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Open house events focus on safety and awareness

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Open house events focus on safety and awareness

Raising safety awareness was the underlying theme at the forefront Saturday, Oct. 5/2019, at the annual Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Department Fire Prevention Week Open House at the fire hall and at the Touch-A-Truck event at the Port Colborne Operations Centre. Both open house events were well attended by Port Colborne families. Fire […]

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Fire prevention week is encouraging you to be the hero in your home

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Fire prevention week is encouraging you to be the hero in your home

City of Port Colborne press release – – Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services is reminding residents that not all heroes wear a cape. You can be the hero in your home by installing and maintaining working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and planning your escape. The theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, 2019, […]

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Port Colborne adds Touch-A-Truck to Fire Prevention Week open house

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Port Colborne adds Touch-A-Truck to Fire Prevention Week open house

City of Port Colborne press release – Port Colborne’s annual Fire Prevention Week open house is bigger and better this year with the addition of Touch-a-Truck next door at the Engineering and Operations Centre. On Saturday, Oct. 5/2019, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., children, families and community members are welcomed to the Port Colborne […]

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Port Colborne volunteers recognized at appreciation dinner

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Port Colborne volunteers recognized at appreciation dinner

City of Port Colborne press release – More than 250 volunteers attended the city’s annual appreciation dinner held Tuesday, Sept. 17/2019, at the Italian Canadian Cultural Centre. The dinner is a small gesture of gratitude to the registered volunteers with the city for the countless hours they contribute to services offered by the municipality, from […]

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Family-friendly way to raise money for cancer research

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Family-friendly way to raise money for cancer research

They came together this year, mostly the regulars, but, some new people too, to help fight cancer by taking part in the 39th annual Terry Fox Run in Port Colborne on Sunday, Sept 15/2019. “As usual, it is the best day of my year, I just love this day,” Port Colborne Terry Fox Run organizer […]

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Museum hosting heritage spinning and weaving workshops

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Museum hosting heritage spinning and weaving workshops

Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum are hosting their first heritage workshops this weekend, an introduction to spinning and an introduction to weaving. “I’m excited about these ones as they will be the first workshops in our restored Timber Cabin Weaving Shed using heritage techniques,” said Abbey Stansfield, education programmer at the Port Colborne Historical […]

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