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Councillor Conflict of Interest Registry

Under the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, Niagara Region is required to establish and maintain a public registry of disclosures of interest declared by members of Council. The registry must include the original written declaration provided by the member and must be available to the public.

The original documents are available for public inspection in the Office of the Regional Clerk, Niagara Region headquarters, any time between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Councillor Committee Meeting Date Report Declaration
Kelly Edgar Regional Council Nov 18, 2021 COM-C 30-2021 His wife is the Director of Children's Services.
Bob Gale Regional Council Nov 18, 2021 Report PW 45-2021 His daughter owns property in that corridor.
Brian Heit Regional Council Nov 18, 2021 COM 22-2021 His wife is a volunteer with Community Care St. Catharines.
Diana Huson Regional Council Nov 18, 2021 Report CSD 55-2021 This item pertain to partnerships, assets or land belonging to Brock University, and she has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Diana Huson Regional Council Nov 18, 2021 PDS 25-2021 This item pertain to partnerships, assets or land belonging to Brock University, and she has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Diana Huson Regional Council Nov 18, 2021 PDS 26-2021 This item pertain to partnerships, assets or land belonging to Brock University, and she has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Diana Huson Regional Council Nov 18, 2021 CSD 51-2021 This item pertain to partnerships, assets or land belonging to Brock University, and she has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Peter Nicholson Regional Council Nov 18, 2021 COM-C 32-2021 He has an employment relationship with Tribunal Ontario.
Diana Huson Planning and Economic Development Committee Oct 12, 2021 PDS 25-2021 Brock University is a party to the Brock District Steering Committee and she has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Diana Huson Budget Review Committee of the Whole Oct 7, 2021 CSD 51-2021 Has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Bob Gale Regional Council Sep 23, 2021 CSD 50-2021 Daughter-in-law works in long-term care.
Frank Campion Regional Council Sep 23, 2021 Confidential Report CSD 53-2021 Councillor Campion declared a conflict of interest with respect to Confidential Report CSD 53-2021, respecting A Matter Respecting Litigation or Potential Litigation under s. 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001 - Outstanding Development Charge Collections - Grimsby, and therefore did not take part in closed session.
Bob Gale Regional Council Sep 23, 2021 CSD 50-2021 Daughter-in-law works in long-term care.
Frank Campion Corporate Services Committee Sep 15, 2021 CSD 53-2021 Councillor Campion declared a conflict of interest during the closed session portion of the meeting regarding Confidential CSD 53-2021 and therefore did not take part in the discussion or vote on this matter.
Bob Gale Regional Council Jul 22, 2021 CSD 45-2021 Daughter-in-law works in long-term care.
Bob Gale Corporate Services Committee Jul 14, 2021 Report CSD 45-2021 (Agenda Item 7.2) Daughter-in-law employed at a Niagara Region long term care home.
Pat Chiocchio Committee of the Whole Jul 8, 2021 Other Business- Discussion regarding Canadian Borders Employee of the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission.
Kelly Edgar Regional Council Jun 24, 2021 COM 15-2021 Wife is the director of Children's Services.
Bob Gale Regional Council Jun 24, 2021 CSD 35-2021 Daughter-in- law works in long-term care.
Bob Gale Regional Council Jun 24, 2021 Confidential Report HR 1-2021 Daughter-in- law works in long-term care.
Bob Gale Regional Council Jun 24, 2021 CSD 36-2021 Son is employed by Niagara Health.
Bob Gale Regional Council Jun 24, 2021 CLK 7- 2021 Has an on-going matter before the Integrity Commissioner.
Brian Heit Regional Council Jun 24, 2021 COM 13-2021 Wife works for a local charitable organization.
Brian Heit Regional Council Jun 24, 2021 CLK 7- 2021 Has an on-going matter before the Integrity Commissioner.
Wayne Redekop Regional Council Jun 24, 2021 CSD 36-2021 Daughter is employed by Niagara Health.
Bill Steele Regional Council Jun 24, 2021 CSD 36-2021 Wife is employed by Niagara Health.
Laura Ip Regional Council Jun 24, 2021 CLK 7-2021 Has an on-going matter before the Integrity Commissioner.
