Posted on Thursday, March 05, 2020 03:30 PM
With clocks rolling forward one hour at 3 a.m. on Sunday, March 8, residents may lose an hour’s sleep, but they don’t need to lose peace of mind when it comes to home fire safety.
St. Catharines Fire Services are reminding residents that with the changing of the clocks they should be taking time to test the smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in their homes.
“Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are proven to save lives, but only if they are in working order,” said Fire Chief Jeff McCormick, adding,...
Posted on Monday, March 02, 2020 02:00 PM
The St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre is offering special programming to help ensure residents – including those with sensory processing needs and their families – can enjoy a positive and inclusive experience.
The museum has introduced a new program, Sensory Friendly Sunsets, which takes place the first Tuesday of each month. During a four-hour period, from 4 to 8 p.m., the museum will offer family-oriented programming for children and adults with sensory sensitivities in a calming...
Posted on Monday, February 24, 2020 02:30 PM
Feb. 24, 2020 — Residents will be able to use their first language when interacting with City staff going forward, be it inquiring about a swim schedule via the phone in Mandarin, or buying a dog licence via American Sign Language in person.
The City is launching a new service through LanguageLine Solutions this week, allowing customer and guest services workers, both at City Hall’s Citizens First and the St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre, to access interpreters representing over 240 languages.
Posted on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 04:00 PM
Feb. 11, 2019 — With millions of dollars pouring into water infrastructure investments St. Catharines residents can continue to have confidence in the delivery of safe, affordable drinking water for years to come.
On Monday night, following a public meeting on proposed rates, City Council approved the 2020 Water and Wastewater Budget, earmarking roughly $9.3 million in investments for the City’s water and wastewater infrastructure. The 2020 investments represent the first steps in an updated 10-year...
Posted on Monday, February 10, 2020 03:15 PM
The City of St. Catharines is going paperless, offering residents the opportunity to receive their property tax and water bills in an environmentally friendly, simple and secure way.
The City has launched a water and tax e-bill portal, providing residents with access to their water and tax bill information anytime, anywhere, with just a few clicks. Residents will have the opportunity to receive their bills digitally instead of through the mail, and will also be able to access property tax instalment...