Posted on Monday, May 31, 2021 03:15 PM
The City of St. Catharines will deliver a new program starting in June that focuses on easing the isolation felt by seniors in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Funded by a New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) federal grant, the program will provide 2,700 free take-away bags over the next six months for seniors in the community. The bags will have themes such as home safety, fitness, birding, gardening, and more, and will include activities, equipment and pertinent information.
Posted on Friday, May 28, 2021 03:00 PM
David Oakes has been selected by City Council to serve as the next Chief Administrative Officer for the City of St. Catharines.
With the announcement of the retirement of current CAO Shelley Chemnitz, Council embarked on a recruitment process to select a new CAO, ultimately selecting Oakes to fill the role. Chemnitz leaves the position after over 30 years with the municipality.
“Having worked with David for many years, he has the vision and leadership to lead St. Catharines forward. This past year...
Posted on Friday, May 28, 2021 11:30 AM
The City of St. Catharines is turning to residents for their vision of an outdoor space in the heart of the City.
Building on the framework provided by the St. Catharines Downtown Creative Cluster Master Plan — and its successes such as the downtown location of the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, Meridian Centre and Brock University’s School of Fine and Performing Arts — the City is looking to the future of James Street. Specifically, the City is contemplating the creation of an enhanced outdoor,...
Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 03:00 PM
The St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre is inviting visitors to the city’s downtown to discover the history around them through a new permanent interactive photo installation.
History InSite is a site-specific installation which juxtaposes historical photographs from the Museum’s collection with modern streetscapes by presenting the photos in, or close to, the areas which they were taken. Participants can place themselves in the location of a photo and look back in time at a scene from...
Posted on Friday, May 21, 2021 02:30 PM
May 21, 2021 — With enhanced safety measures in place, the Garden City Golf Course will open for the 2021 season on Tuesday, providing residents the opportunity to get out and enjoy essential exercise safely and affordably.
Following changes to the provincial restrictions, the course is set to open Tuesday, May 25, with strict health and safety measures to ensure the course operates in compliance with the current provincial orders. While it is important for residents to get out of the house...