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Kris Dube, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Kris Dube is an experienced multimedia reporter with extensive experience in Niagara. He covers civic issues in Niagara-on-the-Lake under the Local Journalism Initiative, which is funded by the Government of Canada

Recent Work by Kris Dube,

NOTL heritage committee agrees ordnance stones should be restored

NOTL heritage committee agrees ordnance stones should be restored

The town has put some money aside for the restoration of six 200-year-old boundary stones, and the heritage committee agrees the work should be done.
White Oaks proposal turned down — buildings are too tall, councillors say

White Oaks proposal turned down — buildings are too tall, councillors say

The majority of councillors turned down a suggestion of compromise on height for Glendale project
Majority vote approves Parliament Oak hotel

Majority vote approves Parliament Oak hotel

Several residents spoke in opposition, and four councillors agreed with them, but the hotel proposal will move forward for council approval.
UPDATE: Councillors speak out about Parliament Oak recommendations

UPDATE: Councillors speak out about Parliament Oak recommendations

There is concern among some councillors over staff recommendations for the Parliament Oak property, and residents are worried about the number of people who could be crowding into the town hall to speak.
NOTL staff recommend approving hotel, conference centre on Parliament Oak site

NOTL staff recommend approving hotel, conference centre on Parliament Oak site

Residents are expected to show up in numbers to oppose the project.
St. Davids speed camera appears to be effective

St. Davids speed camera appears to be effective

A parent of four children who attend St. Davids Public School says a speed camera that was recently put in operation at the site appears to be effective so far.
Rodent infestation hampering designation of important heritage home

Rodent infestation hampering designation of important heritage home

There is no doubt that a home on Vincent Street in the Chautauqua neighbourhood, considered a "very precious' property, should be given heritage designation.
NOTL looking looking to replace library board member who resigned

NOTL looking looking to replace library board member who resigned

The member who resigned as a result of "irreconcilable differences" with the former library CEO before she was terminated needs to be replaced, and a selection committee is looking at options.
Niagara Parks working on NOTL projects, including pickleball courts

Niagara Parks working on NOTL projects, including pickleball courts

The Ontario Power Generation station will be restored, pickleball and tennis courts at Queenston Heights are moving ahead and the Queenston boat launch area will be improved.
Renowned artist Trisha Romance to be celebrated with town event

Renowned artist Trisha Romance to be celebrated with town event

September events will include an art installation at the Niagara Apothecary, a children’s art show, a street festival and a key to the town presentation to the artist.
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