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NPCA takes steps to bring about necessary changes

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NPCA takes steps to bring about necessary changes

Wednesday Sept. 28/2017, Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) Chief Administrative Officer, Mark Brickell, confirmed that the organization had taken steps to bring about necessary changes to the NPCA. “The public has demanded greater accountability, wiser financial stewardship, improved customer-service and better communications. The staffing changes made today address these concerns while ensuring the delivery of […]

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David S. Howes Foundation gifts $18 Million to Niagara Community Foundation

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David S. Howes Foundation gifts $18 Million to Niagara Community Foundation

The Estate of David S. Howes has granted the Niagara Community Foundation one of the largest monetary gifts in Niagara history. The over $18 million gift from the David S. Howes Foundation will form the endowment of the NCF’s new David S. Howes Fund. Per Mr. Howes’ directions, grants from this Fund will support post-secondary […]

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Auditor General declines NPCA invitation to conduct audit

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Auditor General declines NPCA invitation to conduct audit

Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) Board Chair, Sandy Annunziata has confirmed Friday Sept. 22/2017 that the office of the Auditor General of Ontario will not be conducting a value-for-money audit of the NPCA. At a special board meeting of the NPCA Board of Directors held on April 21, 2017, the Board unanimously carried a motion to […]

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Second Annual Celebration of Caring this week

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Second Annual Celebration of Caring this week

There are many people in Niagara who help to make our community a better place. On Thursday, Sept. 21/2017, Family and Children’s Services will be honouring a special group of individuals for their work with Niagara’s children and families. FACS Niagara will honour their 140 foster families and more than 200 volunteers who give selflessly […]

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Niagara lands coveted spot on list of best places for business

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Niagara lands coveted spot on list of best places for business

Niagara has been recognized as one of the best locations for business in Canada. The region joins 19 other Canadian municipalities on the list compiled by Site Selection magazine, a planning and economic development publication based in Atlanta, Georgia. The top locations were selected based on project data, partnerships, proactive and innovative programming, and quality […]

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Region to attract highly skilled immigrants through grants

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Region to attract highly skilled immigrants through grants

Regional Chair Alan Caslin is pleased to announce Thursday Aug. 31/2017 that Niagara Region is the recipient of a $35,000 grant from Ontario’s Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration and an additional $20,000 from the Local Immigration Partnership, a Federal program. These grants will fund the strategic redevelopment of the Region’s online immigration portal, a key […]

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