Something’s abuzz in Niagara Parks’ legacy garden

Siar Esckendari from Saint Paul Catholic High School, Destiny Lacasse from Notre Dame College Catholic School in Welland and Niagara Parks School of Horticulture student Dacia Daley show off a new bee house at the prairie legacy garden at the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens.

There’s a little bit of history in a new feature at the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens. Wood from a centuries-old tree was incorporated into the final design of a new bee house in the Legacy Prairie Garden located next to the Butterfly Conservatory. “It came from a 500-year-old oak tree at Stamford Green,” said Charlie Hunter, superintendent of gardens, the […]

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St. Martin Celebrates Breaking Ground on a Brand-New School


It was a day that was a long-time coming for the St. Martin Catholic Elementary School community. On December 9, students, staff and parents from the school were joined by the Honourable Elizabeth Sandals, Minister of Education, West Lincoln Mayor Doug Joyner, local town councillors, Senior Staff, Trustees and other dignitaries for the official sod turning for the new school, […]

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Supporters of Catholic Education Attended the 12th Annual Bishop’s Gala

Bergie presented Joseph Noonan's Award of Distinction to his wife, Claire. Seen with them (l-r) are: Dino Sicoli, NCDSB vice chair; Fr. Paul MacNeil, NCDSB chair; John Crocco, NCDSB director

More than 350 supporters of Catholic education attended the 12th annual Bishop’s Gala sponsored by the Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education at Club Roma, St. Catharines, April 10, 2015. The gala is a fund-raising opportunity for the foundation. Funds raised provide financial support to students who would otherwise be unable to pursue post secondary educational goals. After the Opening Ceremonies, […]

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