Posted on Monday, April 03, 2023 04:25 PM
St. Catharines has sparked a friendly competition with neighbouring municipality Niagara Falls to encourage resident participation in this year’s City Nature Challenge – and they have accepted.
iNaturalist issues a challenge every year asking communities to take part in an intense weekend of biological surveying, joining citizens from across the globe to help catalogue native plants and animals found in their cities in the four-day bio blitz.
“This year we are asking St. Catharines residents to...
Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023 12:16 PM
The City of St. Catharines Sunset Beach renovation project has been awarded a $4.4 million grant from the Province of Ontario following an application by City staff to the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP).
On Friday, March 24, the Provincial government joined the City of St. Catharines for a funding announcement at an event at Sunset Beach.
“This grant is going to go a long way toward achieving the community vision set out for Sunset Beach,” said Eric Lamothe, manager of business...
Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 12:32 PM
The City of St. Catharines has reinitiated its efforts to see 320 Geneva St. redeveloped into a project that includes affordable housing.
On Monday night City Council approved the issuing of a negotiated request for proposal for the property, in an attempt to once again redevelop the surplus City lands into a mixed-income housing development that includes a long-term affordable requirement. To address some ongoing health and safety concerns, the City will also move forward with demolition of...
Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2023 04:51 PM
The City is looking to shine a spotlight on the many people in St. Catharines who selflessly contribute their time and talents to helping make the community a better place.
Nominations are now open for the City of St. Catharines Volunteer Recognition Awards. The City is inviting individuals and organizations to nominate deserving volunteers who are making a difference through their contributions across the City by submitting a nomination online at www.stcatharines.ca/volunteerawards.
Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2023 04:42 PM
The fire at Keefer Road is under control and residents are welcome to return to their residences.
View the Livestream Media Update from 1 p.m. today.
Residents in the area of ongoing fire at a chemical facility near Seaway Haulage Road and Keefer Road in St. Catharines are being asked to shelter in place due to the presence of toxic smoke.
The fire, at 20 Keefer Rd., was reported at about 6:30 a.m. with explosions breaking out at the facility. The fire also extended into...