Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023 02:14 PM
St. Catharines Fire Services has laid charges in the aftermath of the explosion and subsequent fires that occurred at 20 Keefer Road in Port Weller on Jan. 12, 2023.
A total of 84 charges have been laid against Ssonix Products 2010 Inc. and its three directors – 21 counts each – in the ongoing efforts to address the incident.
"The charges laid in connection with the Keefer Road incident underscore our commitment to keeping our community safe,” said Fire Chief Dave Upper. “We will continue to work...
Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023 03:09 PM
Bogart Street Park officially re-opened at a ceremony this morning celebrating the completion of extensive renovations to the park's tennis courts and playground, as well as the unveiling of a captivating new art installation.
“The upgrades to the park along with the addition of the stunning 'Ohné:ka' art installation, highlight our dedication to creating exceptional recreational spaces in St. Catharines,” says Phil Cristi, Director of Community, Recreation and Culture Services. “Through our...
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023 10:11 AM
Residents of St. Catharines and the surrounding area will soon be able to register for their favourite activities as the City opens registration for this year’s fall recreational programs.
Registration opens online on Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 6 p.m. on ActiveSTC for residents, or they can register in person at the St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30. Everyone can sign up for activities on ActiveSTC on Thursday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. and walk-in will be open to all...
Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 11:17 AM
The City of St. Catharines has launched a new online payment portal allowing residents to easily pay for property taxes, water bills and parking tickets online.
“We are excited to introduce this payment portal for our residents as another step forward in our efforts to modernize and improve the way our community interacts with us,” said Manager of Revenue Lisa Read. “This new portal makes paying for City services easier and more convenient than ever before.”
The new portal is designed to provide...
Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 12:43 PM
To prepare for future challenges, the City of St. Catharines plans to enhance its budget process and will create a dedicated fund to mitigate the impact of the municipal budget on taxpayers.
“With the creation of a special Tax Mitigation Fund, Council and the City are committed to assisting our residents, our taxpayers, as we prepare for the financial challenges ahead,” said Mayor Mat Siscoe, following a meeting of Council Monday. “We plan to continue to not only identify but implement...