Over the last few years, Niagara Region has delivered on projects that improve the lives of all our residents. Even during the pandemic, Niagara Region continued to be here for you, delivering on what's most important.
Since taking office in 2018, Council has worked together as a team, providing direction to staff, to deliver results for the residents of Niagara. Council is focused on improving the quality of life for all who call Niagara home while ensuring a high return on investment for their tax dollars.
Explore some highlights of Niagara Region's accomplishments below to learn about how we're here for you.
Niagara Region is supporting the economy by creating the right conditions for businesses to compete and thrive. Success for our region includes improving Internet connectivity for thousands of homes and businesses, unlocking the economic potential of sports, planning for the future, and providing valuable incentives to help retain and attract jobs.
Niagara Region envisions a community where all residents feel safe and that they belong. We continue to build and invest in programs that improve access to housing, connect residents to quality health supports and ensure our people can access critical government services.
Niagara Region is committed to protecting our natural environment, while also building a community that connects our residents to economic opportunities. Innovative enhancements to regional public transit, investments in our road and water infrastructure, and keeping garbage out of our landfills are just some of the ways we're showing we're here for you.
Niagara Region is committed to being open, accountable and responsive to the needs of our residents. To ensure we're always performing at our best, the organization is continuously finding ways to improve and be more inclusive. We're taking steps to hear from diverse voices and ensuring our decision-making accounts for diverse points of view.
It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic is the challenge of our generation. Even though Niagara Region declared a state of emergency in April 2020, we have worked tirelessly to ensure our residents remain safe and continue to receive the services they rely on.