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Statement from Mayor Walter Sendzik declaring state of emergency in St. Catharines

April 3, 2020 – Today I am joining my fellow Niagara Mayors by declaring a state of emergency in the City of St. Catharines due to COVID-19.  This decision was made in consultation with the City’s chief administrative officer Shelley Chemnitz. COVID-19 is in our community, it is affecting our families and our health care […]

The Surprisingly Cool City Hiding in the Middle of Canadian Wine Country

The Surprisingly Cool City Hiding in the Middle of Canadian Wine Country

As industrial St. Catharines is rejuvenated with a modern edge, you’ve got another reason to visit this part of Ontario. Condé Nast Traveller – by NOAH KAUFMAN – January 24, 2020 The signs of life show early Saturday morning on an icy St. Catharines Street, in Ontario’s Niagara region. A couple of college students from nearby Brock […]

Sendzik sees ‘bright horizon’ for St. Catharines in 2020

Sendzik sees ‘bright horizon’ for St. Catharines in 2020

by Melinda Cheevers  Niagara This Week – St. Catharines As the calendar changes to a new year — and a new decade — there’s plenty on the horizon for the Garden City says Mayor Walter Sendzik. The City of St. Catharines had plenty of positive highlights in 2019, he said, including the surprise announcement and moving up […]

Mayor Sendzik presents Key to the City to Dan Patterson

Mayor Sendzik presents Key to the City to Dan Patterson

Mayor Walter Sendzik presented Dr. Dan Patterson, President of Niagara College with a key to the city at a special retirement celebration this weekend. “The key to the city is presented to individuals who have made outstanding contributions and I can think of no leader more deserving than Dan Patterson,” stated Mayor Sendzik. “Dan has […]

St. Catharines Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament donates $25,000 to CMHA Niagara

St. Catharines Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament donates $25,000 to CMHA Niagara

Canadian Mental Health Association, Niagara Branch is pleased to accept a $12,500 donation from Mayor Walter Sendzik and the 2019 St. Catharines Mayor Invitational Golf Tournament The donation, which is part of a $25,000 commitment to CMHA Niagara, will support the region-wide provision of CMHA Niagara’s immediate and brief services at the 264 Welland Avenue, […]

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 is going in a great direction’

‘St. Catharines is going in a great direction’

Oct 22, 2018 by Karena Walter  The St. Catharines Standard Mayor Walter Sendzik says he received a clear mandate from St. Catharines residents after winning almost 72 per cent of the vote in Monday night’s election. “Very, very excited,” Sendzik said, after the majority of results came in. “It’s a feeling of relief and, also, I’m humbled […]

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 […]

JCI St. Catharines Annual Mayors’ Invitational Grape Stomp

This year marks the 66th annual Niagara Grape and Wine Festival and the 44th annual Mayors’ Invitational Grape Stomp and St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik has challenged Niagara’s Mayors to support local charities and help “stomp out poverty” at the Grape Stomp. Partnering with Niagara Grape and Wine Festival, Grape Growers of Ontario, JCI St. […]

Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament presents $50,000 to Pathstone Foundation

Feb. 16, 2017 – Mayor Walter Sendzik and members of the Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament organizing committee presented proceeds from the annual fundraiser to the Pathstone Foundation today at a special cheque presentation.   The funds raised through the 2015 and 2016 tournament will go towards the Mending Children’s Minds Campaign for the family counselling […]