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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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Region seeking public input on growth near future GO stations

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Region seeking public input on growth near future GO stations

Niagara Region will be holding a series of public meetings to provide information and consult with residents about future development of the area surrounding four proposed GO Train stations. In 2016, the Province confirmed daily GO Train service to three station locations: Grimsby, St. Catharines and Niagara Falls, with a fourth potential future station location […]

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Medical students walk in nurses’ shoes

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Medical students walk in nurses’ shoes

Two new physicians graduated from the Niagara Regional Campus of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine with a “sense of wow”. Together they developed an elective program that puts new medical students in the shoes of hospital nurses, and the successful program is being developed further than they ever imagined. Laura Walmsley and Melanie Fortune […]

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Métis Nation representative added to NPCA committee

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Métis Nation representative added to NPCA committee

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) unanimously approved Wednesday May 17 an amendment to the Community Liasion Advisory Committee (CLAC) Terms or Reference to appoint a member of the Métis Nation at their Board of Directors Meeting. The Community Liasion Advisory Committee was formed as a result of the 2014-2017 NPCA Strategic Plan. Within the […]

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Canada Goat Golf Open celebrates 25 years

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Canada Goat Golf Open celebrates 25 years

The Niagara Community Foundation and the Goats are heading back once again to the Cherry Hill Club. The Foundation will host the 25th Anniversary Canada Goat Open Golf Tournament June 6, 2017 at the Cherry Hill Club in Ridgeway. To date, the tournament has raised more than $1 million for charities across Niagara and for […]

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Niagara Community Foundation funds $138,000 in local projects

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Niagara Community Foundation funds $138,000 in local projects

Thirty-two charities and programs across Niagara have been granted a total of $138,000 from the Niagara Community Foundation. Among the projects the Foundation will fund from this round of Community Grants, Mini-Grants and Canada 150 grants are a $10,000 community grant for a new natural playground at Bethlehem Place and $9,000 in Canada 150 grants […]

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