1. Taking the pulse of Niagara’s young adults

    By Don Fraser, QMI Agency THOROLD, October 29, 2013 THOROLD – This is a youthful generation under a world of stress. And while they’ve never been better educated, they’re often in deep debt and can take years to land decent employment. Their mental health is feeling the strain and many of them are becoming...
  2. Toward a Mental Health & Addictions Charter for Niagara

    Niagara Connects is facilitating the work of Niagara-wide citizens, agencies and Mental Health experts as they work together to build a Mental Health & Addictions Charter for Niagara.  Through the leadership of Healthy Living Niagara, these citizens have expressed a desire to build a more person-centered system that can be...
  3. Niagara Community Discussion on Poverty airs on Cogeco

    Catherine Mindorff-Facca, Chair of the Niagara Research and Planning Council, said poverty is not just an individual problem, but a problem for the entire Niagara community, during taping of a Cogeco Taking Niagara By Storm show at Welland’s Rose City Kids Theater on October 24, 2012. Eliminating poverty requires an...

More News

Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan:

Visit agefriendlyniagara.com


Latest from Niagara Knowledge Exchange

Youth in Niagara: Highly Skilled, Highly Mobile (Policy Brief #32)
With Niagara’s shift toward an aging population, our authors looked to the region’s youth to examine where Niagara’s workforce is headed, highlight potential future opportunities, and understand where Niagara’s youth fit within a broader provincial snapshot. This paper updates the Niagara Community Observatory's policy brief #28 with research into the demographic patterns, educational attainment, and reported occupations of the region’s youth, age 15 to 29, using the latest 2016 Census numbers. Authors: Jeff Boggs, Adam Durrant, Thalia Semplonius Published By: Brock Niagara Community Observatory & Niagara Workforce Planning Board Publication Date: March 2018 read more ❯

Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

Niagara Connects is a proud participating member of the Niagara Poverty Reduction Network.