Niagara Poverty Reduction Network chairman Glen Walker. (Bob Tymczyszyn/St. Catharines Standard/Postmedia News

$15 won't meet living wage

As far as minimum wage goes, even $15 an hour just won’t be enough — and that isn’t just the opinion of some millennials.

The Clarence St. bridge, Bridge 21, in Port Colborne will be closed Wednesday to all traffic.

Bridge 21 closed Wednesday

Port Colborne will be offering free bus rides to and from the east of the city Wednesday as Bridge 21 will be closed.

In this file photo, the Niagara Memorial Militaires wow the crowd at the Rose Festival's Grande Parade in Welland. The group performs in Port Colborne at H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park Tuesday evening. Maryanne Firth/Welland Tribune

Concert in the park

Niagara Memorial Militaires Alumni Drum Corps will perform in the bandshell at Port Colborne’s H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park Tuesday evening.

Even those this sign on a regional road in Welland has been changed to reflect the city's population, ones on highways 140 and 58 owned by the Ministry of Transportation won't be changed, Ward 3 John Chiocchio learned. Dave Johnson/Welland Tribune

Population signs not changing

Even though Welland’s population has increased, signs on the city’s borders won’t be changed to reflect that growth, according to an email from the CAO.

Emily heads home for Canada Day

She went swimming on the trail. Made friends with some cows. And is having fantasies about brushing her teeth in her own (bigger than the space in an