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Posted Friday, May 15, 2020

As the City of St. Catharines cautiously eyes the road forward to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, some restrictions are being lifted allowing residents greater use, and access to, some outdoor spaces today.
Specifically, residents will be able to use parks for more than walk-through uses, with some limitations. Residents must still abide by restrictions limiting groups to no more than five people and maintaining a two-metre physical separation. Passive activities will...
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Posted Friday, May 15, 2020

The City’s plans to host a WE Day Community event at the Meridian Centre this fall have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the health and safety of the community top of mind, Councillor Kevin Townsend, chair of the City of St. Catharines Youth Forum Task Force that's planning the event, said the committee has made the difficult decision to postpone the WE Day Community St. Catharines event that was tentatively scheduled for early October. “We understand...
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Posted Friday, May 15, 2020

Niagara’s bounty will soon be back on the table, literally and figuratively.
After weeks of closure in response to the spread of COVID-19, the St. Catharines Farmers Market is preparing to open its doors to the public, albeit with a different look and feel, alongside a laundry list of safety protocols to ensure the health of both vendors and patrons. The market will return Saturday, May 23, from 8 a.m. to noon.
“Our patrons have been looking forward to this...
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Posted Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Even at a distance the City’s volunteer heroes loom large in the community.
Every spring, with the annual Volunteer Recognition Awards, the City celebrates its real-life heroes who graciously donate their time and talents to make the community a better place to live, play, learn and grow. This year that annual tradition continues even if what is typically a gala affair has been scaled back to limit the spread of COVID-19. This week the City announced its list of those...
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Posted Monday, May 11, 2020

With new direction from the Province of Ontario the City is moving to open community gardens, focusing first and foremost on the safety of residents and garden users during the ongoing COVID-19 State of Emergency.
On April 25, following requests from the City of St. Catharines and other municipalities, the Province lifted restrictions prohibiting the operations of community gardens under current emergency orders introduced in response to COVID-19. Since then City staff have...
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