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OneThorold hosts session on student and senior struggles

OneThorold hosts session on student and senior struggles

Challenges encountered by Thorold’s students and seniors were highlighted at a breakfast meeting hosted by OneThorold last Tuesday.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How can we mobilize the masses to vote?

BEYOND LOCAL: How can we mobilize the masses to vote?

Studies suggest online voting systems will increase voter turnout
Significant rainfall expected in region on Sunday: Environment Canada

Significant rainfall expected in region on Sunday: Environment Canada

Total rainfall amounts of 30 to 40 mm are likely, however higher rainfall amounts approaching 50 mm may be possible
TSS Improv team takes Tri-City trophy

TSS Improv team takes Tri-City trophy

After placing first to claim gold in the Tri-City region, the Thorold Secondary School Improv team recently returned from Ottawa, placing eighth out of 18 teams from across the country.
Community pitches in for city-wide cleanup this morning

Community pitches in for city-wide cleanup this morning

Brock’s community observatory to host discussion on municipal reform

Brock’s community observatory to host discussion on municipal reform

Brock University presentation is open to the public.
Single-vehicle collision in Fort Erie causes life-threatening injuries

Single-vehicle collision in Fort Erie causes life-threatening injuries

This collision remains under investigation by Detectives of the Niagara Regional Police Services Collision Reconstruction Unit
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> We need to change how we assess literacy, experts say

BEYOND LOCAL: We need to change how we assess literacy, experts say

Large-scale literacy testing has not kept pace with how literacy is practiced in classrooms, assessed by teachers and mandated by curriculum
Badawey slams provincial budget

Badawey slams provincial budget

Niagara Centre MP says governing in the best interest of people means working together at all levels of government, but the Ontario government is acting in direct opposition to the Federal government.
<b>BEYOND:</b> Immigrant children's health declines rapidly upon arrival in Canada. Why?

BEYOND: Immigrant children's health declines rapidly upon arrival in Canada. Why?

The findings seem counter-intuitive when you consider that Canada offers relatively abundant food, accessible healthcare, and a high standard of living