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Economic Sustainability

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 […]

Our Home with Mayor Sendzik – Economic Development and Small Business in #OurHomeSTC

This show features Marco Marino, Economic Development Officer for the City of St. Catharines speaking to the economic development strategy for the City of St. Catharines and Niagara – including steps we are taking to attract private investment. Later we are joined by Lori Elstone, Proprietor of Provisions Food Company to discuss the local food […]

Our Home with Mayor Sendzik – Urban Renewal in Downtown St. Catharines

This show features Samir Husika who is the Downtown Development Officer with the City of St. Catharines to discuss the transformation of downtown St. Catharines. Later we are joined by Lousje from Lousje and Bean who just celebrated their 10 anniversary to discuss her business and the changes she has seen downtown over the past […]

2016 Budget Highlights

2016 Budget Highlights

Budgets are important planning tools for organizations to set the course for future investment and stability. Like our new strategic plan, the city budget helps Council to plan and prioritize to make sure that the City of St. Catharines continues to provide the municipal services and facilities that make our city an attractive city to live, […]

St. Catharines receives $700,000 from Canada 150 Infrastructure Program

Today the federal government announced details of funding for the Canada150 Infrastructure Program for three St. Catharines projects at West Park, Rotary Park and Lakeside Park. I’d like to thank the federal government for investing in St. Catharines and the Rotary Club of St. Catharines for their leadership and dedication to the community. This program […]

Horizon Utilities Merger is Signed

Today St. Catharines joined with Barrie, Markham, Vaughan, Mississauga and Hamilton to proceed with the merger of Hydro One Brampton with PowerStream Inc., Enersource and Horizon Utilities Corporation. St. Catharines City Council has approved this merger because they care about lowering costs for customers and increasing returns for our city. Today was a historic moment […]

Mayor Sendzik welcomes IKEA to “Team St. Catharines” at official opening

St. Catharines is officially home to the newest IKEA Canada location with the opening of a new Pick-Up and Order Point today at the Fairview Mall. Mayor Walter Sendzik and members of St. Catharines City Council joined IKEA Canada president Stefan Sjöstrand to cut the ribbon at the grand opening.  Thirty new employees and an […]