Published on Brock University (http://brocku.ca)
The following are the policy briefs released by the Niagara Community Observatory. Click on the title to open the PDF file for each policy brief.
#11 What's growing in Niagara? Farmers' Markets in the Niagara Region  (August 2012) with references
#12 Poverty and Education: A Niagara Perspective  (September 2012)
Policy Brief #12 with references  (please note brief was improperly numbered as #11)
#13 Are the Consequences of Poverty Holding Niagara Back?  (September 2012)
#14 The Niagara River Remedial Action Plan: 25 Years of Environmental Restoration  (December 2012)
#15 Niagara's Beaches: Hidden Gems  (June 2013)
#16 Can Niagara Families Afford Child Care?  (April 2013) with references
#17 Cycle Tourism in Niagara Parks  (November 2013) with references
#18 Niagara's Interactive Digital Media (IDM) Industry  (May 2014)
#19 Sport Legacy in Niagara: Before and After 2015  (May 2014)
#20 Niagara Votes: Ontario Election 2014  Canadians (not) at the polls: a local, provincial and national story (May 2014)
#21 Niagara Votes: Municipal Election 2014  Voting Patterns of Municipal Elections in Niagara (September 2014)
#22 Barriers to Post-Secondary Education: Perspectives from Niagara  (March 2015)
Watch this space for more information.
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