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Niagara educators and business leaders team up for experiential learning

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Niagara educators and business leaders team up for experiential learning

The District School Board of Niagara (DSBN), in partnership with Niagara Workforce Planning Board (NWPB), will be holding their annual experiential learning day on Friday Nov. 17, 2017. This yearly event provides Niagara educators with the opportunity to create and strengthen connections with local businesses. Through this initiative, educators participate in job shadowing and guided […]

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Ceremonial tree planting for NPCA’s Canada 150th School Board Project

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Ceremonial tree planting for NPCA’s Canada 150th School Board Project

Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) celebrated the wrapping up of its Canada 150th School Board Project with a ceremonial tree planting at Niagara Region Headquarters on Monday Nov. 13, 2017. In partnership with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Foundation (NPCF), NPCA presented one native sugar maple to the one hundred participating schools in the Niagara Region, […]

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Niagara Health extraordinary professionals recognized at 11th annual awards

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Niagara Health extraordinary professionals recognized at 11th annual awards

Collaboration and communication are keys to providing extraordinary patient experiences at Niagara Health, and a few professionals who exemplify this were honoured Thursday Nov. 9/2017 at the 11th Annual Interprofessional Practice Awards banquet in Thorold. This year’s recipients were chosen for demonstrating leadership and excellence in line with Niagara Health’s strategic purpose, vision and values, […]

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DND to use some NPCA properties for training exercises

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DND to use some NPCA properties for training exercises

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) and the Department of National Defence (DND) have signed an official licensed agreement that will allow for properties within various Conservation Areas to be used as training facilities. The agreement, effective until December 31, 2018, will allow the DND to enter and use property located at Chippawa Creek, Long […]

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Region working with Habitat for Humanity to improve access to housing

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Region working with Habitat for Humanity to improve access to housing

Regional Chair Alan Caslin, on behalf of Regional Council, accepted a plaque from Habitat for Humanity Niagara last week recognizing the Region’s contribution to the construction of four Habitat homes in 2017. The Region provided grants to Habitat to offset development charges totaling $44,202 supporting the construction of homes in Fort Erie, Welland, Grimsby, and […]

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Lead with Niagara-made economic ingenuity

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Lead with Niagara-made economic ingenuity

Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, today emphasized the government’s commitment to putting Canada’s skilled, talented, and creative people at the heart of a more innovative future economy – one that will create middle class jobs today and tomorrow. “As our government moves ahead with targeted changes to the corporate tax system, we […]

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