1. Resources & Publications

    Guide to Reopening Ontario’s Schools for the 2020/2021 School Year

    Guidance is provided by the Government of Ontario for schools and school boards to safely reopen for the 2020/2021 school year. It was developed under the following principles: -providing a safe and healthy school environment for students, teachers and staff, and safeguarding the broader communities in which they live -providing...
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    Ageism’s Influence On How Older People Are Viewed and How They View Themselves

    Originally Broadcasted on July 28, 2020 Hosted by: brainXchange in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Canada and the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA). Presented by: Alison Chasteen, PhD, Professor and Graduate Chair, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto & Sarah Fraser, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Interdisciplinary...
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    Canadian Substance Use Costs and Harms (2015-2017) [report]

    This report provides a summary of key findings about the costs and harms of substance use in Canada from 2015 to 2017. Data include the costs of various substances such as alcohol, tobacco, opioids, and cannabis. The data are also broken down into four categories: healthcare costs, lost productivity costs,...
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    Virtual Care for Mental Health and Substance Use During COVID-19 [infographic]

    A one-page poster that provides information about accessing virtual care for substance use and mental health during COVID-19. It highlights the importance of seeking mental health and substance use care early and provides a list of virtual care options that are available to offer support. Published By: Canadian Centre on...
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    Niagara’s Transportation & Logistics Sector: Becoming a Global Economic Lynchpin

    The transportation and logistics (T&L) sector is a strategic economic sector in Niagara given the region’s role as one of the key arteries in Canada’s interprovincial and international trade flows. As the North American and global economy undergoes earthshaking transformations across several fronts, the fundamental question that Niagara must address...
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    International Overdose Awareness Day – Downloadable Resources

    International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. The IOAD began in Australia in 2001 and became a program of the Penington Institute, which advances health and community...
  7. NewsResources & Publications

    2020 State of the Region

    This June 18, 2020 virtual event, hosted by the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce, features a keynote address by Niagara Region Chair Jim Bradley. His address is followed by a panel discussion including senior Niagara Region staff members: Dr. Mustafa Hirji, Acting Medical Officer of Health & Commissioner, Public Health...
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    Economic Rapid Response Team Completes Second Survey of Niagara Businesses

    Niagara’s Economic Rapid Response Team (ERRT) now has a clearer picture of the local impact COVID-19 has had on Niagara’s business community, thanks to the completion of its second Business Impact Survey. Over 1,300 businesses, representing over 47,000 employees from all sectors and municipalities completed the online survey, administered between...

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