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A look at summertime, then and now

  BY MEGAN METLER Special to the VOICE Editor’s note: In a break this week from our usual feature, we diverge from Vilma Moretti’s A Little Book About Us to present a current account of…


Pelham resident concerned about disability cuts

Rhys Evans calls for “base level of humanity” BY JOHN CHICK Special to the VOICE Rhys Evans knows Ontario disability funding and legislation inside and out. As Pelham’s representative on Niagara’s Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee,…


Restored runway returns airport to its historical roots

BY GLORIA J. KATCH Special to the VOICE “Everybody’s happy. It’s a win-win situation,” Adrian Verburg, Captain of the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) told the Voice, after the organization restored a piece of…


CannTrust: Final nail in the coffin?

  Company officials reportedly sold stock after being informed of illegal activities at Fenwick facility BY VOICE STAFF Eric Paul, chairman of CannTrust’s board of directors until last week, when he was forced to resign,…


COLUMN SIX: A tiger in his tank

The machismo side effects of a kid’s first car BY LARRY COTÉ Special to the VOICE For many males, likely one of their most cherished memories is their first car. Not the dad’s family sedan,…



Soybean mess along Fifteen Mile Creek mostly gone

  BY JOHN CHICK Special to the VOICE After initially not doing so, the Pelham farmer responsible for an apparent mass spill of soybeans on the banks of Fifteen Mile Creek has come forward to…


Audit committee still finding its feet

  BY GLORIA J. KATCH Special to the VOICE Earning the public’s trust was clearly on the minds of staff, municipal councillors and committee members last Monday as it bandied about thoughts on its future…


The Jacques journey continues

With Sobeys’ help, local author takes positive message on the road BY JANE BEDARD Special to the VOICE About a year ago, the Voice published a story about Michael Jacques, a young man with autism…


Tropical Saturday for Summerfest

  BY VOICE STAFF With temperatures in the mid 30s, and the humidex in the low 40s, Saturday afternoon at Summerfest felt less like a party and more like an endurance contest. While a few…