Dave Bylsma Regional Council Jun 24, 2021 CLK 7-2021 Has an on-going matter before the Integrity Commissioner.
Barbara Butters Regional Council Jun 24, 2021 CLK 7-2021 Has an on-going matter before the Integrity Commissioner.
George Darte Regional Council Jun 24, 2021 CLK 7-2021 Has an on-going matter before the Integrity Commissioner.
Bob Gale Budget Review Committee of the Whole Jun 17, 2021 CSD 36-2021 Son is employed by Niagara Health.
Walter Sendzik Budget Review Committee of the Whole Jun 17, 2021 CSD 36-2021 A member of his family is employed by Niagara Health
Bill Steele Budget Review Committee of the Whole Jun 17, 2021 CSD 36-2021 Wife is employed by Niagara Health.
Bob Gale Corporate Services Committee Jun 16, 2021 CSD 35-2021 (Agenda Item 5.3) and HR 1-2021 Has a daughter-in-law employed at a Niagara Region long term care home.
Bob Gale Regional Council May 20, 2021 COM-C 21-2021 Daughter-in-law works in long-term care.
Brian Heit Regional Council May 20, 2021 COM 10-2021 Wife works for a local charitable organization.
Kelly Edgar Regional Council Apr 22, 2021 COM 6-2021 Wife is the Director of Children's Services.
Bob Gale Regional Council Apr 22, 2021 COM 8-2021 Daughter is an employee at a long-term care home in the City of Niagara Falls.
Wayne Redekop Regional Council Apr 22, 2021 CSC 4-2021 My daughter conducts contract work for Niagara Health.
Wayne Redekop Corporate Services Committee Apr 14, 2021 Presentation- Niagara Health - Partnering Together for the Future South Niagara Hospital Daughter is employed by the Niagara Health System.
George Darte Regional Council Mar 25, 2021 PEDC 3-2021 Is the owner of properties in the west end of St. Catharines.
Brian Heit Regional Council Mar 25, 2021 COM 2-2021 Wife works for a local charitable organization.
Wayne Redekop Regional Council Mar 25, 2021 Motion concerning vaccinations Daughters are teachers.
Barbara Butters Regional Council Mar 25, 2021 Motion concerning vaccinations Daughter is a teacher
Tim Whalen Regional Council Mar 25, 2021 respect to the motion concerning vaccinations Daughter is a teacher.
Brian Heit Regional Council Mar 25, 2021 respect to the motion concerning vaccinations Daughter is a teacher.
Leanna Villella Regional Council Mar 25, 2021 Motion concerning vaccinations Sister is a teacher.
Brian Heit Regional Council Mar 25, 2021 Motion concerning vaccinations Daughter is a teacher.
George Darte Planning and Economic Development Committee Mar 10, 2021 Report PDS 10-2021 Is an owner of properties in the west end of St. Catharines.
Brian Heit Regional Council Feb 25, 2021 PDS-C 10-2021 Daughter is employed by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario.
Brian Heit Planning and Economic Development Committee Feb 17, 2021 PDS-C 10-2021 Daughter is employed by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).
Bob Gale Regional Council Jan 21, 2021 Matters concerning hospital funding Daughter is a member of the hospital board, and his son is employed by Niagara Health.
Bill Steele Regional Council Jan 21, 2021 Matters concerning hospital funding wife is employed by Niagara Health.
Walter Sendzik Regional Council Jan 21, 2021 Matters concerning hospital funding A member of his family is employed by Niagara Health.
Wayne Redekop Regional Council Jan 21, 2021 Matters concerning hospital funding Daughter conducts contract work for Niagara Health.
Bill Steele Budget Review Committee of the Whole Jan 21, 2021 CSD 5-2021 Wife is employed by Niagara Health.
Wayne Redekop Budget Review Committee of the Whole Jan 21, 2021 CSD 5-2021 Daughter conducts contract work for Niagara Health.
Bob Gale Budget Review Committee of the Whole Jan 21, 2021 CSD 5-2021 Daughter is a member of the hospital board and his son is employed by Niagara Health.
