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Niagara Region Transit seeks feedback on new accessible coach buses

Niagara Region Transit seeks feedback on new accessible coach buses

Niagara Region press release – ​On Wednesday, March 13/2019, Niagara Region Transit parked a new accessible coach-style bus on Academy Street at the St. Catharines terminal, in order to collect community feedback on potential new bus purchases. Residents who are able to tour the bus in person are welcome to leave their comments with Transportation […]

Confirmed case of measles in Niagara

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Confirmed case of measles in Niagara

Niagara Region press release – ​Niagara Region Public Health is investigating a laboratory confirmed case of measles in an adult who acquired their infection while travelling outside Canada. Any person who visited the following public locations are being asked to watch for signs and symptoms and to ensure their vaccination is up to date as […]

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Niagara’s third annual ‘Tampon Tuesday’ helps women in need

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Niagara’s third annual ‘Tampon Tuesday’ helps women in need

United Way Niagara press release – Imagine having to make the difficult choice between buying food or menstrual hygiene products. For many people, it’s an unfortunate reality. “I know a girl who missed a week of school every month. Her family could only spare enough money to buy menstrual hygiene products for her mother so […]

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Niagara Region Council approves 2019 budget

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Niagara Region Council approves 2019 budget

Niagara Region press release – Niagara Regional Council has approved a budget for 2019 that will result in an overall property tax increase of 3.8 per cent in 2019. Challenged with aging infrastructure and increased demands related to growth, this budget focuses on funding programs and services that are priorities for Council and residents, while […]

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Niagara Health Foundation ‘Motown Hits’ Gala raises record $100,000

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Niagara Health Foundation ‘Motown Hits’ Gala raises record $100,000

Niagara Health Foundation press release – On Saturday, Feb. 23/2019, Niagara Health Foundation hosted its Annual Gala at the elegant Sheraton on the Falls. The ‘Motown Hits’ themed event brought the music and magic of the Motown era to 400 guests, while raising over $100,000 for the Foundation’s Gifts of Extraordinary Care Fund. The Gala […]

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New report shows tourism impact on Niagara’s economy

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New report shows tourism impact on Niagara’s economy

Niagara Region press release – Tourists visiting Niagara pumped $2.4 billion into the local economy, says a new report from Niagara Economic Development. Using data compiled in collaboration with Statistics Canada, the inaugural Niagara Tourism Profile report​ shines a light on the significant economic benefit of tourism to Niagara in terms of overall jobs, business activity, visitors […]

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