Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 03:45 PM
It’s come down to two names, and now it’s time for residents to cast their ballots.
After hundreds of submissions for naming of the pavilion at Lakeside Park, City staff have whittled down suggestions to a list of two names for the structure. Earlier this year, following the death of famed Rush drummer and one-time St. Catharines resident Neil Peart, City Council engaged the City’s naming policy, responding to broad support from the community for a means of memorializing Peart.
The initial two-week...
Posted on Monday, April 13, 2020 02:15 PM
The City of St. Catharines is encouraging artists to take action through their art and engage with the truths of indigenous experiences in Canada and address meaningful reconciliation as we move forward together as a community.
The City has launched a call to artists for its 2020 City of St. Catharines Annual Juried Exhibit. This year’s exhibit, presented in partnership with the Niagara Regional Native Centre, aims to educate and inspire both artists and the community to move from the written words...
Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 11:30 AM
Today, in anticipation of a surge of COVID-19 activity in Niagara in the coming weeks, Niagara Region and Niagara’s 12 local area municipalities have jointly declared a State of Emergency.
Declaring an emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act provides Niagara with all options available to protect the health and safety of Niagara residents.
The Mayors and Regional Chair offer the following joint statement regarding the decision to declare...
Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2020 04:00 PM
With the Province of Ontario ordering the closure of all outdoor recreational amenities, the City of St. Catharines will close all of its parks and beaches immediately.
The closure comes as the nation, province and City work in unison to slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting social gatherings and practicing physical distancing. Closing the parks further limits the public spaces individuals can gather and possibly spread the virus. Limiting transmission has become increasingly important in order...
Posted on Wednesday, April 01, 2020 09:45 AM
The closure of City of St. Catharines facilities to the general public has been extended until further notice.
The proactive measure extends the closure beyond the original April 5 date to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure City staff can continue to safely deliver essential services to St. Catharines residents. The decision follows the recommendations and guidance of regional, provincial and national public health authorities, and is focused on protecting the health and well-being of...