Resources & Publications

  1. Socrata 2014 Open Data Benchmark Report

    The report, sponsored by Socrata, was designed to better understand the current attitudes and opinions on open data among publishers and users of open data. The report asks respondents from governments throughout the United States a series of questions about open data in their organizations, and respondents from the private...
  2. Occupational Health Risks: Diagnostic Toolkits for Physicians and Primary Health Providers

    This booklet is a collection of 15 occupational health risk brochures for workers in trades that are at an increased risk of exposure to hazardous agents and the development of occupational diseases. These brochures include prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers. This...
  3. Barriers to Post-Secondary Education: Perspectives From Niagara (NCO Policy Brief #22)

    Post-secondary education (PSE) is considered to be increasingly essential in today’s fast-paced knowledge economy yet some students with the potential to succeed experience barriers to participation. Some 41% of Niagara Region’s population between the ages of 25-64 does not have post-secondary education of any type, higher than provincial and national...

Community Calendar

march

29mar1:00 pm- 4:00 pmRally with Clara Hughes: Breaking the Cycle
30mar - 3aprmar 308:00 amapr 32015 Trauma and Attachment Conference: Awareness, Regulation, and Healing
30mar6:00 pmWhat You Need to Know About Pain Medications
31mar6:30 pm- 8:30 pmFort and Den Building

april

30mar - 3aprmar 308:00 amapr 32015 Trauma and Attachment Conference: Awareness, Regulation, and Healing
4apr7:30 pmInternational Piano Sensation Valentina Lisitsa
7apr9:30 am- 11:00 amWebinar - The Public’s Mental Health and Wellbeing: A Local, National, and Global Challenge
7apr7:00 pm- 8:30 pmAnnual General Meeting - Greening Niagara
9apr11:30 am- 1:30 pm6th Annual Port Cares SoupFest

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. 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...
  2. Call for Projects that Will Provide an Effective Service to Address Poverty at a Neighbourhood Level for Residents of the Niagara Region

    The Niagara Prosperity Initiative (NPI) uses a neighbourhood-based approach to addressing poverty with the understanding that the nature and degree of poverty varies from neighbourhood to neighbourhood. Since 2008, NPI seeks to build strong communities to ease the enduring impacts of poverty and the stigma and stress associated with living...

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