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  • Rising interest rates will be a key factor affecting housing affordability in 2019
  • Thirty-six per cent of Canadians are considering a home purchase in the next five years, down from 48 per cent at the same time last year
  • Sixty-five per cent of Canadians said they do not want to live near a retail cannabis store

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Are you passionate about nurturing our communities’ assets by inspiring civic action in our current and future community leaders? The Leadership Niagara Program Advisory Committee (PAC) is now actively seeking passionate, experienced and community focused committee members to contribute to shaping diverse learning experiences for our growing suite of programs.

Accelerate your career in the dynamic hospitality and tourism industry! The Career Catalyst program will prepare you for employment and set you on a career building path in the growing and exciting hospitality and tourism industry.

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) and Niagara Health have named Dr. Maxine Lewis in the new position of Joint Chief of Mental Health and Addictions effective Jan. 1, 2019. Dr. Lewis will lead one of the largest Mental Health and Addictions programs in Canada, serving a population of 1.2 million people from Niagara through Hamilton.

In theory, losing weight just takes eating less.  In practice, lasting weight loss requires a realistic plan that suits your life and your taste buds. As you start, adjust your expectations and make the most of your effort. Listed are common mistakes to avoid and better strategies for permanent weight loss. 

Mayor Frank Campion’s annual charity event raised many smiles and necessary funds for a handful of charities on Nov. 9, 2018. The event, Hometown Culture: An evening with Mayor Campion, brought nearly 100 guests to the Croatian Hall to celebrate the city’s multiculturalism while supporting local charities. 

There's No Place like Home for the Holidays

May your heart be filled with laughter, your soul with joy and your home with love this holiday season.

All the best for a happy and healthy 2019!

John & Cathy

On Dec. 6, Students in NC’s Hairstyling program donated their time and talents to residents of the Extended Care Unit at the Welland Hospital in preparation for their annual Christmas pictures. Emma Lanctot, Victoria Newburgh, Grace Manco, Ashley Bullock, and Laura Pembleton styled hair and applied makeup for over 90 residents. Residents received services anywhere from curled hair to quick makeup touch-ups before their picture was taken.

This year Habitat for Humanity Niagara celebrates 25 years of working in the Niagara community with the construction of a multi-home project - two semi-detached houses and one single. Where there was once a dilapidated parking lot of the former Atlas hotel, there now stands five beautiful homes. Three of the five families celebrated their Home Dedication ceremony today and received the keys to their new homes, just in time for the holiday season. The fourth family will get their keys in the New Year as they finish completing their 500 volunteer hours with Habitat Niagara, one of the requirements the organization has before handing the keys over to the qualified home buyers.

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