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Niagara College receives $14 million investment to expand SONAMI

Niagara College receives $14 million investment to expand SONAMI

The Government of Canada has made a $14 million investment that will allow Niagara College to expand the growth of the Southern Ontario Network for Advances Manufacturing Innovation (SONAMI). “Created in 2016 with a $7.3-million contribution from FedDev Ontario, SONAMI is a network of seven post-secondary institutions that pools the resources and expertise of its members […]

Meet the Summer Company at July 15 tradeshow

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Meet the Summer Company at July 15 tradeshow

City of St. Catharines press release – Eight Niagara students have started an entrepreneurial journey this summer, turning ideas into real businesses. Eight students from across the region are going beyond typical summer jobs this year, participating in The Summer Company, a provincial program in partnership with the St. Catharines Enterprise Centre. The students, who […]

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Vale to test gas emergency horn

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Vale to test gas emergency horn

Around noon on Tuesday, June 25/2019, Vale will be testing their gas emergency horn. According to a public notice on the City of Port Colborne Facebook: “Vale will be testing their gas emergency horn tomorrow, June 25, at 12 p.m. The horn and other alarms/sirens may be sounding for up to 10 minutes while they […]

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Brock’s CCOVI partners with industry to produce certified clean grapevines

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Brock’s CCOVI partners with industry to produce certified clean grapevines

Brock University press release – Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) has partnered with the grape and wine industry to produce certified, clean grapevines. The Government of Canada recently committed $2.3 million in funding over the next three to support the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN) as it develops certified vines for […]

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Brock research urges Niagara agribusiness to collaborate with other sectors

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Brock research urges Niagara agribusiness to collaborate with other sectors

Brock University press release – When asked what Niagara is known for beyond the famous Falls, many people say vineyards, fruit trees, wineries and greenhouses that grow flowers and vegetables year-round. But that thriving agribusiness sector — which runs from basic operations to high-end commercial products — could be even stronger if there was closer co-operation […]

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Vale launches Port Colborne community based action plan

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Vale launches Port Colborne community based action plan

Vale press release – On Monday, June 10/2019, Vale shared details of a Community-Based Action Plan for Port Colborne that addresses the findings of a multi-year Community-Based Risk Assessment (CBRA) examining the impact of 100 years of refining operations in the community, and specifically historical metal deposition in soil. The comprehensive Action Plan was developed […]

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