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Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival welcomes GIO Rail as the presenting sponsor for 2024

Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024 11:13 AM

TheCity of Port Colborne is thrilled to announceGIO Railasthe presenting sponsor for the2024 Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival.The collaboration betweenthe railway service providerand theCitydemonstrates a shared commitment to supporting local initiatives, fostering community engagement, and encouraging economicupliftin Port Colborne.

GIO Railhas partneredwith the City of Port Colborne for several years, andthisnew$75,000 sponsorship deal demonstratesthe company’songoingcommitment tomaking

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Victoria Day weekend in Port Colborne

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024 10:59 AM

The City of Port Colborne is offering a variety of activities throughout the Victoria Day holiday weekend.


  • The Port Colborne Public Library will continue normal operations this weekend from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • On Saturday, May 18, story time with Shelly will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. 
  • Be sure to check out books, DVDs, board games, video games, or the Seed Library for some fun activities to keep busy over the long weekend. 
  • The Port Colborne Public Library will be closed Monday, May...

Communities in Bloom

Port Colborne set to blossom with Communities in Bloom

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024 10:56 AM

The City of Port Colborne is gearing up for an unbe-leaf-able summer thanks to its participation in the Communities in Bloom program. The friendly flower competition. The friendly flower competition encourages residents to showcase their community's beauty through environmental care, including the conservation of cultural spaces and heritage assets. The City will be providing seeds to residents who wish to support the initiative. Seeds handouts will begin May 24 at the Port Colborne Farmers’...

Niagara expands footprint in EV mobility sector

Niagara expands footprint in EV mobility sector

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 01:36 PM

Today, the Government of Canada, Province of Ontario, Niagara Region, City of Port Colborne, St. Lawrence Seaway Management and other private sector partners came together to welcome Asahi Kasei to announce a $1.56 billion investment in the lithium-ion battery supply chain in Ontario.

The announcement marks a significant milestone in Niagara region's economic development as Asahi Kasei’s new wet-process separator manufacturing facility will undoubtedly shape Niagara’s local economy for years to...

Notice of Public Meeting - City’s New Official Plan

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024 02:49 PM

Background on the New Official Plan

The long-term prosperity, health and well-being of residents living and working in the City of Port Colborne will be shaped by the land use, transportation, growth management, environmental, housing and fiscal policies that are incorporated as part of the City’s Official Plan

It is one of the most important policy documents that Council adopts, and it contains a broad range of goals and policies that guide and provide direction to landowners, business owners,...