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Niagara Region announces 2018 recipients of Niagara Prosperity Initiative funding

Niagara Region announces 2018 recipients of Niagara Prosperity Initiative funding

 Niagara Regional Chair Alan Caslin and Mayor Doug Joyner, Public Health and Social Services Committee Chair, joined Niagara partners and community groups on Friday June 15/2018 to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Niagara Prosperity Initiative (NPI). Regional Chair Caslin also announced the 2018 recipients of Regional Council’s $1.5 million investment in 17 […]

Niagara Region launches Glendale Niagara District Plan study

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Niagara Region launches Glendale Niagara District Plan study

Niagara Region has initiated work on the Glendale Niagara District Plan study. Prepared in cooperation with the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake and the City of St. Catharines, the district plan establishes a vision for future development in the area surrounding the Glendale Avenue/Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) interchange. The study area covers 700 hectares and includes the […]

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Niagara Children’s Water Festival encourages environmental awareness

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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 […]

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Region/Brock partner to study poverty reduction funding

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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 […]

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Niagara moves forward with Smart Cities Challenge submission

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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 […]

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Have your say on how to ‘Shape Niagara’

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Have your say on how to ‘Shape Niagara’

Niagara Region is inviting residents, businesses and community leaders to share how they would like to “Shape Niagara” by providing their ideas and feedback about what should be included in Council’s next strategic plan. Feedback shared with the Region will form part of a background study that will inform the next term of Council’s strategic […]

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