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Mark Brickell appointed as NPCA Acting CAO

Mark Brickell appointed as NPCA Acting CAO

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority Board today announced the appointment of Mark Brickell as Acting Chief Administrative Officer, effective Friday, April 28. “Peter Graham has done an excellent job as Acting CAO. He has taken on a challenging role, and has shown professionalism and commitment to the organziation the entire time”, stated NPCA Chair, Sandy […]

Confirmed case of mumps in Niagara

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Confirmed case of mumps in Niagara

Niagara Region Public Health has identified the first infection of mumps in Niagara. Mumps is a viral infection of the salivary glands, that is spread person-to-person through coughing, sneezing, talking or coming into contact with a person’s saliva (i.e. sharing drinks and food, kissing). Symptoms include: Fever Swelling and pain in one or more salivary […]

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Niagara Region’s 2017 road improvement program underway

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Niagara Region’s 2017 road improvement program underway

Niagara Region has already begun the 2017 season of road construction activities. Each year the Region undertakes an extensive road and road infrastructure improvement program aimed at the reconstruction, rehabilitation and repaving of roadways throughout Niagara. In 2017 the Region will invest almost $60 million into this program and has identified more than 70 lane […]

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NPCA cancels RFP process – Board Member interference

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NPCA cancels RFP process – Board Member interference

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority Board of Directors Friday Apr. 21 voted unanimously to repeal the Hodgson Motion and direct the Chair of the Board of Directors to resume conversations with the Auditor General of Ontario. The recommendation was brought forth by Chair Sandy Annunziata after it was revealed to him that interference from a […]

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Survey finds many Niagara residents can’t afford dental services

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Survey finds many Niagara residents can’t afford dental services

A survey recently conducted by the Niagara Dental Health Coalition has found that cost and lack of health insurance are the two biggest barriers facing many adults in Niagara who are seeking dental health care. The survey received 1,334 responses from Niagara residents aged 18 and over from across all twelve municipalities. “Local health and […]

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Region-wide curbside battery collection April 24 -28

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Region-wide curbside battery collection April 24 -28

​Residents across Niagara are being asked to bring their batteries to the curb for a special one-week collection this spring. Residents of single-family homes and apartments with up to six units will be able to place their used or unwanted batteries at the curb on their regular collection day the week of April 24 – […]

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