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> CCWN celebrates 50 Years of communnity service Pgs. 7-11 >Winter WineFest chilly, but fun Pg. 3 > Niagara College helps job-seekers Pg. 10 > Grimsby Chamber ED, Jinny Day, to retire Pg. 15 Thursday, January 18, 2018 Vol. 6 Issue 37

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By Mike Williscraft NewsNow While the Ontario Municipal Board’s presiding member, Richard Jones, agreed with some points in an appeal of a 15-storey condo building in Grimsby’s Winston Road corridor, their appeal of the project has been dismissed. The findings were released Dec. 27 but came to Grimsby Council Monday night. The hearing itself took place Oct. 30. In releasing his findings, Jones noted - among other things - that the appeal launched by residents Dorothy Bothwell and Adam Mottershead was credible, but provincial guidelines support the project moving ahead. “Although Ms. Bothwell did not testify, her questions of the planning witnesses made it abundantly clear that her chief concern involved the rapid growth of a designated GA neighbourhood despite the fact the neighbourhood was not well served with amenities and public services in her view; and its relative remoteness from the planned transportation hub at the Casablanca/Queen Elizabeth Way interchange which is more a 1.7 kms away, according See OMB, Page 5

Grimsby shelves support for NPCA disclosure By Mike Williscraft NewsNow For a second time, Grimsby Council side-stepped a contentious Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority matter Monday night. Ald. Dave Kadwell raised the matter of having the NPCA disclose its legal costs for its recent losing legal action against retired Air Force Major and activist Ed Smith. NPCA had sued Smith for defamation, but Judge James Ramsay dismissed the case and later

found that the NPCA should cover Smith’s $131,000 legal costs. Some Niagara municipalities and many regional officials have called for the NPCA to release the extent of its legal bills for the lawsuit. The City of St. Catharines voted in support of and issued a letter to municipalities and a host of officials requesting the release. The letter, which came up under Grimsby council’s correspondence, notes some aspects are privileged but the total of the bill is not.

“...Council request that the NPCA board disclose the total amounts spent on the lawsuits, including the suit by the NPCA’s then CAO, which the NPCA also funded...,” read the letter, which also noted the city contributes $1.7 million annually to the NPCA. Typically, council would simply receive documents for information but Kadwell asked that this letter be endorsed. “I know there are certain things they cannot say, but I would like to

see us endorse this,” said Kadwell. Ald. Nick DiFlavio also spoke in favour of the disclosure of costs. “It is complete. I asked one or two months ago, when it (the lawsuit) is complete, we should ask for disclosure,” said DiFlavio. “It will be a lot.” Mayor Bob Bentley disagreed. “You have to understand the governance of the NPCA,” said Bentley. “There are legal obligations under See NPCA, Page 2


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Auditor General conduct an audit of the NPCA’s books was came to Grimsby council. While the vast majority of Niagara’s 12 member municipalities had voted in support of an NPCA audit and a majority of council members spoke in favour of passing such a demand, council never cast a vote one way or the other after Bentley and Quirk spoke against the notion at that time. That discussion also included a request for the Town’s two regional representatives - Bentley and Quirk to vote in favour of an audit at the regional council table should a vote arise there. Bentley cited lack of jurisdiction and not liking being told how to vote as reasons he would not support the proposed Grimsby motion. Quirk also spoke against it. The motion was withdrawn and a vote was never held on an audit request.

