About Niagara Region

The Niagara region is located in southern Ontario, Canada, between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. The region encompasses a total area of 1,852 km2 with a population of 449,098.

As a municipal government, Niagara Region is made up of 32 representatives from the 12 area municipalities.

Niagara Region Programs and Services


Niagara Region is a mosaic of diverse communities. We strive to achieve a prosperous, safe and inclusive community that embraces our natural spaces and promotes holistic wellbeing and quality of life.


Niagara Region will serve its residents, businesses and tourists through collaborative leadership, responsible policy and the provision of effective and efficient community-focused services, while maintaining environmental and economic sustainability.

Corporate Values

  • Equity - Inclusive, acting with compassion for the community
  • Innovation and continuous improvement - Striving to improve through innovation, not limitation
  • Integrity - Behaving ethically, and acting with respect, accountability and trust
  • Stewardship - Working to consider long term consequences of actions, think broadly across issues and act responsibly
  • Foster partnerships - Building partnerships to leverage resources and talents
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