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West Nile Virus found in mosquitos in Niagara

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West Nile Virus found in mosquitos in Niagara

Niagara Region Public Health has announced Tuesday Aug. 8/2017 that mosquitos in the Niagara Region have tested positive for the West Nile Virus. “While the mosquitoes that tested positive were found in St. Catharines and Pelham, all Niagara residents should take the necessary precautions to prevent West Nile Virus,” Niagara Region Public Health said in […]

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Another successful Canal Days draws to an end

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Another successful Canal Days draws to an end

Planning underway for the 40th year The 39th Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival in Port Colborne was on the list this year again as one of the top 100 festivals to attend in the Festivals and Events Ontario list. Visitors to Port Colborne this past weekend know why. “Canal Days is always an incredible weekend,” […]

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Lots of family fun at Canal Days Sunday

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Lots of family fun at Canal Days Sunday

Port Colborne was the place to be Sunday August 6/2017, a beautiful day and lots to do at Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival. “Port Colborne is packed full,” Councilor John Mayne said about all the visitors in Port Colborne. “It’s great to see all these people here enjoying themselves.” From a car show that was […]

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History is alive at the museum for Canal Days

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History is alive at the museum for Canal Days

Looking around the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum grounds Saturday Aug. 5/2017, you could see living history in every corner. Historical reenactors from the War of 1812, native warriors, pirates, the Niagara Antique Power Association and more were demonstrating living history, sharing their love of history with Canal Days visitors. For photographic artist Stephen […]

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Craft show benefits Port Colborne youth

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Craft show benefits Port Colborne youth

The Port Colborne Optimist Club’s Canal Days Craft Show has helped the youth of Port Colborne since its beginning eleven years ago. “It’s all for the kids of Port Colborne,” said Susan Wells Brown, Lt. Governor Zone 1 Niagara Region Optimist Club said. “With the proceeds from the show, we have helped out sponsoring sports […]

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Pelham Arena Lands design survey now available

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Pelham Arena Lands design survey now available

Pelham residents are being asked to engage in part two of the Pelham Arena lands Community Co-Design. The two-day workshop component of the consultation occurred in late June, and now, having compiled the information and input from residents, the Town is ready to engage in the next phase of the process. Working with the Planning […]

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