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Legion Br. 393 Smithville - Jan 2018. Events. Tues - Fri Free Pool 2-5 pm. Tues. Cribbage 2-4 pm. Tues. Fun Dart Night 7 pm. Thurs. Euchre 2-4 pm. Sun. Shuffleboard 2 pm. Thurs. Jan 25th BINGO 6 pm. Friday 19th Progressive Euchre 7 pm. Sun. 28th Monthly Breakfast (8-Noon)Ice available $2.00 ea. Hall rental available $20./hour. You do not have to be a legion member to participate everybody welcome. Catch the ace lottery from Royal Canadian Legion Branch 127 Grimsby. New draw starts Thursday, Jan. 18. Tickets on sale 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Draw at 9:00 pm. Everyone welcome - legion membership not required Storytelling Yoga. Jan. 18th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM at Caistorville branch of West Lincoln Public Library. Introducing children to yoga at an early age can help them learn healthy lifestyle habits and set the foundation for a fit future. Age 3 and up. $2 for the winter session. Registration is required. Open House TOPS Club. Jan 18 from 6 pm to 8 pm at St-Albans Church 4341 Ont. St. Beamsville. Real people, real weight loss. www.tops.org. 905-563-7250 or 905-397-1042 LEGO @ the Library. January 19th from 10:00AM to 4:00PM at Caistorville branch of West Lincoln Public Library. Drop in, build, create & play! on P.A. Day. Makerspace Mission Mindstorm. Jan. 20th from 2PM to 3PM at Smithville branch of West Lincoln Public Library. Learn to code and complete a secret mission with Lego Robots at Mission Mindstorm. $2 for the winter session. Registration is required. Lincoln Garden Club will be meeting on Jan. 20 at 9:30 am at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, 4890 Victoria Ave. Vineland Station in Rittenhouse Hall. Join us for coffee and goodies. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Parminder Sandhu whose topic will be Vineland’s Canadian National Hardy

Rose Program. For you rose growers out there this should be right up your garden path. Bring a friend! Artist Development Circle, at the Grimsby Public art gallery January 21 2-4 pm.  All are welcome; drop in to find out how we can work together to build your artistic career! For more details contact: gpag@ grimsby.ca or 905-945-3246 Art Lover, aged 18–30? Wed, Jan 24, 6–7 pm Call for GPAG Focus Group. The Grimsby Public Art Gallery is holding a young adults focus group on Wed, Jan 24, 6–7 p.m. What would you like your gallery to do for you? Participants receive a backroom tour w/ the GPAG Director & a 1yr membership. To participate contact: gpag@grimsby.ca or 905-945-3246 before Fri, Jan 17. Pond Skate -The West Niagara Agricultural Society invites you to a Free Pond Skate January 27, 2018 from 1-4. Complimentary hot chocolate and home-made cookies will be served in the Richardson Building. West Niagara Agriculture Centre. 7402 Mud Street West, Grassie. Grimsby Garden Club invites you to hear from our guest speaker, Janet Christmas, whose topic will be ‘Healing Herbs from Your Garden’, ideal for gardeners, novice and veteran. Monday, January 29th. Livingstone Activity Centre, 18 Livingstone Av., Grimsby. Coffee and treats, 7:00 pm. Meeting and Speaker, 7:30 p.m. Everyone welcome! Grimsby Toastmasters welcomes you as our guest to our next meeting Mon., Jan. 29th. We meet at Grimsby Secondary School, 5 Boulton Ave.   from 7 pm – 8:45 pm.  Come & learn about developing your communication & leadership skills. www.grimsbytoastmasters.org Grimsby Photo Group meeting: Wed. Jan. 31, 7-9 PM. at Grimsby Town Hall Council Chamber (160 Livingston Ave., Grimsby). “Underwater Photography” from Joanna Suan. A short dive into underwater photography as local amateur photographer Joanna Suan shares a

