On April 6, 2018, after months of investigation, The Standard published its first expose on the hiring of Niagara Region CAO Carmen D'Angelo, who obtained confidential documents - including the names and biographies of other candidates and interview questions - written by the staff of Regional Chair Alan Caslin during the hiring process.
Pelham's regional representative says he wants a special meeting of council to fix "the wrong" done by Premier Doug Ford's decision to scrap the election of council's chair. Brian Baty said Sunday he wants council to meet to debate allowing ev
Last week Niagara regional council voted to launch a second investigation related to the CAO hiring process. This is what we know and what we don't about this probe. What we know: What happened? Two Standard investigations found that during th
Niagara Region paid more than $95,000 for the lawyer who the Ontario Ombudsman says attempted to influence his investigation into the illegal seizure of a journalist's computer and notes by the municipality. The Standard has learned the total cost
Niagara candidates running for the historic regional chair election had a mere five hours to decide their political fates when Premier Doug Ford abruptly scuttled the race Friday morning. Calling an elected regional chair "another layer of politic
NOTE TO READERS: We will update this story with developments through the day to keep you up to date with the Ontario election story. 4:31 p.m: St. Catharines regional chair candidate John Ringo Beam says on his Facebook page that he is not with
Special investigation found more documents that appear to taint hiring process for $230,000 job
Longtime Niagara Falls city councillor Kim Craitor is running for mayor in Niagara Falls, confirming rumours that he will challenge incumbent Jim Diodati in the Oct. 22 vote. Craitor made the announcement Wednesday morning, filing his papers just
A day after he ordered the illegal seizure of a journalist’s computer and notes, Niagara Region’s chief administrative officer pointedly refused advice to apologize for the incident, says a former communications staffer. In a letter to The Standar
On Wednesday, Ontario's provincial Ombudsman released the report of his investigation into the seizure of a journalist's computer and notes by Niagara Region on Dec. 7, 2017. Paul Dube's report says the Region's actions - directed by decisions mad
Students at Trinity Western University will no longer have to sign an agreement promising to abstain from all sex outside of heterosexual marriage, but faculty and staff will still be bound by the school's restrictive covenant.
Three Canadian cities have placed in the top 10 of a global ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit of the world's most livable cities, with Vienna dethroning perennial favourite Melbourne for the first spot.
A highway bridge linking Italy with France collapsed during a storm Tuesday, killing at least 22 people and injuring 16 others, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said.
U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his war of words with former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday, referring to the woman who had been the top African-American in his White House, as "that dog!"
The hacking demonstration came as concerns swirl about election system vulnerabilities before mid-term state and federal elections.
Metro Vancouver and much of south and central B.C. are once again under a blanket of smoke and haze, and there is little relief in the forecast.
Sebastian Khan, 4, has been delayed at the border since he was an infant because his name matches the name of someone on a national security list. But that headache may soon be over when members of No-Fly List Kids meet with public safety officials Wednesday to learn what the federal government plans to do.
More than 1,000 children — and possible many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report.
Though I’d like to think of a more charitable explanation, the fact that the targeted journalist works for the Toronto Sun probably has something to do with the relative lack of coverage.
The defence in Paul Manafort's bank fraud trial rested its case Tuesday in Virginia without calling him to testify or requesting other witnesses.
The latest numbers from the Canadian Real Estate Association will offer clues on whether falling sales will translate into price declines.
Victoria’s mayor says the city has no intention of getting rid of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue that was recently removed from the steps of city hall, after the Ontario government wrote about acquiring it.
Bill Morneau is preparing to use emergency safeguard measures for the first time to respond to the risk of a surge in cheap foreign steel imports. The finance minister launched a short public consultation process Tuesday, as U.S. steel tariffs continue to disrupt and divert global steel shipments.
Nebraska used a lethal injection of four drugs in a never-before-tried combination, including the powerful opioid fentanyl, to carry out its first execution in more than two decades.
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse.
A man deliberately drove a car into London pedestrians and cyclists on Tuesday before ramming it into barriers outside Britain's parliament in what police said appeared to be the second terrorist attack at the building in just under 18 months.
A Saudi student who successfully applied for asylum in Canada in 2014 and now attends Bishop's University in Quebec urges other students to follow that path. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRC) says that may not be necessary, as most should be able to stay.
A Winnipeg man says a weekend flight to the Arctic ended up being the longest flight of his life after a mix-up on the tarmac sent him nearly 2,300 kilometres in the wrong direction.
The Canadian government has been talkiing to the U.S. government about the impact a retroactive tax signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump is having north of the border, Finance Minister Bill Morneau revealed Monday.
When two masked men burst into a Cannon Street convenience store Friday morning in Hamilton, the clerk didn't hesitate — he leapt over the counter and fought them off.