The driver of a tractor was taken to hospital after a crash on the South Service Rd. near Jordan Station Thursday.

Crash sends driver of tractor to hospital

One person was sent to St. Catharines hospital after a car collided with a tractor hauling a trailer of vegetable oil on the South Service Rd. near Jordan Station Thursday afternoon.

GO train

Ip has Twitter debate with Transport Minister

St. Catharines councillor Laura Ip showed her support for GO service to Niagara on Twitter this afternoon. And, she asked Ontario's transportation minister Glen Murray some pointed questions about the lack of GO transit here.

Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan. (Reuters files)

Look to private delivery of public service

Ontario’s “staggering” debt load should prompt politicians to consider using the private sector to deliver public services at lower cost, the province’s former finance minister says.