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Bernard Lansbergen

Bernard was born and raised in Belgium but moved to Canada in 2012. For the first few years he lived in Montreal where he obtained a communications degree from Concordia University. In 2020 he moved to Niagara. Bernard loves telling people’s stories and wants to get to know those that make Thorold into the great place it is

Email
bernard@thoroldtoday.ca

Recent Work by Bernard

City looking for funding to build Battle of Beechwood Park

City looking for funding to build Battle of Beechwood Park

The city has applied for a grant with the Greenbelt Foundation in hopes of building a park on the corner of Davis and Old Thorold Stone Rd
Online voting raises concerns at city council

Online voting raises concerns at city council

Some councillors have concerns about voter cards being sent to the wrong address; 'It should be a concern of everybody because we need to make sure our voting system has integrity'
MEET YOUR CANDIDATE: Experienced politician wants to collaborate

MEET YOUR CANDIDATE: Experienced politician wants to collaborate

Henry D'Angela thinks it's important that everyone's voice is heard; 'I always believe as a councillor that listening is your greatest tool'
Friends of the Beaverdams Church to hold 'Applefest' on Saturday

Friends of the Beaverdams Church to hold 'Applefest' on Saturday

A limited number of apple pies and butter tarts will be for sale, as well as local crafts and bags of apples; Money raised will go to the continued restoration of Beaverdams Church
MEET YOUR CANDIDATE: The retiree who wants to be Thorold's voice

MEET YOUR CANDIDATE: The retiree who wants to be Thorold's voice

Daryl Wilkinson hopes to bring a fresh perspective to regional politics; 'I don’t think we’re being represented at the regional level to get the stuff that we need'
Thorold Garden Club honours local gardeners

Thorold Garden Club honours local gardeners

On Saturday the Thorold Garden Club held its annual awards ceremony, where John and Rita O'Brien's garden was declared the most beautiful in Thorold
City Hall raises flag for Truth and Reconciliation Day

City Hall raises flag for Truth and Reconciliation Day

A flag raising ceremony was held in honour of Truth and Reconciliation Day which takes place this Friday; 'A huge part is understanding how small, genuine gestures contribute to the great reconciliation'
Thorold Secondary School sends out plea for turf field

Thorold Secondary School sends out plea for turf field

High school students have started a letter writing campaign asking the city to move forward with the sale of McMillan Park, allowing for installation of 'fantastic' turf football field
Region unveils Indigenous crosswalk in Thorold

Region unveils Indigenous crosswalk in Thorold

The Indigenous crosswalk was designed by Alyssa General and represents the Indigenous stories of Niagara; 'It was important to create something that represented our people'
MEET YOUR CANDIDATE: Regional councillor wants to look out for Thorold

MEET YOUR CANDIDATE: Regional councillor wants to look out for Thorold

Tim Whalen hopes to serve another term as a regional councillor; 'There’s a lot of projects that have a big bearing on what’s happening in Thorold'