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 […]

S’No Parking lifted in St. Catharines

S’No Parking lifted in St. Catharines

The City of St. Catharines has lifted S’No Parking which was in effect earlier this week due to a major snowstorm across Niagara. The City uses S’No Parking to urge residents to not park on the road during and after winter storms so crews can clear snow away more quickly. Stay in the know, not […]

April Jeffs is hoping to serve for Niagara Centre at Queen’s Park

April Jeffs is hoping to serve for Niagara Centre at Queen’s Park

Wainfleet Township Mayor April Jeffs is looking at a future of service at the provincial level. She announced Wednesday March 15 that she is seeking Ontario PC Party nomination in the new provincial Niagara Centre riding. The provincial election is scheduled for June 7/2018. The Niagara Centre Riding replaces the Welland riding which currently has […]

St. Catharines ready to celebrate Canada 150

St. Catharines ready to celebrate Canada 150

Mother Nature reminded us this week that it’s still winter, but the Canada 150 Anniversary Task Force and City staff are looking ahead to warmer weather and celebrations for our nation’s birthday. To mark Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary the task force and the City are planning art shows, exhibits and explorations of buildings across the city, […]

S’No Parking in effect in St. Catharines

S’No Parking in effect in St. Catharines

Don’t park on City roads while snow plows are out The City of St. Catharines urges residents to not park on streets during and after the forecasted snow storm to help crews clear snow away more quickly. The City of St. Catharines declares S’No Parking to be in effect as of 4:30 p.m. Monday, March […]

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