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Wrapped in Courage

November is Women Abuse Prevention Month and 16 Days of Activism

Posted on Friday, November 25, 2022 01:34 PM

November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month.  The Assaulted Women’s Helpline is a 24/7 telephone crisis line that can help you look at your situation and explore the options that address your needs.  Connect with AWHL today at 1-866-863-0511, online at www.awhl.org/online-chat or follow them on social media:  

https://www.facebook.com/AssaultedWomensHelpline 

https://twitter.com/awhl 

https://www.instagram.com/assaulted_womens_helpline/ 

Nov. 25 to Dec. 10 marks...

City Hall News Dec 2022

City Hall News - December 2022

Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2022 12:06 PM

The October 2022 edition of City Hall News is now available on our website.

This month's edition features:

  • Mark your calendars for Christmas in Port Colborne
  • SnowPORTant information - A Guide to Winter Control Services in the City of Port Colborne
  • Water Service and Sewer Lateral Replacement Grants and Loan Program
  • Fall/Winter Arena Programming Schedule for the Vale Health & Wellness Centre and learn more about the Port Colborne YMCA’s FREE Swim Instructor & Lifeguard Training
  • What’s...

Hydrant Maintenance

Hydrant fire flow activities happening Tuesday, November 22

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 09:54 AM

Please be advised on Tuesday, Nov. 22, the City’s Utilities department will be conducting hydrant fire flow testing in the city, see map below for affected area and more details. Flow testing and flushing is done annually to ensure adequate water flow for firefighting activities, fire sprinkler systems, residents, and businesses.

                 

 

The goal is to clear any iron and mineral deposits from watermains to help maintain the City’s water...

bridge

Bridge 21 closed November 22 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Posted on Monday, November 21, 2022 02:47 PM

Bridge 21, the Clarence Street Bridge, will be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. for bridge and road maintenance.

For more information, please visit the Bridge Status page. Port Colborne bridge closure updates can also be found on the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System site.

Winter home

Prepare your home for winter

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022 09:02 AM

Preventing wildlife and rodents

In Port Colborne we live side by side with wild animals, including coyotes, foxes, and raccoons. 

As winter approaches and animals look for safety/warmth and/or food we all have a role to play in making sure we are not attracting unwanted wildlife to our property.

Here are some things you can do to either prevent an encounter or discourage wildlife from entering your property:

  • Clear away bushes and dense weeds near your home