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NRH responds to Ontario community housing renewal strategy and funding shortfall

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NRH responds to Ontario community housing renewal strategy and funding shortfall

Niagara Regional Housing press release – At its Board meeting on May 24/2019, the Niagara Regional Housing (NRH) Board expressed concern that the Province has reduced funding for affordable housing programs in the new guidelines accompanying the Community Housing Renewal Strategy (CHRS) released earlier in the month. “There are aspects of the plan that the […]

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Canada Goat Gold Open celebrates 27 years

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Canada Goat Gold Open celebrates 27 years

Armstrong Strategy Group press release – The Niagara Community Foundation and the Goats are heading back to the Cherry Hill Club for one last time. The Foundation will host the 27th and final Canada Goat Open Golf Tournament June 4/2019, at the Cherry Hill Club in Ridgeway. To date, the tournament has raised more than […]

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Niagara’s youth to name & design 2021 Canada Games mascot

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Niagara’s youth to name & design 2021 Canada Games mascot

2021 Canada Games Host Society, Inc. press release – The use of a “mascotte” as a good luck charm at sporting events dates back to the 1880s. Ever since then mascots have been entertaining fans at stadiums, arenas, and fields around the world. These loveable characters and creatures have become an integral part of professional […]

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Niagara Region Economic Development launches Ambassador Program

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Niagara Region Economic Development launches Ambassador Program

Niagara Region press release – Niagara Economic Development wants local business and community partners to help spread the word about the region’s economic vitality, and promote Niagara as a desirable place to invest. This week, Niagara Economic Development at the Niagara Region officially launched the Niagara Ambassador program. This program aims to generate excitement and […]

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Confirmed case of measles in Niagara

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Confirmed case of measles in Niagara

Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services press release – Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services 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 […]

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Immunization coverage in Niagara meets or surpasses provincial averages

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Immunization coverage in Niagara meets or surpasses provincial averages

On Tuesday, May 7/2019, Public Health Ontario (PHO) released the Immunization Coverage Report for School Pupils in Ontario: 2017-18 School Year. The report presents immunization coverage for students across the province, allowing all Ontarians to monitor trends in vaccine uptake over time. Students were assessed for a number of vaccines at ages seven, 12 and […]

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