The FIBA U18 Americas Championship 2018 kicked off Saturday in downtown St. Catharines with wheelchair basketball games, pony rides, music and bouncy castles. The tournament starts Sunday.
Our live coverage of election results begins at 8:30 p.m. Polls close at 9 p.m. Reporter Grant LaFleche hosts our livestream broadcast to bring you elections results from across Niagara. Join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #
Relief. That is how Jim Bradley, the elder statesman of the Liberal Party of Ontario, described the unprecedented electoral gambit of his party's leader and the province's premier. On Saturday, with polls showing her party in the basement with l
There were few fireworks during a sparsely attended all candidates debate for the provincial riding of St. Catharines Tuesday evening, with candidates hewing closely to scripted talking points and party platform planks. About 50 people showed up t
A St. Catharines actor and Niagara Falls business person offered $50 to people to attend a Niagara Falls City Council Tuesday night to ensure the debate over the controversial Thundering Waters development proposal isn't disrupted by "emotional publ
St. Catharines city council has rejected a request from members of Niagara Region’s Burgoyne Bridge Task Force to investigate their own investigation related to the bridge project’s massive cost overruns. Calling the region’s request a “deflection
More than a year before he became the chief administrative officer at Niagara Region where he would preside over the unlawful seizure of a reporter's computer and notes, Carmen D'Angelo urged the owners of the St. Catharines Standard to replace its
Historic stained glass windows, bricks, metal and slate from the former Welland Avenue United Church are being offered for sale to the public starting today. The 1877-era church on the corner of Welland Avenue and Henry Street has undergone massive
Investigative journalism is often a process of taking two steps forward, only to have to take one back and navigate unexpected twists and turns. In Episode 2 of the Inside the Newsroom podcast series, reporters Grant LaFleche, Karena Walter and Bill
Regional chair Alan Caslin has waded into the debate over a proposed rental housing licensing bylaw in St. Catharines, triggering a sharp response from Mayor Walter Sendzik. In an email sent to city councillors from his Sympatico email address on
New government figures show that nearly 4,000 Canadians died from apparent opioid overdoses last year, with men the most likely victims and fentanyl the clear culprit.
A former Liberal MP may have used his connections with municipal officials in Collingwood, Ont. — including his sister, the mayor — to secure a $756,000 consulting fee that was hidden from taxpayers in the fast-growing resort town northwest of Toronto, police documents obtained by CBC News reveal.
Competition is heating up for Canada's most price-sensitive travellers as WestJet Airlines gears up to launch the country's second ultra-low cost airline Wednesday.
Many of the kids who’ve been taken from their families are under the age of four, according to New York Times data. Too young, obviously, to understand that when their parents crossed the border illegally they were stumbling into the White House’s calculus for the midterm elections.
Donald Trump's threat to slap tariffs on Canadian cars and car parts could cost the country up to 160,000 jobs, especially if Canada retaliates, TD Bank warns.
Content reviewing is one of the fastest-growing, entry-level job sectors in Silicon Valley as social media platforms fight to rid their platforms of ever-growing amounts of toxic content.
Trump has sensed that his voters want ruthlessness, and that they can easily be persuaded to see the separation of children from their border-crossing parents as patriotic.
When she dressed up as the Grim Reaper for the nursing home Halloween party, nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer raised eyebrows, but her colleagues say they didn't know she was killing residents by injecting them with insulin. Wettlaufer's strange sense of humour and her inappropriateness with staff were discussed Monday at the Ontario public inquiry into long-term care that continues today.
Married people may be less likely to develop cardiovascular disease or die from a heart attack or stroke than individuals who aren't, a research review suggests.
U.S. President Donald Trump, facing a blast of criticism for the detention of children separated from their immigrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, was slated to meet with Republican lawmakers on Tuesday ahead of votes on immigration legislation.
"This unprecedented crime merits a punishment that reflects its horrible implications," prosecutor Thomas Jacques told the judge in a Quebec City courtroom Tuesday.
With the European Union poised to hit American exports with retaliatory tariffs, those who sell or consume U.S. spirits in the United Kingdom are predicting the burgeoning market for whisky and bourbon could take a hit.
Nearly 69 million people were forcibly displaced last year, a record for the fifth straight year, according to an annual report from the UN refugee agency. In Canada, asylum claims doubled from the previous year.
The cost of health claims related to hearing loss among members of Canada's military is rising, due in part to the reluctance of members to wear protective equipment and because the most suitable devices aren't always provided.
When U.S. President Donald Trump tried to ban migration from Muslim-majority countries, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sent a tweet of welcome to the world. Now the Trump administration is locking up kids — and the PM is staying largely quiet.
A new exhibit juxtaposing two generations of Inuit artists is the AGO's first by its recently revamped department of Indigenous and Canadian Art — a body that has been under scrutiny for its efforts at inclusion.
Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been shot and killed in Florida, authorities say.
Federal Conservative candidate Richard Martel won a byelection in Chicoutimi-Le Fjord, Que., on Monday, taking a seat from the governing Liberals.
Five B.C. families are stuck in Tokyo as Ottawa sorts out the confusion over Japanese adoption laws prompted by a notice from the U.S. government.
President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion US in Chinese imports on Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war.