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Regional Chair and Chief of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation build stronger relationship

Posted on Monday, June 28, 2021 09:45 AM

As a step toward reconciliation, Regional Chair Jim Bradley met with Chief Stacey LaForme of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation yesterday to continue cultivating a respectful, long-term relationship between the two communities. 

During their meeting, the Regional Chair and Chief LaForme discussed opportunities to raise awareness of First Nation treaty rights, the presence of Indigenous history and culture throughout Niagara, as well as prospective partnerships for new economic development...

Covid-19 Vaccination

All Ontarians Aged 18+ Becoming Eligible for Accelerated Second Doses

Posted on Friday, June 25, 2021 12:40 PM

With more than 76 per cent of Ontarian adults having received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and over 30 per cent fully immunized, Ontario is accelerating second dose eligibility to all individuals aged 18 and over across the province.

Starting Monday, June 28, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., all Ontarians aged 18 and over who received their first dose of an mRNA vaccine will be eligible to book an appointment to receive their second ahead of schedule. This will accelerate second dose eligibility for approximately...

Covid-19 Vaccination

New Niagara COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Available

Posted on Friday, June 25, 2021 12:30 PM

WHO

Anyone 12 and older who have not received their first dose are particularily encouraged to book an appointment as soon as possible. A full list of those who are able to book an earlier second dose can be found on the provincial website.

WHAT

New COVID-19 vaccination appointments are now available for the following clinic dates and locations:

  • June 29-30 – Port Colborne, Vale Health and Wellness Centre
  • July 1-10 – Pelham, Meridian Community Centre
  • July 8-13 – Niagara Falls, MacBain...

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Regional Council adopts Niagara’s first Community Safety and Well-Being Plan

Posted on Friday, June 25, 2021 12:30 PM

​Niagara now has a sustainable and long-term plan to improve the safety and well-being of our community.

Approved by Regional Council at its June 24 meeting, Niagara’s first ever Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) Plan will strengthen how Niagara’s governments, police service and agencies work together on important safety and well-being issues in our community, and provides a framework to address emerging issues through ongoing engagement and collaboration.

The Plan identifies...

Awards

Regional Chair Bradley announces winners of inaugural Niagara Impact Awards

Posted on Friday, June 25, 2021 09:30 AM

​Regional Chair Jim Bradley announced the names of the eight winners of the inaugural Niagara Impact Awards at this evening’s meeting of Regional Council. 

The Niagara Impact Awards were created to recognize individuals, non-profit organizations and private sector businesses who have gone above and beyond to improve the quality of life of those living in the Niagara region. Having heard countless impressive stories of the community making sacrifices to support one another, the Niagara Impact...