Resources & Publications

  1. Collaboration for Addiction and Mental Health Care: Best Advice

    This document aims to consolidate knowledge and generate consensus on effective strategies for collaboration between mental health and addiction services, as well as a present a call to action for stakeholders at the pan-Canadian, system and service levels to meet these goals. Published By: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse Publication Date: June 2014
  2. Niagara Food Systems: Who Is Doing What in Food Systems Niagara and Beyond?

    A report commissioned by Healthy Living Niagara, and funded by the Government of Ontario This report presents the findings of a food systems environmental scan and highlights recommendations on how this data can be used as part of a food systems data collection strategy. It builds on the environmental scan...
  3. Growing Careers

    This site has been designed to provide useful tools for both educators and students to explore career opportunities in the agri-food sector. Curriculum linked resources for educators help to facilitate discussions about career opportunities. This area also includes access to videos, activity guides, upcoming events, and links to other sites. The...
  4. Building Resiliency Through Family Based Planning

    This resource provides an overview of family-based programming and its effectiveness for building resiliency in children and youth as well as strengthening parenting capacity. It profiles three programs currently being implemented across Ontario and offers a number of real-world learnings of providing family-based programming. Published By: HC Link Publication Date: March,...

Community Calendar


27apr6:00 pm- 8:00 pmGuys Get LOUD About Supporting Men's Mental Health
28apr3:30 pm- 6:30 pmQueenston Street Public Information Centre
28apr6:00 pm- 8:00 pmLakeshore Road Public Information Session
29apr12:00 pm- 1:00 pmWebinar: Depression and Anxiety in the Workplace
30apr12:00 pm- 1:00 pmWebinar: Gendered Pathways to Crime


1may - 29:00 ammay 2- 4:30 pmGo Open Data Conference
2may10:00 am- 2:00 pmSpring Into Reading Festival
4mayAll DayLifelong Learning Niagara - Third Age Learning Talk
4may7:00 pm- 9:00 pmConcussions - What Are They and What Can I Do?
5may - 8may 58:00 ammay 8CONNECT 2015: Canada's Learning and Technology Conference

Partners & Projects

  1. Niagara Tourism Network

    The Niagara Tourism Network (NTN) is an organization of grass roots tourism colleagues who meet to encourage partnerships, business development and networking opportunities. The NTN offers monthly information exchanges to encourage synergies and marketing partnership opportunities. These meetings take place in all municipalities of the Niagara Region to promote the region...
  2. Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region

    The Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region is a community where individuals with dementia and their care partners are fully supported to maximize their quality of life and well-being. Our mission is to advocate for people with dementia and their care partners, and provide access to a diverse range of appropriate...

Community Blog

  1. Guys Get LOUD About Men’s Mental Health!

    Although the conversation about general mental health has gotten louder in recent years, talk of men’s mental health continues as hushed whispers behind closed doors. The Canadian Mental Health Association is shouting through the silence by raising awareness of mental health in men and boys during this year’s annual Mental...
  2. Three Directions Named to Accelerate Active Transportation for People, Businesses and Your Community

    The Niagara Active Transportation Summit brought together over 200 people from across Niagara on March 4 and 5, 2015. Participants explored ways to accelerate active transportation for people, businesses and community by making it easier for people to walk and cycle to where they need to go. To broaden the...

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