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We want to hear from you – provide your opinion on the future of inter-municipal transit

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We want to hear from you – provide your opinion on the future of inter-municipal transit

A series of public information centres will be held in November to get feedback and opinions from residents on the future of inter-municipal transit. Since late 2015 an Inter-municipal Transit Working Group led by the municipalities of St. Catharines, Niagara Falls and Welland with the support of Niagara Region have been working on improvements to […]

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Hotel Dieu selected as Niagara College’s Many Hands renovation project

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Hotel Dieu selected as Niagara College’s Many Hands renovation project

Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre in St. Catharines has been selected as the recipient of the 20th annual Niagara College ‘Many Hands’ project. “Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre’s patients will benefit from this project as it will give them the skills they need for independent living after a life-impacting health change,” […]

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Chew On This! event to raise poverty awareness

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Chew On This! event to raise poverty awareness

Events Call for a Rights-Based Approach to the Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy On Monday, October 17, the Niagara Poverty Reduction Network will be participating in Chew on This!, part of Dignity for All: The Campaign for a Poverty Free Canada. Volunteers in over 30 communities across Canada, including six in Niagara, will be raising awareness […]

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Niagara Community Foundation Funds $60,000 in Canada 150 Projects

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Niagara Community Foundation Funds $60,000 in Canada 150 Projects

Seven projects in Niagara have received grants totaling $60,000 to deliver programs that will bring the community together to honour the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017. The projects, ranging from community art exhibits to a memorial book for fallen Welland Canal workers, received grants from the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th. This fund is […]

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Tap into Project Brew festival at St. Catharines Market Square

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Tap into Project Brew festival at St. Catharines Market Square

Eighteen unique craft beers and the student brewers who created them will be in the spotlight on Friday, August 12 as part of Niagara College’s Project Brew Summer 2016 beer festival in downtown St. Catharines. The open-to-the-public event, which will take place from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Market Square (91 King St.), was […]

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No Fixed Address event helps homeless women and families

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No Fixed Address event helps homeless women and families

What would you do to help a homeless woman and her children? The YWCA Niagara Region’s signature fundraiser, No Fixed Address, is returning to the Pen Centre parking lot on Friday, August 12th and Saturday, August 13th. The 24-hour event hopes to raise awareness of the fight against the ever-increasing issue of homelessness in the […]

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