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Mayor6934NersesPhoto.jpgMayor Walter Sendzik

Phone: 905.688.5601 x1540

City of St. Catharines
PO Box 3012
50 Church St.
St. Catharines, ON
L2R 7C2



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About the Mayor

Mayor Walter Sendzik's Biography

The Compassionate City

CompassionateSTC is a platform to learn what a compassionate city is about, how you can get involved and learn about the services and resources available in the Compassionate City Guide. Please share your ideas to help make St. Catharines a more engaged and compassionate community.

State of the City 2018

Mayor Sendzik delivered his 4th State of the City on Jan. 30.

At the event Mayor Sendzik invited the community on stage to join him in signing the Compassionate STC Charter - a commitment to making our city a more compassionate and prosperous community by taking personal action and working together. The community is invited to sign the charter online at

How to watch the live stream

The event will be re-broadcast on YourTV Niagara on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 9 pm and Sunday, Feb. 4 at 9 pm. An archived version of the State of the City is also available below for viewing.



Flag Raising


If you would like to have a flag raising at City Hall, please complete our Flag Raising Request Form.

Please deliver your flag to the Mayor's Office (City Hall, 50 Church St., third floor) the week prior to your flag raising.

A staff member from the Mayor's Office will contact you to confirm the date and time.

Invitations for the Mayor

 If you would like to invite the Mayor and/or a City Councillor to your event, please complete our Invitation Request Form.

Please note that we appreciate receiving your invitation at least six weeks in advance of your event.

A staff member from the Mayor's Office will contact you to confirm attendance or extend regrets.


 Congratulatory certificates are provided to individuals, groups, businesses and other organizations in St. Catharines to commemorate anniversaries, birthdays, milestone occasions, official openings and other special honours.

The Mayor provides certificates for residents in St. Catharines celebrating their 75th, 80th, 85th, 90th, 95th, 100th and over 100 birthdays, and 25th, 40th, 50th, 60th, 65th, 70th, 75th and over 75 anniversaries.

Please complete our Certificate Request Form if you would like to receive a congratulatory certificate from the Mayor. We request that request forms be submitted at least six weeks prior to your celebration.  These certificates are not civic endorsements and the City does not make proclamations. 

Request City Pins

If your charitable organization, agency or sports team would like to hand out City pins at an upcoming meeting, event or tournament, please complete our City Pin Request Form.

For requests of more than 25 pins, please contact Economic Development and Tourism Services at 905-688-5601 ext. 1731

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