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Come and join us for winter camp starting December 27 - January 4.  Programs are offered to children ages 6-12.  Our staff looks forward to guiding your campers through fun-filled days of winter!  Each day, campers will participate in a variety of different activities, arts & crafts, outdoor orienteering, just to name a few.  With a different theme each day, we’ll be sure to keep your campers entertained!

For the fourth consecutive year, General Motors St. Catharines has generously provided funds for Niagara Nutrition Partners’ Santa Surprise to benefit selected schools with a student nutrition program. Five thousand dollars worth of nutritious breakfast and snack foods was delivered to eight schools in St. Catharines, Thorold and West Niagara.

Landowners abutting One Mile Creek and other interested individuals formed the Friends of One Mile Creek (FOMC) in 2003 because of concerns regarding the condition of the creek and associated Landsdowne Pond.

Working with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA), the group implemented a number of stewardship projects to revitalize the creek’s natural heritage.

The goal of Friends of One Mile Creek is to:

October 2018 ran true to form by ending with a pronounced drop in the major stock market indices. In this article, we try to determine if history can teach us anything about this type of episode. If you invest in the stock market by means of mutual funds*, it is likely that their value was down on October 31, 2018. In fact, last month the Toronto Stock Exchange index experienced its worst monthly performance in seven years, while in the U.S., the S&P 500 index dropped almost 7% and the Nasdaq, composed largely of tech stocks, plunged more than 9%. 

Niagara Health honoured healthcare professionals who embody the spirit of collaboration at the 12th annual Interprofessional Practice Awards on Thursday, Nov. 22. This year’s recipients demonstrate leadership and excellence in line with Niagara Health’s strategic purpose, vision and values, providing extraordinary caring, teamwork, forward thinking and innovation.  Awards were handed out to professionals across a variety disciplines and Niagara Health sites.

Niagara College nominates distinguished alumni for 2018 Premier’s Awards. Seven distinguished members of Niagara College’s alumni community have been nominated for Colleges Ontario’s prestigious 2018  Premier’s Awards.

As the availability of affordable housing continues to be a challenge in Niagara, local stakeholders joined together on the 20th Anniversary of National Housing Day to share information and tools to support affordable housing development. For the third year in a row, Niagara Regional Housing, Niagara Region and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) partnered for this event, with the City of St. Catharines also sponsoring this year. 

More than 1800 items are up for grabs in this year's Rotary TV Auction and proceeds go to local and international charity projects!  It's a WIN/WIN!!  The Rotary TV Auction is a joint venture between all of the Rotary Clubs of Niagara and TV Cogeco. All items are donated by local, community minded businesses.

Niagara Health hosted its inaugural Research Day at its St. Catharines Site Wednesday. More than 100 researchers, students, academics and healthcare workers attended the event to learn about medical research happening in the region and to hear the keynote address, delivered by Dr. Deborah Cook of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and McMaster University.

What started as an unexpected crop loss for hop-grower Mireille Allard turned out to be the unlikely inspiration behind the Niagara College Teaching Brewery’s frosty new brew. Allard co-owns Houblonniere Lupuline hopyard in the Chapeau region of Quebec. In the fall of 2015, an unexpected September frost rendered a portion of her Chinook-variety hops, which had remained on the bine, pink-coloured and unusually aromatic. Curious about the effects of letting the hops freeze on the bine, Allard send samples of the hops to a lab. The results showed much higher of alpha acids and oils compared to the unfrozen hops. “Everything was boosted up,” said Allard

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