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Region pursues funding for expansion of rural high-speed internet access

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Region pursues funding for expansion of rural high-speed internet access

​Regional Council is pursuing up to $6.6 million in federal funding to improve access to high-speed Internet in rural Niagara. Introduced late last year, the Government of Canada’s Connect To Innovate (CTI) program will invest up to $500 million to bring broadband internet to 300 rural and remote communities across Canada. The program has identified […]

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Community Grants program deadline approaching

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Community Grants program deadline approaching

Do you have a great project that will help build a better Niagara? The first deadline of the year for our Community Grants program is coming up at noon on Monday, February 27. Don’t miss the opportunity to apply. Our Community Grants Program focuses on finding ways to help individuals, families, organizations and communities prosper. […]

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Accessibility funding approved for Binbrook Conservation Area

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Accessibility funding approved for Binbrook Conservation Area

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Foundation (NPCF) announced Monday Feb. 6 that $22,750 in funding to enhance the level of accessibility of the main sidewalk for Binbrook Conservation Area in Hamilton, was approved by the Department of Employment and Social Development. The application for funding was submitted with the support from Councillor Brenda Johnson, MP for […]

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Niagara Dental Health Coalition launches Dental Care Barriers Survey

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Niagara Dental Health Coalition launches Dental Care Barriers Survey

The Niagara Dental Health Coalition has launched a survey to find out more about problems or barriers accessing dental care that are faced by Niagara region adults and seniors. The short survey can be completed on-line at http://niagaradentalhealthcoalition.weebly.com/ and is open until March 10, 2017. “Between two to three million people in Ontario do not […]

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MPP Cindy Forster warns of unsolicited door-to-door sales reps in Niagara

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MPP Cindy Forster warns of unsolicited door-to-door sales reps in Niagara

This office has received calls regarding door to door sales reps for a water treatment company now in the Welland area. One 89 year old resident has ended up with equipment she never wanted and its now being removed at no cost after this office called the company in question. Know your rights when you […]

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Region Supports Bid to Bring 2021 Canada Summer Games to Niagara

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Region Supports Bid to Bring 2021 Canada Summer Games to Niagara

Regional Council has voted to support a bid to bring the 2021 Canada Summer Games to Niagara in the form of a $10.35 million financial commitment. With last Thursday night’s vote, the Region joins together with Niagara’s 12 local municipalities in order to make their application by the end of the month. The final selection […]

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