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Ontario Investing in Repairs and Upgrades at Community Living St. Catharines

Posted Apr 23rd, 2017 in Programs, st. catharines

Ontario is investing in repairs, renovations and upgrades at Community Living St. Catharines, which provides supports for 415 people with developmental disabilities.

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Supporting Clean Tech and Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Supporting Clean Tech and Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Posted Apr 20th, 2017 in Awareness, Programs

Ontario is challenging local and international companies to develop the next generation of transformative clean technologies to help fight climate change.

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St. Catharines Seeking Vendors for 2017 Seniors Day

St. Catharines Seeking Vendors for 2017 Seniors Day

Posted Apr 5th, 2017 in Programs, Business, seniors

Do you offer travel, fitness, home safety or other programs and services geared to older adults and their families? This may be the vendor event you’ve been looking for.

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How Many Trees Can You Plant This Year?

How Many Trees Can You Plant This Year?

Posted Mar 31st, 2017 in Programs, Home and Garden

"The Green Leaf Challenge is an exciting opportunity for our government to encourage Ontarians to get involved in making our province greener by planting a tree, making a donation or taking part in an event in your local community. By working together and each doing our part, we can all build a green future for our children and grandchildren." — Kathryn McGarry, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry

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Ontario Providing Improved Access to Legal Services

Ontario Providing Improved Access to Legal Services

Posted Mar 28th, 2017 in Awareness, Programs

Ontario is providing more people with affordable access to legal services by increasing the financial eligibility threshold for legal aid by another six per cent.Effective April 1, 2017, about 140,000 more people will be eligible to receive the legal services they need, regardless of their ability to pay.

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Earth Hour: Uniting People to Protect the Planet

Earth Hour: Uniting People to Protect the Planet

Posted Mar 25th, 2017 in Awareness, Programs

The 11th annual Earth Hour takes place at 8:30 p.m. local time on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Six continents, over 170 countries, and 24 time zones will be united as a global community, making our voices heard through individual action.

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Councils approve recommendations towards consolidated transit service

Councils approve recommendations towards consolidated transit service

Posted Mar 24th, 2017 in Municipal, Programs

"Inter-municipal Transit is an important service for our Region. It has been a priority for both Regional Council and City Council to establish a permanent inter-municipal service for Niagara. Ensuring people have reliable public transportation services to access jobs, recreation and travel opportunities both locally and in neighbouring municipalities is critical to our economic success." ~ Mayor Frank Campion, Welland

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Have Your Say: Provide your input into the future of transportation in Niagara

Have Your Say: Provide your input into the future of transportation in Niagara

Posted Feb 17th, 2017 in Municipal, Awareness, Programs, welland, st. catharines, niagara falls

Beginning on Feb. 21 the Region will be hosting its fourth series of Public Information Centres on the development of its Transportation Master Plan.

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You Can Now Text 911 in an Emergency

You Can Now Text 911 in an Emergency

Posted Dec 20th, 2016 in Municipal, Awareness, Programs, NRP

To be eligible to use this service the cell phone must be; - Registered for T9-1-1 with the DHHSI subscriber's cell phone company in advance - Capable of sending and receiving text (SMS) messages and activated with a service package that includes text messaging - Connected to a cellular network.

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Donate these items to a holiday food drive near you

Donate these items to a holiday food drive near you

Posted Dec 19th, 2016 in Municipal, Awareness, Programs, welland, st. catharines, niagara falls, fort erie, fonthill, port colborne, wainfleet, Holidays

“While the food bank is grateful for any and all non-perishable donations, some are better than others,” explains Katharine Schmidt, executive director for Food Banks Canada.

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