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Niagara Health receives national Excellence in Patient Safety award

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Niagara Health receives national Excellence in Patient Safety award

Members of our team accepted the Excellence in Patient Safety Award at a recent Canadian College of Health Leaders event. VTE is the formation of blood clots in the vein. It is one of the most common complications of hospitalization and the most common preventable cause of hospital death. The Niagara Health initiative focused on […]

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Thursday night Fonthill Bandshell concerts start tomorrow

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Thursday night Fonthill Bandshell concerts start tomorrow

This Thursday the first in a series of twelve weekly free concerts leads off this year’s Thursday Night Concerts at the Fonthill Bandshell in the Peace Park. Glory Days, a tribute to Bruce Springsteen, leads off the series, the stage comes alive from 7:00 p.m until 9:00 p.m. “We are very excited about this year, […]

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NC’s top grad achieves 97.86% average, dreams of meaningful service

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NC’s top grad achieves 97.86% average, dreams of meaningful service

Paige MacPherson was determined to not let her dreams pass her by when she enrolled in Niagara College Police Foundations – Advanced Standing program last year. When the 34 year old graduates on Thursday June 21, she will not only be a step closer to fulfilling her goal of becoming a police officer, she will […]

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‘People can feel the buzz’: Brock encouraged by enrolment stats

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‘People can feel the buzz’: Brock encouraged by enrolment stats

Brock University press release – Even as Ontario high schools produce fewer graduates these days, Brock University’s numbers appear to be defying the gravity. In a year when Brock officials have stepped up efforts to engage potential students, and when spring Open House drew record crowds, Brock’s confirmed applications for 2017-18 are tracking ahead of […]

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Youth talent rocks Days in the Park

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Youth talent rocks Days in the Park

Story and photos by Heather Dilts-Baiano – Crafts, food, face painting, bouncy houses and music greeted the public at Days in the Park. The sun played hide and seek most of the day, but community came together to celebrate. Dario Smagata, Ontario’s Jr. Citizen of the Year and member of the Coronation Ball committee, was volunteering […]

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Niagara woman has covered 250km and raised $20,000 for CF in Bruce Trail run

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Niagara woman has covered 250km and raised $20,000 for CF in Bruce Trail run

End to End CF press release – Each day, Emily Allan wakes up in a new town along the Bruce Trail with one goal in mind: to cover more ground, and raise more money for Cystic Fibrosis. The cross-country coach and an employee in Brock University’s Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Emily has now run […]

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