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    Niagara Health, DJB among small group of region’s 2023 ‘Top Employers’

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    A total of eight of Niagara-based workplaces have made this year’s ‘Hamilton-Niagara Top Employers’ list.

    Published annually since 2008 by Mediacorp Canada, the competition is organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and recognizes businesses that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

    Local employers featured on the 2023 list include Airbus Helicopters, Algoma Central, Bethesda Community Services, Brock University, DJB Accounting, FirstOntario Credit Union, Niagara College, and Niagara Health.

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    Niagara Catholic trustees hold inaugural meeting of new term, Di Lorenzo elected chair

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    Niagara Catholic District School Board held its first inaugural of the 2022-2026 term last Tuesday, November 22 at Saint Michael Catholic High School in Niagara Falls.

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    Sir Winston Churchill senior girls basketball best in province

    Sports

    If you’re looking for the best girls AA high school basketball team in Ontario, look no further than St. Catharines’ Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School.

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    All options should be on the table for a health care system in crisis

    Opinion

    For a generation – or two – we lulled ourselves into the complacent belief that our health care system was “better”, particularly when compared to the U.S.

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    Carbon taxes hit the east

    Provincial

    The latest provinces to be hit by the ever-increasing federal carbon tax are three of the Atlantic provinces – Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and PEI.

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    Ford needs to end the Metrolinx fiasco

    Provincial

    Imagine you’ve hired contractors to do a home renovation project. You’ve finally saved up enough money to add that second bathroom you’ve always wanted.

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    Nancy Pelosi’s mixed legacy

    Opinion

    Much will be written about Nancy Pelosi over the next few weeks. Tributes will pour in about her breaking glass ceilings and representing a woman who can have it all.

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    Despite short and long-term challenges, future for Niagara business bright

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    The pandemic, inflation, labour shortages and geopolitical changes have hit local businesses hard. However, Dolores Fabiano, Executive Director of the South Niagara Chambers of Commerce – which jointly represents Fort Erie, Niagara Falls, Pelham, Port Colborne, Wainfleet, and Welland – remains optimistic.

    “There truly are some significant issues that will need to be addressed”, said Fabiano. “But we can’t forget everything we have going for us.”

    Fabiano believes that Niagara is uniquely positioned with various advantages that will allow it to persevere in the years ahead. “We have a wonderful quality of life… we have access to the major markets, and there are tremendous opportunities for even more growth.”

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    CP Holiday Train rolling into nearby Hamilton next week

    Local

    The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train has returned for 2022 after a brief two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

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    Province provides Niagara police funding to help address local auto theft

    Local

    The Ontario government is providing the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) $1,956,419 to help combat auto theft in the region.

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    What Ontario employers need to know about ‘mitigation’

    Business

    When we speak of wrongful dismissal damages, assuming there are no contractual provisions limiting such damages or their calculation, we speak of an employee’s “reasonable notice entitlements” under the common law.

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    G20 nations (Canada included) are advancing vaccine passports and a global digital health ID program

    National

    Last week in Bali the G20 nations agreed to continue establishing vaccine passports and introducing a global digital health ID program.

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    Big changes in Alberta

    Provincial

    Newly-minted Alberta Premier Danielle Smith isn’t wasting any time making changes.

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    Emergencies Act Inquiry testimony tells an imperfect story

    National

    The chaos underway at the Emergencies Act Inquiry should concern all Canadians, irrespective of political beliefs.

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