few of her images from warm, cold, fresh, & salt water locations”. All skill levels welcome from phone, tablet & DSLR users are welcome. Visit:  https://www.facebook.com/ GrimsbyPhotoGroup/ Fill Your Frame Art Challenge! The GPAG & McNally House Hospice invite the community to fill a frame in response to the theme of Death: Something to Talk About. Register at the art gallery. Submission due by March 1, 2018. Free. Please call/email GPAG: 905-9453246/gpag@grimsby.ca Chuck A Puck Fundraiser for Rose Cottage Visiting Volunteers. We have tickets for sale for the Niagara Ice Dogs vs The Sault St. Marie Greyhounds hockey game February 8th@ 7 pm for $20 (reg. $22) each. During the game, fans can buy a puck to throw onto the ice – closest to the target wins a prize. If you would like tickets, please contact the office at info.rcvv@gmail.com or (905)309-5071. Call for Entries! Grimsby’s 13th Annual Heritage Art Competition: Who is Your Grimsby? Who were the personalities that has helped shaped your Grimsby. Pick up a form at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery or on line  www.grimsby.ca/ Art-Gallery. Deadline for submissions: Friday Feb. 9, 2018 by 5pm Grimsby Seniors Club Valentine’s Luncheon Tuesday February 13th,2018 12:00 noon with music by Now & Then lunch served by The Best Little Menu Tickets $15.00 members $20:00 non-members. Tickets available at the Livingston Activity Centre 905-309-2075 INDIAN SUMMER, Shelley Niro. Jan 20-March 11 during regular hours at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery Opening Reception Sun. Jan. 21 2-4pm,  Please call/email GPAG: 905-945-3246/gpag@grimsby.ca Lincoln Mom to Mom spring sale. April 14, 2018 from 9 am to noon. Takes place at Great Lakes Christian High School in Beamsville. Free admission and parking. Cash only. Ta-

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the birds. Some were getting ice cream headaches from holding his binoculars up to his eyes and freezing his eyebrow area,” said Bruce Mackenzie, co-ordinator for the Peach Tree CBC. “Even though the weather was tough on the observers the participants were generally pleased with the number of varieties of birds and especially with the birds of prey with 23 Turkey Vultures, 78 Red tailed Hawks, 8 Rough legged Hawks, 3 Great Horned Owls, 1 Saw Whet Owl, 1 Snowy Owl, 2 Peregrine Falcons, 3 Northern Harriers, and a Bald Eagle. Even with the frosty winds 136 Robins and 12 Mockingbirds were counted.

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Putting 50 years of CCWN in perspective As the calendar has turned to 2018, it is an ideal time to reflect on the tremendous impact Community Care of West Niagara has had on the lives of so many in our Community. The history embedded in the day to day efforts of everyone who has been involved in supporting our mission is rich and also a beautiful reflection of what is possible... It started with one person having the courage to extend themselves in service to someone who could use a helping hand. And through their vision, they engaged others in this quest to make life better, really, for everyone. It would be impossible to thank and recognize every single person who has helped us along

agency, the lives of the residents we are privileged to serve, and the quality of life for all in West Niagara and beyond. I pledge, on behalf of CCWN, that as responsible stewards of your trust we will continue responding to the evolving needs of our community while offering dignified assistance for our most vulnerable neighbours. Yours in community,

our journey as the list is immeasurable so I humbly offer “Thank YOU!” Whether you are a past or current volunteer, client, donor, funder, ambassador, employee, partner, etc. – your involvement (be it tiny or mighty) has positively affected the trajectory of our

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CCWN vital to family’s survival (Editor’s Note: The following is just one testimmonal regarding CCWN’s postive impact) By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Diane - not her real name - was working as a clerk in a law office and studying to further her paralegal degree and accreditation when her second son was born with medical issues that would require her to leave her job to provide his full time care. Her son arrived for Christmas 2012 and soon afterwards came the diagnosis of Prune Belly Syndrome (PBS) a rare condition characterized by a complete lack of abdominal wall muscles and that further affected all the

organs – the heart, lungs, kidneys - in her little boy’s body. It was a drastic turn five years ago – Diane was emotionally drained, physically drained, and soon enough the ground gave way with the financial strain. She had continued to work for some time while her husband was home to provide care, but the medical complications were so great, and there were so many surgeries and hospital stays, Diane had to apply for a leave, quit her job and be with her son full time; necessary even with the help of nurses who came to the home to help with the G-tube feeding and round-

