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2017 T. Roy Adams Humanitarian Award Goes to Tom Rankin

2017 T. Roy Adams Humanitarian Award Goes to Tom Rankin

Posted Jul 21st, 2017 in Municipal, Programs, st. catharines

Tom is a strong advocate for Niagara and is very committed to making it a better place to live. He is a unique philanthropist who gives generously and has a positive impact on projects designed to enhance local communities.

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Quit Smoking Workshop

Quit Smoking Workshop

Posted Jul 13th, 2017 in Municipal, Programs, Health

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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Full Disclosure in Booking Summer Vacations

Full Disclosure in Booking Summer Vacations

Posted Jul 12th, 2017 in Awareness, Programs, Holidays

Ontario has taken steps to help people make informed decisions when booking travel by increasing consumer protection and transparency. As of January 1, 2017, Ontario travel agents and wholesalers are now required to display the total cost, including all taxes and fees, in any advertisements that include price of travel.

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St. Catharines begins work on transportation master plan

St. Catharines begins work on transportation master plan

Posted Jul 11th, 2017 in Cycling in Niagara, Municipal, Awareness, Programs, Culture, st. catharines

“Transportation is about more than just cars and streets,” said Brian Applebee, manager of transportation services for the City. “It’s about providing alternative and sustainable ways to connect residents to the places they need to go, both within the city and beyond our borders.”

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  Supporting Early Intervention for Babies at Risk of Developing Permanent Hearing Loss

Supporting Early Intervention for Babies at Risk of Developing Permanent Hearing Loss

Posted Jul 7th, 2017 in Awareness, Programs

"About 2 to 3 babies in 1000 are born with permanent hearing loss. Finding hearing loss in the very young and providing comprehensive intervention is extremely important to the growth, development and success of these children."

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eTicketing Initiative started in Niagara Region

eTicketing Initiative started in Niagara Region

Posted Jul 5th, 2017 in Municipal, Awareness, Programs, NRP

The new pilot system offers many benefits, including reducing the margin of human error as well as the amount of administrative burden involved in the process for both Niagara Regional Police staff and court staff.

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Niagara drivers asked to focus on the road

Niagara drivers asked to focus on the road

Posted Jun 23rd, 2017 in Awareness, Programs

Whether you are a novice or experienced driver, this interactive event will teach you how to stay focused, said Seaway Mall's President, Mike Belcastro.

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Celebrate Ontario's 150th Anniversary with the 2017 Fun Pass

Celebrate Ontario's 150th Anniversary with the 2017 Fun Pass

Posted Jun 22nd, 2017 in Awareness, Programs, Sports and Recreation

Fun Pass booklets are being given to children in participating school boards and private schools across the province this month. Ontario parents can also access the Fun Pass online at Ontario.ca/funpass.

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2017 Communities in Bloom Editions

2017 Communities in Bloom Editions

Posted Jun 20th, 2017 in Municipal, Programs, Home and Garden

There are three levels of competition: Provincial, National, and International. In July and August, qualified volunteer judges will visit participating communities and evaluate each one on its overall performance within the criteria:

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Province Helping 50,000 Students Gain Valuable Work Experience

Province Helping 50,000 Students Gain Valuable Work Experience

Posted Jun 8th, 2017 in Programs, Careers / Jobs

Opening doors to new careers is part of Ontario plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help people in their everyday lives.

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