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Buchanan House land visioning session

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Buchanan House land visioning session

The City of St. Catharines is calling out to the community for help shaping the future of the parkland around the historic Buchanan House. The City wants to meet with residents to learn more about their ideas about how to use the Niagara Street green space during two visioning sessions set for later this month: […]

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LED streetlight conversion saves Town over $320K

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LED streetlight conversion saves Town over $320K

sIn 2016, the Town of Fort Erie converted 3,175 streetlights to LED (light-emitting diodes). The conversion resulted in $323,063 energy consumption and maintenance savings in 2017 when compared to 2015 results. “The project is expected to pay for itself in 7.5 years based on the current energy price. Since LED streetlights have a life expectancy […]

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WIFC launches new program for volunteers

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WIFC launches new program for volunteers

The Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) is launching a generous new program that has the ability to allocate a total of $15,000 in stipend funds to local non-profit community groups. In order to create a more compelling volunteer program and help benefit organizations in need, the WIFC is giving back to local community groups in […]

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City honours 2018 Arts Awards recipients

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City honours 2018 Arts Awards recipients

The 2018 St. Catharines Arts Awards celebrated the outstanding contributions of the arts community and will go down as a night to remember. The City of St. Catharines honoured its 2018 Arts Awards recipients Monday, June 4/2018, during a special event at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, the City’s home for arts and culture in […]

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City splash pads open, pools gearing up for summer

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City splash pads open, pools gearing up for summer

The City of St. Catharines is gearing up for splashing good times at its splash pads and pools. The City’s inclusive splash pads at Lester B. Pearson Park, Catherine Street Park and West Park are open for the season. Splash pads are open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free. The new splash […]

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City celebrates new Wise Guys Park

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City celebrates new Wise Guys Park

There’s a new neighbourhood park in south St. Catharines thanks to a partnership between the City and the Wise Guys Charity Fund. Doug Smith, chair of the Wise Guys Charity Fund, Mayor Walter Sendzik, members of City Council and the Wise Guys kicked off June is Recreation and Parks Month Friday June 1/2018 by celebrating […]

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