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Weekly gathering of classic cars helps support the community

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Weekly gathering of classic cars helps support the community

Cruise night Thursday nights have returned to Downtown Port Colborne, the 2017 season kicked off last week with a rainy start. “Even though we had some rain we still had 123 cars come out and lots of people,” said said Tony Spiteri, co-founder of Port Colborne Downtown Cruisers at Thursday night’s cruise night. The second […]

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CTFS Jumpstart Run for Kids helps buy shoes for students in need

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CTFS Jumpstart Run for Kids helps buy shoes for students in need

On Saturday, May 13, Canadian Tire Financial Services (CTFS) hosted its annual Jumpstart Run for Kids along the St. Catharines Canal Path. This year, CTFS has decided to donate every dollar from its 5K or 10K walk/run to the Snacks n’ Sneakers program. “We believe that every child deserves to start the school year off […]

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Port Colborne flag raisings celebration of community

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Port Colborne flag raisings celebration of community

The importance of community was the focus of the celebration Friday May 12 as the City of Port Colborne raised two flags. Community Living Port Colborne-Wainfleet and the Special Olympics Ontario flags were raised at City Hall. “Today we celebrated Community Living month, in May every year, with a flag raising,” Vicki Moreland, executive director […]

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Port Colborne physician to lead medical school’s Niagara Campus

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Port Colborne physician to lead medical school’s Niagara Campus

Dr. Amanda Bell, an alumna of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine and a primary care physician in Port Colborne, becomes the regional assistant dean of the school’s Niagara Regional Campus on July 1. She is assuming the role from the inaugural regional assistant dean Dr. Karl Stobbe, who established the Niagara Regional Campus […]

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Museum season opens with a look back at Port Colborne in photos

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Museum season opens with a look back at Port Colborne in photos

The Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum has kicked off its year Monday May 1, leading off with an exhibit in honour of Canada’s Sesquicentennial. Exposure 150: A Photographic History of Port Colborne features a mosaic of 150 local photographs illustrating the stories of the people, places and accomplishments of the community. “It’s a photographic […]

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Port Colborne Fire Code Violation Conviction

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Port Colborne Fire Code Violation Conviction

On March 15, 2017, the owners of 346 Davis Street were convicted in provincial Offences Court for failing to comply with the Ontario Fire Code and were fined $7,500 in accordance with the provisions of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act. On December 17, 2016, Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services responded to a complaint […]

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