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Debi Pratt Given Lifetime Achievement Award

October 10, 2019

Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Debi Pratt will be honoured at the Women in Business Awards for her 40-plus years of achievement in the wine industry. The woman who, alongside Donald Ziraldo and Karl Kaiser, was a pioneer in the development of the Niagara, Ontario and Canadian wine industries, is the recipient of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. The…

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Dr. Johan Viljoen appointed Niagara Health’s Chief of Staff, Executive Vice President Medical

September 25, 2019

September 25, 2019 Dr. Johan Viljoen, a long-time Niagara resident and experienced and visionary physician leader well known for the passion and dedication he brings to the provision of quality, safe, patient-centred care, will assume the key position of Chief of Staff and Executive Vice President Medical for Niagara Health on a permanent basis. Following…

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Ontario Government confirms new South Niagara Hospital

September 20, 2019

Planning for the new South Niagara Hospital took an important step forward as Infrastructure Ontario has listed the project (Niagara Falls Hospital) in their Market Update for Projects in Pre-Procurement. The South Niagara Hospital is listed in the Market Update to start issuing RFQs (Request for Qualifications) in spring 2021 and issuing RFPs (Request for…

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Community Support Services of Niagara to Host ‘Taste of Welland’

September 20, 2019

On September 16, Community Support Services of Niagara (CSSN) announced today that they will be holding their major fundraiser of the year, ‘Taste of Welland’. ‘Taste of Welland’ is an opportunity for participants that purchase tickets to not only support CSSN programs and clients, but also have an opportunity to taste specialty foods prepared by 4…

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Over 580 Cyclists raise over $350K for the Big Move Cancer Ride for Niagara Health

September 13, 2019

The 2019 Niagara Health Foundation’s Big Move Cancer Ride attracted 581 riders and over 230 volunteers to White Meadows Farm on Sunday, September 8, raising more than $350,000 and counting to support patients of Walker Family Cancer Centre at Niagara Health.  Featuring multiple courses weaving throughout Niagara region, the non-competitive ride attracted cyclists from beginner-to-expert…

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Niagara Workforce Planning Board Hires New CEO

September 5, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Niagara Workforce Planning Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Vivian Kinnaird as Chief Executive Officer. Vivian joins them from Niagara College, where she was Dean of Business, Hospitality and Environment at the Niagara-on-the-Lake campus. Over the past eight years, Vivian has had the opportunity to work with…

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Niagara Clothing Company: Highlighting the Niagara Lifestyle

September 4, 2019

Their first sale, while exciting, wasn’t the one that really made Claire Lachance and Jessica Wisbey smile. It was shortly thereafter, when they made their first sale to someone who wasn’t a friend of family. The longtime friends have started their own line of lifestyle apparel called the Niagara Clothing Company. It’s similar to other…

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Province launches public consultation on land use and housing policy

July 23, 2019

Ontario residents will have 90 days to comment on changes to Ontario’s land-use policies which, according to Municipal Affairs Minister Steve Clark, will create more housing stock in the province. Clark announced the consultation during a speech at a Great Niagara Chamber of Commerce breakfast at Rockway Vineyards in St. Catharines Monday morning. Clark said…

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Emilio Raimondo named as a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (FRAIC)

June 25, 2019

Niagara architect Emilio Raimondo has been named Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). The award of a Fellowship of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) recognise the recipient’s enhancement of excellence in the practice of architecture, in particular in one or more of the areas of design, building science, research, public…

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Architects from 14 Canadian cities named 2019 RAIC Fellows

June 24, 2019

Calgary, Edmundston, Halifax, Hamilton, Lethbridge, Montreal, New Glasgow, Niagara Falls, North Bay, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Westmount, Winnipeg  A Toronto architect with a portfolio of subway stations; a Montreal hospital expert; a Vancouver leader in sustainable design, and a Winnipeg scholar working toward a national architecture policy are among the Canadian architects to be named 2019…

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Niagara Music Gives Fundraiser Returns for 2019

June 10, 2019

The Niagara Conservatory of Music along with sponsors Marz Homes will be putting on its 5th annual Music Gives fundraising event at Polonia Park (765 York Road in Niagara-on-the-Lake) on Saturday June 22nd. All monies raised from the event will go towards their Music Gives program, benefiting less privileged youth across Niagara with music lessons.…

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Pinchin Ltd. Announces Move to 386 St. Paul St., Suite 202

May 28, 2019

To accommodate their growth in the region, Pinchin Ltd. has moved their St. Catharines office to: 386 St. Paul St., Suite 202 St. Catharines, ON L2R 3N2 Their phone number will not be changing and will remain 289-241-1988 If you have any questions about their new location or the services they provide, please feel free to…

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Niagara Angels Move Offices To Thorold

May 13, 2019

 On May 8, The Niagara Angel Network (NAN) and Venture Niagara announced a shared location that improves access to capital for Niagara’s early stage companies.  As of May 1, the Niagara Angels moved its offices to Venture Niagara, an organization with a 34-year track record of providing loan financing to Niagara businesses. The offices are located…

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Ride 4 Our Cancer Kids rolls toward their Half-Million-Dollar-Milestone.

May 13, 2019

Motorcyclists from across Ontario will be rumbling through the Niagara region on Saturday July 6thto support childhood cancer research. The “Ride 4 Our Cancer Kids”, also known as “ROCKRIDE” has been raising funds for Childhood Cancer Canada since 2004; and is expecting to reach their half-a-million-raised-to-date milestone this year. The event was created in memory…

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AGEWORKS: Two Day Forum Strives To Reshape Current Attitudes On Ageing

May 6, 2019

Twelve dynamic speakers cover a wide range of topics from “Making Sense of a Longevity Economy” to “Your Future Reimagined” and “Laugh Yourself Silly” AGEWORKS – The Art of Ageing Forum, Niagara College – June 26 & 27, 2019 Are you a business professional who targets older people? Do you want to better understand them?…

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