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Flower pot program blooming for local businesses

Flower pot program blooming for local businesses

Want to add a little colour outside your business? The City of St. Catharines can help with its annual flower pot program. Businesses can rent professionally designed and planted 27-inch pots filled with plants perfect to set out in front of stores, offices and other businesses. This year’s pots feature flowers with red and white […]

Plant yourself at Niagara VegFest in June

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Plant yourself at Niagara VegFest in June

Niagara’s most popular plant-based celebration is set to return next month Niagara VegFest takes over Market Square in St. Catharines, Ont., on Sunday, June 4 with a roster of renowned speakers, including Sharon Mann, Canadian Fitness Presenter of the Year; gourmet food to wow any palate; more than 80 vegan vendors and exhibitors; live entertainment […]

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Charges pending after St. Catharines house fire

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Charges pending after St. Catharines house fire

The owner of a Louth Street home damaged by fire will be charged after firefighters found smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms were not installed as required by Ontario law. St. Catharines firefighters responded to reports of fire at 67 Louth St. at 3 p.m. Monday, May 15 and found the deck and exterior walls […]

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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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New building rules for infill projects, interim control by-law lifted

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New building rules for infill projects, interim control by-law lifted

St. Catharines City Council has lifted an interim-control by-law and approved new policies and procedures for residential development in established neighbourhoods. At the Monday May 8/2017 meeting, City Council approved a number of changes to the City’s Official Plan, Comprehensive Zoning By-law, and Committee of Adjustment. The changes come after the City’s nearly six-month review […]

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Are you prepared for an emergency?

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Are you prepared for an emergency?

Are you and your family ready for anything? A power outage lasting for days? A rain storm? An ice storm? These types of emergencies can happen anywhere in the city, anytime and without warning. If you’re not ready, you and your family could be scrambling for food, water and a safe place to stay. “No […]

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