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Council opts in to permitting cannabis retail stores to  locate in  the City of St.Catharines

Council opts in to permitting cannabis retail stores to locate in the City of St.Catharines

St. Catharines Council has opted in to permitting private retail cannabis stores to locate in the city. The decision came with unanimous support by Council at its Jan. 14 meeting. In addition to notifying the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) of its decision, Council is also requesting the province provide greater regulatory input […]

Steelcon announces $40 million manufacturing facility for St. Catharines

Steelcon announces $40 million manufacturing facility for St. Catharines

Steelcon Fabrication Inc. has announced a new $40 million manufacturing facility will open in St. Catharines to produce its leading SIN-beam product for the North American market. A family-owned company based in Brampton, Steelcon uses advanced technologies to produce construction beams that are lighter, use less steel, and have less of an impact on the […]

‘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 […]

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. […]

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 […]