Online shopping has arrived at the Niagara Habitat ReStores

Online shopping has arrived at the Niagara Habitat ReStores

Habitat for Humanity Niagara press release – Habitat for Humanity’s ReStores play an integral part in Habitat’s mission, bringing financial support for their work, and when businesses closed down during the first wave of the pandemic the charity wasn’t generating funds toward its home building program. “We recognized that many retailers remained open during the […]

Approved 2021 Operating Budget focuses on COVID-19 recovery and community support

Approved 2021 Operating Budget focuses on COVID-19 recovery and community support

City of Port Colborne press release – Port Colborne City Council approved the 2021 Operating Budget at last night’s meeting, which focuses on maintaining core programs and services, COVID-19 pandemic expenditures, economic development growth, and community support. In 2021, Port Colborne taxpayers will see an overall increase of 2.44 per cent in property taxes per […]

Imagine not having a stable home during COVID-19

Imagine not having a stable home during COVID-19

Niagara Regional Housing press release – This year on National Housing Day, Niagara Regional Housing (NRH) wants the residents of Niagara to think about what it is like to be without a stable home during a pandemic. “Anxiety about the virus, the changes to our lifestyles and the isolation of lockdown have been difficult even […]

Make A Meal Come True this holiday season

Make A Meal Come True this holiday season

Seaway Mall press release – The Make a Meal Come True campaign is our way of giving back to those who need it the most. Over the last two years Seaway Mall, Holy Trinity and Open Arms Mission have asked our community to make a Christmas meal come true for someone in need. To make […]

Budget Review Committee reviews Investing in Welland 2021 budgets

Budget Review Committee reviews Investing in Welland 2021 budgets

City of Welland press release – The Budget Review Committee (BRC) received an Investing in Welland 2021 budget presentation from city staff at this week’s BRC meeting. The presentation outlined considerations in developing the city’s 2021 Tax Supported Operating Budget, 2021-2030 Tax/Water/Wastewater Capital Forecast Budgets, and 2021 Water/Wastewater Operating Budget. The 2021 Tax Supported Operating […]

Applications open for $1,000 Stantec Bursary

Applications open for $1,000 Stantec Bursary

Niagara Workforce Planning Board press release – A generous donation from global community design and engineering specialists Stantec has enabled Niagara Workforce Planning Board to offer a special bursary for Niagara’s newcomer professionals on behalf of its Immigrant Mentorship Program. The $1,000 bursary will be awarded to a member of Niagara’s newcomer community who has an interest […]