal. Brock University associate professor Tom O'Neill, a social-cultural anthropologist, has developed many friendships in the earthquake...
2015/04/25 12:13
2015/04/25 12:13
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You ask... We answer. Q: I have noticed down in Port Dalhousie there is a crane on a barge in the pond. Is this for Pan Am or something different? A: A big winter storm in March 2014 destroyed a...
2015/05/06 01:13
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