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Niagara Region’s 2017 road improvement program underway

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Niagara Region’s 2017 road improvement program underway

Niagara Region has already begun the 2017 season of road construction activities. Each year the Region undertakes an extensive road and road infrastructure improvement program aimed at the reconstruction, rehabilitation and repaving of roadways throughout Niagara. In 2017 the Region will invest almost $60 million into this program and has identified more than 70 lane […]

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NPCA cancels RFP process – Board Member interference

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NPCA cancels RFP process – Board Member interference

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority Board of Directors Friday Apr. 21 voted unanimously to repeal the Hodgson Motion and direct the Chair of the Board of Directors to resume conversations with the Auditor General of Ontario. The recommendation was brought forth by Chair Sandy Annunziata after it was revealed to him that interference from a […]

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Pelham’s 2017 Residential Taxes Increase by 2.3%

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Pelham’s 2017 Residential Taxes Increase by 2.3%

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn Two months ago, I wrote about how Council approved our 2017 Operating Budget. Since the Province issued the property tax rate for Educational purposes last week, I can now provide you with an update on the total 2017 residential property tax bill. You will recall that the […]

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St. Catharines listed 7th among top 35 cities to buy real estate

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St. Catharines listed 7th among top 35 cities to buy real estate

MoneySense Magazine has placed St. Catharines as one of the top 35 cities in Canada to invest in real estate. According to the 2017 Where To Buy Now rankings which looks at the healthiest real estate markets across Canada, MoneySense ranked St. Catharines-Niagara as 7th on a list of 35 Canadian cities based on average […]

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Making housing more affordable

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Making housing more affordable

This post was originally published on this siteOntario introducing housing affordability measures for homebuyers and renters Ontario is taking action to make housing more affordable for homebuyers and renters by introducing the Fair Housing Plan. This set of 16 comprehensive measures would help more people find an affordable place to call home, while bringing stability […]

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Welland’s Mayor encouraged by positive meetings in Ottawa

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Welland’s Mayor encouraged by positive meetings in Ottawa

Welland’s Mayor and senior staff are very pleased with the reception they received in Ottawa last week and the outcome of their meetings. Mayor Frank Campion, CAO Gary Long, and Director of Economic Development Dan Degazio were in Ottawa last week for the following meetings: Office of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development […]

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