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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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Pelham Fire Department prepares for Fire Prevention Week

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Pelham Fire Department prepares for Fire Prevention Week

October 8-14 is Fire Prevention Week and this year’s key message is “every second counts, plan two ways to get out”. The Pelham Fire Department has been educating the public about the importance of fire safety since its inception in 1923. The Fire Department held an education session on Oct. 5 at the Pelham Farmer’s […]

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A Time to Give Thanks

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A Time to Give Thanks

The Mayor’s Report with Welland Mayor Frank Campion By Mayor Frank Campion – When we were children Thanksgiving was a day of great food, family, and fun. As adults, we know there’s more to Thanksgiving than a great meal and time spent with family. A Thanksgiving feast calls for plenty of preparation, creativity, and perseverance. […]

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Comparing Pelham’s Household Income & Status

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Comparing Pelham’s Household Income & Status

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn By Mayor Dave Augustyn – You may recall that I wrote here in June about Pelham’s population growth through the years. I based that analysis on previous Censuses. A couple of weeks ago, Statistics Canada released another round of data from the 2016 Census of Population. These […]

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Council chambers AV system upgrades enhance accessibility and transparency

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Council chambers AV system upgrades enhance accessibility and transparency

This month, the Town of Fort Erie’s Council Chambers will be getting a $100,000 upgrade to its audio and visual (AV) system. “The core of the Council Chambers AV system dates back to 1995 when Town Hall was constructed,” said Kelly Davis, Digital Manager. “Small additions, upgrades and repairs have been made to the system […]

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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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