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Niagara Foreign Trade Zone office opens in Fort Erie

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Niagara Foreign Trade Zone office opens in Fort Erie

Niagara Region celebrated the opening of the Niagara Foreign Trade Zone (NFTZ) office in Fort Erie Monday Apr. 9/2018. Regional Chair Alan Caslin, joined by municipal, provincial and federal dignitaries, and members of Niagara’s business community, unveiled the new location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Located at 660 Garrison Rd., the NFTZ storefront gives companies that […]

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FEFD launches new door-to-door alarm program

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FEFD launches new door-to-door alarm program

Starting April 7/2018, Fort Erie firefighters will be going door-to-door on advertised nights and weekends throughout the year as part of its new SAFE (Smoke Alarms Fort Erie) program. The SAFE program is designed to increase awareness about the importance of working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. In Ontario, every home must have a working […]

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Town launches new planning and building informational videos

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Town launches new planning and building informational videos

The Town of Fort Erie officially kicked off this year’s development season with the launch of ten new informational videos. The videos are designed to highlight the information needed for certain types of building and planning applications as well as provide an explanation of the process for each type of application. Video topics include: The […]

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Fort Erie Releases 2017 Annual Water Quality Report

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Fort Erie Releases 2017 Annual Water Quality Report

The Town of Fort Erie is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 Annual Water Quality Report to consumers. “This report confirms our commitment to deliver high-quality drinking water to our customers,” said Mayor Wayne Redekop. “It contains important information about the Town of Fort Erie’s water treatment and distribution system, and how we […]

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Additional FAST Services starting March 1

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Additional FAST Services starting March 1

On March 1/2018, the Fort Erie Accessible Specialized Transit (FAST) will increase its level of service from two specialized vans to three vans once again. In June 2017, the Town’s FAST provider (Red Cross) had to remove its third van due to a lack of third-party funding. Once removed, eligible FAST riders experienced a harder […]

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Fort Erie Town Council approves 2018 Operating Budget

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Fort Erie Town Council approves 2018 Operating Budget

The Town of Fort Erie Budget Committee recently approved the 2018 Operating Budget with an increase of 3.15 per cent and an overall residential property tax increase of 1.10 per cent when combined with Niagara Region and the boards of education levies. “The primary challenge is ensuring that there are sufficient funds to replace the […]

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