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Extreme cold weather alert for Sunday

Extreme cold weather alert for Sunday

Niagara Region press release – An Extreme Cold Weather Alert will go into effect on on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, as temperatures are expected to drop below -15 C. The Extreme Cold Weather Alert is intended to mobilize outreach workers and community agencies, recommend precautions for the general public during extreme cold weather, and offer information […]

Workforce survey adds new section on mental health

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Workforce survey adds new section on mental health

Niagara Workforce Planning Board press release – Each year in January the Niagara Workforce Planning Board(NWPB) delivers the Employer One survey. Employer One asks Niagara-based employers to set aside 10 minutes to offer their perspectives on hiring, retirements, and hard-to-fill positions over the previous year. This year, NWPB and Niagara Region Public Health have collaborated to add a new question module […]

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Affordable housing in Niagara: situation critical

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Affordable housing in Niagara: situation critical

Housing crisis in Niagara prompts investigations of affordable housing solutions Living in Niagara is becoming a luxury that the people who currently live and work here can no longer afford. Supply and demand is causing rents to a level beyond affordability, there’s a shortage of affordable housing available and people of Niagara are losing hope. […]

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Niagara Region transit service enhancements start in January

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Niagara Region transit service enhancements start in January

Niagara Region press release – This winter Niagara residents will experience the benefits of Niagara Region Transit service enhancements involving extended hours, a new express route and the addition of a new stop. On Jan. 7, 2019 route and schedule improvements will begin and provide increased service capacity and additional transfer opportunities to give more options […]

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Niagara Region holiday changes in waste collection

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Niagara Region holiday changes in waste collection

Garbage, Blue Box, Grey Box, and Green Bin collection will be deferred by one day in the week following Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. ​Regular Collection Day Changed to​ ​Monday, Dec. 24 ​No change ​Tuesday, Dec. 25 Wednesday, Dec. 26 ​Wednesday, Dec. 26 Thursday, Dec. 27 ​Thursday, Dec. 27 Friday, Dec. 28 Friday, Dec. […]

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Niagara Regional Council appoints new Regional Chair

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Niagara Regional Council appoints new Regional Chair

Niagara Region press release – Niagara Region announced Thursday, Dec. 7/2018, that Jim Bradley has been appointed to the position of Regional Chair by a unanimous vote of Regional Council for the 2018-2022 term. Bradley was officially sworn in later Thursday, making him the eighth Regional Chair for the Niagara Region. Bradley began his political […]

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