1. Resources & Publications

    Designed to Move: Active Cities (A Guide for Leaders)

    A city’s ability to compete depends on an active population. The research is clear on this. Integrating physical activity into the places we work, live, learn, travel and play is the only way to ensure we move enough to thrive. Physical inactivity is bankrupting economies at the national level but...
  2. Resources & Publications

    Looking Out to Focus In: Fostering an Environment for Economic Prosperity

    In response to discussions with returning and incoming Regional Councillors, and with provincial officials, local municipal colleagues, the business community and municipal colleagues in the GTA, this document was developed to support Regional Council in determining strategic directions for the 2014-2018 term. Part I of this document outlines global, national,...
  3. Community Blog

    Launch of the Living in Niagara-2014 Report

    Presented to an audience of over 450 people attending the Niagara Community Foundation annual Leaders Breakfast, the Living in Niagara-2014 report marks the third time since 2008 that the Niagara-wide community has built a triennial ‘snapshot’ to describe and measure socio-economic quality of life in Niagara. The report reflects the...
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    Community Information Database

    The Community Information Database (CID) is a free internet-based resource developed to provide communities, researchers, and governments with access to consistent and reliable socio-economic and demographic data and information for all communities across Canada. The CID was developed by the Government of Canada’s Rural Secretariat in collaboration with the provinces...
  5. Partners & Projects

    Niagara Region

    Niagara Region’s responsibilities include delivering a range of municipal services including infrastructure, human and social services, health, and public safety and security. The Regional government operations are overseen by Regional Council, which is comprised of 30 elected officials from the 12 area municipalities and the Regional Chair. The priorities for...
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    Creative Economy Report 2013 Special Edition: Widening Local Development Pathways

    This special edition of the Creative Economy Report contains a body of evidence reflecting the experiences, actions and resources of local actors and communities around the world that are being deployed to forge new pathways that are both human and sustainable. It introduces indicators of success and effectiveness in the...
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    WineONtour.ca is a new tool that maps the location of all grape wineries in Ontario.  Created by the Grape Growers of Ontario, it helps people create their own unique wine tour anywhere in Ontario where grape wineries are located.  It’s a mobile travel tool that provides information on wine styles,...
  8. Resources & Publications

    Maps in Niagara

    Niagara Region offers many Niagara maps, including interactive maps, printable maps, boundaries by population, regional roads maps and bicycling maps. These maps are a must-have for those planning within the area. Published By: Niagara Region, (905) 685-1571 Publication Date: July, 2013

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