Ontario introduces legislation to freeze residential rent in 2021

Ontario introduces legislation to freeze residential rent in 2021

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government has introduced the Helping Tenants and Small Businesses Act that would, if passed, freeze rent in 2021 for most rent-controlled and non-rent-controlled residential units. The bill would provide the vast majority of Ontario’s tenants with financial relief as the province continues down the path of renewal, growth […]

Ontario launches new COVID-19 screening tool to help protect students and staff

Ontario launches new COVID-19 screening tool to help protect students and staff

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government launched a new voluntary interactive screening tool to assist parents, students and staff with the daily assessment of COVID-19 symptoms and risk factors that is required before attending school. The results will let parents, students, and education staff know whether they should attend school each day or guide […]

Hospitals working together to provide pandemic care

Hospitals working together to provide pandemic care

Niagara Health press release – Hospitals in Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Norfolk, Brant and Burlington (HNHNBB region) are working together to ensure a stable system of health care throughout the pandemic and particularly during times when there may be a surge in cases of COVID-19. In addition to work that continues in each hospital and with […]

Brock alumni invited to celebrate Homecoming from home

Brock alumni invited to celebrate Homecoming from home

Brock University press release – Like so many other big events on the post-secondary calendar this year, Brock University’s Homecoming Weekend will have a whole new approach. Rather than a typical weekend of in-person events, celebrations and reunions, Brock will kick off its Virtual Homecoming Launch with the theme of ‘keeping the tradition alive, no […]

Male from St. Catharines arrested on child pornography charges

Male from St. Catharines arrested on child pornography charges

Niagara Regional Police press release – In April of 2020, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service’s Internet Child Exploitation (I.C.E.) commenced an investigation into the sexual exploitation of children. The investigation into the child exploitation material led to a St. Catharines residence. In September of 2020, members assigned to the Niagara Regional Police Service’s […]

Brock NCO director awarded funding to study agribusiness

Brock NCO director awarded funding to study agribusiness

Brock University press release – In Charles Conteh’s vision of Niagara, the region’s agriculture industry has launched into the world of automation and robotics technology, taking an already flourishing sector to new heights. Niagara — and all of Ontario — has the potential to be an agricultural powerhouse, says the Associate Professor of Political Science […]

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