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Assertive Street Outreach Program

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 02:17 PM

Are you or someone you know experiencing homelessness in Niagara?

Niagara Region homelessness services funds a collaborative, region-wide street outreach program called Niagara Assertive Street Outreach.

How the Program Helps

Assertive Street Outreach is an evidence-based, housing-focused program which:

  • Engages with people sleeping rough to create pathways into housing 
  • Provides standardized intake, triage and assessment to measure a person's vulnerability and help to identify appropriate housing...

GIO Rail

City moves full steam ahead with railway crossing improvements

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 07:49 AM

The City of Port Colborne moves full steam ahead with railway crossing improvements in collaboration with GIO Rail, as a continued commitment to improving infrastructure across the City.

Working in conjunction with GIO Rail, the goal is to improve the quality and safety of railway crossings. Both parties play an important role; the City is responsible for road surfaces; and GIO Rail is responsible for the railway tracks. By forming this partnership and working together, it ensures roads, sidewalks...


Regional Chair announces membership of Community Coordination Task Force for COVID-19 Vaccination

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2021 09:29 AM

As part of Niagara’s response to the ongoing pandemic, Regional Chair Jim Bradley is pleased to announce the members of the Community Coordination Task Force for COVID-19 Vaccination.

Dr. David Dec has accepted the role of task force chair. In this role, Dr. Dec will provide critical leadership, and will act as the group’s primary community spokesperson. Dr. Dec will also serve as the direct liaison between the task force and the Board of Health (Regional Council).

Dr. Dec brings to this position...


Tourism Adaption and Recovery Fund launched to support Niagara tourism operators

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 01:46 PM

Niagara’s Economic Rapid Response Team (ERRT) is working together, and across municipal boundaries to provide direct financial support for tourism operators adapting their operations during COVID-19.

Niagara’s Tourism Adaption and Recovery Fund Grant provides tourism-dependent businesses with up to $20,000 in non-repayable contributions to support costs associated with adapting and re-opening. These include projects such as space renovations and retrofits, the purchase of equipment and fixtures,...

Job Fair

Niagara Health hosting virtual job fair on Feb. 4

Posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 04:15 PM

Niagara Health is hosting its first-ever virtual job fair on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

We are recruiting for a wide range of healthcare positions at our hospital sites across Niagara, including:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Registered Practical Nurses
  • Personal Support Workers
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Clerical Medical Administration
  • Environmental Services, and other healthcare professionals.

“Holding a virtual job fair is an innovative and effective way to...