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Niagara Open Data portal launched

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Niagara Open Data portal launched

Putting data in the hands of people The Niagara open data community launched a new tool for the open sharing of data earlier this month. The Niagara Open Data Portal is the result of a collaborative project undertaken by Niagara’s municipalities, community organizations and educational institutions. The portal provides a free and open point for […]

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Lyme Walk Niagara raises $12,800 towards Lyme Research Centre

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Lyme Walk Niagara raises $12,800 towards Lyme Research Centre

Saturdays 2nd Annual Lyme Walk Niagara in Welland was a great success! With beautiful weather and over 300 participants, the event was able to raise a grand total of $12,800. “We were so pleased with the turnout. It never ceases to amaze me how strong and supportive the Lyme community is,” said organizer Mauryah Burattini. […]

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Lyme Walk Niagara to create local awareness

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Lyme Walk Niagara to create local awareness

The 2nd Annual Lyme Walk Niagara is coming on Saturday, June 4/2016 Organizers Mauryah Burattini and Alisha Lemay are hoping to get many participants, but, they are also looking for people who have the disease to come out and see that they are not alone. “Both of us have Lyme disease, we’ve had it for […]

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Make your trip to the beach a healthy one

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Make your trip to the beach a healthy one

With the arrival of the warm weather comes a trip to the beach. Niagara Region Public Health encourages residents and visitors to have a healthy experience at the beach this summer. Niagara Region Public Health tests beach water quality, effective now through to the end of summer, to make sure the level of bacteria in […]

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CTFS Jumpstart Run for Kids Inaugural event held last Sunday

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CTFS Jumpstart Run for Kids Inaugural event held last Sunday

On Sunday, May 15, Canadian Tire Financial Services (CTFS) hosted its inaugural Jumpstart 5K Run for Kids along the St. Catharine’s Canal Path. Two-time Paralympic Wheelchair racer, Josh Cassidy, Olympic long jumper, Tabia Charles and Mayor of St. Catharines, Walter Sendzik were in attendance, helping to raise awareness and funds for Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities. […]

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West Nile Virus season begins

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West Nile Virus season begins

Warmer temperatures are here, and with them come the onset of West Nile Virus season. Niagara residents and visitors to the area are encouraged to take the following protective measures to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes: Wear long-sleeved shirts, long pants, socks and shoes when outdoors Whenever you use mosquito repellent, apply a product containing […]

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