Category Archives: News/Local

Pink Floyd Niagara back from the dark side

Pink Floyd Niagara fans, the wait is over — welcome to the machine. Again.

More than five years after its last appearance at the Seneca Queen Theatre in Niagara Falls, the local Floyd tribute band known for its authentic sound returns this month.

Led by co-founder Larry Swiercz, the group will play The Sanctuary...

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Signpost: HSR service and Climate Change facility open house

Additional HSR service

HSR will be providing additional service to the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport and Van Wagner's Beach area starting June 24. People travelling to the airport will be able to take the Glanbrook Trans-Cab service from the Mountain Transit Centre to Mount Hope during extended hours Monday to Saturday...

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‘Inspiring’ refugee gets scholarship to study community engagement

Badri has a PhD in geography, a masters in environmental studies, and a bachelor of engineering. She has 25 years of academic and professional work in environmental studies and renewable energy.

In 2013-14, Badri won a fellowship at University of California, Davis, which included working in Washington, D.C. on a U.S. aid project...

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Prospective jurors in Peter Khill trial questioned about potential racial bias

Prospective jurors for the trial of Peter Khill, charged with second-degree murder for the death of a First Nations man were screened by lawyers for possible racial bias.

The potential jurors were asked whether or not the fact the accused was white and deceased victim was Indigenous would keep them from considering evidence without bias.

It's a question that...

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