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Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games postponed until 2022

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure the safety of all athletes, coaches, staff, volunteers and spectators, the Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games have been postponed until 2022. According to an announcement on Wednesday by Canada Games Council »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

Elvis is back!

Well, not exactly, but the Elvis festival is back. We may be just in the middle of winter in N.America, but tickets are already on sale for one of the world’s biggest Elvis festivals. In fact it bills itself as »

Environment & Animal Life, Internet, Science & Technology

Antidepressants accumulating in fish brains: study

Scientists have found that human antidepressants are accumulating in the brains of fish that are found in the Niagara River at the heart of North America. This river flows between the United States and Canada and connects two of the »

International, Politics, Society

Ontario colleges under fire for Saudi discrimination

Three Ontario colleges have been criticized for operating gender-segregated programmes in Saudi Arabia, a concept which critics say goes against Canadian values. Since being brought to public attention, two of the colleges have pulled out of those programmes. However, Niagara »

Arts & Entertainment, Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

History, Oct. 24, 1901 : The Queen of the Mist, daredevil woman of the Falls

The power and majesty of Niagara Falls has held millions of visitors in awe since it was first viewed by man. The first European to see them, Father Louis Hennepin in the winter of 1678-79, later wrote, .”.Betwixt the Lake »

Environment & Animal Life, Highlights, International

The annual “Hawkwatch” in Niagara

In southern Ontario’s Niagara Peninsula,  Hawkwatch has become an annual event for birdwatchers and nature lovers. Red pointer indicates the town of Grimsby along the Niagara escarpment which runs through the peninsula and then takes a sharp turn north just »