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Nominations open for T. Roy Adams Humanitarian Award

Nominations open for T. Roy Adams Humanitarian Award

​Nominations are now open for the 2018 T. Roy Adams Humanitarian of the Year Award. Nominations are open until March 31, 2018. The award honours the memory of the late Councillor T. Roy Adams and is presented annually to a current resident of Niagara who best exemplifies Roy’s values and dedication to community service; a person […]

Garbage collection delays continue across Niagara

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Garbage collection delays continue across Niagara

Cold weather, staffing and vehicle issues continue to delay the collection of garbage, recycling and organics in municipalities around the region. “As a result of the cold weather, collection contractor staffing and vehicle issues, curbside garbage, recycling and organics collection continues to be delayed across Niagara,” a press release from Niagara Region said Tuesday Jan. […]

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Opportunity to help shape Niagara’s growth and prosperity

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Opportunity to help shape Niagara’s growth and prosperity

Niagara Region is looking for volunteers to serve on a new Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) that will provide input into the development of Niagara Region’s new Official Plan.  Eight spots on the committee are available. The new Official Plan is a policy document that will play a key role in how Niagara grows and prospers. It will […]

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Niagara Regional Council approves 2018 budget

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Niagara Regional Council approves 2018 budget

On Thursday Dec. 7/2017, Regional Council approved its balanced 2018 budget of $1.1 billion, ensuring the continued delivery of high-quality program and services, as well as funding to maintain our infrastructure and assets. As with all budgets approved by this term of council, the focus for 2018 is on balance. The budget approved last night strikes […]

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Niagara Paramedic recipient of inaugural award

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Niagara Paramedic recipient of inaugural award

Niagara Emergency Medical Services International Trauma Life Support Team (ITLS) recently competed at the ITLS competition, taking second place, only six points behind Toronto EMS. This prestigious international trauma conference and competition is judged by trauma care specialists from around the world, and scoring is extremely detailed for each simulated trauma scenario. The Niagara EMS […]

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DND to use some NPCA properties for training exercises

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DND to use some NPCA properties for training exercises

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) and the Department of National Defence (DND) have signed an official licensed agreement that will allow for properties within various Conservation Areas to be used as training facilities. The agreement, effective until December 31, 2018, will allow the DND to enter and use property located at Chippawa Creek, Long […]

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