Main Street Ontario: St. Catharines

Main Street Ontario

The St. Catharines Standard was at the forefront of breaking news during the golden age of newspapers. Run by four generations of the Burgoyne family, The Standard's intrepid reporters delivered hard-hitting journalism and exposed environmental injustices. But times changed, and media consolidation hit the paper hard.
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It’s nearly 10 feet tall, weighs five tonnes — and now stands as a monument to a once-thriving local industry.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

In the wake of multiple police evictions in Toronto parks, advocates are calling for a conceptual — and literal — redesign of public space.
Bill Davis and Robert Nixon faced off against each other in provincial elections in the 1970s. Now, they’re both in their 90s — and should be regarded as legends.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province. 

This big bull represents the region’s history of farming livestock — and stands as a tribute to the legacy of one man.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

OPINION: Fifty years ago, the province made big moves on alcohol consumption and regulation. It’s well past time that happened again.
OPINION: New research suggests that public education is changing minds on the vaccine. Can more people be reached in the weeks ahead?