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City powering down for Earth Hour

City powering down for Earth Hour

City of St. Catharines press release – The City of St. Catharines is joining with communities around the world and celebrating Earth Hour in the dark on Saturday, March 30/2019. The City will be powering down all non-essential lighting and electronics at City Hall and Market Square to raise awareness about climate change. Residents are […]

Town of Pelham receives $725,000 from provincial government

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Town of Pelham receives $725,000 from provincial government

Town of Pelham press release – The Town of Pelham has received a $725,000 one-time investment from the provincial government to be allocated to municipal services. In a letter from the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Steve Clark, it is stated that the funds are unconditional, though intended to help modernize service delivery and […]

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Spring in Welland brings out the street sweeper program

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Spring in Welland brings out the street sweeper program

City of Welland press release – The City of Welland Public Works Division will initiate the street sweeping program of city roadways on Monday, March 25, 2019. Although this program has the potential to pause due to weather-related conditions, staff anticipate the program will take approximately four to six weeks to complete. City staff will […]

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Ontario cuts red tape for boat, snowmobile and off-road vehicles industries

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Ontario cuts red tape for boat, snowmobile and off-road vehicles industries

Government of Ontario press release – Ontario’s government is putting people first by expanding the use of service plates for boat, snow-mobiles and off-road vehicles. On Thursday, March 21/2019, Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation announced changes that will make it easier and more efficient to transport boats, snowmobiles and off-road vehicles (ATV) to customers and […]

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Ontario invests in horse racing to strengthen rural communities

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Ontario invests in horse racing to strengthen rural communities

Additional funding to ensure long-term sustainability of horse racing industry Government of Ontario press release – Ontario’s Government is putting people first by supporting rural communities through new investments to help the province’s horse racing industry create and protect good jobs. The government will provide $10 million per year to support programs for breeders and […]

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Ontario convening leaders to discuss Great Lakes, water protection

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Ontario convening leaders to discuss Great Lakes, water protection

Government to convene Great Lakes Guardians’ Council Government of Ontario press release – To mark World Water Day, Ontario’s government is working for the people to protect the water quality and ecosystems of the Great Lakes as part of its commitment in the Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan. On April 23/2019, Rod Phillips, Minister of the Environment, Conservation […]

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