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St. Catharines older adults invited to community forum

St. Catharines older adults invited to community forum

St. Catharines older adults are invited to the third annual Older Adults Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 9:30 a.m. at the Dunlop Drive Older Adults Centre. The forum is an interactive session for older adults to ask questions and share feedback about City programs and services. Mayor Walter Sendzik will provide an update about […]

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 […]

Inter-municipal transit speeds up Wednesday

Inter-municipal transit speeds up Wednesday

Inter-municipal transit speeds up Wednesday By Karena Walter Originally appeared in the St. Catharines Standard, Feb. 17, 2017 http://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca/2017/02/17/inter-municipal-transit-speeds-up-wednesday The push for inter-municipal transit is hitting a critical point on Wednesday, says St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik. That’s when city council will be asked to endorse in principle the creation of a consolidated transit system […]

Scotties Tournament of Hearts have arrived in #OurHomeSTC

Scotties Tournament of Hearts have arrived in #OurHomeSTC

We’re ready to rock! The 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts are here. Starting Saturday at the Meridian Centre in downtown St. Catharines, we’re hosting the best women curlers in this national championship. St. Catharines is very proud to host this national tournament and welcome you to our hometown. Earlier this week I had a chat […]

St. Catharines Residential Infill & Intensification Development Review – February 16, 2017.

St. Catharines is growing and we want to get it right. Come out to a public meeting about intensification and infill this Thursday night to learn more. If you are unable to make the public meeting but would like a say – please submit your comments online at:  www.stcatharines.ca/InfillReview.  The online survey will be available […]

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 […]

Mayor Sendzik’s putting St. Catharines on the map with state of the city address

Mayor Walter Sendzik delivered his annual state of the city address today to an audience of over 500 at an event hosted by the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce at the Meridian Centre in downtown St. Catharines. The Mayor’s presentation highlighted many of the accomplishments of local businesses, entrepreneurs and investors over the past year. […]

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 […]

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 […]