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Seniors’ Safety Seminar at Niagara Safety Village 10:00 am
Seniors’ Safety Seminar at Niagara Safety Village @ Niagara Safety Village
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
This seminar will feature presentations from: Niagara Regional Police Officer Niagara Safety Village – Fire Instructor Niagara EMS – Paramedic Tickets are $10 (including lunch) and can be purchased at the door upon arrival. Pre-registration is required. Please call (905-714-9333) or email (admin@niagarasafetyvillage.com) to register. This event is hosted by Niagara Safety Village.
Niagara Connects: Call for Applications for Board Members 5:00 pm
Niagara Connects: Call for Applications for Board Members @ Online
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm
Niagara Research and Planning Council (operating as Niagara Connects) is seeking new Board Members. Niagara Connects is a Niagara-wide network for collaboration, planning, learning, innovation and community action toward a stronger future for Niagara. Mission: “Generating knowledge that drives community action”. Guiding Principles: Community strengths, research, and evidence are linked in order to plan for a stronger Niagara Different interests are engaged to work together mobilizing for change; and Research and activities are guided by communities. Strategic Focus Areas: Build community capacity to use Niagara-focused evidence (data, information, knowledge) to inform planning and decision-making Facilitate coordinated community action to create the conditions for a more vibrant Niagara Strengthen Niagara Connects as a value-add and sustainable enterprise in the Niagara-wide community http://www.niagaraknowledgeexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/12/niagara_connects_strategic_focus_areas_2016.pdf Role of Board Members Applicants should be prepared to: Actively engage in supporting Niagara Connects’ mission and mandate within the community of Niagara Have some flexibility to attend Board and committee meetings during business hours Attend regularly-scheduled meetings of the Board (3rd Tuesday of every second month from 4 to 6 pm), with one meeting during the summer months Prepare appropriately for well-informed discussion at regular Board meetings•Work diligently to complete Board-related activities and projects Participate on subcommittees of the Board as appropriate Click here for more information Interested applicants may submit their application documents electronically, no later than: 5:00 pm, November 15, 2019.
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School Streets Webinar 12:00 pm
School Streets Webinar @ Online
Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Green Communities Canada presents the School Streets webinar, featuring presentations from 8 80 Cities and Hackney Borough Council (U.K.). School Streets is the practice of creating a temporary pedestrian and cycles only zone in front of a school for the busy arrival and departures times each day. During those periods, no motor vehicles are allowed to enter the School Street zone. This helps to ensure the trip to and from school is safer, and healthier, by reducing traffic congestion, air pollution, and road danger; creating a liveable community that encourages active school travel. The School Streets initiative is a growing trend across cities in Europe, following the successful School Streets program in the London Borough of Hackney, U.K. and has recently been piloted in Toronto, Canada by 8 80 Cities. Presenters: Tyler Linton – Sustainable Transport and Engagement Group Manager, London Borough of Hackney (U.K.) Amanda O’Rourke – Executive Director, 8 80 Cities Candice Leung – Project Coordinator, 8 80 Cities This webinar is hosted by Ontario Active School Travel, a program of Green Communities Canada.
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Niagara Knowledge Exchange is powered by a Niagara-wide network of people for collaboration, planning, learning, innovation and community action toward a stronger future for Niagara. We work hard to help foster a culture of Niagara-focused research and evidence-informed planning to support your community development innovations. To learn more about Niagara Connects, please visit our central website: www.niagaraconnects.ca or contact us: Email: info@niagaraconnects.ca, Phone: 905-688-6236
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