Posted on Wednesday, June 02, 2021 02:30 PM
The City of St. Catharines will be hosting a free virtual event on June 18 to assist local youth with their mental wellbeing and motivation during the pandemic.
“We are proud to be supporting this initiative, which has been spearheaded by the St. Catharines Youth Collective,” said Director of Community, Recreation and Culture Services Phil Cristi. “This new collective is a group of motivated young people who understand first-hand the toll the pandemic has had on the mental wellbeing of their peers.”
Posted on Wednesday, June 02, 2021 11:45 AM
As Pride Month celebrations get underway the City of St. Catharines is celebrating the installation of its first Pride Crosswalk, recognizing the community’s diversity and the importance of continued efforts toward inclusion.
The crosswalk was installed last week at the St. Paul Street pedestrian crossover located in front of the FirstOntario PAC, with a design developed in consultation with the City’s LGBTQ2+ and Anti-racism Advisory Committees.
The design is a modified version of the Human...
Posted on Tuesday, June 01, 2021 04:45 PM
Non-residents wishing to purchase one of 20 parking passes for the boat launch at Sunset Beach can do so starting Monday, June 7.
Council has approved a system that will provide a total of 20 passes to individuals who do not reside in the city of St. Catharines for 15 spots large enough to accommodate a vehicle and trailer at the launch.
The $100 non-resident boat launch parking passes will be provided on a first-come-first-served basis to applicants. Residents of St. Catharines can use their free...
Posted on Tuesday, June 01, 2021 02:30 PM
With the provincial stay-at-home order nearing completion, the City of St. Catharines is set to resume paid parking at on-street meter spaces, off-street lots and garages – in addition to the initiation of new paid parking at City beaches.
Earlier this year City Council had approved temporary free parking in response to the provincial restrictions in an effort to support businesses that continued to operate during the shutdown. With reopening set to take place later this month, paid parking will return...
Posted on Monday, May 31, 2021 05:30 PM
Three words is all it can take to help emergency services find you in the event of an emergency, thanks to a new tool being launched to fire departments served by the City of St. Catharines fire dispatch.
The new technology, known as what3words, is a free app, or online map at what3words.com, that generates a unique three-word identified to pinpoint someone’s location if they are unaware of their location and require assistance. Emergency services can then accurately and quickly be dispatched...