Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2022 09:27 AM
With tens of thousands of visitors headed to the downtown core over the next four days for special events, the City of St. Catharines has expanded its special event parking to support parking demand.
From June 30 to July 3, special event parking rates will be in place at additional City-managed surface lots and garages to support increased parking management. The move comes after City Council approved expanding its special event parking policy to more lots, as well as instituting new dynamic pricing...
Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 07:27 PM
The history of firefighting in St. Catharines can be traced as far back as 1846.
The St. Catharines Firefighters Memorial honours members of the St. Catharines Fire Services who died in the line of duty, along with the volunteer firefighters who died while serving in various St. Catharines wards and townships prior to 1919 then the St. Catharines Professional Firefighters Association Local 485 was formed.
Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 03:17 PM
The City of St. Catharines continues to offer ongoing supports to help strengthen and build the arts and culture sector locally.
At its June 27 meeting, St. Catharines City Council approved $302,850 in St. Catharines Cultural Investment Program (SCCIP) funding, with $10,000 going to 14 applicants for the Culture Days Activity Program; $284,850 being allocated to nine organizations through the Sustaining – Core, Festival and Midsized Program funding; and $8,000 awarded to two applicants through the...
Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 12:20 PM
Whether they’re offering delicious treats or renting out paddleboards, food truck and vending cart operators can now apply to set up shop at City of St. Catharines parks and facilities.
On Monday, Council approved a new policy allowing food trucks and mobile vending carts to establish seasonal business operations on City property. Developed in response to both resident and business requests, the policy provides businesses with the opportunity to apply for a dedicated space each year.
“This new initiative...
Posted on Friday, June 17, 2022 03:51 PM
Help the City of St. Catharines celebrate arts in the community by nominating a local artist or arts champion.
Local artists, residents, businesses and organizations are eligible to be nominated for awards in the following categories: the Arts in Education Award, the Emerging Artist Award, the Established Artist Award, the Making a Difference Award, and the Patron of the Arts Award.
Nominees must be a St. Catharines resident or have been consistently active in the arts in the Garden City over an...