As reported to the Region’s Public Health and Social Services Committee on Jun. 15, 2021, regional staff identified 665 people experiencing homelessness in Niagara. Of that number, 18% were children (aged 0-15 years), over 10% were youth (16-24 years) and 5% were seniors (greater than 65 years).
Yet, despite the harrowing figures, and now with snow on the ground and temperatures dropping, regional staff continue to ignore recommendations related to the homelessness crisis in Niagara Region. This includes burying an audit report on the programs aimed to help prevent homelessness.
All good things must come to an end. And what an end it was for the Grimsby Secondary School varsity boys football team
Signing up for or participating in sports may not be as easy as most would think, especially here in Niagara.
Last week, MPs from across Canada returned to the House of Commons in Ottawa for the first time in five months.
To date we don’t have a court decision on the merits of an employer’s vaccination policy nor a court or arbitration decision addressing an employee’s termination for non-compliance under such a policy.
The last couple of weeks have seen some truly unfortunate policies emerge from various parts of the Ontario government that are more likely to be divisive and harmful rather than accomplish anything positive.
Anyone who’s been paying attention to the increasingly fraught battles over oil and gas projects has seen a decided shift in the strategies employed by industry opponents.