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 […]

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 […]

Niagara Region Beach Report: Friday, September 4/2020

Heading out to the beach? Be sure to check if the beach is safe for swimming. The information comes from the Niagara Region’s Beach Water Testing Results webpage. Bay Beach (Crystal), Fort Erie: Open for swimming. Bernard Avenue Beach, Fort Erie: Open for swimming. Crescent Beach, Fort Erie: Unsafe to swim. Waverly Beach, Fort Erie: […]

Niagara Community Observatory finds women under-represented in Niagara politics

Niagara Community Observatory finds women under-represented in Niagara politics

Brock University press release – Women in Niagara are not equitably represented on elected local councils, new research from Brock University has found. And while they are more likely to participate on appointed advisory committees and municipal boards, those numbers are still not in line with their share of the population, says the Niagara Community […]

Niagara Health Lottery announces grand prize winner

Niagara Health Lottery announces grand prize winner

Niagara Health Foundation press release – Niagara Health Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of the Niagara Health Lottery. The lucky ticket number NH–2423288 belongs to St.Catharines resident, Jackie Billard. Jackie took home the grand prize amount of $110,160. All proceeds from the online 50/50 raffle will support the Family Resource Centre for the […]

Help ‘ReStore’ our community and save on your ReStore purchase

Help ‘ReStore’ our community and save on your ReStore purchase

Niagara Habitat for Humanity press release – Help Niagara Habitat for Humanity ReStores “ReStore” our community by participating in a food donation drive while getting a discount on your ReStore purchase. On September 3, 4, and 5th, 2020, when you bring a non-perishable food item to any of our three Habitat for Humanity ReStores you’ll […]

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