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City of Port Colborne launches Business Visitation program

City of Port Colborne launches Business Visitation program

City of Port Colborne press release – In an effort to enhance communication between City staff and the business community, the Businesses Visitation Program has been launched to introduce business owners and managers to a single point of contact, create opportunities to voice concerns, and discuss how the City can facilitate retention and growth. City […]

Keeps streets clear, parking bans in effect

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Keeps streets clear, parking bans in effect

As a blast of winter covers South Niagara this weekend, many municipalities have enacted parking bans, residents are not to park on streets while crews clear snow on municipal roads. “Due to incoming snow-fall, snow clearing operations are scheduled for a tentative start at 12:00 am Sunday morning. To avoid a $60 ticket, do NOT […]

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Extreme cold weather alert for Sunday

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Extreme cold weather alert for Sunday

Niagara Region press release – An Extreme Cold Weather Alert will go into effect on on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, as temperatures are expected to drop below -15 C. The Extreme Cold Weather Alert is intended to mobilize outreach workers and community agencies, recommend precautions for the general public during extreme cold weather, and offer information […]

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Fort Erie decides to opt in on cannabis retail stores

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Fort Erie decides to opt in on cannabis retail stores

Town of Fort Erie press release – Last night, Jan. 14/2019, at Council-in-Committee one of three public meetings addressed whether the Town of Fort Erie should opt in or out regarding cannabis retail stores. Municipalities have until January 22/2019 to decide if they want to opt in or out of having cannabis retailers. If a […]

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Council opts in to permitting cannabis retail stores to locate in St. Catharines

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Council opts in to permitting cannabis retail stores to locate in St. Catharines

City of St. Catharines press release – St. Catharines Council has opted in to permitting private retail cannabis stores to locate in the city. The decision came with unanimous support by Council at its Jan. 14/2019 meeting. In addition to notifying the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) of its decision, Council is also […]

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RCMP take delivery of first Airbus H145

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RCMP take delivery of first Airbus H145

Recently the Royal Canadian Mounted Police took delivery of the first H145 helicopter from Airbus Helicopters Canada (facility located in Fort Erie, ON.). On Dec. 20/2018, the twin-engine H145 helicopter was delivered to the RCMP. It will be based in Langley, B.C. at the RCMP’s lower mainland facility. “The RCMP’s Air Support Unit will utilize […]

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