the-clock care. One of the greatest challenges families of children with special health care needs face is the financial struggle. “I couldn’t cover the important bills, the hydro, the gas….” The financial strain was crushing for the family which by then included a baby girl and a third child to feed. Diane was struggling to survive on the baby bonus, unable even to afford her baby’s formula or provide proper nutrition for the children and herself, when a friend referred her to Community Care of West Niagara. “I started coming in to use the free shelf,” to pick

up baby food and household supplies. “I then registered and started using the food room twice a month. By the time they did my evaluation, I didn’t have money to buy formula, basically I was living off nothing.” With her background in media and the arts Diane is an engaging and positive personality. She keeps her “faith on blast” and covers well the worry and exhaustion that few could ever begin to comprehend. Courage, faith, resiliency and a mother’s love have carried Diane through her son’s 23 surgeries over See FOOD, Page 10

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A sampling of those behind the scenes 1967–1987: CCWN was then known as Lincoln Community Care, founded by Doreen Hutchinson. Aside from Doreen, some of the names from those formative years including: Helen Epp, Diane Whitelaw, Nancy Steinbachs, Micheline LeBlanc, Aceta Martin. The first board of directors included: Rev. Meg Grieve, Clarisse Burton, Dorothy Burtch, Gordon Culp, Catherine Gark, Jack Easton, Beryl Culp, J. Burns, S. Sachdeva, Bob Korth, Jack Dam, Barny Barnfield.

Past presidents, since one was chosen: • 1990, Bud Boone; • 1993, Mary Leggatt; • 1994/95/96, Doug Burton; • 1996/97/98, Jim Juhlke; • 1998/2000, Ralph Tallman; • 2000/01, Michael Ensley; • 2001/02, Martin Smith; • 2002/2004, Michael Ensley; • 2004/09, Richard Gark; • 2009/11, Mary Hodgson; • 2011/2013, Stuart Reimer; • 2013/14, Gail Polsky; • 2014/15, Lloyd Haines; • 2015/16, Amanda Black • 2016/present, Nikki Unrau.

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From Page 8 the past four years and including most recently a kidney transplant. But she credits Community Care for the open door and the welcome that gave her a foothold for the difficult steps through this uphill climb. “I felt at home. I’m a very private person and they opened up and let me know how they could help and that this was a place I could come for help.”

“It was a weight off my shoulders. I didn’t have to worry if my kids would have food to eat tomorrow. They had school shoes, supplies for school and because of that could go to school without being identified as a child in need.” “I was able to enroll my older son in the back to school program and give him Christmas and birthday gifts.” There has also been some assistance to cover the utility bills.

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She says Community Care has been there providing the security and dignity of a space where individuals can feel supported in their circumstances. Her son can’t yet go to school. It will be at least another six months before he will be safely adjusted to his new kidney and Diane can then reenter the work force. “It’s okay, it’s part of my journey,” Diane said, positive and See KIDNEY, Page 11

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Thank You Community Care on 50 Years of Service in our Community Proprietor: Julius (Juice) Bartfai Technicians: • Julius Bartfai • Reg Kruse • Dan Hannah • Spencer Martin

Tintern Auto Julius Barfai (right) is proud to be serving the community for over 30 years as owner of Tintern Auto with technicians Martin Colyn (left), Jake Topa co-op student and Reg Kruse technician.

