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Annual Catch Basin Cleaning set to begin May 15

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023 10:48 AM

Beginning Monday, May 15, 2023, GFL Environmental Inc. will begin the annual catch basin cleaning program. Crews will start on the east side of the City, in area 12. (Please refer to map below). The contractor will work on the east side of the City heading south into area 13, until the east side of the City has been completed.

Residents within area 12 and 13 are advised not to park on any catch basins during the week of May 15-19. Please approach working crews with caution and obey traffic...

Niagara Region seeking applicants for Committees

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 09:10 AM

The Council of The Regional Municipality of Niagara is seeking community members to join a number of its Committees. Serving on a Committee is a great way to provide valuable insight, get involved and play a key role in the future of your community. Learn more about the work of each Committee and the skills needed to apply: 

Junior B Hockey

Junior B hockey has officially returned to Port Colborne

Posted on Friday, May 05, 2023 03:02 PM

The Thorold Blackhawks have made their temporary move to the Vale Health and Wellness Centre permanent, beginning with the 2023/24 Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League season.

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Be prepared niagara

Emergency Preparedness Week is May 7 - 13, 2023

Posted on Friday, May 05, 2023 01:26 PM

Emergency Managers from all 12 municipalities in Niagara and the Niagara Region proudly launch an emergency preparedness short film this year in celebration of Emergency Preparedness Week. 

Emergency Preparedness Week is a national awareness campaign that has taken place every year, during the first full week of May, since 1996. It is an opportunity to educate the community about steps individuals can take to prepare for an emergency.  The short film highlights three different types of hazards...

Annual Road Line Painting will begin May 10

Posted on Friday, May 05, 2023 09:00 AM

Where: City of Port Colborne

Who: Residents of Port Colborne and visitors

When: May 10-19, 2023

What: The City of Port Colborne will begin its annual road painting for center and shoulder lines on May 10 to 19. This includes all urban and rural areas. Residents are advised to not pass the equipment while centerlines are being painted, as the wet paint may splash onto their vehicle.

For more information, call Public Works at 905-835-5079.