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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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Better Cities Film Festival 2:00 pm
Better Cities Film Festival @ FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The best one-day short film festival on placemaking is coming to St. Catharines! The Better Cities Film Festival collects, curates and presents the very best shorts from international filmmakers on the theme of improving the places we live. This afternoon session offers a customized selection of films on the topics of housing, mobility, urban design and placemaking to consider the question “How will we build a better St. Catharines?” This free screening is sponsored by Better Neighbourhoods Inc., St. Catharines.

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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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