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Bright lights and energy savings from LED upgrade

Bright lights and energy savings from LED upgrade

The City’s investment in LED street lights has paid off with brighter roads and improved energy consumption. The LED conversion project started in November 2015 and wrapped up May 2018, seven months ahead of schedule. Out of the 14,791 street lights in St. Catharines, 13,823 are now LED, or roughly 93 per cent of all […]

Rotary Park improvements unveiled

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Rotary Park improvements unveiled

Parks and trails add to the quality of life the community enjoys here in St. Catharines and recent improvements at Rotary Park continues the City’s work creating places everyone can enjoy. Recently, Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, Mayor Walter Sendzik, members of City Council and members of the Rotary Club of St. […]

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St. Catharines ends bottled water sales at City facilities

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St. Catharines ends bottled water sales at City facilities

In another move to protect the environment for future generations, the City of St. Catharines will no longer sell water in plastic bottles at City arenas, community centres and other City facilities. At Monday night’s City Council meeting, Council voted in favour of removing water sold in plastic water bottles from vending machines and concessions […]

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Facer European Festival seeking vendors, volunteers and contestants

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Facer European Festival seeking vendors,  volunteers and contestants

The Facer District Residents and Merchants Association is seeking food vendors, volunteers, and entrants for a pierogi eating contest for its third annual Facer European Festival on Monday, Aug. 6/2018 on Facer Street in St. Catharines. The event, which runs from noon to 9 p.m., is a fundraiser supporting the grassroots Beautify the Facer District […]

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St. Catharines GO Transit Station Secondary Plan approved by Regional Council

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St. Catharines GO Transit Station Secondary Plan approved by Regional Council

​Niagara Region and the City of St. Catharines have worked closely to create a Secondary Plan that proactively envisions how future development and redevelopment will occur around the future GO Station site in St. Catharines. On Thursday, July 5, 2018, the St. Catharines GO Transit Station Secondary Plan was approved by Regional Council. Provincial commitment to […]

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PenFinancial Credit Union opens flagship branch

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PenFinancial Credit Union opens flagship branch

PenFinancial Credit Union’s new and state-of-the-art flagship branch officially opened in St. Catharines Thursday July 5/2018. This 5,000-square foot facility serves as the new main St. Catharines site for the Niagara-based credit union. “While this opening, PenFinancial is further expanding in St. Catharines and across Niagara” said PenFinancial board chair Reg Sonnenberg, who spoke at […]

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