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The road to building a better Niagara Region timeline - past, present and future.

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January 10, 2024

The road to building a better Niagara.

"I implore you, if there's nothing else that you do, the very least this committee should do is, give the Region an elected chair, at large, by the general public." The meeting was held on January 10th, 2024 with 18 presentations.  Hearings:  by clicking here.  

September 2023

New minister of Municipal affairs and Housing has given the governance review task to the Heritage, Infrastructure and Cultural Policy standing committee and they have accepted by a resolution dated Sept 2023

Please let the members know what you think.

Elect the Regional Chair as the very first change , double direct and some local mergers are the best changes. Let them know what you think Names and email addresses are listed below

Chair MPP. Laurie Scott.
EMAIL Laurie

Lorne Coe.

Hardeep Singh Grewal.
EMAIL Hardeep

Joel Harden.

Natalia Kusendova-Bashta
EMAIL Natalia

Mary-Margaret McMahon
EMAIL Mary-Margaret

Billy Pang

Matthew Rae
EMAIL Matthew

Sheref Sabawy
EMAIL Sheref

Let these MPPs and our local MPPs know what you think before they decide something for Niagara.


Bill 39 passed Dec.8 2022 ; Regional council voted for Jim Bradley as Chair ;

Province appoints facilitator  ?? 2023 ;

Public consultation and submissions ?? 2023 ;


Regional Council begins the process to make changes for 2026 municipal election.

November 2026

Regional Chair Election on all municipal ballots.

What Supporters Are Saying

  • I support the regional chair (being) elected by all the citizens of Niagara.Sandra Easton, Mayor Lincoln (2020)

Have Your Say

Are you in favour of the Council of the Regional Municipality of Niagara passing the necessary resolutions and bylaws to change the method of selecting its Chair from appointment by members of Regional Council to election by general vote of all electors in the Region? 

Yes or No?

Talk to your councillors and Mayor about the up coming commission report to the Province on modernizing Niagara under bill 39. 

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