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Strong support for inter-municipal transit

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Strong support for inter-municipal transit

Councils approve recommendations towards consolidated transit service Niagara Region Council has signalled strong support for the future of inter-municipal transit in Niagara by endorsing in principle the creation of a consolidated transit system along with the municipalities of Niagara Falls, St. Catharines and Welland. This follows recent unanimous approvals from St. Catharines, Niagara Falls and […]

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NCDSB issues update for parents about lockout

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NCDSB issues update for parents about lockout

The Niagara Catholic District School Board issued an information update Wednesday Mar. 22 to parents regarding the lockout affecting teachers of the Niagara Elementary Unit of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA). In the information update the board said “The Niagara Catholic District School Board appreciates and understands the frustrations that parents have expressed […]

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Provincial mediator declares impasse in NCDSB negotiations

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Provincial mediator declares impasse in NCDSB negotiations

The Niagara Catholic District School Board (NCDSB) and the Niagara Elementary Unit of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) have reached an impasse according to the provincially appointed mediator. “At 1.30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21, the provincially appointed mediator declared an impasse in negotiations,” the NCDSB website said. “The lockout will continue until […]

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NCDSB lockout continues, negotiations ongoing

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NCDSB lockout continues, negotiations ongoing

The Niagara Catholic District School Board (NCDSB) has locked out the elementary school teachers represented by the Niagara Elementary Unit of the OECTA (Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association) as of Monday Mar. 20. The lockout affects 49 Catholic Elementary Schools across the Niagara Region. Negotiations are continuing as well as the lockout according to the […]

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Garbage and recycling collection delayed due to weather

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Garbage and recycling collection delayed due to weather

​Due to extreme winter weather, garbage and recycling collection is delayed across Niagara. A reminder that residents whose collection day was Tuesday, March 14, will have their material collected on Saturday, March 18. Material must be placed curbside by 7 a.m. The following collection schedule is in effect: Normal collection day: Will be picked up […]

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2016 Niagara Community Design Award winners announced

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2016 Niagara Community Design Award winners announced

The Niagara Community Design Awards recipients were announced last week at the Stone Mill Inn in St. Catharines. This is the 12th year for the Region’s Niagara Community Design Awards which recognize and celebrate excellence in design in Niagara and that demonstrate the application of Smart Growth Principles. The awards continue to focus on projects […]

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