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Dean Allison Member of Parliament for Niagara West

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KIDNEY

From Page 10 happy that 23 surgeries and a kidney transplant have stabilized her son and saved his young life. They got the call June 1 that a kidney had been found and the surgery was done June 2. “I get up every morning and pray for God to give me the strength to go on. I keep my faith on blast just so I can make it through the next hour of changes with my son’s health. He is doing good with the new kidney. I knew throughout all the 23 surgeries there would be a kidney that was meant for him. He is doing excellent.  He has surpassed all the doctor’s expectations and now, we don’t always have to figure out what his body needs as his kidney functions.” Meanwhile Diane has

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The Beamsville Lions annual food drive has been an integral part of CCWN’s community connection for 27 years. Scores of volunteers are needed to execute the day. become a regular volunfortunate as a medical kid, when you see his attitude teer at Community Livbut with his sister’s intertowards life.” ing, sharing the care that action, he has everything.” And her positive attitude is extended to families Some said he would transcends the local comthroughout the communever walk or make progmunity to kidney dialysis nity and caring for her two ress but Diane only lets and PBS networks, supsons and daughter. positive people into her porting families also strug“It seems to me she (her life. “Look at this baby. He gling with their children’s daughter) was born to help is doing so well. You would medical conditions and her brother. There was no never know the extent sharing her message, room for him to be less of his medical problems “hey, don’t give up.”

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It is with great sadness that we share the loss of Cecile Lee (Nana), loving wife to Ronald Lee (Grandpa) this past Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Albright Manor in Beamsville at the age of 79. Cecile leaves behind her husband Ronald Patrick, her children Patrick Francis Lee (Linda), Irene Martha Vecchi (Joe) and Corinne Cecile Lee (John Armstrong); her grandchildren Jeremy Lee Adams, Julian Francis Lee, Steven Patrick Adams, Nicholas James Lee, Corey Mark Adams and Mary Cecile Armstrong, and her great grandchildren Emilie, Matilda and Georgia. Cecile passed away of pneumonia after a long painful struggle with Parkinson’s Disease and stenosis. Cecile Tuschl grew up in Freyming, in Alsace, France during the war. Her father had been interned in a Nazi work camp for 3 years, leaving Cecile, her mother and siblings to struggle through the war without him. After the war, during the Allied occupation she met Pat, a young handsome Canadian from the Airforce, and despite neither knowing each other’s language, they fell in love and got married when a beautiful Cecile was 16 years old. Their passion for each other resulted in the birth of Francis in France in 1957, Irene in Trenton, Ontario in 1958 and Corinne in Greenwood Nova Scotia in 1962. Being a family in the armed forces, they moved around a lot from Nova Scotia to Belgium to Germany, and the island of Sardinia in 1968 to 1970 before moving back to Canada for good and settling in to Stoney Creek to raise the family. After a couple of years the family moved to Grassie and Cecile fell in love with her garden and their home. Cecile really got energized when she decided to go to work after the kids got older. When the grandkids came Nana became known for trips to MacDonald’s, and fabulous weekend and festive meals all with working full time. In retirement Cecile and Pat moved out to Palmyria for 13 years of full bliss together. Sadly Cecile’s Parkinson’s, a deteriorating stenosis back condition and Pat’s stroke shook them from that bliss. A private service will be held on Monday. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Albright Manor Foundation, 5050 Hillside Drive, Beamsville, ON, L0R 1B2.

Peacefully passed away on Friday, January 12th, 2018, at the age of 58, with her loving husband by her side. Beloved wife of Kevin for 40 years. Loving mother of Andrew (Kim), Stephen (Sarah) and Emma (Kaleb). Cherished grandmother of Noah, Nathan and Camden. Survived by her loving parents Norman and Maureen and loving brothers Garry and Colin. Pauline was a kind, warm hearted person who will be missed by friends and family. A special thank you to the wonderful nurses, volunteers and staff at the McNally House Hospice. At Pauline’s request, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Donations to McNally House Hospice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to STONEHOUSE-WHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, GRIMSBY, 905-9452755. www.smithsfh.com

CHEESEMAN, KATHLEEN

Peacefully at Albright Manor on Monday, January 15, 2018, Kathleen May Cheeseman (nee Copland) passed away at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late Edward Cheeseman. Loving mother of Marilyn Shirton (Larry), and Linda Shirton (Brian). Cherished grandmother of Jeffery Shirton, Kevin Shirton (Rachel), Katherine Shirton (Jeff Harrington), Jenny Carpio (Jon),and Lorrie Shirton (Corbin McLachlan), and great-grandmother of Khloe, Case, Josie, and Wade. She will also be remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters. Private family service. Memorial donations to Albright Manor, Lupus Canada, or your local SPCA would be appreciated by the family and if desired can be made through Merritt Funeral Home, merritt-fh.com

