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2:00 pm Niagara Book Launch – Adam Shoalts @ Royal Canadian Legion #613
Niagara Book Launch – Adam Shoalts @ Royal Canadian Legion #613
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #613 and Pelham Public Library present author Adam Shoalts, just back from his 5-month, 4,000 KM journey alone across Canada’s Arctic journey. The community is invited to celebrate with Adam as he launches A History of Canada in 10 Maps: The Epic, Untold Story of Canada’s Maps. Local author, explorer and adventurer Adam Shoalts recently released Alone Against the North to much acclaim. It won the Legislative Assembly of Ontario’s 2016 Young Authors Award and the Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Award for northern literature. Alone Against the North spent twenty-six straight weeks on the national best-seller list, peaking at number 1 in Canada. Adam will be giving an illustrated talk. This event is free and refreshments will be served. Books are available for sale and signing. This event is hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #613 and Pelham Public Library.
5:30 pm GO Station Area Plans Open House: Grimsby @ Grimsby Town Hall - Council Chambers
GO Station Area Plans Open House: Grimsby @ Grimsby Town Hall - Council Chambers
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Niagara Region is holding a series of Open Houses to give residents the opportunity to review and ask questions about land use plans (Secondary Plans) that will guide development for the areas surrounding Niagara’s four proposed GO Train station sites. The draft Secondary Plans were developed with resident input and provide a planning framework to guide future transit-oriented development and redevelopment in and around GO Station areas. The plans provide policy direction on land use, scale of development, and improvements to infrastructure required to accommodate future growth within the station areas. Public Open Houses will take place on the following dates: Niagara Falls – October 18 Grimsby – October 25 Lincoln – November 1 St. Catharines – November 2 Public feedback can be submitted online. This open house is hosted by Niagara Region.
9:00 am Prison 101 Workshop @ Métis Nation of Ontario
9:30 am West Niagara: Shared Learning Local Hub Session @ Niagara West Adult Learning Centre
West Niagara: Shared Learning Local Hub Session @ Niagara West Adult Learning Centre
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Shared Learning Local Hub sessions are being held in 5 areas across Niagara for front-line community service and outreach workers to: Connect for shared learning; Share ideas and best practice information to enable client success; and Strengthen relationships concerning clients’ access to services and benefits. Host presentation: Arlene High, Executive Director, Niagara West Adult Learning Centre There will be roundtable updates, networking, and sharing of materials and resources. To be part of this session, contact Faith Lowe at email@example.com.
2:00 pm What You Need to Know About Canada’s Lower Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines @ Online
8:30 am Aging in Place: Housing and Services Forum @ The Ontario Paper Thorold Senior Centre
Aging in Place: Housing and Services Forum @ The Ontario Paper Thorold Senior Centre
Oct 25 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
The City of Thorold Age-Friendly Community invites you to Aging in Place: A Housing and Services Forum. Agenda: 8:30 a.m.: Doors Open 8:55 a.m.: Greetings from Thorold Mayor Ted Luciani 9:00-10:00 a.m.: Housing for Older Canadians – Aging in Place and Accessible Design (CMHC – Arlene Etchen and Jamie Shipley) 10:00-10:15 a.m.: Break – Light Refreshments 10:15-10:45 a.m.: The Halton HomeShare Program (Heather Thompson) 10:45-11:00 a.m.: Thorold Non-Profit Housing – Proposed New Non-Profit Housing 11:00-11:30 a.m.: Affordable Housing for Seniors in Thorold and Niagara (Henry D’Angela) 11:30-12:15 p.m.: Services Helping Seniors Live at Home (Community Support Services of Niagara – Carrie-Lynne Sones) 12:15-1:00 p.m.: Social – Light Refreshments Seating is limited. Please RSVP by signing up at the Thorold Seniors Centre or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org), indicating the number of attendees. This forum is hosted by the City of Thorold Age-Friendly Community.
10:00 am Fall Lecture Series: The Future of Food and Beverage @ Armenian Community Centre
12:00 pm Building a Business Case for Employers to Actively Recruit and Retain People with Mental Illness @ Online
12:00 pm Strategies to Support the Settlement and Integration of Immigrants and Refugees with Disabilities @ Online
1:00 pm Opioid Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction: Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health @ Online
6:00 pm Building a Webstore with Shopify: E-Commerce for Beginners
7:30 am Niagara Economic Summit @ White Oaks Resort & Spa
8:30 am Economic Briefing Breakfast @ Lookout Point Country Club
Economic Briefing Breakfast @ Lookout Point Country Club
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
You are invited to an informative presentation on Canadian and World Economies, presented by Leslie Preston, a Senior Economist from TD Wealth Financial Planning. Admission is free and a buffet breakfast will be served. To register, contact Gillian (contact information above). This event is hosted by the Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce & Port Colborne-Wainfleet Chamber of Commerce.
1:30 pm Indigenous Health Equity: Examining Racism as an Indigenous Social Determinant of Health @ Online
9:00 am Advance Level Immigration Service Access Training @ St. Catharines Public Library, Central Branch, Mills Room
Advance Level Immigration Service Access Training @ St. Catharines Public Library, Central Branch, Mills Room
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
This training is for service providers who work with immigrants and refugees, People Living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs), and Non-Status Individuals. The workshop will provide detailed information about the various immigration forms, the issues facing immigrants with HIV or other “medically inadmissible” conditions, how HIV factors in to a refugee claim and more. This workshop will also provide valuable connections between service providers, the HIV specialty legal clinic in Toronto and local legal professionals who are working with clients in the immigration or refugee process. To register, contact Jackie (email@example.com) or Winnie (firstname.lastname@example.org). This training is hosted by Positive Living Niagara.