Regional Council extends temporary face-covering by-law to April 2021

Regional Council extends temporary face-covering by-law to April 2021

Niagara Region press release – As part of its continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Regional Council voted to extend Niagara’s temporary face-covering by-law to April 1, 2021. The by-law requires masks in all enclosed public places in Niagara and was set to expire on Oct. 1, 2020. Council’s decision to extend the bylaw recognizes […]

United Way Niagara to kick off most important campaign in its history

United Way Niagara to kick off most important campaign in its history

United Way Niagara press release – We all know that poverty is hurting our community. Support and generosity of local service agencies has never been more important. The past few months have been trying for everyone and even more so for vulnerable people. Before the pandemic, one in three people in Niagara received help from […]

Significant funding approved for playground accessibility

Significant funding approved for playground accessibility

City of St. Catharines press release – St. Catharines City Council has approved a recommendation to match funding from the Rotary Club of St. Catharines to the tune of $95,000, towards making Happy Rolph’s Animal Farm playground the most accessible in St. Catharines. Nestled along the shore of Lake Ontario, Happy Rolph’s Animal Farm is […]

Arts and Culture Funding Approved to Revitalize St. Catharines PostPandemic

Arts and Culture Funding Approved to Revitalize St. Catharines PostPandemic

City of St. Catharines press release – St. Catharines City Council forges ahead in its support of the arts and culture sector by approving funding in the amount of $93,095 to 16 local artists and arts organizations through its annual St. Catharines Cultural Investment Program (SCCIP). “This funding will provide an opportunity for local organizations […]

Port Cares 50-50 winner donates back to the community

Port Cares 50-50 winner donates back to the community

Port Cares press release – A local resident who won the inaugural Port Cares 50/50 draw showed even more support by donating a portion of their winnings back to the charity. Michael Mamo of Port Colborne won the pot on September 10, 2020, at 6 p.m., collecting $19,830. When Port Cares staff phoned him to […]

1 2 3 516