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Track My Plow and Ontario 511 Making Roads Safer This Winter

Track My Plow and Ontario 511 Making Roads Safer This Winter

Posted Nov 17th, 2017 in Awareness, Programs, Ontario

Insurance companies in Ontario must now offer a winter tire insurance discount for all drivers in the province.

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Welland offers $100 incentives for residents to purchase a Flowie water sensor

Welland offers $100 incentives for residents to purchase a Flowie water sensor

Posted Nov 6th, 2017 in Municipal, Programs, Home and Garden, welland

City Council approved a partnership with Alert Labs to assist Welland residents with the purchase of real-time water sensors.

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RECALL: Maple Leaf brand Chicken Breast Strips

RECALL: Maple Leaf brand Chicken Breast Strips

Posted Nov 2nd, 2017 in Awareness, Programs, Health, Recalls

Maple Leaf Foods is recalling Maple Leaf brand Chicken Breast Strips from the marketplace because they may contain the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria.

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Carfentanil in Niagara Region

Carfentanil in Niagara Region

Posted Nov 1st, 2017 in Municipal, Awareness, Programs, Health, Culture, NRP, welland, st. catharines, niagara falls, fort erie, fonthill, port colborne, wainfleet

The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS), along with the Niagara Opioid Overdose Prevention and Communication Network, would like to make the public aware of an overdose death as a result of Carfentanil in the Niagara Region.

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$250,000 for Food4Kids Hamilton Halton Niagara

$250,000 for Food4Kids Hamilton Halton Niagara

Posted Oct 23rd, 2017 in Awareness, Programs, Health, Culture

Ontario is investing in 48 community projects across the province that are supporting new ways to help people break the cycle of poverty, increase food security, find good jobs and end homelessness.

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Have Your Say: GO station area plans at Open Houses

Have Your Say: GO station area plans at Open Houses

Posted Oct 16th, 2017 in Municipal, Awareness, Programs

Niagara Region is holding a series of Open Houses to give residents the opportunity to review and ask questions about land use plans (Secondary Plans) that will guide development for the areas surrounding Niagara's four proposed GO Train station sites.

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STOP workshops will be held in Welland, Grimsby and Thorold

STOP workshops will be held in Welland, Grimsby and Thorold

Posted Oct 14th, 2017 in Municipal, Programs, welland

Free quit smoking patches are available to Niagara residents for a limited time. The STOP (Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients) Program offers eligible participants in Niagara five weeks of cost-free nicotine replacement therapy and smoking cessation information to help them in their quit attempt.

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Fire Safety in Retirement Homes: Help from Ontario

Fire Safety in Retirement Homes: Help from Ontario

Posted Oct 12th, 2017 in Programs, seniors

Ontario is helping retirement homes with the cost of installing automatic sprinkler systems, to enhance seniors' safety and ensure that new Ontario Fire Code requirements are met.

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Help Celebrate Waste Reduction Next Week in Niagara

Help Celebrate Waste Reduction Next Week in Niagara

Posted Oct 11th, 2017 in Municipal, Awareness, Programs, Contests, welland, st. catharines, niagara falls, fort erie, fonthill, port colborne, wainfleet

In recognition of Waste Reduction Week, October 16-22, Niagara Region will be offering free public tours, hosting an information booth and holding a contest to educate residents about the importance of waste reduction.

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Get a FREE Tree St. Catharines

Get a FREE Tree St. Catharines

Posted Oct 3rd, 2017 in Municipal, Programs, Home and Garden, st. catharines

“We heard loud and clear from residents that they value the benefits of having trees on their property,” said Ilyse Norton, development horticultural technician. “This is a way for us to make it a little easier for residents to plant new trees.”

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