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In 2016, Niagara Region Public Health created “Niagara’s Village of 100”, an infographic visual representation to better understand the health status of Niagara’s population. Source: Niagara Region Public Health Retrieved from: http://www.niagaraknowledgeexchange.com/resources-publications/niagaras-village-of-100/ In 2017, Niagara Region Public Health took a...
In 2017, Volunteer Canada released a report entitled “Recognizing Volunteering in 2017”, which aims to help organizations better match their volunteer recognition strategies to the preferences of volunteers. The 2013 Volunteer Recognition Study illuminated a gap between how volunteers want...
Brock University, located in St. Catharines, is home to just over 18,500 students. The majority of students (over 90 percent) are enrolled in undergraduate programs. Just over 25 per cent of Brock students are from Niagara, 40 per cent from...
The ability of people to access various modes of transportation in our rural-urban mix region is fundamental to prosperity and wellbeing for all. Niagara’s attractiveness as a place to live, work, learn, play, visit, put down roots, raise a family...
Niagara Connects is a Niagara-wide network of people working together to plan, learn, innovate and lead community action toward a stronger future for Niagara. Niagara Connects engages diverse players to collaboratively build evidence-informed action plans for transformative socio-economic change.
Strategic Focus Areas:
- Build community capacity to use Niagara-focused evidence (data, information, knowledge) to inform planning and decision-making
- Facilitate coordinated community action to create the conditions for a more vibrant Niagara
- Strengthen Niagara Connects as a value-add and sustainable enterprise in the Niagara-wide community
Publisher: Niagara Connects
Editor: Mary Wiley, Executive Director, Niagara Connects
Niagara Research and Planning Council o/a Niagara Connects Board Members:
Anne Hepplewhite, Chair; Jayne Morrish, Secretary; Melenie Neamtz, Treasurer; Charles Conteh, Director; Clare Cameron, Director; Duncan MacDuff, Director; Majid Hassas, Director; Monika Seymour, Director
Thank you to:
- Community Expert Opinion Leaders in each of the 12 Living in Niagara Sectors,
for sharing data, information, and knowledge to strengthen this report
- Niagara Connects Board Members for guiding overall direction of the report
- Niagara Connects team members: Sarah Webster (Sr. Knowledge Broker);
Sara Johnston (Resources Coordinator); Paul Connor (Economics Advisor);
and Catherine Mindorff-Facca (Sr. Associate; retired)
- Niagara Community Foundation for financially supporting production of this report
- Spritz Creative for design, website, IT, and Launch Video support
GENERATING KNOWLEDGE THAT DRIVES COMMUNITY ACTION.