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Articles by The Voice of Pelham

Questions over Town of Pelham finances deferred to June

Niagara Regional Councillor David Barrick’s motion to increase scrutiny of the Town of Pelham’s finances has been deferred by approximately two and a half months. In their scheduled meeting in St. Catharines this evening, Regional…


Niagara to host 2021 Canada Summer Games

March 30 (Niagara Region news release) Niagara’s selection as host of the 2021 Canada Summer Games was the result of years of hard work and extraordinary effort from the local community and dedicated volunteers, according…


Tabled motion slams Town’s finances

Progress continues on the construction of Pelham’s new Community Centre.    NATE SMELLE PHOTO Regional Councillor cites potential for Region-wide fallout from Pelham’s inability to service debt BY DAVID BURKET The VOICE A motion has been…



Actual E.W. Farr survey results differ from DSBN claims

Freedom of information request reveals discrepancies between gathered opinions and the way they were publicly presented BY ZACH JUNKIN Special to the VOICE The results of a freedom of information request surrounding the name change…


Empathy versus scorn

How to improve your hometown BY SAMUEL PICCOLO Special to the VOICE Had the Progressive Conservative party won a majority in 2014 and installed then-MPP and party leader Tim Hudak as premier, Niagara-West Glanbrookians of…




Tensions flare as NPCA refuses provincial offer

NPCA board members meet in Welland last Wednesday. NATE SMELLE PHOTO Hastily called board meeting greeted with skepticism BY NATE SMELL The VOICE A faction of some 50 concerned citizens gathered outside Niagara Peninsula Conservation…


Homegrown author and explorer awarded literary prize

Adam Shoalts, right, is presented the Speaker’s Book Award by Ontario legislative Speaker Dave Levac last week in Queen’s Park. SUPPLIED PHOTO Pelham native Adam Shoalts wins Speaker’s Book Award BY NATE SMELLE The VOICE…