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2016 Niagara Community Design Award winners announced

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2016 Niagara Community Design Award winners announced

The Niagara Community Design Awards recipients were announced last week at the Stone Mill Inn in St. Catharines. This is the 12th year for the Region’s Niagara Community Design Awards which recognize and celebrate excellence in design in Niagara and that demonstrate the application of Smart Growth Principles. The awards continue to focus on projects […]

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Niagara Jazz Festival wins Best New Festival in Ontario Award

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Niagara Jazz Festival wins Best New Festival in Ontario Award

At the March 2017 conference of Festival and Events Ontario, TD Niagara Jazz Festival was awarded the Best New Festival in Ontario Award for organizations with budgets of $100,000 to $500,000. Festival co-creators Juliet Dunn and Peter Shea proudly accepted the award handed out by the provincial association that recognizes industry festival and events leaders […]

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Moving towards inter-municipal transit in Niagara

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Moving towards inter-municipal transit in Niagara

The next steps in the process An Inter-municipal Transit Working Group led by the Mayors and CAOs from St. Catharines, Welland and Niagara Falls with support from the Regional Chair and Niagara Region CAO have been working in cooperation to find a sustainable model for inter-municipal transit service in Niagara. The results of their work […]

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Bowl for Kids’ Sake campaign starts this Saturday

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Bowl for Kids’ Sake campaign starts this Saturday

Throughout March 4 – March 11, 2017, Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Niagara encourages all South Niagara community residents to support the 2017 Annual Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids’ Sake campaign – our largest and most important annual fundraiser of the year. On March 4 and March 8 in Welland and March 11 in […]

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Niagara Children’s Centre receives exceptional accreditation results

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Niagara Children’s Centre receives exceptional accreditation results

Niagara Children’s Centre has been recognized for excellence, in receiving a three-year accreditation award- the highest award possible.  The accreditation survey was conducted by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International in December and the award is the second three-year award for the Centre, building on the previous one completed in January 2014. […]

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FACS sponsors Family Day Free Skate at 10 locations

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FACS sponsors Family Day Free Skate at 10 locations

This Family Day, Monday Feb. 20, Niagara Families are invited to enjoy some fun family time, compliments of Family & Children’s Services. FACS Niagara has sponsored ice time at 10 local arenas, providing an opportunity for families to come out and have some fun together while enjoying a healthy physical activity. “Families are so busy […]

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