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An area directly in front of Rich Products remains closed while the Ministry of Labour investigates an ammonia leak that killed one man and sent two people to hospital with non life-threatening injuries on Monday, July 6, 2015. (MIKE DIBATTISTA/Niagara Falls Review/Postmedia Network)

Fort Erie plant closed for ministry investigation

All production at the Rich Products plant in Fort Erie has been suspended until a complete investigation of Monday's ammonia leak that killed one man and sent two to hospital is conducted by the Ministry of Labour.

Indigenous Niagara Falls resident Celeste Smith will host youth from an impoverished reserve in northern Ontario later this summer. But first, she'll head to the remote community next week to see the struggles for herself. PHOTO: Submitted

Seeing 3rd World Canada for herself

For Celeste Smith, it will feel like a trip to another country. It will certainly cost that much – $1,700 to $2,200, which she jokes is more expensive than a trip to Australia. But when the Indigenous (Oneida, Six Nations) Niagara Falls resident touches down in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug next week, she won't even need her passport.

Niagara Peninsula Energy CEO Brian Wilkie in front of the Niagara Parks Commission Floral clock on July 7, 2015. The clock face design commemorates 100 years of power. Mike DiBattista/Niagara Falls Review/Postmedia Network

A century of lighting it up

It has stood the test of time for a century, and Niagara Peninsula Energy celebrated with flowers Tuesday – about 20,000 of them.

(MIKE DIBATTISTA/Niagara Falls Review/Postmedia Network)

Cyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in Falls

Niagara Regional Police said they received information from Niagara Emergency Medical Services at around 10:13 a.m. that they had come across a male cyclist with severe head injuries in the area of Drummond Rd., between Summer St. and North St. in Niagara Falls.