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Posted Thursday, July 22, 2021

With the announcement of Provincial and Federal funding for active transportation projects the City will be able to double down on trails and related infrastructure in 2021.
On Thursday, July 22, the Federal and Provincial governments joined the City of St. Catharines in announcing the direction of $1.03 million in funding to the municipality through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP). The ICIP funding will support the construction of 1.5 km of new trails...
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Posted Monday, July 19, 2021

Theodore TOO –  A 65-foot replica of a beloved children’s TV character, Theodore Tugboat, will make its way into the harbour of Port Dalhousie this week.
After a journey that began in Canada’s Maritimes, the tugboat’s home for over two decades, Theodore TOO – an ambassador for clean-water strategies in Canada and an advocate for careers in the marine industry – is calling Hamilton home - and lucky for St. Catharines, making a short jaunt to Port...
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Posted Wednesday, July 14, 2021

After nearly three days at the scene of a major fire at 30 Ontario St., St. Catharines Fire Services completed its firefighting operations on Wednesday.
While the investigation continues into the cause and origin of the fire, fire crews have predominantly cleared the scene - although a crew remains on hand to provide support during the cleanup. Firefighters had spent days battling the blaze, calling in heavy equipment to ensure they were able to access any of the hotspots...
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Posted Tuesday, July 13, 2021

The Kiwanis Aquatics Centre, museum, community centres, older adult centres and other recreational amenities will reopen to the public this week as Ontario enters Step 3 of its Roadmap to Reopen.
With a focus on balancing public health, community impact and feasibility more City of St. Catharines facilities will reopen with expanded program offerings. The public is reminded that COVID-19 continues to pose a threat to the health of the community and as such masks should continue...
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Posted Monday, July 12, 2021

UPDATE: As of 8 p.m., July 12, the shelter in place order for Yates Street neighbourhood residents has been lifted.
Firefighters continue to battle the fire at 30 Ontario St., and those living in the Yates Street neighbourhood, and those downwind, are being advised to continue sheltering in place this afternoon due to the smoke.
Fire Chief Jeff McCormick is asking residents to continue to remain in place, and asking individuals to avoid the area as firefighters from St....
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