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<b>CANADA:</b> Watchdog says prisons are failing to meet health, end-of-life needs for inmates

CANADA: Watchdog says prisons are failing to meet health, end-of-life needs for inmates

Older inmates account for one-quarter of the inmate population in federal institutions, with their numbers increasing by 50 per cent over the last decade
Allanburg Bridge closures this week

Allanburg Bridge closures this week

Bridge 11 closed to all traffic due to scheduled construction
Threats investigation results in slew of charges for two Port Colborne people

Threats investigation results in slew of charges for two Port Colborne people

Man and woman face charges including extortion using a firearm and drug offences
Thorold Lions get sociable

Thorold Lions get sociable

Tickets are selling quickly for the Thorold Lions annual Spring Sociable dinner dance on April 6, said Lion Sharon Major.
<b>CANADA:</b> Critics call new code of conduct for handling abuse allegations 'toothless'

CANADA: Critics call new code of conduct for handling abuse allegations 'toothless'

Duncan's announcement came shortly after a CBC investigation found over 200 coaches in Canada have been convicted of sexual abuse in the last 20 years and another 34 cases involving coaches are before the courts
Thorold bantams sweep semi-finals

Thorold bantams sweep semi-finals

Submitted by Darrin Hale
Good morning, Thorold!

Good morning, Thorold!

Mainly cloudy with a chance of light snow in the afternoon with light winds.
<b>CANADA:</b> Stats Canada credits Liberals' signature child benefit for drop in poverty rates

CANADA: Stats Canada credits Liberals' signature child benefit for drop in poverty rates

The next part of the plan proposes a drop to 50 per cent of 2015 levels by 2030, which will require thought about how to "make more of a dent in those who are living in and with extreme poverty"
Thorold man arrested after allegedly making death threats

Thorold man arrested after allegedly making death threats

Niagara Regional Police made an arrest early this evening
Skate me up

Skate me up

A free skate, soup, chili and fun were served up to supporters of Start Me Up Niagara.