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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 […]

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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Smoke alarms save lives

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Smoke alarms save lives

Working smoke alarms have saved 18 people in two separate overnight fires this week, including one last night at an apartment building on Carlton Street. Careless use of smoking materials was the cause of a mattress fire in the basement apartment at 43 Carlton St. just after midnight Wednesday, April 26. The fire chief said […]

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City of St. Catharines funding to help community gardens take root

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City of St. Catharines funding to help community gardens take root

The City is offering a new funding program to help more community gardens take root in St. Catharines. Groups looking to start up or expand community gardens can now apply for funding from the City to cover materials, equipment and other start-up costs. The City is offering matching funds for up to 50 per cent […]

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St. Catharines listed 7th among top 35 cities to buy real estate

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St. Catharines listed 7th among top 35 cities to buy real estate

MoneySense Magazine has placed St. Catharines as one of the top 35 cities in Canada to invest in real estate. According to the 2017 Where To Buy Now rankings which looks at the healthiest real estate markets across Canada, MoneySense ranked St. Catharines-Niagara as 7th on a list of 35 Canadian cities based on average […]

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Specialty care benefits from Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament

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Specialty care benefits from Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament

Mayor Walter Sendzik and members of the Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament organizing committee have made a $50,000 donation to the Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Foundation. The donation of proceeds of the 2015 and 2016 golf tournaments will go towards a new virtual fitness centre for physical rehabilitation assessment and therapy at the Hotel […]

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