Walter Sendzik Budget Review Committee of the Whole Jan 21, 2021 CSD 5-2021 A member of his family is employed by Niagara Health.
Walter Sendzik Budget Review Committee of the Whole Jan 14, 2021 Report CSD 13-2021 and Correspondence Item BRC-C 1-2021 A member of his family is employed by Niagara Health.
Bill Steele Budget Review Committee of the Whole Jan 14, 2021 Report CSD 13-2021 and Correspondence Item BRC-C 1-2021 Wife is employed by Niagara Health.
Bob Gale Budget Review Committee of the Whole Jan 14, 2021 Report CSD 13-2021 and Correspondence Item BRC-C 1-2021 Daughter is a member of the hospital board, and his son is employed by Niagara Health.
Wayne Redekop Budget Review Committee of the Whole Jan 14, 2021 Report CSD 13-2021 and Correspondence Item BRC-C 1-2021 His daughter undertakes contract work for Niagara Health.
Brian Heit Regional Council Dec 17, 2020 Motion respecting Local Food Bank Donations His wife works for a local charitable organization.
Brian Heit Budget Review Committee of the Whole Nov 26, 2020 CSD 66-2020 Wife works for a local charitable organization.
George Darte Special Council Nov 18, 2020 Agenda items dealing with the Section 22 Order Is an owner of a property in the City of St. Catharines with a commercial tenant impacted by the Order.
Diana Huson Regional Council Oct 22, 2020 Confidential Report CSD 64-2020 Has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Kelly Edgar Regional Council Sep 17, 2020 COM 16-2020 Wife is the Director of Children's Services.
Kelly Edgar Committee of the Whole Aug 20, 2020 CSD 53-2020 Wife is the Director of Children's Services.
Kelly Edgar Regional Council Aug 13, 2020 Motion respecting Child Care (Agenda Item 11.1) Wife is the Director of Children's Services.
George Darte Regional Council Jun 25, 2020 Presentation especting Pandemic Impact on Local Government Finances and Taxation He was one of the signatories on the submission from the Concerned Group of Niagara Business Owners.
Diana Huson Regional Council Jun 25, 2020 CL 8-2020 Has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Diana Huson Corporate Services Committee Jun 17, 2020 CSC-C 9-2020 Has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Special Council Jun 4, 2020 Confidential Report CSD 42-2020 and Report CAO 11-2020 Is the provincially appointed representative on the Canada Summer Games Board of Directors.
Diana Huson Special Council Jun 4, 2020 Confidential Report CSD 42-2020 and Report CAO 11-2020 Has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Diana Huson Regional Council May 21, 2020 CSC-C 7-2020 Has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Frank Campion Regional Council May 21, 2020 CSD 25-2020 Welland is named in the court documents and he is the Mayor of the City of Welland.
Pat Chiocchio Regional Council May 21, 2020 CL-C 22-2020 Is an employee of the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission.
Bob Gale Regional Council May 21, 2020 CSD 26-2020 Daughter-in-law is employed at a long-term care home.
Frank Campion Corporate Services Committee May 13, 2020 Confidential CSD 25-2020 Welland is named in the court documents and he is the Mayor of the City of Welland.
Bob Gale Corporate Services Committee May 13, 2020 CSD 26-2020 Daughter-in-law is employed at a long-term care home.
Peter Nicholson Regional Council Mar 26, 2020 PHSSC 3- 2020 (COM-C 10-2020) Operates a legal practice that often represents clients with matters before the Landlord and Tenant Board.
Frank Campion Regional Council Mar 26, 2020 Corporate Services Committee Minutes (Agenda Item 12.4) The City of Welland is named in the filing and he is the Mayor of the City of Welland.
Peter Nicholson Public Health and Social Services Committee Mar 10, 2020 COM-C 10-2020 he operates a legal practice that often represents clients with matters before the Landlord and Tenant Board.
Kelly Edgar Regional Council Feb 20, 2020 COM 34-2019 His wife is the Director of Children's Services.
Diana Huson Regional Council Feb 20, 2020 ED 2-2020 Has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Laura Ip Regional Council Feb 20, 2020 2020 Hockey Canada Foundation Gala (Agenda Item 7.1) The legacy initiatives include a project to develop a multi-use, all-season outdoor para pad for Heartland Forest and she has an employment relationship with Heartland Forest.
