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Wainfleet residents look at a graphic showing the Lakewood Beach Properties Ltd. development on the site of the former Easter Seals Lakewood Camp Tuesday night at council. Dave Johnson/Tribune Staff

Lakewood development moving forward

A 41-unit condominium development on the shores of Lake Erie at the former Easter Seals Lakewood Camp in Wainfleet moved one step closer to reality Tuesday night.In a recorded vote, Wainfleet council approved a report from township planning staff and consultants SGL Planning & Design Inc. for a zoning bylaw amendment, with a hold designation.

Fire fighters from St. Catharines and Thorold, along with Niagara Regional Police, are responding to an incident at the Niagara Detention Centre. Photo by Julie Josack.

UPDATE: Niagara jail incident ended

Niagara Regional Police along with firefighters from the St. Catharines and Thorold fire departments are responding to a disturbance at the Niagara Detention Centre in Thorold.

Chamber concerns slammed at hearing

Concerns about the impact Ontario’s proposed minimum wage hike could have on businesses were described as too pessimistic and “a bit too one- sided,” during a hearing to discuss the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act 2017, Wednesday.