1. Resources & Publications

    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
  2. Resources & Publications

    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
  3. Resources & Publications

    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...
  4. Resources & Publications

    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...
  5. Community Blog

    Cost of Living and Living Wage for Niagara in 2019: Calculation Reports Released

    The Niagara Poverty Reduction Network (NPRN) has recently released the 2019 Cost of Living in Niagara Region and 2019 Living Wage for Niagara Region calculations, updating its 2018 calculations. The reports provide the full methodology used in the development of the calculations. With the annual cost of household living expenses...
  6. Resources & Publications

    Calculating the Living Wage in Niagara Region 2019

    A living wage reflects what earners in a family need to be paid based on the actual costs of living and being included in a specific community. The living wage is calculated as an evidence-based hourly rate at which a household (two adults working full-time, two children) can meet its...
  7. Community Blog

    A Guide to Learning STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) – At Any Age!

    STEM – We hear about it in the news, in magazines and on TV shows. But why is there so much dialogue about it and how does it affect you? STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. A term used to group together these academic areas. Discussing and promoting...
  8. Resources & Publications

    Unaccommodating: Rental Housing Wage in Canada

    This report maps rental affordability in neighbourhoods across Canada by calculating the “rental wage,” which is the hourly wage needed to afford an average apartment without spending more than 30% of one’s earnings. Across all of Canada, the average wage needed to afford a two-bedroom apartment is $22.40/h, or $20.20/h...
  9. EventResources & Publications

    Better Business Outcomes Through A More Secure Workforce (Event Recording)

    This is an event recording of the May 15th, 2019 webinar “Better Business Outcomes Through a More Secure Workforce” with Damin Starr of Damin Starr Commercial Enterprises located in the Town of Lincoln as one of the webinar presenters. This webinar highlighted ways employers can learn how to mitigate risks...

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