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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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Local projects receive $370,000 in David S. Howes Fund inaugural grants

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Local projects receive $370,000 in David S. Howes Fund inaugural grants

Thirteen charities across Niagara are the recipients of the first wave of grants from the David S. Howes Fund Grants program – the Niagara Community Foundation’s largest-ever grant program. The Foundation received 35 applications valuing a combined $2.6 million dollars in requested funds. Each application was reviewed by the Foundation’s Grants Committee as well as […]

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Habitat Niagara rated one of Canada’s top charities 2019

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Habitat Niagara rated one of Canada’s top charities 2019

Habitat Niagara press release – MacLean’s magazine recently published the 100 Top-Rated Charities in Canada list as captured by MoneySense’s Charity 100 and Habitat for Humanity Niagara was recognized as one of Canada’s top-rated charities for 2019. The MoneySense Charity 100 assesses Canadian charities based on two major criteria: finances and transparency and recognizes those […]

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Brock University offers hope & warmth for United Way

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Brock University offers hope & warmth for United Way

United Way Niagara press release – Brock’s United Way committee stood outside in negative temperatures Tuesday Nov. 20/2018 offering free hot chocolate and TimBits to passersby. Why? To raise awareness for their United Way campaign. The university holds a strong campaign in support of United Way every year, this year their goal was $145,000 and they […]

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