1. 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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    Southern Ontario’s Basic Income Experience

    The research study, Southern Ontario’s Basic Income Experience, is based on Ontario’s basic income pilot. The pilot was implemented in three Ontario cities in 2018 by the provincial government. Subsequently the project was terminated in 2019, following a change in government. This research study made use of surveys of individuals...
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    A Framework for Reopening our Province

    In late April 2020, the Government of Ontario is planning for the next phase of responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – reopening our province. This framework was developed as a first step, to guide the government’s approach. The framework outlines methods and principles that will be used to reopen...
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    Niagara COVID-19 Business Impact Survey Report

    The Niagara COVID-19 Business Impact Survey was open to respondents from March 20 until March 30, 2020. Of the nearly 10,000 businesses that were contacted and/or reached through social media, 4,983 businesses opened the survey and 2,604 completed all or most of the questions within the survey. Data used for...
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    Employment Ontario Providers in Niagara: Supports for Employers during COVID-19

    Employment Ontario (EO) Providers in Niagara are continuing to provide services to employers in these unprecedented times. All EO agencies in Niagara are open for virtual business. They encourage employers to reach out to their local agencies. Published By: Employment Ontario Providers in Niagara Publication Date: March 2020
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    Niagara COVID-19 Business Impact Survey (Completion Deadline: March 30, 2020)

    The Niagara Economic Rapid Response team asks Niagara businesses to complete a short Business Impact Survey, to help in the documentation of impacts and to inform recovery planning related to COVID-19. Published By: Niagara Economic Development, Niagara Region Publication Date: March, 2020
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    Niagara Region Strategic Plan 2019-2022

    The purpose of a strategic plan is to guide the work of the organization over a four year period, to shape a new direction for Niagara as a community and an organization. Niagara Regional Council set strategic directions focused on services provided at the Regional government level, bringing attention to...
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    National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

    The National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (the Standard) was launched in 2013. It provides a comprehensive framework to help organizations of all types guide their current and future efforts in a way that provide the best return on investment. Adopting the Standard can...

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