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Niagara Community Observatory explores challenges, opportunities in local transportation and logistics

Niagara Community Observatory explores challenges, opportunities in local transportation and logistics

Brock University press release – Government and private sector groups should collaborate on imaginative ways to help commercial vehicles bypass the increasingly congested QEW between Niagara and Toronto, suggests new research from Brock University’s Niagara Community Observatory (NCO). One possibility suggested creating a ferry service for trucks that would “get them off the road and […]

Raising the bar for quality craft spirits: NC Teaching Distillery unveils its first rum

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Raising the bar for quality craft spirits: NC Teaching Distillery unveils its first rum

Niagara College press release – After more than a year in the making, Niagara College Teaching Distillery is rolling out its first rum – just in time for summer cocktail season. School Spirits Small Batch Rum was created by the College’s inaugural Artisan Distilling Class of 2019, comprised of the first students to graduate from the program […]

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Brock and WWF-Canada address freshwater challenges amid ‘threat multiplier’ COVID-19

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Brock and WWF-Canada address freshwater challenges amid ‘threat multiplier’ COVID-19

Brock University press release – The COVID-19 pandemic may not be causing freshwater challenges, but it’s certainly compounding the problems. Brock University’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre (ESRC) and World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada) have launched the Partnership for Freshwater Resilience. Unable to host an in-person event due to COVID-19 restrictions, Brock and WWF-Canada officially launched […]

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Niagara College establishes Beverage Centre of Excellence thanks to NSERC grant

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Niagara College establishes Beverage Centre of Excellence thanks to NSERC grant

Niagara College press release – Niagara College’s Research & Innovation division will be deploying more than $1 million to expand essential applied research in the growing beverage sector over the next three years, thanks to federal government funding. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Innovation Enhancement Extend program will allow R&I’s Canadian Food […]

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Ontario introduces new math curriculum for elementary students

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Ontario introduces new math curriculum for elementary students

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government released the province’s new elementary math curriculum to better prepare students for work in a rapidly changing world, strengthen math competence and improve grades. The curriculum was developed over two years in consultation with parents, math educators, academics and math education experts, and is designed to […]

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Holy Cross Secondary Catholic School student receives Schulich Leaders Scholarship

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Holy Cross Secondary Catholic School student receives Schulich Leaders Scholarship

Niagara Catholic District School Board press release – The Niagara Catholic District School Board is proud to announce that Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School student Katja Murray will receive a $100,000 Schulich Leaders Scholarship from the Schulich Foundation towards her post-secondary education. Katja will study Engineering at Western University beginning in September. She was one […]

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