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Faculty continue their picket in front of the Niagara-On-the-Lake campus of Niagara College Monday October 30, 2017. File photo

Weekend debate over college legislation likely

TORONTO — Ontario’s colleges say once back-to-work legislation to end a faculty strike is passed, classes could resume two days later. The provincial government is set to table the legislation today, after an attempt to do so Thursday evening was blocked by the NDP.

This is a map showing the area around Thundering Waters. The 120 acres of land inside the red boundaries are proposed for mixed-use development, while lands inside the green boundaries are slated to be preserved as part of the natural heritage system. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Developer hopes to clear up 'misunderstanding'

The company behind the controversial development around Thundering Waters hopes Monday’s public information session will allow residents to understand how it plans to balance environmental protection and economic development.

Bram Cotton.

Game over for sports agency

A little less than eight months after what was arguably its signature achievement - successfully leading Niagara's big for the 2021 Canada Summer Games - the Niagara Sports Commission has shuttered.

Faculty continue their picket in front of the Niagara-On-the-Lake campus of Niagara College Monday October 30, 2017. File photo

Province moves to end college faculty strike

TORONTO — Ontario’s Liberal government is moving to introduce back-to-work legislation that would end a nearly five-week strike by college faculty, though opposition from the NDP means it may not happen quickly. Premier Kathleen Wynne said unanimous support of the legislation would have meant students could return to class on Monday morning.