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St. Catharines Hydro continues cyber fraud investigation

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St. Catharines Hydro continues cyber fraud investigation

An investigation into the apparent phishing fraud of St. Catharines Hydro is continuing. At a board meeting on Jan. 6 the board received a presentation from KPMG on the preliminary findings of the investigation of a cyber fraud incident which defrauded the corporation of more than $655,000 in Dec. 2016. Based on the information provided, […]

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Council and City staff want budget feedback

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Council and City staff want budget feedback

St. Catharines residents can have their say about the 2017 operating budget during an upcoming telephone town hall and two open houses. Mayor Walter Sendzik, Coun. Mat Siscoe, chair of the Budget Standing Committee, and City staff will answer questions about the 2017 operating budget during a telephone town hall Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 7 […]

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St. Catharines Hydro victim of cyber fraud

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St. Catharines Hydro victim of cyber fraud

St. Catharines Hydro has fallen victim to cyber fraud after more than $655,000 was removed from one of its accounts. Niagara Regional Police are continuing to investigate the situation, which occurred Dec. 13, 2016, but it appears to be a phishing fraud. Phishing is when criminals try to obtain financial and password information by sending […]

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SUP Santa helping homeless teens

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SUP Santa helping homeless teens

What started out as a way to bring attention to local surfing has grown into a holiday tradition for John Fulton, owner of Fulton Fitness in St. Catharines. For the past 32 years, he has donned a Santa suit and headed to Fort Erie to face the surf and the waves. “The attention and the […]

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Enjoy free afternoon parking in December in Downtown St. Catharines

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Enjoy free afternoon parking in December in Downtown St. Catharines

Downtown visitors will have a little more jingle in their pockets this month thanks to a holiday promotion offering free afternoon parking at some City spots and lots. Just in time for holiday shopping and get-togethers, visitors can enjoy up to three hours of free parking any time between noon and 6 p.m. on week […]

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City advises residents to be wary of door-to-door lead testing

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City advises residents to be wary of door-to-door lead testing

Residents should be on alert for door-to-door salespeople claiming to be authorized by the City to inspect water lines for lead. The City of St. Catharines does not go door-to-door testing for lead, nor does the City authorize organizations to test for lead on its behalf. ‚ÄúResidents should always ask to see ID when someone […]

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