Home » Archives by category » Community News » Niagara Region (Page 2)

Niagara Children’s Water Festival encourages environmental awareness

Comments Off on Niagara Children’s Water Festival encourages environmental awareness
Niagara Children’s Water Festival encourages environmental awareness

The 2018 Niagara Children’s Water Festival starts May 8/2018 and runs from May 8 – 11. In its sixteenth year, the annual Niagara Children’s Water Festival provides a unique opportunity for students to learn about the importance of water by participating in exciting hands-on activities. The focus of the festival is to involve and teach […]

Continue reading …

Region/Brock partner to study poverty reduction funding

Comments Off on Region/Brock partner to study poverty reduction funding
Region/Brock partner to study poverty reduction funding

Niagara Region and Brock University are proud to announce a partnership to evaluate the impact of the Niagara Prosperity Initiative (NPI) on Niagara’s communities. Now in its 10th year, the NPI provides $1.5 million annually to support poverty reduction and prevention activities throughout the region. The evaluation project is supported by $470,000 in funding delivered […]

Continue reading …

Skunk with rabies found in Welland

Comments Off on Skunk with rabies found in Welland
Skunk with rabies found in Welland

A skunk in an urban area of Welland has tested positive for rabies recently. Niagara Region Public Health has seen an increase in the number of animals testing positive for rabies in Niagara. So far, in 2018, there have been two raccoons and one skunk test positive for rabies. In 2017, there were a total […]

Continue reading …

Niagara moves forward with Smart Cities Challenge submission

Comments Off on Niagara moves forward with Smart Cities Challenge submission
Niagara moves forward with Smart Cities Challenge submission

Niagara has taken a collective step forward in the federal government’s Smart Cities Challenge. Niagara’s 13 municipalities, with the support of its community partners, submitted an application with Infrastructure Canada that sets in motion a strategy to increase the sense of belonging among residents. A sense of belonging is vital to the well-being and prosperity […]

Continue reading …

Community Addiction Services of Niagara achieves CCA Accreditation

Comments Off on Community Addiction Services of Niagara achieves CCA Accreditation
Community Addiction Services of Niagara achieves CCA Accreditation

Community Addiction Services of Niagara (CASON) announced Tuesday April 24/2018 that it has been awarded accreditation by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA). The hard work, professionalism, and dedication of our staff and Board of Directors are reflected in this significant achievement. “To be CCA Accredited is truly a seal of approval. With increasing pressure […]

Continue reading …

Communities to honour fallen workers Saturday

Comments Off on Communities to honour fallen workers Saturday
Communities to honour fallen workers Saturday

Communities across Niagara will be coming together Saturday April 28/2018 to honour the lives of workers who have died while at work. “Day of Mourning is annual ceremony for workers victimized by employers’ failure to ensure health and safety at work,” the Niagara Regional Labour Council website says. “The theme for the 2018 Day of […]

Continue reading …