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Author: Mayor Walter Sendzik

JCI St. Catharines Annual Mayors’ Invitational Grape Stomp

This year marks the 66th annual Niagara Grape and Wine Festival and the 44th annual Mayors’ Invitational Grape Stomp and St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik has challenged Niagara’s Mayors to support local charities and help “stomp out poverty” at the Grape Stomp. Partnering with Niagara Grape and Wine Festival, Grape Growers of Ontario, JCI St. […]

Protecting our water resources in Niagara

Protecting our water resources in Niagara

On Thursday, August 31st, I hosted John Dickert, President and CEO of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Cities Initiative to meet with Niagara mayors. We had a great conversation about issues impacting our communities in Niagara and throughout the Great Lakes: protecting our drinking water,  addressing climate change and restoring the lakes. The flooding we’ve […]

Our Home with Mayor Sendzik – Team Niagara

For many years, Niagara was known as a manufacturing city. With GM, John Deere, many auto parts manufacturers, it’s no secret that the economic downturn hit our economy hard.  Now things are changing.  The real estate market is booming, GO trains are coming and we are attracting new investment through economic growth, retention and expansion. […]

150 – Poem by Mikko Kivisto – Winner of the Mayor’s Poetry Contest

Congratulations to Mikko Kivisto, winner of the Mayor’s Poetry Contest to celebrate Poetry Month in April and promote literacy, arts, culture and reading in our community. The first Mayor’s Poetry Challenge in Canada was started by Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi in collaboration with The League of Canadian Poetsand the Writers’ Guild of Alberta. I want […]