Diana Huson Regional Council Feb 20, 2020 ED 2-2020 Has an employment relationship with Brock.
Laura Ip Regional Council Feb 20, 2020 Presentation - Hockey Canada Foundation Gala Heartland Forest may be a beneficiary of any investment, and I have a freelance contract relationship with Heartland Forest.
Kelly Edgar Budget Review Committee of the Whole Dec 5, 2019 CSD 78-2019 My wife is the Director of Children's Services.
Kelly Edgar Budget Review Committee of the Whole Dec 5, 2019 CSD 78-2019 My wife is the Director of Children's Services.
Diana Huson Budget Review Committee of the Whole Dec 5, 2019 CSD 78-2019 Has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Diana Huson Regional Council Nov 21, 2019 CAO 16-2019 Brock University is a financial partner of the Canada Games and Councillor Huson has a employment relationship with Brock University.
Kelly Edgar Committee of the Whole Nov 7, 2019 CSD 73- 2019 During the closed session portion of the meeting, Councillor Edgar declared a direct pecuniary interest with respect to Confidential Report CSD 73-2019 respecting A Matter Respecting Labour Relations or Employee Negotiations: Niagara Region Service Sustainability Review.
Pat Chiocchio Regional Council Oct 17, 2019 CL-C 68-2019 The Report references the City of Welland and Niagara Region regarding the Development Charge By-law and he had previously declared a conflict on this matter.
Tim Whalen Corporate Services Committee Aug 7, 2019 CSD 58-2019 and Delegation Councillor Whalen declared a direct pecuniary interest as First Ontario Credit Union Limited is his former employer.
Diana Huson Regional Council Jul 18, 2019 Minutes BRCOTW 6-2019 Minute Item 5.1 CSD 40-2019 Has an employment arrangement with Brock University.
Kelly Edgar Regional Council Jul 18, 2019 PHSSC 7-2019 Wife is director of Children's Services.
Bob Gale Regional Council Jul 18, 2019 Minutes BRCOTW 6-2019 and COTW 5-2019 Daughter-in-law works in a long-term care home.
Bob Gale Regional Council Jul 18, 2019 BRCOTW 6-2019, COTW 5-2019 re Report COM 32-2019, Presentations Daughter-in-law works in a long-term care home.
Bob Gale Corporate Services Committee Jul 10, 2019 CSD 56-2019 Daughter-in-law is an employee at a long-term care home.
Bob Gale Committee of the Whole Jul 4, 2019 COM 32-2019 Daughter-in-law works for long-term care at Dorchester Manor.
Diana Huson Regional Council Jun 20, 2019 Presentation - Brock University Strategic Plan Has an employment arrangement with Brock University.
Diana Huson Budget Review Committee of the Whole Jun 20, 2019 CSD 40-2019 Has an employment relationship with Brock University.
Frank Campion Regional Council May 16, 2019 CSD 36-2019 Legal negotiations between City of Welland and Niagara Region. As Mayor of Welland, Campion is considered an employee of the City.
Leanna Villella Regional Council May 16, 2019 CSD 36-2019 Legal negotiations between City of Welland and Niagara Region.
Diana Huson Regional Council May 16, 2019 CAO 05-2019 Has an employment arrangement with Brock University who has a financial partnership that forms part of the Canada Games funding request.
Pat Chiocchio Regional Council May 16, 2019 CSD 36-2019 Legal negotiations between City of Welland and Niagara Region.
Kelly Edgar Regional Council Apr 25, 2019 COM 13-2019 Wife is director of Children's Services.
Jim Diodati Regional Council Mar 28, 2019 CSD-14-2019 Is a board member of Niagara Regional Broadband Network.
Brian Heit Planning and Economic Development Committee Mar 20, 2019 Presentation - Modernizing Wine Sales in Ontario Daughter is an employee of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).
Jim Diodati Corporate Services Committee Mar 20, 2019 CSD 14-2019 Is a board member of Niagara Regional Broadband Network.
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