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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province lands $11M from Ottawa to combat guns, gang violence

ONTARIO: Province lands $11M from Ottawa to combat guns, gang violence

“We have to invest in our kids and our communities to address the circumstances that give rise to violence,” federal minister Bill Blair says at Aurora announcement
The Legion's rockin' so come on in

The Legion's rockin' so come on in

Even when they're having fun, Emergency Medical Services workers are helping the community
Welland canal workers slip on quicksands; paid 63 cents a day

Welland canal workers slip on quicksands; paid 63 cents a day

In this week's history column, we recall the plight of canal workers, taken from Thorold Township and Town, 1786-1932, Published by John H. Thompson.
New OPP boss to focus on human trafficking, gangs, guns

New OPP boss to focus on human trafficking, gangs, guns

Thomas Carrique bids an emotional adieu to the local force that has been his 'home, passion and family for 29 years'
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Love it or hate it, AI's role in education is growing

BEYOND LOCAL: Love it or hate it, AI's role in education is growing

Some schools are developing AI tutoring systems
Welland woman one step closer to $10,000

Welland woman one step closer to $10,000

Tanya's daughter is an employee at an OLG retail location, so the prize falls within OLG's definition of an 'insider win'
City wants your input

City wants your input

What does the perfect park look like in your mind?
Excitement mounting for charity Mounts game

Excitement mounting for charity Mounts game

Hometown hockey fans await the return of Kevin Bolibruck, Chris Risi, J.J. Martin, Jacob Braun, Dylan Braun, and Brad Jackson to play on Thorold ice March 28
Province to announce classroom cellphone ban: Canadian Press

Province to announce classroom cellphone ban: Canadian Press

PCs proposed the ban during last year's election campaign
CRA will never text you, say police

CRA will never text you, say police

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