Lake To Lake Podcast



The Lake to Lake podcast is the official podcast of the St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Falls Review and the Welland Tribune, covering local news from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie.


  • Inside the Newsroom - Episode 3: Crossing the finish line

    30/04/2018 Duração: 15min

    Episode three of Inside the Newsroom, the last of a three part look at how the journalists at the Niagara daily newspaper group do investigative journalism. In this episode we look at the final leg a story goes through before publication, and some of the blow back that happens when a story runs that reveals information some people would rather be kept secret. Send your questions or feedback to host Grant LaFleche at [email protected]

  • In the Newsroom: Episode 2 -whistleblowers, verification and anonymous sources

    24/04/2018 Duração: 31min

    In Episode 2 of In the Newsroom, reporters Grant LaFleche, Karena Walter and Bill Sawchuk talk about how reporters go about verifying information during complex investigations, protecting whistleblowers and the use of anonymous sources. Have any thoughts or comments on In the Newsroom? Email host Grant LaFleche at [email protected].

  • Inside the Newsroom: Episode 1 - Getting an investigation started

    23/04/2018 Duração: 21min

    In episode one of Inside The Newsroom, St. Catharines Standard reporters Grant LaFleche, Karena Walter and Bill Sawchuk talk about how their major investigations got underway, find sources they need and navigate the legal hurdles of investigative journalism. Grant LaFleche also talks about the use of encrypted email as a powerful tool for modern investigative journalists. Have thoughts or questions about this show? Email Inside the Newsroom host Grant LaFleche at [email protected]

  • Tory MPP Sam Oosterhoff 1-on-1

    04/12/2017 Duração: 54min

    In his first sit down interview with Niagara's daily newspapers, Niagara West-Glanbrook MPP talks to journalist Grant LaFleche about life as Ontario's youngest MPP, conservative politics, and fighting for dying with dignity. This is the first of four interviews with Niagara's MPPs.

  • Voice's of Niagara's women's march 2017

    22/01/2017 Duração: 07min

    The voices of Niagara's Women's March on Washington.

  • Heart of the City: Three Mayors

    27/10/2016 Duração: 44min

    A Lake to Lake Podcast special - Heart of the City: Three Mayors Three generations of St. Catharines' mayors - Walter Sendzik, Brian McMullan and Tim Rigby - talk about the history and development of downtown St. Catharines. Be sure to read the entire Heart of the City series running now in the St. Catharines Standard and online at And share your stories and photos of downtown on Twitter using the hashtag #StCathDowntown or email [email protected]

  • Niagara Headlines: Oct. 24, 2016

    24/10/2016 Duração: 01min

    Niagara Headlines: Oct. 24, 2016 Sam Oosterhoff wins PC nomination for Niagara West-Glanbrook byelection. Kathleen Wynne encourages women during Niagara Falls appearance. St. Catharines Standard launches downtown series.