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Niagara Region selects new waste collection contractors to start in fall 2020

Niagara Region selects new waste collection contractors to start in fall 2020

Niagara Region press release – After the Niagara Regional Council meeting held on Nov. 14/2019, GFL Environmental Inc. and Miller Waste Systems Inc. are the new waste collection contractors. The two companies were the successful proponents through a negotiated request for proposal for curbside collection, haulage of garbage, recycling and organics process and will begin […]

Remembrance Day services around South Niagara

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Remembrance Day services around South Niagara

Around South Niagara there will be Remembrance Day ceremonies at various locations Monday, Nov. 11/2019. Port Colborne’s service has been moved to the upper hall of the Royal Canadian Legion in the city as there is expected inclement weather for tomorrow. The City of Port Colborne has posted on its social media accounts: “Due to […]

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Wear a purple scarf in support of Woman Abuse Prevention Month

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Wear a purple scarf in support of Woman Abuse Prevention Month

November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month and Gillian’s Place is inviting Niagara residents to wear a purple scarf in support of the Ontario-wide Wrapped in Courage Campaign. “It’s every woman’s right to live in a safe and secure environment that is free from violence, whether it be her home, her community, her workplace or wherever […]

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Nominations sought for inaugural Niagara Biennial Design Awards

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Nominations sought for inaugural Niagara Biennial Design Awards

Niagara Region press release – On Friday, Nov. 1/2019, Niagara Region announced the launch of a new awards program, which recognizes excellence in design of the built environment in Niagara. Building on the previous Niagara Community Design Awards, the Niagara Biennial celebrates design excellence within the region’s unique setting. “The new inaugural Niagara Biennial Design […]

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Honouring a community great by continuing her work

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Honouring a community great by continuing her work

United Way Niagara press release – How do you honour a woman who believed strongly in our community and what could be done when we all worked together with clarity towards a common goal? The answer was easy for a group of her friends …you honour her by rolling up your sleeves and continuing on […]

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St. Catharines Provincial Offences Courthouse to close Oct. 31

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St. Catharines Provincial Offences Courthouse to close Oct. 31

Niagara Region press release – The St. Catharines Provincial Courthouse will be closing Oct. 31/2019 at noon. Regional Council approved the closure of the 71 King St. courthouse on June 20, with all existing services transferring to the new 1,836 square metre Welland courthouse, located at 445 East Main St. “The consolidation of services to […]

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