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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. […]

#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 […]

Mayor Sendzik meets with Chief McGuire to discuss Queenston Street Community Response

Mayor Sendzik meets with Chief McGuire to discuss Queenston Street Community Response

 St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik met with Niagara Regional Police Chief Jeff McGuire this week to discuss community issues and police activity in the Queenston Street and Gale Crescent neighbourhood. The discussion with the Chief comes after the Mayor held meetings with local business owners, service agencies, public health officials and city councillors to discuss the neighbourhood’s needs […]

Niagara Regional Housing Announcement

A great start to the week – this morning Niagara Regional Housing announced the site of their future development at 527 Carlton Street. This new build will help create safe, quality, affordable housing for many families in our community to call home. With nearby access to transit, shopping, schools, services and greenspace, the location is […]

Ontario Senior of the Year Award to Wynne Nicholson

Ontario Senior of the Year Award to Wynne Nicholson

Last night I had the privilege of presenting the St. Catharines 2016 Ontario Senior of the Year Award to Wynne Nicholson at our Council meeting. Wynne has been an invested volunteer in our city for many years including – 10 years on the Arts & Culture Advisory Committee, Arts Awards Sub Committee and the SCCIP […]

Sharing Shoes at Westdale Public School DSBN

Sharing Shoes at Westdale Public School DSBN

Today I met Mackenzie Lubeck and her friends Angelena Guermain and Michelle Simons who formed a small committee titled Sharing Shoes at Westdale Public School DSBN . Principal Poppy Gilliam was also in attendance and has encouraged and supported her students throughout this initiative. The Sharing Shoes initiative collects gently used footwear and has Community […]