Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

Posted on September 30, 2020 11:00 AM

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

October 2020

WHEREAS, Rett Syndrome is a rare neurological condition that is rarely seen in males but is seen almost exclusively in females and is believed to occur in 1:10,000 female births. Parents believe they have a healthy child and the symptoms do not appear until a regression between six to eighteen months of age;

AND WHEREAS, throughout their lives these courageous children will need total care and constant support from their family; they will combat many medical...

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Strategic Planning updates September 2020

Posted on September 29, 2020 02:58 PM

On Monday, September 28, Pelham Town Council and senior staff met virtually to discuss priorities and updates to the corporate strategic plan.

Completed initiatives were removed from the list, including invasive species policy and plan, sign bylaw, future of Pelham transit, pass bylaws for cannabis, negotiate a collective agreement, whistleblower protection, short term rental policy, traffic calming and safety measures, bylaw upgrades, and introductions, review/expand AMPS, voice activation for customer...

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Public skating returns to the Meridian Community Centre October 4

Posted on September 25, 2020 04:34 PM

On Sunday, October 4, public skaters at the Meridian Community Centre (MCC) can take the ice for the first time since the centre initially closed down during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sunday skaters can enjoy ice time from 1-2:20 p.m. in the Duliban Arena.

Public skating time slots on Fridays begin on October 9. 

There is a 50-skater maximum during each available timeslot. On Fridays, two 50-minute time slots – 7:30 – 8:20 p.m. and 8:30 – 9:20 p.m. are available. One spectator per skater is permitted...

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Have your say on Niagara Region 2021 budget priorities

Posted on September 25, 2020 10:29 AM

From the Niagara Region

Work to determine Niagara Region’s 2021 budget is underway. Through the budget process, choices are made to ensure the Region continues to provide services at a level that residents expect.

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit our community hard. Your Regional government wants to learn more about which municipal services you value and believe should remain a priority during this challenging time. 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Region has maintained the majority of the...

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When a case of COVID-19 is confirmed, who does Public Health contact?

Posted on September 24, 2020 12:08 PM

From Niagara Region Public Health  Contact tracing and case management continues to be Niagara Region Public Health’s most important activity for stopping the spread of COVID-19 infections. When Public Health receives a report of a confirmed positive case of COVID-19, we conduct what is known as contact tracing.   How exactly does the process work? Upon receiving a report of a confirmed case, Niagara Region Public Health:

  • Immediately follows up to ensure the person diagnosed is isolating,...

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