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OpenInNiagara website connects Niagara businesses with customers

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OpenInNiagara website connects Niagara businesses with customers

Niagara Region press release – ​Many businesses across Niagara who have adapted to new ways of doing business due to COVID-19 have an innovative tool to help them connect with customers. This week, Niagara Economic Development (NED) officially launched its new OpenInNiagara online business directory. “One of the more unique challenges that COVID-19 has created for […]

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Niagara Region Transit making temporary service changes effective May 4

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Niagara Region Transit making temporary service changes effective May 4

Niagara Region press release – Niagara Region Transit is making temporary service changes, which come into effect on Monday, May 4. These changes are a result of impacts on service demands and resources due to COVID-19. The hours of service will now be slightly reduced from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., with the last trips […]

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Musicians supporting our community during Covid-19 outbreak

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Musicians supporting our community during Covid-19 outbreak

United Way Niagara press release – A talented group of local musical performers is scheduled to perform three Livestream benefit concerts in May to raise funds for United Way Niagara’s emergency response efforts. The idea for Showcase Niagara came from local entertainment veteran and concert promoter David Rapelje who was approached by several members of […]

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United Way announces $100,000 COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund match

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United Way announces $100,000 COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund match

United Way Niagara press release – The Brown Homestead in association with the Humeniuk Foundation made a $100,000 matching gift to United Way’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund late last week. The significant donation will match donations of any amount from individuals or organizations to the Emergency Response Fund. “We can see that this is a […]

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Economic Rapid Response Team completes first survey of Niagara businesses

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Economic Rapid Response Team completes first survey of Niagara businesses

Niagara Region press release – On Tuesday, Apr. 14/2020, Niagara’s Economic Rapid Response Team (ERRT) released the results of a region-wide survey of Niagara businesses that gives an early picture of the local impact of COVID-19 on Niagara’s business community. Over 2,600 businesses from all of Niagara’s municipalities completed the online survey, administered between March […]

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Region making service changes to focus on curbside waste collection during COVID-19

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Region making service changes to focus on curbside waste collection during COVID-19

Niagara Region press release – Niagara Region is making further changes to curbside waste collection this week to allow collection staff from Emterra and Canadian Waste Management to continue to focus on core services. The changes are to prioritize the weekly collection of garbage, recycling and organics and to help our collection staff who are […]

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