Mayor’s Report – April 9, 2018.
The Mayor’s Report now coming to you online for an update on local community news and events happening in #ourhomestc.
With heavy hearts, we share our condolences with the town of Humboldt and the Bronco’s after this weekend’s horrific tragedy. On behalf of the City of St. Catharines, we send our condolences to the players, coaches, family, friends and the entire community. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Flags at City Hall have been lowered to half staff.
Last week it was announced that free Wi-Fi access, smart kiosks are coming to downtown STC later this spring – the city has partnered with Bell Canada on this new interactive innovation.
I would also like to congratulate the St. Catharines Falcons who just completed their 50th season here in St. Catharines. Thank you to the players for an amazing season and to the parents, volunteers, coaching staff, board and fans for all their work and commitment.
In more sports and entertainment news – the Harlem Globetrotters are coming to the Meridian Centre on April 17th – a great family show that will be entertaining from start to finish. Tonight the Niagara IceDogs play their first home game of the 2nd round of their playoff run- #GoDogsGo.
We also have the Niagara River Lions who come back home on Wednesday as the battle the London Knights in the first round of their playoff run.
The 3rd Mayor’s Poetry challenge has launched and we are asking St. Catharines residents to put pen to paper and submit your poem by April 17th. This year’s theme is Parks – A city where everyone can play.
Lots of great business activity taking place – congrats to Aristocrat Floors who just celebrated 60 years, Tootzie’s Tune-Up, Hair & Maintenance had their 5th anniversary celebration, Attachment and Trauma Treatment Centre for Healing has a new location, HELT Doors has opened up in St. Catharines.
Thank you for your investment in St. Catharines and wish you great success!