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Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services launches FARM 911

Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 08:36 AM

Approved by City Council the beginning of March, Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services launches FARM 911 as part of the Emily Project initiative.

The Emily Project - FARM 911 permits address signage to be installed on rural farmlands that normally do not have civic addresses. The address signs help to provide a street address location in case of an emergency, which can lead to a more efficient and effective emergency service response. 

“There is a lot of farmland in our community and not...

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New restrictions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 03:42 PM

Effective April 17 at 12:01 a.m., additional provincewide restrictions were implemented to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and help save lives. This includes extending the stay-at-home order for an additional two weeks, closing outdoor facilities like golf courses, soccer fields, basketball courts and marinas, and stopping all non-essential construction.

During the Stay-at-Home order, the City of Port Colborne will implement the following changes to City-run outdoor amenities: 

  • Skate park closed...

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Ontario Strengthens Enforcement of Stay-at-Home Order

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 07:10 PM

With the province announcing further restrictions today to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the City of Port Colborne will close the following City-run outdoor amenities: 

  • Skate parks 
  • Playgrounds 
  • Boat ramp 
  • Beaches  
  • Sports fields and courts 

The City of Port Colborne will provide more information and further details regarding these new restrictions on Monday, April 19, 2021. 

Below is the official statement from the Ontario government. 

Implementing...

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A Letter to Niagara

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 03:40 PM

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City forms partnership with Downtown BIA to manage Farmers’ Market

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 09:12 AM

The City of Port Colborne forms partnership with the Downtown Business Improvement Area (BIA) to manage the Farmers’ Market for the 2021 and 2022 seasons. 

Approved by Council early March, the Downtown BIA will manage the popular Friday morning Farmers’ Market as part of a two-year pilot project. As the City plans creative and strategic ways to boost the local economy, this is an opportunity to partner with key players like the Downtown BIA to expand and attract new businesses.  

“We...