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Region-wide curbside battery collection April 22 -26

Region-wide curbside battery collection April 22 -26

Niagara Region press release – Residents across Niagara are being asked to bring their batteries to the curb for a special one-week collection this spring. Residents of single-family homes and apartments up to six units will be able to place their used or unwanted batteries at the curb on their regular collection day the week […]

Niagara Region launches comprehensive review of housing landscape

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Niagara Region launches comprehensive review of housing landscape

Niagara Region press release – Niagara Region has embarked on a comprehensive analysis of its housing landscape. This study will help forecast the need for future housing stock and inform strategies that improve access to adequate, suitable and affordable accommodations for residents of Niagara. “This groundbreaking analysis addresses the need to take a comprehensive approach […]

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Brock policy brief explores governance options for Niagara municipalities

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Brock policy brief explores governance options for Niagara municipalities

Brock University press release – To merge or not to merge? That is one of the many questions Niagara and eight other Ontario regions will be grappling with as the province studies how to make municipalities more efficient. Two advisors appointed by the Ontario government are addressing nine questions related to how decisions are being […]

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Niagara Region Transit seeks feedback on new accessible coach buses

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Niagara Region Transit seeks feedback on new accessible coach buses

Niagara Region press release – ‚ÄčOn Wednesday, March 13/2019, Niagara Region Transit parked a new accessible coach-style bus on Academy Street at the St. Catharines terminal, in order to collect community feedback on potential new bus purchases. Residents who are able to tour the bus in person are welcome to leave their comments with Transportation […]

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Niagara Region Council approves 2019 budget

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Niagara Region Council approves 2019 budget

Niagara Region press release – Niagara Regional Council has approved a budget for 2019 that will result in an overall property tax increase of 3.8 per cent in 2019. Challenged with aging infrastructure and increased demands related to growth, this budget focuses on funding programs and services that are priorities for Council and residents, while […]

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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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