New zoning bylaw subject of open house

Residents can ask questions or voice their concerns about Port Colborne’s newly-created draft comprehensive zoning bylaw at a public open house this week.The open house is Thursday, March 30 in council chambers on the third floor of city hall, 66 Charlotte Street, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and will be a drop-in format with no formal presentation.

Welland spotlighted in Business View Magazine

Welland's business diversity making news

Welland’s success is making news across North America thanks to a recent profile in the March issue of Business View Magazine.The magazine, with 400,000 subscribers, spotlighted the city with a full-colour feature called, Welland, Ontario: Bridging the Past, Present, and Future. It was in the magazine’s city view section.

John Dickert, the mayor of Racine, Wisconsin, has been chosen to head up the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative as its new president and CAO

New head of Great Lakes group

The mayor of Racine, Wisconsin has been chosen as the new president and chief administrative officer of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, a coalition of 128 cities from the U.S. and Canada representing more 17 million people.John Dickert was selected by the board of directors and will succeed David Ullrich.

Wainfleet Mayor April Jeffs. (Supplied photo)

Niagara Centre Tories support Jeffs

It appears Wainfleet Mayor April Jeffs will lead Niagara Centre Progressive Conservatives into the next provincial election, as the deadline for candidates to apply has come and gone with no one else throwing their hat in the ring against her.