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St. Catharines receives $700,000 from Canada 150 Infrastructure Program

Today the federal government announced details of funding for the Canada150 Infrastructure Program for three St. Catharines projects at West Park, Rotary Park and Lakeside Park. I’d like to thank the federal government for investing in St. Catharines and the Rotary Club of St. Catharines for their leadership and dedication to the community. This program […]

Horizon Utilities Merger is Signed

Today St. Catharines joined with Barrie, Markham, Vaughan, Mississauga and Hamilton to proceed with the merger of Hydro One Brampton with PowerStream Inc., Enersource and Horizon Utilities Corporation. St. Catharines City Council has approved this merger because they care about lowering costs for customers and increasing returns for our city. Today was a historic moment […]

Sharing Shoes at Westdale Public School DSBN

Sharing Shoes at Westdale Public School DSBN

Today I met Mackenzie Lubeck and her friends Angelena Guermain and Michelle Simons who formed a small committee titled Sharing Shoes at Westdale Public School DSBN . Principal Poppy Gilliam was also in attendance and has encouraged and supported her students throughout this initiative. The Sharing Shoes initiative collects gently used footwear and has Community […]

Mayor Sendzik Launches Poetry Contest

Mayor Sendzik Launches Poetry Contest

Sharpen your pencils and bust out the dictionary, Mayor Walter Sendzik is challenging everyone to a poetry contest. Mayor Sendzik invites all St. Catharines residents to submit an original poem about Downtown St.Catharines and what it means to them for his first ever Mayor’s Poetry Challenge. All types of poetry will be accepted, and the […]

Mayor Sendzik welcomes IKEA to “Team St. Catharines” at official opening

St. Catharines is officially home to the newest IKEA Canada location with the opening of a new Pick-Up and Order Point today at the Fairview Mall. Mayor Walter Sendzik and members of St. Catharines City Council joined IKEA Canada president Stefan Sjöstrand to cut the ribbon at the grand opening.  Thirty new employees and an […]

Lakeside Park Picnic Pavillion

There has been a lot of talk in the community about the picnic pavillion in Lakeside Park. Fencing has been installed because the picnic pavillion has been deemed unsafe by the City’s Chief Building Officer. Several weeks ago Council received a report from Planning and Building Services, Planning Services (http://bit.ly/1nBod05) that looked at how as […]

Mayor Sendzik joins Compact of Mayors working together to address climate change

The City of St. Catharines has joined a global initiative to address climate change through the Compact of Mayors. At its meeting on Nov. 30, City Council endorsed a motion for Mayor Sendzik to join the Compact of Mayors and pledged the City’s intent to be a part of the global solution to address climate […]

Pride flag showing our City and Council’s support of the LGBTQ community.

We raised the Pride flag this evening as a symbol of our City and Council’s support of the LGBTQ community. We are continuing to build on previous Council’s leadership role that ensured the inclusion of the LGBTQ community. I am proud to support Councillor Britton’s leadership role in bringing the motion regarding our City’s Code […]