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Yoga for Peace is a group fitness class experience that is being offered in 6 locations across Niagara as part of YMCA Peace Week. Yoga is an innately peaceful activity. The goal of yoga is to encompass the overall essence of peace and incorporate spirit, mind and body into each class.

Yoga for Peace is open to all community members, no previous yoga experience is necessary. Yoga for Peace is designed for participants 13 years of age and older. Please bring your own yoga mat and water bottle.

The Fonthill Lioness Club Announces New and Improved Turkey Pies for sale at $5.00 each. Just in time for your busy holiday schedule, great idea for those busy days.

Pelham residents had their say during the Oct. 22 public meeting under the Planning Act regarding amendments to the Official Plan and Zoning By-law to include policies and regulations with respect to short term accommodations within the Town.

After a decade of generally positive returns on the financial markets, and with persistent rumours of an economic slowdown, many investors seem inclined to turn to “safer” investments. But at what cost?

The Niagara Improv Festival aims to engage improv groups across the Niagara Region to come and compete in the Niagara Improv Festival. The Festival will include age groups from Grade 9 – 12 and an adult competition. We will be partnering with local drama groups and reaching out to local schools to participate, volunteer and compete in the festival.

You are invited to participate in a study. The purpose of this study is to assess climate change vulnerability and the adaptive capacity of several municipalities in the Niagara region. This research is essential to help develop effective and meaningful climate change adaptation plans for each community. 

Looking older can come from the simple mistake of keeping your high school hairstyle for too long. For example, the over-layered cut with “stripe” highlights, will add years to your whole look. Having an out of date style will make you look tired.

As Canadians continue to struggle with high housing prices, the federal government has stepped in to help carry the weight of those hefty mortgage payments with the First Time Home Buyer Incentive. Trudeau has earmarked $1.25 billion in funding to the program over the next three years.

When we think about the effects of climate change, we most often think about the planet becoming warmer, melting glaciers, biodiversity loss, flooding and drought. What many of us may not realize, however, is that the food we consume, and the way it is grown, is also impacted by climate change.

For the second time in as many days, Pelham Town Council heard from residents on an important issue that, despite only having directly affected certain pockets of town, could have large scale impacts if not dealt with in a timely and sufficient manner.

There were plenty of smiles in FONTHILL during this year’s Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign. The simple act of buying a chocolate chunk cookie lovingly decorated with blue eyes and a cheerful pink smile raised $13,019 forthe WELLSPRING NIAGARA as part of a record breaking national campaign. 

The next Annual General Meeting will be an important gathering for the membership to discuss the future of the PBA.

Due to decreasing participation, and the need for new leadership on the board that hasn't materialized, the discussion of the PBA's future will involve whether that includes dissolving the organization.

If you have a vested interest in the continuation of the PBA to represent your business in the local community, this is an important meeting to attend.

Get your art seen at the MCC! The Pelham Public Art Committee is looking for artists to showcase their art at the Meridian Community Centre.

Versatile and affordable, chicken is a grocery mainstay. However, it’s easy to get stuck in a chicken rut when you prepare the same cuts and recipes every week. Read on to learn about the selection of poultry cuts available so you can look at the chicken aisle with a new eye and shake up your dinner routine.

Today, Enbridge Gas Inc. and Pelham Fire Department announced they are working to improve home safety and bring fire and carbon monoxide-related deaths down to zero. 

Fall branch collection starts next week on Oct. 28 and continues until Nov. 22. Curbside branch collection is available across Niagara region to all residents living in single family homes and apartments with six units or less.

How do you better connect with your customers? Can brand storytelling grow your business?

The decision on whether to buy or sell a home this Fall has become mired by more than the typical uncertainties that come with a transaction of this magnitude. Housing affordability, interest rates and the mortgage stress test were big newsmakers in 2018 and 2019, and are continuing to make headlines during this Fall's federal election campaign with lots of housing issues and policies being up for debate.

The power of community was evident at the 'Raise the Arches' Fundraising Social held Saturday October 19th as local Citizens gathered together at the Meridian Community Centre and demonstrated the groundswell of support that will raise the Pelham Arches once again.
 
The event was spearheaded by the Rotary Club of Fonthill and the Pelham Summerfest Committee and directed by 2018 Pelham Citizen of the Year Frank Adamson
 

In communities, people often learn from one another, whether it’s by spending time with family, friends or colleagues, or interacting with their neighbours, nearby farmers or local business owners. This is called social learning, which typically starts when people get together and share their knowledge, or, when knowledge is transferred from one person (a scientist, government agent, professional, or a peer, for example) to another. Social learning can also happen when we observe or listen to others. 

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