Regional Council extends temporary face-covering by-law to April 2021

Regional Council extends temporary face-covering by-law to April 2021

Niagara Region press release – As part of its continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Regional Council voted to extend Niagara’s temporary face-covering by-law to April 1, 2021. The by-law requires masks in all enclosed public places in Niagara and was set to expire on Oct. 1, 2020. Council’s decision to extend the bylaw recognizes […]

Ontario supports telephone-based social and educational programs for seniors

Ontario supports telephone-based social and educational programs for seniors

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is providing $467,500 to the Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario (OACAO) to administer the new Seniors’ Centre Without Walls Micro-Grants program and other capacity-building initiatives. The funding will support a broad range of seniors’ organizations and help people stay connected to their communities through telephone-based social […]

Brock to extend online classes through Winter Term

Brock to extend online classes through Winter Term

Brock University press release – Following a decision by the University Senate, Brock University today announced it will continue with primarily online classes for the full academic year, extending the current academic model through the Winter Term that runs from January to April. As a result of this decision, the current timetable for the Winter […]

NRPS investigating Welland sexual assault

NRPS investigating Welland sexual assault

Niagara Regional Police Service press release – On Thursday, September 17, 2020, at approximately 7:00 a.m, 3 District (Welland) uniform officers responded to the area of Prince Charles Drive and Fitch Street, in the City of Welland, in regards to a sexual assault that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers discovered a female with injuries. […]

United Way Niagara to kick off most important campaign in its history

United Way Niagara to kick off most important campaign in its history

United Way Niagara press release – We all know that poverty is hurting our community. Support and generosity of local service agencies has never been more important. The past few months have been trying for everyone and even more so for vulnerable people. Before the pandemic, one in three people in Niagara received help from […]

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