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Technology Takes Centre Stage Keeping Communities Connected

As a weary planet is dragged through yet another month of deadly COVID-19 and resulting far-reaching restrictions, Niagara’s sexual- and gender-diverse community is coping as best it can to keep the rainbow shining.

Community Wealth and the Post-COVID Economy

If we play our cards right we might not only recover from this pandemic, but come back stronger than we were before.

Five Audiobooks to Get You Through Self-Isolation

Here are a few offerings that are great for when you’re driving, walking, working out, cooking…or while you’re stuck in self-isolation.

Rodman Hall: a survey and warning

The City of St. Catharines assembled a Rodman Hall Task Force this past year: an online survey about RHAC can be filled out, until this Monday, April 13, 2020. I offer some reasons why this is important, that are both current and looking back over the past few years.

Instant Niagara: an intimate landscape held in your hand

Kate Gottli (@instant_niagara) is an artist who captures scenes and sites of Niagara in an accessible, but also considered manner. I offer a response to some of her work in this latest artist feature

We’ve Got Each Other

We’ve Got Each Other is a not to be missed one man all-singing, all-dancing Bon Jovi musical spectacular.

The Breakfast Sandwich: A Most Convenient Indulgence

If you’re going to eat it, you have to really want to. This is why breakfast has the greatest hurdle to overcome;.

LUMEN Lights Up The Way

St. Catharines games developers Buttery Games released their first feedback demo for their upcoming game LUMEN: Lost Passages.

History Repeating: We Were Taught Differently at the Welland Museum

The current exhibition at the Welland Historical Museum is both necessary in speaking to an ignored chapter of Canadian history, but also to inform a more considered debate about where ‘we’ are now.

Welland’s Past and Present shows the city’s changing faces

Sandy Fairbairn’s solo exhibition Welland: Times Present Times Past, curated by Bart Gazzola, is a personal, but also very public, history of Welland. James Takeo offers a response.