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Port Colborne welcomes two new doctors

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 12:58 PM

Photo (left to right):  Jill Croteau, Dr. Van Soelen, Dr. Mancini, Mayor Bill Steele

The City of Port Colborne is welcoming two new family doctors to the community: Dr. Jason Van Soelen and Dr. Raven Mancini.

Announced at the July 12, 2022, council meeting by Jill Croteau, physician recruitment and retention coordinator with Niagara Region Public Health, Dr. Van Soelen and Dr. Mancini will be joining Dr. Jeff Remington and Dr. Joe Fraelic at Niagara South Medical this fall. 

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The Niagara IceDogs return to Port Colborne

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:03 AM

The Niagara IceDogs return to Port Colborne Mon., Sept.5, 2022, to take on the Windsor Spitfires at the Vale Health & Wellness Centre, 550 Elizabeth Street. Doors open at 12:30 p.m., warmups at 1 p.m., with a 2 p.m. game time.

“After three long years, we are excited to be back in the City of Port Colborne. We know how many IceDogs fans are in the area, and we see this as an opportunity to thank them for their continued support,” said John Burns, Niagara Ice Dogs media relations manager. We hope...

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Port Colborne is ready for summer

Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 02:41 PM

Just in time for summer’s arrival, Port Colborne is ready for residents and visitors to enjoy recreation and park amenities across the city. While everyone was encouraged to celebrate June being recreation and parks month, our public works staff were busy making improvements to recreation and park facilities.

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Lions Field has undergone major changes over the course of the past few months. In the outfield, new fencing is lining it as well as landscaping to improve drainage, and the infield...

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Vale announces 1.25-million-dollar Community Improvement Fund

Posted on Friday, July 08, 2022 12:00 PM

Photo (left to right): Claire Parkinson, Head of Vale’s Processing Plants in Ontario, Councillor Donna Kalailieff; Councillor Gary Bruno; Councillor Mark Bagu; Mayor Bill Steele; Nadeem Khan, Manager, Port Colborne Refinery; and MP Vance Badawey. 

At an announcement on West Street today, Vale Canada Limited announced a 1.25-million-dollar community improvement fund designed to support local economic development and community connectivity in the City of Port Colborne, benefiting...

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Port Colborne to host Community Improvement Plan open house

Posted on Monday, July 04, 2022 09:50 AM

The City of Port Colborne is seeking public input on potential revisions to the City’s Community Improvement Plans (CIPs). City staff and RCI Consulting will be hosting an open house on Thursday, July 14, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives, 286 King Street, Port Colborne.

RCI Consulting was retained by the City to conduct a comprehensive review of the City’s six existing CIPs. These CIPs were originally based on Council direction to incentivize growth and...