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Parties recalled to bargaining table

Parties recalled to bargaining table

The Niagara Catholic District School Board (NCDSB) and the members of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) Niagara Unit have been called back to the bargaining table. “The provincially appointed mediator has called the parties back to the table to see if they can resolve the outstanding issues,” the update on the NCDSB website says. […]

PC Fire Department receives Optimist Respect for Law award

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PC Fire Department receives Optimist Respect for Law award

The Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Department is this year’s winner of the Respect for Law award from the Port Colborne Optimist Club. They received the award at the club’s regular meeting Wednesday Mar. 22. “It is certainly nice for the Fire Department to be recognized for our efforts in the community,” Chief Tom Cartwright […]

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Strong support for inter-municipal transit

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Strong support for inter-municipal transit

Councils approve recommendations towards consolidated transit service Niagara Region Council has signalled strong support for the future of inter-municipal transit in Niagara by endorsing in principle the creation of a consolidated transit system along with the municipalities of Niagara Falls, St. Catharines and Welland. This follows recent unanimous approvals from St. Catharines, Niagara Falls and […]

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Be fire safe this Earth Hour

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Be fire safe this Earth Hour

Are you planning to celebrate Earth Hour Saturday night? Fire Chief Dave Wood urges everyone to keep fire safety in mind when the lights go out. The City of St. Catharines will join communities around the world in shining a light on climate action Saturday, March 25. The City is turning off non-essential lights at […]

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Public Open House for 2017 municipal drain maintenance program

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Public Open House for 2017 municipal drain maintenance program

On March 30th, from 7:00pm until 9:00pm the Township of Wainfleet will be holding a Public Open House at the Wainfleet Community Centre to present and discuss the 2017 maintenance program. The Township Wainfleet has over 250 kilometres of Municipal Drains which provide invaluable drainage, flood control, and other services to its rural landowners. Under […]

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New process for waiving special event fees

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New process for waiving special event fees

The City or St. Catharines is rolling out a new process to make it easier for local groups to apply to have fees waived for special events held in St. Catharines. Groups can now apply to have up to 50 per cent of City fees waived associated with running a single or multi-day event in […]

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