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CCOVI scientist helps region’s grape growers navigate uncertainty during COVID-19

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CCOVI scientist helps region’s grape growers navigate uncertainty during COVID-19

Brock University press release – Although they are well-versed in overcoming fluctuations and uncertainty from one growing season to the next, Niagara’s grape growers are facing a unique set of challenges this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To address some of those challenges, Jim Willwerth, Senior Scientist at Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and […]

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OpenInNiagara website connects Niagara businesses with customers

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OpenInNiagara website connects Niagara businesses with customers

Niagara Region press release – ​Many businesses across Niagara who have adapted to new ways of doing business due to COVID-19 have an innovative tool to help them connect with customers. This week, Niagara Economic Development (NED) officially launched its new OpenInNiagara online business directory. “One of the more unique challenges that COVID-19 has created for […]

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Ontario helping businesses overcome the unique challenges created by COVID-19

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Ontario helping businesses overcome the unique challenges created by COVID-19

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is launching the COVID-19: Tackling the Barriers website to help businesses overcome the unique challenges created by the global pandemic. Businesses working to retool their operations to produce health-related products, or those that want to continue their operations in this new environment of physical distancing, can submit […]

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Online discussion to aid migrant workers during COVID-19 pandemic

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Online discussion to aid migrant workers during COVID-19 pandemic

Brock University press release – While the COVID-19 pandemic has locked down travel around the world, over the past few weeks one group of necessary workers have made their annual return to Niagara. Nearly 55,000 migrant farmworkers come to Canada each year to work in farms, greenhouses and other agricultural settings across the country, with […]

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Fort Erie Business Availability Map connects local businesses with customers

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Fort Erie Business Availability Map connects local businesses with customers

Town of Fort Erie press release – The Town of Fort Erie is working hard to connect Fort Erie businesses to their consumers. Using Geographical Information System (GIS) technology, Town Staff has developed an interactive map called the Fort Erie Business Availability Map (FEBAM). FEBAM contains the most comprehensive list of all local businesses in […]

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Democracy crusader Dave Meslin joins ASG as Senior Associate for Democratic Innovation

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Democracy crusader Dave Meslin joins ASG as Senior Associate for Democratic Innovation

Armstrong Strategy Group press release – Acclaimed Democracy advocate Dave Meslin, has joined Armstrong Strategy Group (ASG) as Senior Associate for Democratic Innovation. Dave is a renowned Toronto-based urbanist, community organizer, and author of the best-selling book Teardown: Rebuilding Democracy from the Ground Up – described as a “handbook of democratic solutions.” Meslin joined the […]

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