Posted on April 25, 2017 10:45 AM
Mental Health Awareness Week
May 1st – 7th, 2017
WHEREAS, Children’s Mental Health awareness is acknowledged across Canada for the week of May 1st - 7th;
WHEREAS, 1 in 5 children in the Niagara Region experience a mental health challenge;
WHEREAS, the goal of the week is to engage communities and families across Ontario to increase understanding of mental health issues;
WHEREAS, the color green is worn to help raise public awareness and show support to...
Posted on April 24, 2017 02:00 PM
Public Service Announcement
April 24, 2017Spring Branch Collection May 1 - May 26, 2017
Spring branch collection starts next week on May 1 and continues until May 26. Curbside branch collection is available across the region to all residents living in single-family homes and apartments with six units or less.
When setting out branches for collection, it is important to remember:
- Branches must be tied in bundles
- Maximum weight of bundle = 22.7 kg (50 lbs.)
- Maximum size of bundle = 1.5 m (5 ft.) in...
Posted on April 24, 2017 09:30 AM
National Volunteer Week in Canada
April 23 – 29, 2017
WHEREAS volunteering of an individual’s time and resources is an essential part of the Canadian spirit;
AND WHEREAS it is even more in evidence that Canada’s greatest natural resource is its people;
AND WHEREAS volunteers show every day through their actions that they truly care about their communities and the people who live in them;
AND WHEREAS the voluntary sector is increasingly recognized as the third partner with...
Posted on April 21, 2017 09:15 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2017
Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham’s Recreation, Culture & Wellness Department, working with the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Niagara, is launching the Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit initiative to encourage kids and families to eat healthier, and to make vegetables and fruits part of their everyday lives.
Whether fresh, frozen or canned, fruits and vegetables help provide children and families with the vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber and overall energy...