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City leading regional initiative to help main street businesses strengthen online presence

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City leading regional initiative to help main street businesses strengthen online presence

City of St. Catharines press release –  The City of St. Catharines is leading a regional project that aims to help main street businesses enhance their online digital presence. Working in partnership with 12 business improvement areas (BIAs) across Niagara, the City has received a $70,000 grant from Digital Main Street, a program funded by […]

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Emterra Environmental’s support for Walker Family Cancer Centre tops $300,000

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Emterra Environmental’s support for Walker Family Cancer Centre tops $300,000

Niagara Health Foundation press release – Can Niagara’s blue and grey recycling boxes help fight cancer? They sure can, thanks to how much the Region’s residents and businesses recycle each year. Eight years ago, when Emterra Environmental took over the contract to collect recyclables from residential households and businesses, the company committed to an annual […]

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Niagara College receives $14 million investment to expand SONAMI

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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 […]

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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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