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Council Highlights – August 2018

Council Highlights – August 2018

Council Highlights – August 2018 Aug. 15, 2018 City Council had a productive meeting this week. Here are some of the highlights of the discussion and decisions: Council approved a new development for Woodburn and Herrick Ave. neighbourhood for new housing – including apartments and townhouses. Council received information about more upcoming developments: 201 St. […]

Mayor’s Report – June 25, 2018

Mayor’s Report – June 25, 2018 It was a busy night at Council, with 6 public meetings, a new partnership with the Niagara Regional Native Centre and updates on community events. Here is the Mayor’s Report. Congrats to the teams and organizers Meridian Centre on a great FIBA tournament. Next up is the Canada Games in Summer 2021 and we’re excited […]

Canadian and US Mayors reject rhetoric, stand united for shared economic prosperity

Canadian and US Mayors reject rhetoric, stand united for shared economic prosperity

Canadian and US Mayors reject rhetoric, stand united for shared economic prosperity Mayors pledge to protect urban natural spaces, contribute to national target Ajax, ON, June 14, 2018 – At the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative annual conference in Ajax, Canadian and US mayors celebrated the strong, integrated relationship on environment and economy […]

Free Wi-Fi access, smart kiosks coming to Downtown St. Catharines

The City of St. Catharines is partnering with Bell Canada on a pilot project to install touch-screen smart kiosks offering free Wi-Fi access, free charging stations, 9-1-1 emergency call buttons, interactive wayfinding signage, St. Catharines information and more in Downtown St. Catharines. City Council authorized an agreement last week allowing the smart kiosks to be […]

Mayor’s Report – March 19, 2018.

Tune into the latest Mayor’s Report for an update on local community news and events happening in #ourhomestc. Last week was a big week for transit in our community. MPs Chris Bittle and Vance Badawey along with MPP Jim Bradley announced the largest single investment in Niagara transit history. We are also another step closer to […]

Niagara gets $149 million for transit

Niagara gets $149 million for transit

NEWS  by Allan Benner –  St. Catharines Standard With an investment of $149 million from upper-tier governments, Niagara’s long-awaited intermunicipal transit service could be much closer to reality. Calling it “the single largest investment in transit in Niagara’s history,” Niagara Centre MP Vance Badawey said the eight Niagara municipalities receiving funding are free to use it […]