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Fallen Workers Memorial to be unveiled Sunday

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Fallen Workers Memorial to be unveiled Sunday

After years of research, planning and fundraising, a memorial to honour 137 workers who lost their lives during construction of the Welland Canal will finally be unveiled on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 at 2 p.m. The Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial Task Force invites family members and descendants of the fallen workers and the entire […]

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Shelley Chemnitz appointed as new St. Catharines CAO

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Shelley Chemnitz appointed as new St. Catharines CAO

Lifelong resident and long-term employee Shelley Chemnitz has been appointed as the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the City of St. Catharines. Ms. Chemnitz brings more than two decades of financial, administrative and leadership experience to the role of CAO, previously serving as the Commissioner of Corporate Support Services and City Treasurer and fulfilling […]

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Protect your home from Carbon Monoxide

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Protect your home from Carbon Monoxide

If cooler temperatures have you thinking about firing up the furnace to keep your family warm and cozy, Acting Fire Chief Jeff McCormick advises you to first protect your home from the dangers of carbon monoxide. Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from Nov. 1-7 and the acting fire chief said there’s no better way for […]

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Take care when hiking at Decew Falls

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Take care when hiking at Decew Falls

Visitors to Decew Falls are advised to follow the instructions on newly posted signs and stay on the marked trails. Decew Falls and the nearby Morningstar Mill heritage site are popular destinations for hiking. Newly posted signs in the area warn that the gorge embankment is dangerous. Hikers should not climb or hike down to […]

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Talk transportation at open house

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Talk transportation at open house

Residents are encouraged to give their feedback on the current and future transportation needs of St. Catharines at the City’s Transportation Master Plan open house. The open house will be held Monday, Nov. 6 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre. The open house will follow a drop-in format […]

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Building boom in the Garden City

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Building boom in the Garden City

A surge in new development across the city with more expected to start next year is a sure sign St. Catharines is in the midst of a building boom. As of the end of September, the City of St. Catharines has received nearly 200 more building permit applications this year over the same time last […]

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