Learn about water safety this April Pools Day

Learn about water safety this April Pools Day

Get in the pool this Saturday and learn about water safety during April Pools Day activities at the St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre. The Lifesaving Society and the City of St. Catharines will promote water safety and swimming as a life skill with fun activities as part of April Pools Day at the St. Catharines […]

City water bills going up two per cent

City water bills going up two per cent

New water and wastewater rates are coming down the pipe. St. Catharines water bills are going up by 1.98 per cent after City Council passed the 2017 water and wastewater budget, including the new rates, after a public meeting Monday March 27. The increased rates mean water/wastewater bills will be about $15 more for the […]

Be fire safe this Earth Hour

Be fire safe this Earth Hour

Are you planning to celebrate Earth Hour Saturday night? Fire Chief Dave Wood urges everyone to keep fire safety in mind when the lights go out. The City of St. Catharines will join communities around the world in shining a light on climate action Saturday, March 25. The City is turning off non-essential lights at […]

New process for waiving special event fees

New process for waiving special event fees

The City or St. Catharines is rolling out a new process to make it easier for local groups to apply to have fees waived for special events held in St. Catharines. Groups can now apply to have up to 50 per cent of City fees waived associated with running a single or multi-day event in […]

Hefty fines for fire code violations

Hefty fines for fire code violations

All homes must be protected by working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms says St. Catharines Fire Chief Dave Wood after a local landlord was fined $4,300 by the Ontario Court of Justice. Nick Atalick pleaded guilty to Ontario Fire Code violations for not having working smoke alarms in the basement and on the second […]

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