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PERSONALS HOLY SPIRIT, you who solve all problems, light all roads so that I can attain my goal. You who give me the divine gift to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances of my life you are with me. I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things as you confirm once again that I never want to be separated from you ever, and in spite of all material illusion, I wish to be with you in eternal glory. Thank you for your mercy toward me and mine. The person must say this prayer three consecutive days. After three days the favour requested will be granted, even if it may be difficult. This prayer must be published after your favour is granted, without mentioning the favour. A special thanks to St. Rita, St. Jude, Sacred Heart, Blessed Virgin Mary and all the angels and saints. Only your initials shall appear at the bottom. C.E. I would like to thank all my friends and family that have been praying for Diane. Your prayers have been answered.


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Cody Dwyer has joined the Employment Help Centre as a Job Developer for the Youth Job Connection Program. He will be supporting youth, ages 15-29, in all areas of their job search, including every step of the employment process and assisting with overcoming any possible barriers to employment. Cody has been working with youth throughout his career and is passionate about working with young adults. He welcomes all inquires and the opportunity to assist with your job goals.

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Niagara College helps job seekers Job-seekers and employers across Niagara have a new way to connect, thanks to Niagara College’s new Employment and Training Solutions website, launched Tuesday. The new site, available at: niagaracollege.ca/ ets offers an easy-touse job postings board, open to anyone in the community seeking employment. Users can browse current job opportunities and apply for positions directly through the site, without having to create a profile. Job-seekers can also find and connect with upcoming job fairs across Niagara, as well as training programs and services offered through the College’s Employment and Training Solutions office, located in downtown St. Catharines. The site offers new functionality for local employers, who can submit job openings and learn about financial support programs that will help offset the costs of hiring and training. Other services available to employers include assistance in matching unemployed clients to job vacancies, resume screenings, recruiting events and utilizing interview space.

“Our goal was to help job-seekers across the Niagara community to connect with employers...,” Clara Fisher

“Our goal was to help job-seekers across the Niagara community to connect with employers as easily and seamlessly as possible,” said Clara Fisher, manager of employment and training solutions at Niagara College. “The new site mirrors much of the work we do in-person with job-seekers, and allows those who can’t make it to our office in St. Catharines quick access to many of the same employment supports and resources.” Funded through Employment Ontario, the office provides walk-in support for job-seekers and employers, including computer access, online and printed resources; training programs and workshops focused on increasing job search and employability skills. The Employment and Training Solutions office is open to all Niagara jobseekers at 1 St. Paul Street in St. Catharines, Monday – Friday, from 8:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. Extended hours on Thursday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.


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Ringing in 2018

Niagara West Glanbrook MPP Sam Oosterhoff, left, greets Kevin Geenen at his New Years Levee hosted on Saturday, Jan. 6. Oosterhoff hosted his event in two locations this year with solid turnouts on hand to greet the New Year and talk politics.

Congratulations CCWN Five years in doing anything these days seems like an accomplishment in its own right, so Community Care of West Niagara hitting its 50th year of service plateau is pretty special. CCWN has changed massively since its humble beginnings - in structure, size, scope and even name. But constant for CCWN has been the stellar support of the community around it. Hundreds, if not thousands of volunteers over the years – the Beamsville Lions Club’s of the community – everyone who has worked together to ensure the organization has long-term, sustain success. That is what has made CCWN a cornerstone of the community and the community a better place to live. M.W.

