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Let’s break barriers; YWCA Niagara’s Power of Being a Girl conference

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Let’s break barriers; YWCA Niagara’s Power of Being a Girl conference

It is with great excitement that the YWCA Niagara Region is hosting its 12th annual Power of Being a Girl Conference on Friday, Oct. 27/2017. Power of Being a Girl offers a day of fun in a safe environment with educational programming designed to inspire and empower the girls. We are inviting youth from every […]

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Public invited to review GO station area plans at Open Houses

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Public invited to review GO station area plans at Open Houses

Niagara Region is holding a series of Open Houses to give residents the opportunity to review and ask questions about land use plans (Secondary Plans) that will guide development for the areas surrounding Niagara’s four proposed GO Train station sites. The draft Secondary Plans were developed with resident input and provide a planning framework to […]

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Niagara Region top upper-tier municipality in Canada on Open City Index

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Niagara Region top upper-tier municipality in Canada on Open City Index

Several Niagara Municipalities rank high on 2017 Index Last week, Niagara Region announced it was plea​sed to be recognized as the top upper-tier municipality in Canada on Public Sector Digest’s 2017 Open City Index. The Index, now in its third year, is Canada’s first study to benchmark the open data initiatives of Canadian municipalities, and […]

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Three United Ways of Niagara announce amalgamation

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Three United Ways of Niagara announce amalgamation

Move aims to fight poverty, build strong communities and help kids through a more regional approach The United Way currently operates three independent organizations in the Niagara Region – St. Catharines and District, South Niagara, and Niagara Falls and Greater Fort Erie. Each of the boards for the three organizations has voted to solidify a partnership […]

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New supportive housing to address homelessness in Niagara

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New supportive housing to address homelessness in Niagara

Provincial funding of $5.4 million over three years through the province’s Home for Good program will make an important difference in supporting Niagara’s efforts to address homelessness, Regional Chair Alan Caslin announced Thursday Oct. 5/2017. The funding, provided by the Ministry of Housing, will enable the construction of 23 new supportive housing units and an […]

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Five Niagara paramedics receive medals for meritorious service

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Five Niagara paramedics receive medals for meritorious service

Five of Niagara’s paramedics were recognized Thursday Sept. 28/2017 with the Emergency Services Exemplary Service Medal at the Ontario Association of Paramedic conference gala in Ottawa. Lieutenant-General Richard Rohmer, on behalf of the Governor General, presented awards to Niagara EMS paramedics Mary Homorodean, Jeff Marshall, Jon Brunarski, Lindsay Prioriello, and Daniel Kress. The Emergency Medical […]

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