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Public Health continues to enhance data reporting on COVID-19 website with new monitoring indicators

As Niagara carefully proceeds through Stage 2 of the Province’s reopening framework, Public Health is carefully monitoring for signs of COVID-19 resurging. Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services is making available the metrics that we are monitoring through a continued enhancement of t...
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Posted on: 6/30/2020 12:12 PM - Category: In the News

City of Niagara Falls Announces Older Adult (50+) Lane Swim

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls welcomes the announcement from the Province that the City can proceed with the next phase of our reopening plans. Commencing July 1st, the City of Niagara Falls will be opening our five outdoor pools and will begin to offer adult/older adult lane swim...
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Posted on: 6/30/2020 12:02 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Cultural Development Fund Recipients

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - June 29, 2020 - The City of Niagara Falls Culture Committee has selected 5 new cultural initiatives, innovative programs and projects to receive funding from the 2020 Niagara Falls Cultural Development Fund. The initiatives, programs and projects will engage the community wit...
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Posted on: 6/29/2020 11:59 AM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls Opens Outdoor Pools on July 1st

The City of Niagara Falls welcomes the announcement from the Province that the City can proceed with the next phase of our reopening plans. Commencing July 1st, the City of Niagara Falls will be opening our 5 outdoor pools. City of Niagara Falls Outdoor Pools are located at: E.E. Mitc...
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Posted on: 6/29/2020 10:11 AM - Category: Media Releases

Canada and Ontario invest in public transit and active transportation infrastructure for ...

Canada and Ontario invest in public transit and active transportation infrastructure for residents of the Niagara Region Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 25, 2020—The health and well-being of Canadians are the top priorities of the governments of Canada and Ontario. But the COVID-19 pandemic has affe...
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Posted on: 6/25/2020 10:54 AM - Category: Media Releases

Economic Rapid Response Team completes second survey of Niagara businesses

Niagara’s Economic Rapid Response Team (ERRT) now has a clearer picture of the local impact COVID-19 has had on Niagara’s business community, thanks to the completion of its second Business Impact Survey. Over 1,300 businesses, representing over 47,000 employees from all sectors and municipalities...
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Posted on: 6/23/2020 3:56 PM - Category: In the News

Niagara Region Transit and local transit partners making service changes...

Niagara Region Transit and local transit partners making service changes including front door boarding and fares Niagara Region Transit (NRT) and its local transit partners in Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Welland, Fort Erie and Pelham are making service changes which will take effect later ...
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Posted on: 6/23/2020 12:09 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Canada Day VIRTUAL Celebrations

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls will host a brand new Virtual Canada Day Celebration this year on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. This new virtual celebration will include a special production at 9:00 am and 6:00 pm on the City’s website ( niagarafalls.ca/canadaday ), YourTV (Ch.10 70), and...
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Posted on: 6/19/2020 9:10 AM - Category: Media Releases

Campaign for October’s waste collection changes unveiled yesterday to Public Works Committee

?The public information campaign to support the changes in waste collection coming this fall was rolled out at Niagara Region’s Public Works Committee yesterday (on June 16). Starting Oct. 19, which is Waste Reduction Week in Canada, curbside garbage will be collected every-other-week from all pro...
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Posted on: 6/17/2020 1:31 PM - Category: In the News

City Opens Splash Pads, and Sports Fields for Outdoor Team Sports Training on June 20th

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls welcomes the announcement from the Province that the City can proceed with the next phase of our reopening plans. Commencing June 20th, the City of Niagara Falls will be opening our 7 outdoor splash pads and our numerous sports fields for outdoor tea...
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Posted on: 6/16/2020 1:51 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Rainbow Crosswalk – Virtual Unveiling

View the Virtual Unveiling of the City's first Rainbow Crosswalk - June 18th at 10:00 am NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls will be virtually unveiling the City’s first Rainbow Crosswalk on Thursday, June 18th at 10:00 am. The completion and unveiling of this important project i...
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Posted on: 6/15/2020 4:48 PM - Category: Media Releases

Statement from Niagara’s 12 Mayors and Regional Chair on moving to Stage 2

Niagara’s 12 Mayors and Regional Chair offered the following statement regarding the announcement of the region moving into phase 2: “This afternoon the Premier of Ontario announced that Niagara would be moving to Stage 2 as of this Friday at 12:01 a.m. This means many businesses and public facili...
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Posted on: 6/15/2020 4:42 PM - Category: Media Releases

Sidewalk Cafés and Patios Expand across Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls is setting the stage for an exciting and expanded patio season this year! Currently, restaurants and bars along with their patios remain closed due to provincial orders and public health recommendations related to COVID-19. In preparation for future s...
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Posted on: 6/12/2020 3:32 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls opening two indoor cooling centres

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - In order to provide some relief from the extreme heat this week, especially for our most vulnerable residents, the City of Niagara Falls will be opening two indoor cooling centres. City of Niagara Falls Cooling Centres during COVID-19 will be located at: Niagara Fall...
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Posted on: 6/8/2020 4:30 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Museums launch exhibition to kick off National Indigenous History Month

Niagara Falls, ON, May 31, 2020 – The Niagara Falls Museums teamed up with Landscape of Nations 360° to create an exciting new virtual exhibition that explores the Museums’ collections of Indigenous artefacts as curated through the perspective of Indigenous curators and their allies. Entitle...
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Posted on: 5/31/2020 4:14 PM - Category: Media Releases