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The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, in conjunction with the Communities in Bloom Committee and the Niagara-on-the-Lake Horticulture Society are pleased to be running the Garden of the Week program over the summer months.

A batch of 27 recent graduates of Niagara College’s Ecosystem Restoration (Graduate Certificate) program are getting a jumpstart on their career, becoming Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioners-in-Training (CERPITs), thanks to a new partnership between the college and the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER). 

Following public consultation and approval from both regional and municipal councils, an updated Smoke and Vape-Free Outdoor Spaces Bylaw is now in effect for the Niagara region. 

It is proving to be a vintage year for applied learning at the Niagara College Teaching Winery, with seven new medals from a national wine competition – two for sparkling alone. The Niagara College Teaching Winery recently won a gold, three silvers and three bronze medals at the 2019 WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada. The competition, known as the Nationals, is the largest wine awards in Canada.

Beers crafted at the Niagara College Teaching Brewery will now earn a special distinction when they stick to using local hops.

​Niagara Region is conducting a public opinion survey on Niagara Region Transit and is looking to hear from you! Whether you use Niagara Region Transit every day, once in a while or not at all, your opinion is important to us. By participating in this survey, you’ll have a hand in moving transit forward.

Can Niagara’s blue and grey recycling boxes help fight cancer? They sure can, thanks to how much the Region’s residents and businesses recycle each year.

The Niagara Poverty Reduction Network is pleased to announce that Gales Gas Bar Limited has become a certified living wage employer at the Supporter level. This means that all of their full time staff are currently paid at least Niagara’s calculated living wage of $17.99/hour and they have committed to begin implementing a plan to work towards paying all part time employees a living wage.

The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is looking for groups or organizations celebrating major milestones in 2020. This will be celebrated in the flower bed at Mississauga Street & Queen St. 

 

 

Niagara Region is pleased to announce that Dan Bouwman is the 2019 recipient of the T. Roy Adams Humanitarian Award in recognition of his dedication to community service. 

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