Sharon Freeman stands beside a fallen workers’ monument at Welland’s Merritt Park during the National Day of Mourning for Workers ceremony in Welland. Freeman’s step-daughter was killed at John Deere in November 2000.

Remembering fallen workers

A monument at Merritt Park gave Sharon Freeman a chance and a place to honour not only her fallen step-daughter, but others.

Jim Bradley. QMI Agency file photo

Ontario budget praised and panned

The Ontario government’s 2017 budget could have done a better job of meeting the needs of Niagara residents and businesses, opposition MPPs say.