NPCA issues just won’t subside In the pick-a-topic, or council, atmosphere we live in these days where disruption, dysfunction and a significant level of core dislike among some council/board members/general public has become commonplace, one might think the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority would at least attempt to regain some of its previous lustre. Alas, no. Not going to happen. The NPCA has been every bit the bag of toys that Grimsby, West Lincoln and Niagara Region councils have been in the most recent term. The list of regrettable decisions, conduct, lack of leadership on several issues will prove costly for decades on all those fronts. The matter at hand of late for the NPCA revolves around the crushed $100,000 lawsuit which the Authority launched against a citizen who was intensely critical of the organization on several matters. The point of these ramblings is not relive that cesspool of debate, but it is important to note the judge who heard the case not only tossed it out, but found the Authority should pick up the $130,000 legal tab for the man who faced the defamation suit. Aside from Grimsby Reg. Coun. Tony Quirk losing his Tweeting mind over the NPCA setback - Quirk is a member of the Authority’s board of directors - the matter to be dealt with this week deals with the Town of Grimsby’s seeming lack of interest in NPCA affairs. While other municipalities - I think all but Grimsby and West Lincoln - passed motions to demand Ontario’s Auditor General conduct an audit of NPCA’s books back in the summer, Grimsby and

MIKE WILLISCRAFT West Lincoln didn’t even vote on that matter. Hmmm, could that be because Quirk and West Lincoln Mayor are both members of the NPCA board and their “home” councils didn’t want to cross them? Lincoln passed a such a motion on the auditor issue. As well they should have, since their Reg. Coun. Bill Hodgson got flat out barbecued by some of the vindictive jackals around the NPCA board table. As Grimsby Mayor Bob Bentley noted during the brief audit discussion - the motion which was eventually withdrawn - his belief is Grimsby has no jurisdiction on either matter, hence he was reluctant to step into the fray. I totally get the reluctance. If anyone or any governing body should be gun-shy it would be Grimsby all week and twice and on Sunday. The audit matter, well, ok, it really just looked like they were not trying to stir trouble for their home boy, Tony. Whatever. This time around the matter is not about the potential for a snipe hunt - if you listen to the NPCA board members who portray all is well with the organization and its books - as an audit was said to be. No, this time it is about legal costs, a

known factor with a simple (yet large) total. Nobody is asking for the nuts and bolts behind it, just the sum total. Period. The City of St. Catharines and others contend the total is not protected by privilege, as particulars of a legal bill, of course, would be. Really, this has precious little to do about privilege, jurisdiction or the will of the public or council. The NPCA finally has an opportunity to start bailing out its hole-filled ship and instead of saying, “Here you go” on the legal bill question, the board is just continuing to scuttle its own credibility and legacy for what was once a proud organization. For Grimsby, its council needs to wake up and smell the coffee on many matters and this is one of them. Bentley is right. Grimsby has no jurisdiction over the conduct and outcomes of another board - a given. But when Grimsby residents ante up $480.000 to contribute to the NPCA’s coffers you are so far out in left field that you’re not even in the stadium if you genuinely believe that does not get you a ticket to the dance. It is not about jurisdiction at all. Jurisdiction is about authority and control. The audit matter and legal expense issue are about common sense. NPCA is a publicly funded body needing to be open and accountable to those who are paying the freight. Grimsby, like other municipalities, should be demanding transparency and accountability but, just like with its own affairs, council opts to firmly plant its head in the sand waiting for the storm to pass. We’ll see if that transpires again on this legal cost matter.


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Grimsby Chamber manager to retire after 25 years Long-time Grimsby and District Chamber of Commerce executive director Jinny Day will retire June 29. After a quarter century on the local business scene, Day has provided “loyal, devoted and exceptional service to a myriad of members, directors and presidents,” noted chamber president Marshall Deeth in making the announcement. “Jinny has been the heart, soul and backbone of the Grimsby & District Chamber of Commerce for 25 years and it has been amazing.” Deeth noted a search for a replacement has begun. Applications can be emailed to Deeth at: marshalldeeth@hotmail.com

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