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Avoid unwanted critters on your property this winter

Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 03:19 PM

Port Colborne residents are reminded to take necessary steps to keep unwanted visitors like skunks, coyotes, racoons, foxes, and rats away their property this winter.

With colder temperatures finally arriving in Port Colborne, various animals and rodents are on the lookout for food supplies and a place to call home for these chillier months. The City’s Community Safety & Enforcement Division is asking residents to be mindful of this and do their part to keep their property clean. 


Frozen pipes

Residents reminded to take steps to prevent frozen water pipes

Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 08:35 AM

Port Colborne residents are reminded to take steps to prevent frozen pipes as temperatures drop below zero. The City has already received phone calls from residents who are experiencing frozen plumbing and expect that many more properties could be affected over the next few days.

To avoid frozen water pipes in your home, consider the following:

  • Open kitchen, bathroom, and laundry cabinet doors to allow warm air to circulate around plumbing
  • Outdoor faucets are the first to freeze. Disconnect, drain...


Friends of Roselawn Art Auction

Posted on Monday, February 08, 2021 08:15 PM

Looking for unique Valentine's Day gifts? The Friends of Roselawn Centre is hosting a virtual online Art Auction fundraising event. The auction closes February 13, 2021 at noon. More information, including all  the beautiful art pieces can be found on their Facebook page. 

About the Roselawn Centre

The Friends of Roselawn Centre (FORC) is a non-for-profit and charitable status volunteer advisory board whose mission is to resurrect the Roselawn Centre, a civic centre in a magnificent...


Niagara Assertive Street Outreach Program

Posted on Monday, February 08, 2021 12:56 PM

With temperatures dropping in Port Colborne to well below zero, residents are reminded they can call 2-1-1 to access the Region's Niagara Assertive Street Outreach program, if they see someone experiencing homelessness. 

How the Program Helps

Assertive Street Outreach is an evidence-based, housing-focused program which:

  • Engages with people sleeping rough to create pathways into housing 
  • Provides standardized intake, triage and assessment to measure a person's vulnerability and help to identify...

Snow plow

SnowPORTant Information

Posted on Friday, February 05, 2021 07:08 PM

Weather update; Friday, February 5, 2021 at 7 p.m. 

Weather in Port Colborne is still windy & a bit snowy. Just a reminder, if snow continues this evening residents are asked to refrain from parking on the streets as snow clearing operations are underway. The City asks that you move your vehicle to an alternate location until the streets have been cleared. Parked cars make plowing difficult and sometimes impossible. If vehicles are not removed from City streets during plowing and are...