Publication: St. Catharines Standard

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Wynne defends trade mission to China

TORONTO -Premier Kathleen Wynne is defending her trade mission to China at a time when Hong Kong citizens are taking to the streets in the tens of thousands to demand freer elections.Wynne will embark on her first international trade mission as premier ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 6 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Niagara Falls residents seek new blood on council

New faces are needed on Niagara Falls city council.That’s the consensus from many residents the Niagara Falls Review approached during Wednesday evening’s meet-and-greet session with municipal-election candidates.“We need young blood in there. We need ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

WARD 4: St. Patrick's ward down by one

St. Patrick’s ward technically has six candidates, but one has for all intents and purposes removed herself from the race.Sarah Dimick’s name will be on the ballot because her withdrawal comes after the Sept. 12 deadline.The ward has two incumbents and ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

RCMP plan to abandon fur hats 'overturned'

The RCMP's decision to use wool tuques instead of fur-lined hats in cold winter months will be "fully overturned," Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq says."I would like to assure Canadians that the minister of public safety has taken actions to ensure ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 13 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Niagara teen wants your vote for charity

Wes Prankard believes in the power of play.The Niagara Falls teen and his family travelled to Attawapiskat several years ago and found residents living in appalling conditions."It was like living in a Third World," the 16-year-old recalled.In addition ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Hope runs through breast cancer event

It can be the most devastating health news you’ll hear.Like a hammer dropping, the word comes that you’ve got got cancer and it needs to be dealt with immediately.According to the Canadian Cancer Society, this is a sadly common routine, with 191,300 new ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Senate should let provinces decide on gambling

Special to The StandardNearly 40% of Niagara’s economy and more than 55,000 jobs are generated by Niagara’s tourism industry, an industry that stands to gain even more for Niagara with the passing of Bill C-290.It’s a bill that would delete specific provisions ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 9 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Hold Me Tight couples retreat weekend

Hold Me Tight is a couples retreat based on the wisdom of Emotionally Focused therapy (EFT) and the work of Dr. Sue Johnson. There is a good deal of evidence to support that EFT is one of the most effective ways to work with couples to restore loving ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Putting the heat on a world record

Thirty-eight feet of calzone, that's what was cooking outside of Roberto's Pizza Passion on Facer St. in St. Catharines Tuesday.Busy hands loaded cheese, pepperoni, bacon and tomato sauce onto 71 pieces of dough laid out on a 40-foot long baking sheet, ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

MISSING: 13 year old runaway from Grimsby

A 13-year-old girl from Grimsby has been reported missing after running away from her foster care home.Niagara Regional Police are asking for the public's help in locating Jessica Akyeampong.Police said there are concerns for her welfare due to her age. ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Open house at Welland's indoor paddle tank

Welland International Flatwater Centre is holding its indoor paddle tank open house Wednesday.North America’s only dual channel, variable speed, multi-sport training tank allows users to practise flatwater sports including canoe, kayak and dragon boat year ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

NIAGARA DINES: Blue Star serving Niagara for years

For nearly 70 years, Blue Star on King St. in Welland has been known for its family style home-cooked food.Blue Star not only serves up their comfort food in the restaurant but offers catering all over Niagara.During a recent visit, Chef Rudy Cools takes ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 30 2014]

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"We wanted to bring a lot of joy to a child's life so we thought the perfect way to do that would be to build a playground" he said
...worn by the RCMP will not be discontinued, despite the efforts of radical animal rights activists," Aglukkaq said during question period Tuesday. "The RCMP decision, which is causing much glee among anti-fur activists, is being fully overturned."
"We use a mixture of meats - pork, veal and beef ... with onions, rice and our secret ingredients,” he explains."
"The stakes are too high for us," he says. "We cannot afford to go through the first 100 days after this next election without a development plan that will see us through the next four years."

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Niagara Falls residents seek new blood on council [Published St. Catharines Standard - 2 hours ago]
WARD 4: St. Patrick's ward down by one [Published St. Catharines Standard - 4 hours ago]
Wynne defends trade mission to China [Published St. Catharines Standard - 6 hours ago]
Niagara teen wants your vote for charity [Published St. Catharines Standard - 6 hours ago]
Hope runs through breast cancer event [Published St. Catharines Standard - 7 hours ago]
Senate should let provinces decide on gambling [Published St. Catharines Standard - 9 hours ago]
RCMP plan to abandon fur hats 'overturned' [Published St. Catharines Standard - 13 hours ago]
Hold Me Tight couples retreat weekend [Published St. Catharines Standard - 20 hours ago]
Putting the heat on a world record [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 30 2014]
MISSING: 13 year old runaway from Grimsby [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 30 2014]
Open house at Welland's indoor paddle tank [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 30 2014]
NIAGARA DINES: Blue Star serving Niagara for years [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 30 2014]
LAFLECHE: Failing grade a call to action [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 29 2014]
Fire at Lailey Vineyard destroys garage [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 29 2014]
Repeat drunk driver given break, can serve sent... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 29 2014]
Male rescued from Niagara Gorge [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 29 2014]
Recipe idea: Tex Mex stuffed peppers [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 29 2014]
WARD 1: Meet the candidates running in Merritton [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 28 2014]
Former Niagaran inducted into Motorcycle Hall o... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 28 2014]
More cowbell cyclocross [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 28 2014]
Niagara Greenbelt walk to encourage expansion [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 27 2014]
St. Therese celebrated at Falls centre [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 27 2014]
63rd annual Grande Parade [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 27 2014]
Wellspring Niagara to benefit from day of music [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 27 2014]
17-year-old killed in industrial accident [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 27 2014]
SEARCH ENGINE: Renting ice has cachet at Meridi... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 27 2014]
Region issues water filtration sales alert [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 26 2014]
What did a reporter say when she quit on air? [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 26 2014]
Exploring Niagara's antiques [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 26 2014]
Rollover snarls traffic [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 24 2014]
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