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Niagara Beach Report: Saturday July 29/2017

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Niagara Beach Report: Saturday July 29/2017

This weekend, eight Niagara Region public beaches have been listed as unsafe for swimming, water tests showing unacceptable levels of E. Coli bacteria. “The beach might also be unsafe because of floating debris, oil, excessive weed growth, bad odours and general turbidity,” the Niagara Region website says. “Swimming in these waters could cause infections of […]

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Lots in store this weekend at the TD Niagara Jazz Festival

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Lots in store this weekend at the TD Niagara Jazz Festival

The 4th annual TD Niagara Jazz Festival takes flight this week and the organizers are extremely excited to share the festivities with the Niagara community and the visitors who will be in the region this weekend. “This is definitely going to be the best one yet,” said Juliet Dunn, Executive Director and Artistic Producer for […]

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2017 T. Roy Adams Humanitarian Award goes to Tom Rankin

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2017 T. Roy Adams Humanitarian Award goes to Tom Rankin

The Niagara Region has chosen Tom Rankin as this year’s recipient of the T. Roy Adams Humanitarian Award, recognizing his dedication to community service. The award was presented at the Thursday July 20/2017 meeting of Niagara Region Council. “Tom is a strong advocate for Niagara and is very committed to making it a better place […]

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2021 Canada Games Host Society announces Chair, Board of Directors

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2021 Canada Games Host Society announces Chair, Board of Directors

The 13-members of the 2021 Canada Games Host Society Board of Directors, as well as the board chair, received unanimous approval from Regional Council at their recent meeting. Doug Hamilton, former chair of the Niagara Bid Group, was approved as chair of the 2021 Canada Summer Games Host Society Board of Directors. Other community members […]

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15 Niagara beaches listed unsafe for swimming

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15 Niagara beaches listed unsafe for swimming

The Niagara Region has listed 15 public beaches as unsafe for swimming recently, water tests showing unacceptable levels of E. Coli bacteria. “The beach might also be unsafe because of floating debris, oil, excessive weed growth, bad odours and general turbidity,” the Niagara Region website says. “Swimming in these waters could cause infections of the […]

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Niagara residents being warned of Canada Revenue Agency scam

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Niagara residents being warned of Canada Revenue Agency scam

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam  is making its rounds again in Niagara and Niagara Centre MP Vance Badawey’s office has issued a warning and tips for residents to help avoid being scammed. In a media release, his office said “Mr. Badawey would like to remind the public to be vigilant when dealing with callers […]

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