St. Catharines beaches restricted to Niagara residents only

St. Catharines beaches restricted to Niagara residents only

City of St. Catharines press release – After another weekend of problematic behaviour at its beaches the City will move to restrict access to Niagara residents only, effective immediately. The temporary restrictions in response to the COVID-19 state of emergency will come into effect Tuesday, July 28/2020. The move coincides with the introduction of stepped […]

City rolls out tax relief for homeowners

City rolls out tax relief for homeowners

City of St. Catharines’ press release – City Council has approved the implementation of a Property Tax Penalty and Interest Relief Program to provide support to St. Catharines’ homeowners who are struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Residential property owners who can demonstrate financial hardship related to the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for […]

St. Catharines City Council votes to enact mandatory mask by-law

St. Catharines City Council votes to enact mandatory mask by-law

City of St. Catharines press release – The City of St. Catharines is adding masks to its toolkit in the fight against COVID-19, with a new mandatory masks by-law coming into effect this Friday (July 17/2020). City Council passed a by-law Monday requiring owners and/or operators of enclosed public spaces, to require mask use by […]

St Catharines beaches closed at dusk effective immediately

St Catharines beaches closed at dusk effective immediately

City of St. Catharines press release – The City of St. Catharines is moving to address ongoing issues at its beaches with several actions, including overnight closures of these amenities. Effective immediately all City beaches — including Sunset Beach and the beach at Lakeside Park — will be closed from dusk until 8 a.m. While […]