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Fort Erie announces open-air burning ban

Fort Erie announces open-air burning ban

The Town of Fort Erie has issued an open-air burning ban effective Monday, July 16/2018 until further notice. “With the prolonged hot and dry weather, and in the interest of public safety, the Town of Fort Erie has issued an indefinite ban on all open air burning including rural open-burns and backyard/beach fires effective July […]

Bright lights and energy savings from LED upgrade

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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 […]

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Ontario to cancel energy contracts to bring hydro bills down

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Ontario to cancel energy contracts to bring hydro bills down

Keeping election promise will save $790 million to help lower electricity bills Ontario ratepayers will benefit from $790 million in savings thanks to the Government of Ontario’s decision to cancel and wind down 758 renewable energy contracts, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Greg Rickford announced Friday, July 13/2018. “We clearly promised we would […]

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Throne Speech opens Parliament to take action to help the people

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Throne Speech opens Parliament to take action to help the people

Government for the People will respect taxpayers, protect students and restore accountability Ontario’s Government for the People is opening Parliament to take action to protect students and lower electricity bills. The Speech from the Throne, delivered Thursday, July 12/2018, by the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, officially opened the 42nd Parliament and set out […]

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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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