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Public Health cautions against approaching wild animals

Public Health cautions against approaching wild animals

Niagara Region Public Health has seen an increase in humans interacting with raccoons and other wild animals. So far, in 2017, there have been 40 raccoon bites, compared to 53 for all of 2016. Residents should not approach any wild animal, including those that appear to be in distress, as they may put themselves at […]

Niagara woman has covered 250km and raised $20,000 for CF in Bruce Trail run

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Niagara woman has covered 250km and raised $20,000 for CF in Bruce Trail run

End to End CF press release – Each day, Emily Allan wakes up in a new town along the Bruce Trail with one goal in mind: to cover more ground, and raise more money for Cystic Fibrosis. The cross-country coach and an employee in Brock University’s Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Emily has now run […]

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Ball’s Falls outdoor education programs receive major donations

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Ball’s Falls outdoor education programs receive major donations

School is swiftly coming to an end and Summer Adventure Camp registration has now begun at Ball’s Falls Conservation Area. Hands-on learning, day hikes and exploration of unique historical features are just a few ways children can spend their months off enjoying the outdoors. Two recent investments made from community partners this year will increase […]

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TD Niagara Jazz Festival announces its 2017 Season

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TD Niagara Jazz Festival announces its 2017 Season

TD Niagara Jazz Festival, 2017’s Best New Festival in Ontario, announced its full line up this week at the Hare Winery Co. in Niagara-on-the-Lake, a perfect blend of expertise, creativity and good fortune. This year’s festival runs from July 28th – July 30th, 2017. The TD Niagara Jazz Festival is proud to be carrying the […]

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Region announces $234,000 investment in Welland Canal’s fallen workers memorial

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Region announces $234,000 investment in Welland Canal’s fallen workers memorial

Regional Chair Alan Caslin announced Thursday June 8 that Regional Council has approved $234,000 in funding for the Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial to be constructed near Lock 3 at the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canal Centre in St. Catharines. The funding is provided through the Region’s Waterfront Investment Program. The memorial project, which has […]

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Unanimous Support for Inter-municipal Transit

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Unanimous Support for Inter-municipal Transit

Niagara’s local area municipalities have unanimously supported a Regional bylaw that grants the Region authority to establish, operate and maintain an inter-municipal transit system. This means Niagara Region can continue alongside St. Catharines, Niagara Falls and Welland in creating a single, consolidated transit system for Niagara. It also means Niagara Region Transit can begin to […]

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