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Shelter and Housing in Niagara- call for action

Shelter and Housing in Niagara- call for action

March 2019 Shelter and Housing in Niagara- call for action This week at Regional Council the Community Services Committee received an update on the Niagara homelessness strategy. This includes work that Niagara Region has been doing with community partners to respond to the growing need for shelter and housing. You can read more about the […]

Walter Sendzik: 2019 is about reaching out and building up

Walter Sendzik: 2019 is about reaching out and building up

St. Catharines mayor looks ahead to first year of new council term by Luke Edwards  Niagara This Week – St. Catharines As St. Catharines grows and welcomes new residents, its mayor says the city must also continue looking after its own. Fresh off a successful run for a second term as mayor, Walter Sendzik is looking […]

Council meeting update: mental health and community support

Council meeting update: mental health and community support

Mental Health and Community Support Nov. 14, 2018 This Council term continued with two more meetings before the Inauguration of the new Council in December. On Monday we discussed a number of issues: developments, community consultation on recreational cannabis stores and we heard from community members about mental health issues affecting our city. Mental health […]

Mayor has priority list for next four years

Mayor has priority list for next four years

October 30, 2018 –  by Karena Walter  The St. Catharines Standard There isn’t a lot of time for St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik to bask in his overwhelming re-election win. The current city council has more work to finish in November and new councillors will be inaugurated the first week of December, when they’ll hit the ground […]

St. Catharines receives $2.8 million for affordable rental housing

St. Catharines receives $2.8 million for affordable rental housing

St. Catharines receives $2.8 million for affordable rental housing April 30, 2018 St. Catharines will receive $2.8 million for affordable rental housing from a new development charges rebate program. St. Catharines MPP Jim Bradley made the announcement at City Hall on Friday. This is one of the priorities outlined in the Housing Action Plan to […]

St. Catharines mayor reaffirms commitment to Compassionate City in state of the city address Sendzik talks about expected and unexpected outcomes during fourth state of the city address

St. Catharines mayor reaffirms commitment to Compassionate City in state of the city address Sendzik talks about expected and unexpected outcomes during fourth state of the city address

Feb 01, 2018 by Melinda Cheevers Niagara This Week – St. Catharines ST. CATHARINES — Walter Sendzik gave fair warning at the start of his state of the city address that the audience, comprising the business community in St. Catharines, should expect something a little out of ordinary. “We live in a world of expectations and tonight […]

‘No one is left behind’ – Compassionate City Charter launched during mayor’s state of the city

‘No one is left behind’ – Compassionate City Charter launched during mayor’s state of the city

St. Catharines Standard – Karena Walter January 30, 2018. Hundreds of people signed their names to a new Compassionate St. Catharines Charter Tuesday evening following Mayor Walter Sendzik’s state of the city address. The charter, launched by Sendzik during the event, is a commitment by those who sign it to work towards the shared goal […]