1. A Formula for Economic Development in Niagara: A + B = C

    The Niagara Research and Planning Council was a partner in gathering the evidence behind the policy brief “Are the Consequences of Poverty Holding Niagara Back?”, released on September 26, 2012 by the Niagara Community Observatory at Brock University.  It highlights that the consequences of poverty cost Niagara $1.38 billion/year, including...
  2. Niagara-wide Community Constructing Niagara Knowledge Exchange

    Collaboration and knowledge-sharing lead to innovation.  Evidence-informed planning leads to improved outcomes.  That is why the Niagara-wide community is building the Niagara Knowledge Exchange (NKE).  It’s a tool to help people gather in a vibrant social space, enabled by a digital platform and a team of Knowledge Brokers who help...

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Niagara Age-Friendly Community Initiative: Year 1 2010-2011 Evaluation Summary Report
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In late 2009, the Niagara Age-Friendly Community Initiative (NAFCI) was awarded a three-year grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). In early 2010, work began to introduce and implement community partnerships for AFC initiatives throughout all 12 of Niagara’s local municipalities by 2013. The 3-year NAFCI was piloted in 2010 in Welland. A community engagement and action template was established as a basis for rolling the project out in all 12 of Niagara’s local municipalities. This summary report describes activities and future directions after the first year of funding. Published By: Niagara Connects Publication Date: September 2011 read more ❯

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