Posted on May 29, 2019 01:00 PM
June 1 – 30, 2019
WHEREAS Seniors’ Month is an annual province-wide celebration;
WHEREAS seniors have contributed and continue to contribute immensely to the life and vibrancy of this community;
WHEREAS seniors continue to serve as leaders, mentors, volunteers and important and active members of this community;
WHEREAS their contributions past and present warrant appreciation and recognition and their stories deserve to be told;
WHEREAS the optimal health and well-being of seniors...
Posted on May 15, 2019 11:15 AM
National Public Works Week
May 19 - 25, 2019
WHEREAS, public works professionals focus on infrastructure, facilities and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities and to the public health, high quality of life and well-being of the people of Ontario; and,
WHEREAS, these infrastructure, facilities and services could not be provided without the
dedicated efforts of public works professionals, who are engineers, managers and
employees from provincial...
Posted on May 15, 2019 10:30 AM
From Niagara Region
Niagara Region is undertaking a Class Environmental Assessment for a new Pelham elevated water storage tank and transmission system upgrades.
Niagara Region recently updated its Water and Wastewater Master Servicing Plan, and this project is part of the recommended improvements to the Pelham water system. The purpose of the study is to address adequate storage, pressure, and capacity...
Posted on May 13, 2019 10:00 AM
National Denim Day
May 14, 2019
WHEREAS, breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in Canadian women – it can be completely cured if caught in time;
WHEREAS, 26, 300 Canadian women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017. This represents 25% of all new cancer cases. 230 were men;
WHEREAS, 5,000 women died of this disease in 2017 which is 13% of all cancer deaths;
WHEREAS, women younger than 35 tend to be diagnosed with more aggressive, higher grade tumors. They...
Posted on April 05, 2019 10:00 AM
National Dental Hygienists Week
April 6th – 13th 2019
WHEREAS, 59% of Canadian children and 96% of adults have experienced cavities, and 21% of Canadian adults have experienced periodontal (gum) issues;
WHEREAS, research shows a direct link between oral health and overall health and well-being such as periodontal disease being linked to a number of serious illnesses including lung disease, diabetes and heart disease; and
WHEREAS, oral health issues are easily preventable...