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Author: Mayor Walter Sendzik

Be Bold for Change – International Women’s Day 2017

Be Bold for Change – International Women’s Day 2017

March 8, 2017 Be Bold for Change – International Women’s Day 2017  Today is International Women’s Day – a day recognized around the world to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It’s also a day to call for action to help build a more inclusive, gender-equal world. Last week local women and […]

Your City, Your Future: St. Catharines Youth Forum

Your City, Your Future: St. Catharines Youth Forum

Your City, Your Future: St. Catharines Youth Forum The first St. Catharines Youth Forum is coming up this March: Wednesday, March 22 9:30 am to 1:30 pm FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, Robertson Theatre Limited spaces available! Sign up by Friday March 17 by emailing mayor@stcatharines.ca  No cost to attend   The youth forum is an event for […]

St. Catharines developing new economic development strategy

St. Catharines developing new economic development strategy

St. Catharines developing new economic development strategy Nov. 23, 2016 – The City of St. Catharines is working on a new plan to support local businesses and attract new investment. Residents, entrepreneurs and business leaders are invited to offer their ideas on how to continue economic growth for the community. Visit www.stcatharines.ca/EcDevSurvey to offer input […]

Improving transit for Niagara

Public transit is critical for city-building to move people, to access work, school and social services and to attract business, investment and support economic development. Improving inter-municipal transit is one of City Council’s key strategic priorities in our Strategic Plan. Now, a working group of mayors from St. Catharines, Niagara Falls and Welland, with support […]

St. Catharines climbs Canadian entrepreneurial rankings

St. Catharines climbs Canadian entrepreneurial rankings

St. Catharines climbs Canadian entrepreneurial rankings  Oct. 26, 2016 – The Financial Post has identified Canada’s top entrepreneurial cities and St. Catharines has made a significant jump up the rankings as an attractive place to do business. Released last week during small business week, the Financial Post report ranks Canadian cities on 14 indicators for […]

Niagara Regional Labour Council donates $25,000 to honour fallen workers

Niagara Regional Labour Council donates $25,000 to honour fallen workers

Niagara Regional Labour Council makes $25,000 donation to honour fallen workers Oct. 21, 2016 – The Niagara Regional Labour Council, representing workers from across the Niagara region have donated $25,000 to the Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial Task Force to help honour and remember 137 men who died building the fourth Welland Canal. Task force chair, […]

#BeardForGord raises $5,500 for Walker Family Cancer Centre

Mayor’s #BeardForGord raises $5,500 for Walker Family Cancer Centre Oct. 12, 2016 – After eleven weeks, St. Catharines’ hip-bearded Mayor Walter Sendzik has returned to his clean-shaven self. The Mayor’s #BeardForGord was shaved off at a special ceremony and cheque presentation today at the St. Catharines Walker Family Cancer Centre, the beneficiaries of the Mayor’s […]

Transit Progress Report

Transit Progress Report

Inter-municipal Transit Working Group Progress Report Sept. 12, 2016 – Since January 2016, a working group of Niagara Mayors has been working with a team to develop options for an integrated inter-municipal transit system  for all of Niagara. Over the summer months the team has consulted with the business community and top regional employers, as well […]