Sharing Niagara’s Stories – The Niagara Guide’s Blog

Welcoming the Eco-Defenders

Welcoming the Eco-Defenders

Every event you attend creates waste. Lots of waste. Some of it's recyclable. Some of it is compostable. Some of it is destined for the landfill, but all too often everything's mixed together and just thrown out. The Eco-Defenders are a volunteer organization that...

Welcoming BPW Niagara

Welcoming BPW Niagara

The Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Ontario is an equality-seeking group working toward the improvement of economic, political, employment, and social conditions for women. BPW Niagara holds monthly dinner meetings to help members stay informed on women's...

The Day I Wanted to Die

The Day I Wanted to Die

Many Mondays ago, my house was full of people. Employees, my sales manager, my best friend visiting from out of town, and my wife. All these people were oblivious to the most pressing thing going on in my head, which was that I wanted to die. I'd been having suicidal...

DIY Event Additions are Here!

DIY Event Additions are Here!

As much as we enjoy hearing from people about their events, it's often more convenient for people to add their own. To that end, we've made the necessary changes to our events calendar module to allow registered users to add their own events to our events calendar....

Cycle Niagara

Cycle Niagara

Winter's not usually when we think about going cycling, but here I am, talking about our cycling section. When we started The Niagara Guide, all our categories were separated into different websites. For cycling, which was one of our first sites in what was then the...

Launching Information Articles

Launching Information Articles

In our modern world, it's impossible to know everything. However, we do have access to the internet, so at least we can look things up. Sometimes though, we don't know what we don't know, so we can't look anything up to fill in our knowledge gaps. So, today we're...

Myths and Realities about Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters

Myths and Realities about Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters

This article has been provided by Datawise Solutions Electrical. GFCIs (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) are required across Canada in different areas of homes and businesses. I could write a whole article about the building code requirements...

Searching The Niagara Guide

Searching The Niagara Guide

You've probably noticed that The Niagara Guide is organized by categories. They're convenient, but it can still be a challenge to find something specific. We recently added a search engine to the site to make it easier to find companies and organizations. Look in the...

Updated Events Calendar

Updated Events Calendar

It's been a busy time.  The first week of 2019 has seen us add dozens of business listings to the directory. One of the other things we've been working on is working on updating our Niagara event calendars. If you haven't seen them, please check them out. You can see...

A New Year, A New Vision

A New Year, A New Vision

Happy 2019 everyone! When I wake up in the morning, I want to be excited to go to work. Even on Mondays. I've made a change that I am positively thrilled about, and I am excited to be able to share it with you. I have restructured the business side of The Niagara...