At a glance

Who we are

The Niagara Escarpment Commission is a statutory body that operates at “arms length” from the provincial government.  It is mandated to develop, interpret and apply Niagara Escarpment Plan policies that maintain and enhance the vitality of the Escarpment’s unique environmental and landscape features.

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Agency directives and reporting

The Niagara Escarpment Commission is a Crown Agency of the Province of Ontario and reports to the Minister of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry. As part of Ontario’s Open Government initiative,  all classified agencies are required to publicly post governance documents and travel, meal, and hospitality expense information.

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Staff Directory

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Open data

A list of all the data sets that the Niagara Escarpment Commission creates, collects and/or manages is listed on the Ontario government’s Open Data Inventory list.

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Customer service and accessibility standards

The Niagara Escarpment Commission, an agency of the Ontario Government, is committed to a barrier-free and accessible workplace, where every colleague and customer is treated fairly, equitably and with dignity.

Read about our customer service and accessibility standards