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Public Health warns of Hepatitis A risk

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Public Health warns of Hepatitis A risk

Niagara Region Public Health is advising residents of a food recall by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency due to a likely Hepatitis A contamination. The recalled product is Nature’s Touch Organic Berry Cherry Blend, a frozen product, with best before dates up to and including March 15, 2018. There are currently 12 confirmed cases of […]

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Second raccoon with rabies in Niagara

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Second raccoon with rabies in Niagara

A second raccoon from the Caistor Centre area in West Lincoln tested positive for rabies last week. In Hamilton and its bordering areas, a total of 84 animals with raccoon strain rabies (60 raccoons and 24 skunks) have been confirmed since December. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), along with SPCAs and Humane […]

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New household hazardous waste drop-off depot in Thorold

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New household hazardous waste drop-off depot in Thorold

Niagara residents now have a convenient new location in Thorold for the proper disposal and recycling of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). The new Thorold Yard HHW Drop-off Depot, located at the Niagara Region Public Works Yard located at 3557 Thorold Townline Road is the second of two permanent HHW Drop-off Depot locations to open in […]

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Niagara Region appoints new Director of Economic Development

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Niagara Region appoints new Director of Economic Development

Niagara Region is pleased to announce the appointment of David Oakes as Director of Economic Development, effective April 25, 2016. With more than 16 years of progressive municipal management experience, Oakes brings expertise in municipal administration, business development and project management to Niagara Region. Oakes comes to the Region from the City of St. Catharines […]

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Rabid raccoon discovered in Niagara

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Rabid raccoon discovered in Niagara

A raccoon from the Caistor Centre area in West Lincoln has tested positive for rabies, Niagara’s first ground-level rabid animal (i.e. not a bat) in over 25 years. A total of 58 cases of raccoon rabies (42 raccoons and 16 skunks) have been confirmed in Hamilton and its bordering areas since December. Prior to December, […]

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Bryan Rose new Niagara Community Foundation executive director

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Bryan Rose new Niagara Community Foundation executive director

Proud Niagaran Bryan Rose has been chosen as the next Executive Director of the Niagara Community Foundation. Bryan Rose was raised in Niagara and with a deep resume which includes nearly a decade and a half of service at Ridley College, will succeed current Executive Director Liz Palmieri, who will retire on May 5. “I’ve […]

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