Choosing a colour for an open concept space can be a challenging dilemma for many.

The great room is a space that incorporates rooms with multiple functions, often joining a front entrance to a living room, kitchen and hallway. Now the challenge is to find a paint colour that will work with everything.

Did you know each Canadian throws out a pound of food every single day? That’s a lot of careless waste, not to mention a waste of hard-earned money! These tasty ideas for using up odds and ends found in almost every family kitchen will stretch your groceries further, save you money and make you feel good about using up every last bit.

From the pixie to the bob, and from natural to edgy, there are a plethora of short haircuts that look particularly flattering on femme-presenting people over 50.

Mike Drak, Co-Author of “Victory Lap Retirement” speaks on “How to design a heathy fulfilling retirement lifestyle”

Patricia Haftar presents “Parts of Me” A solo exhibit of original paintings

April 20 to May 9, 2019

Arts Place Art Gallery 714 King Street • Port Colborne • 905.834.9060

Artists’ Reception Saturday, May 4 • 2 - 4:00 pm Door Prize of an Original Painting

Join the Rotary Club of Welland for...


Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

6:00 p.m.

Club Castropignano
Tickets $30 each
Ticket includes: 10 Games of Bingo, Pizza and Snacks.

March 31, 2019 is the last day for Pelham Businesses to take advantage of the 10% discount on vendor fees for Summerfest 2019.  Submit your applications on line at  before the deadline to qualify (Pelham based businesses only).  Deadline for all applications is April 30, 2019.  Don’t delay, apply today!

A major item from this week’s federal budget will further reduce, rather than enhance, affordability for first-time homebuyers.

The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive—in which the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation will provide up to 10% on the purchase price of a new build and 5% on a resale—caps household income at $120,000. The policy further states that “participants’ insured mortgage and the incentive amount cannot be greater than four times the participants’ annual household incomes.”

Give your gently used home goods a new home – and save $$$ when you shop the ReStore!

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore is spring cleaning’s best friend. Donate your unwanted items and clear out the clutter to make space in your home or prepare for a fresh new look.

When you donate your gently used items to any Niagara ReStore from March 25 – April 6 you’ll receive a coupon as a thank you for your donation. While you’re already at the ReStore, use your shiny new coupon to take 20% off your entire purchase!

Hello, my name is Annette Steele and I am an "emerging" Fonthill artist. As a member of the Visual Artists of Welland VAW,  member of Niagara-on the-Lake Pumphouse Art School and Gallery, and member of the St. Carharines Art Association SCAA I would like to share this painting entitled "Where We Gather" with you that I created earlier this year. It was inspired by a photo I took at the Christmas market 2018.

A perfect gift for Dad on Father’s Day

Great entertainment and activities for kids and family of all ages


Tickets now available on-line at:

This exhibition welcomes different types of erasures, be they scenes lacking important elements, simplified adaptions of existing artworks, or abstracted forms of figurative objects. The accompany these pieces, short written statements commenting on well-known recent artworks practising or thematizing erasures will provide contextualization.

A new partnership between two Niagara organizations will mean a direct connection between the people conducting leading-edge research on child mental health and the caregivers who work with families dealing with related issues.

Pathstone Mental Health and Brock University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Friday, March 22 that solidifies a collaboration that will positively impact children suffering with mental health in Niagara and beyond.

Does Your Home Have the Top Features That Buyers Want?

Tastes change, but the data team found the home features that buyers really, really want—and are willing to pay more for.

Here are the big 15!

Preheat oven to 180 C (350 F). Place 8 slices Compliments Texas Toast between waxed or parchment paper; roll with rolling pin to flatten slightly. Line 9 x 13 in. glass baking dish with toast creating a “lip” on long sides. Bake 20 min. to lightly toast. Spread 1 cup (250 mL) tomato sauce onto toasted bread. Mix  1 cup (250 mL) shredded Cheddar cheese, 1 cup (250 mL) 2% cottage cheese, ¾ cup (175 mL) diced green pepper, 1 tsp (5 mL) dried oreganoblack pepper to taste. Spread cheese mixture over tomato sauce. Nestle 16 Compliments frozen meatballs into filling. Scatter sliced pepperoni on top. Sprinkle with 2 tbsp (30 mL) grated Parmesan. Bake 30 to 35 min. until lightly bubbling. Broil briefly to brown.

Welcome to our first ever Growing With Brock newsletter! The idea of the newsletter is to connect with current and future Growing With Brock Members and to provide updates on our latest findings .

We have five research labs that compose the Growing With Brock research team.

Growing with Brock is a free program connecting the community to research at the Lifespan Centre at Brock University.

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You're invited to an Evening at the ReStore!
From April 7 - 13. This year's theme is The Volunteer Factor - Lifting Communities. When people volunteer together, the sky is the limit, in terms of what they can achieve.

Join us as we celebrate our volunteers' contributions and meet and mingle with other volunteers. Bring a guest who might be interested in volunteering with us!

Yoga helps tone, lengthen, and strengthen muscles. This gentle form of yoga is perfect for beginners and those with experience. This class focuses on alignment and breath.

SLIDERFEST returns Saturday August 24th, 2019

Five awesome local Chefs are going head to head and bun to bun in an epic SLIDER BATTLE!

Come be the judge as the Fonthill Lions host SLIDERFEST presented by PenFinancial Credit Union – an outdoor fundraising party at our 7.5 acre G. L. Klager Park located right in the heart of Fonthill.

It’s All About the Egg and I don’t mean Easter egg

“When it comes to shiny hair, eggs are your friend. Eggs contain sulfur, which helps produce collagen and keratin, two important proteins for creating and maintaining healthy, shiny hair.
“Eggs, in particular, contain biotin which can improve hair growth and we all love hair growth.


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