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Niagara College launches Peer Wellness Program with the help of NCSAC, Wise Guys Charity Fund

February 18, 2020

Niagara College’s Health, Wellness and Accessibility Services has partnered with the college’s Student Administrative Council and Wise Guys Charity Fund to spark supportive conversations between students and their peers around the ups and downs of life on campus. Launching later this month, the College’s new Peer Wellness Program will provide opportunities for students to engage…

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Setting the Standard: Thorold Auto Parts wins reader’s choice awards

February 18, 2020

In January, Thorold Auto Parts owner Frank Serravalle beamed with pride when he opened up his mail. The auto recycling facility had received plaques celebrating his winning of several readers’ choice awards from the St. Catharines Standard, in 2019. The paper’s readers has named Thorold Auto Parts as the diamond winner in the auto parts…

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Annual Elimination Draw raises over $40,000 for Welland Hospital

February 7, 2020

On January 29, over 225 people gathered to ‘Break the Bank’ at Niagara Health Foundation’s Annual Elimination Draw at the Croatian National Home in Welland. Community partners and attendees helped to raise over $40,000 in support of the Welland Hospital Site of Niagara Health. “Our signature events are crucial fundraisers that support Niagara Health Sites and…

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South Niagara Project Working Toward First WELL® Certified Healthcare Facility in Canada

February 7, 2020

Niagara Health has recently registered the South Niagara Project with the International WELL® Building Institute to work towards becoming WELL® v2 certified. If successful, and once the South Niagara hospital is open, the South Niagara Project will be the first WELL® certified healthcare facility in Canada – focused on the health and well-being of staff,…

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Quest Community Health Centre Names New Executive Director

January 29, 2020

On behalf of the Board of Directors, Rick Kennedy is pleased to announce that Nancy Garner will be the new Executive Director of Quest Community Health Centre, effective Monday, February 24, 2020. Prior to joining Quest, Nancy served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Good Shepherd Non-Profit Homes, an organization that provides support and…

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The Niagara Poverty Reduction Network Welcomes New Leadership for 2020

January 29, 2020

The Niagara Poverty Reduction Network (NPRN), which is a collective of over 30 agencies and individuals working to wipe out poverty in Niagara through education, collaboration, and advocacy to address poverty’s root causes, welcomes new leadership starting in 2020. Aidan Johnson will become the Chair of NPRN, while Jennifer Gauthier steps into the role of…

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Farm Boy to open location in St. Catharines in 2020

January 29, 2020

Ontario-based farm produce retailer Farm Boy will be opening a new location in St. Catharines in early 2020, a move the company says will create 120 new jobs in the city. The 24,512-square-foot store will be located at 295 Fourth Ave., just east of First Street, in the same plaza as Princess Auto. The exact…

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‘ARMMed’ and dangerless: Niagara company rolls out innovative device for aging population

January 16, 2020

 The aging population has a new made-in-Niagara solution to help regain their freedom of movement, thanks to a new device created by a local company with help from Niagara College’s Research & Innovation division. Niagara Falls-based start-up Bisep Inc. is kicking off the new year by rolling out the full-scale commercialization of a new…

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Sean Kennedy selected as Niagara College’s sixth President

January 10, 2020

The Niagara College Board of Governors announced today that it has selected Sean Kennedy, an experienced postsecondary leader with 20 years of experience leading teams in several areas of higher education, as Niagara College’s sixth president. Currently Niagara College’s senior vice president, International, Kennedy has been a part of the College’s senior leadership team since…

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Career Opportunities with Stamford Estates

January 8, 2020

What’s the difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding career? The people you serve. When you work at Atria, you have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth. What’s more, you are part of an extraordinary company – one that’s investing in the future of senior living…

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Lynn Guerriero named President of Niagara Health

January 8, 2020

Lynn Guerriero, an accomplished executive leader in the Ontario health system, will assume the role of President of Niagara Health effective Tuesday, February 18, 2020. This appointment follows a national search that attracted strong candidates and led to Lynn’s unanimous selection due to her unique set of skills, passion and vision for high-quality healthcare in…

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Hotel Dieu Shaver Receives $1.15 Million as Part of Government’s Investment in Hospital Infrastructure

December 19, 2019

On December 18, at Niagara Health’s St. Catharines site, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott announced a government investment of $175 million to help hospitals across Ontario maintain infrastructure to ensure safe and comfortable environments for patients, their families, medical professionals and administrators.  This afternoon MPP Sam Oosterhoff of the Niagara West riding…

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member expo

December 17, 2019

The Member Expo combined with our popular Business After 5 provides a unique opportunity to connect with GNCC members.

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Silversmith Brewing rolls out weekly cask beer crafted by Niagara College Teaching Brewery

December 9, 2019

‘Real ale’ enthusiasts can now savour the flavours of a new cask-conditioned beer every week at Silversmith Brewing Company, thanks to a new partnership with the Niagara College Teaching Brewery. Silversmith Brewing Company, a Vigil-based destination brewery popular with Niagara residents and tourists alike, began offering weekly cask beers crafted by students from Niagara College’sBrewmaster…

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Niagara Health named Top Employer for second straight year

December 6, 2019

For the second straight year, Niagara Health has been selected as one of Hamilton-Niagara’s Top Employers. The annual competition, organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, recognizes employers in the Hamilton-Niagara area that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. “The recognition is a testament to our team’s loyalty and dedication,…

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