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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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Full house expected for Badgers vs. Bullying event

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Full house expected for Badgers vs. Bullying event

Brock University press release – Charles Kissi’s message at a Brock Badgers awareness event later this week will be simple: “You are not alone.” Kissi, head coach of the Brock men’s basketball team, is one of three speakers scheduled for Badgers vs. Bullying, an outreach event that will bring around 800 elementary school students from […]

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Bless this City project underway, donations still needed

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Bless this City project underway, donations still needed

It has been a neglected area for many years, St. James and St. Brendan Anglican Church has stepped in to make this property into a positive space for the community. The church purchased the property at the corner of King St. and Charlotte St. in Port Colborne with the hopes of building a park and […]

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Niagara construction icon to receive honorary degree at Brock’s Fall Convocation

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Niagara construction icon to receive honorary degree at Brock’s Fall Convocation

Brock University press release – Take a drive around Niagara and it’s easy to see the impact Tom Rankin has had on the region. From parking lots to bridges, from the Meridian Centre to components of the Welland Canal, Rankin’s construction company has built much of the infrastructure Niagara residents rely on. But as much […]

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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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Many Ontario women still not getting screened for breast cancer

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Many Ontario women still not getting screened for breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Niagara Health, in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario, is encouraging women to participate in the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) as soon as they’re eligible and make mammograms part of their routine medical care. Mammograms can find breast cancer when it’s small, less likely to have spread and […]

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