Niagara Region Beach Report: Friday, August 7/2020

Niagara Region Beach Report: Friday, August 7/2020

Heading out to the beach? Be sure to check if the beach is safe for swimming. The information comes from the Niagara Region’s Beach Water Testing Results webpage. Bay Beach (Crystal), Fort Erie: Open for swimming. Bernard Avenue Beach, Fort Erie: Open for swimming. Crescent Beach, Fort Erie: Open for swimming. Waverly Beach, Fort Erie: […]

Niagara Region Beach Report: Friday, July 31/2020

Niagara Region Beach Report: Friday, July 31/2020

Heading out to the beach? Be sure to check if the beach is safe for swimming. The information comes from the Niagara Region’s Beach Water Testing Results webpage. Bay Beach (Crystal), Fort Erie: Open for swimming. Bernard Avenue Beach, Fort Erie: Unsafe to swim. Crescent Beach, Fort Erie: Unsafe to swim. Waverly Beach, Fort Erie: […]

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

Niagara Region press release – ​Niagara Region Public Health is informing residents that Niagara has received its first confirmation of West Nile Virus (WNV) in mosquitoes in 2020. To date, in the Niagara region, no human cases have been reported to Public Health. While the mosquitoes that tested positive were found in St. Catharines, all […]

St. Catharines beaches restricted to Niagara residents only

St. Catharines beaches restricted to Niagara residents only

City of St. Catharines press release – After another weekend of problematic behaviour at its beaches the City will move to restrict access to Niagara residents only, effective immediately. The temporary restrictions in response to the COVID-19 state of emergency will come into effect Tuesday, July 28/2020. The move coincides with the introduction of stepped […]

It’s time to play again, Port Colborne opens playgrounds

It’s time to play again, Port Colborne opens playgrounds

The City of Port Colborne has begun reopening the playgrounds around the city Friday, July 24/2020, part of Stage 3 of the Province’s reopening framework. According to a City of Port Colborne press release, the playgrounds at H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park, Centennial Park/Cedar Bay Beach and Lock 8 Gateway Park would be opened by the […]