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Excessive heat alert issued for Niagara

Niagara Region, July 12, 2018 - An Excessive Heat Alert has been issued by Niagara Region Public Health as the temperature is expected to reach or exceed 31 ?°C on Friday, July 13, with the overnight lows near 20 ?°C and may continue through the weekend. Niagara residents are advised to take ex...
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Posted on: 7/12/2018 4:50 PM - Category: Media Releases

FIRE CHIEF ENACTS BURNING BAN IN NIAGARA FALLS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Niagara Falls, ON, July 12, 2018 – With the prolonged hot and dry weather, and in the interest of public safety, the City of Niagara Falls has issued a ban on all open air-burning until further notice. Fire Chief Jim Boutilier called for a ban due to the recent hot an...
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Posted on: 7/12/2018 9:41 AM - Category: Media Releases

Call for nominations: Niagara Falls Arts & Culture Wall of Fame

For Immediate Release July 11, 2018 Do you know someone who has made significant contributions to arts and culture in our community and has brought recognition to the City of Niagara Falls? The City’s Recreation and Culture Department is accepting nominations for the Arts Culture Wall of Fam...
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Posted on: 7/11/2018 9:12 AM - Category: Media Releases

Maple Leafs Announce Training Camp Visit to Niagara Falls

Training Camp will take place from September 14-16 at Gale Centre Arena July 10, 2018 - The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the team will return to Niagara Falls, Ontario for three days at the start of their 2018-19 training camp. The club has previously held its 2017-18 training cam...
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Posted on: 7/10/2018 2:57 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara voters encouraged to check voters’ list

July 9, 2018 - ?With just over 100 days until the 2018 Municipal and School Board Elections, voters are encouraged to visit voterlookup.ca to ensure they are on the voters’ list and their information appears correctly. By visiting voterlo?okup.ca individuals can verify that their name, address...
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Posted on: 7/9/2018 4:24 PM - Category: Media Releases

Heat alert lifted

Niagara Falls, ON, July 6, 2018 - ?The excessive heat alert called for the Niagara region on June 28, 2018 has been lifted, as the temperature is no longer forecasted to be over 31° C. For information about heat alert criteria visit the Region’s website?. ? Contact Peter Jekel Niagara R...
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Posted on: 7/6/2018 9:10 AM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Region Enhancing Front line Services through new Public Health Facility in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls, ON - July 5, 2018 - Niagara Region’s Public Health division in Niagara Falls is getting a brand new home at 7835 McLeod Road, across from the MacBain Community Centre, next to Lowes. The 21,500 sq. ft. facility being constructed by Villarboit Development Corporation in partnership ...
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Posted on: 7/5/2018 4:46 PM - Category: Media Releases

Media Advisory: Groundbreaking for the new home of Niagara Region Public Health facility

Niagara Falls, June 29, 2018 - ?Villarboit Property Management Inc., is breaking ground Thursday July 5 on a new facility that will soon be the home of Niagara Region Public Health in Niagara Falls. Public Health will be relocating from their current site on Kitchener St., to the brand new 21,500...
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Posted on: 7/4/2018 2:53 PM - Category: Media Releases

Public pools re-open for the 2018 season

For Immediate Release NIAGARA FALLS, ON - June 29, 2018 - The City of Niagara Falls will re-open all five of its outdoor pools for the 2018 season with extended hours this weekend. The extended hours have been set in light of the current heat advisory for the Region. Residents are encouraged t...
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Posted on: 6/28/2018 5:07 PM - Category: Media Releases

Excessive high heat alert issued for Niagara

Niagara Region, ON - June 28,m 2018 - ?An Excessive Heat Alert will go into effect tomorrow, Friday, June 29, and is expected to last through the holiday weekend, as the temperature is expected to exceed 31 ?°C with humidex values over 40 ?°C. Overnight low temperatures will only fall to the mid ...
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Posted on: 6/28/2018 9:23 AM - Category: Media Releases

Seasonal GO train arrival whets appetite for daily commuter train service in Niagara

Anticipation of year-round rail service likely catalyst for growth: Caslin Niagara Falls, ON - June 23, 2018 - Folks disembarking from the gleaming GO train arriving at the Niagara Falls train station from Toronto Saturday morning got a healthy dose of hospitality, Niagara style. A small army...
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Posted on: 6/25/2018 12:21 PM - Category: In the News

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY – Niagara welcomes GO Transit riders as seasonal service starts

Niagara Region - June 21, 2018 - Join members of Niagara Region’s Linking Niagara Transit Committee, representatives from Metrolinx and Niagara Falls volunteers to welcome the start of seasonal GO Train service at the Niagara Falls VIA station. When: Saturday, June 23, 2018 – 10 to 11:30 a....
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Posted on: 6/23/2018 7:39 AM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Transit Station Secondary Plan approved by Regional Council

Niagara Region, ON - June 21, 2018 - ?The future Niagara Falls GO Station neighbourhood now has a plan in place to manage its future surrounding land use and transportation improvements. The Niagara Falls Transit Station Secondary Plan has now been approved by Regional Council. Provincial commi...
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Posted on: 6/22/2018 1:59 PM - Category: Media Releases

Recruitment for Niagara Compliance Audit Committee begins

Niagara Region, ON - June 20, 2018 - ?Niagara’s local area municipalities, school boards and Niagara Region are once again forming a joint compliance audit committee for election campaign finances. Experienced professionals are being recruited to form a roster of eligible members for appointment ...
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Posted on: 6/20/2018 3:01 PM - Category: Media Releases

New Pedestrian Crossover installed in Chippawa

Niagara Falls, ON - June 18, 2018 - Niagara Region has installed a new pedestrian crossover (PXO) at Regional Road 116 (Sodom Road ) and Weinbrenner Road/ Nassau Avenue. This new pedestrian crossover will provide a safer method for pedestrians to cross the street in the area. A PXO is a type o...
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Posted on: 6/18/2018 4:30 PM - Category: In the News