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Snow removed from catch basin

Cleaning up snow and preparing for a freeze

Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 02:06 PM

Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for today, January 19, 2022, as temperature highs are expected to be in the low to mid single digits. Late this afternoon, a cold front will push through the region which will cause temperatures to abruptly drop below freezing in time for the evening commute.

What does this mean after our recent snowstorm?

-        City crews are continuing clean up efforts across the city as the warming temperatures may...

Port Colborne Urgent Care

Niagara Region to coordinate transportation for Fort Erie residents to Port Colborne Urgent Care

Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 01:44 PM

Niagara Region is pleased to announce a transportation option is now available for Fort Erie residents to travel to the Port Colborne Urgent Care Centre. Niagara Health temporarily closed the Urgent Care Centre at the Fort Erie Site on Thursday, Jan. 6 to redeploy emergency-trained physicians and nurses to Emergency Departments where they are most needed. Fort Erie residents are now being directed to the Port Colborne Urgent Care Centre for concerns that cannot wait for a scheduled medical appointment...

Snow plow pushing snow

SnowPORTant Update: January 18, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 09:51 AM

Photo credit: Natalie Fijavz who captured the St. Therese Catholic School snow plow that was designed as part of our Paint A Plow Program! 

Did you hear the news? Environment Canada is calling yesterday’s snow storm a ‘once in a decade’ event!

I am sure our snow plow operators (and anyone that has had to operate a shovel or snow blower) would agree!

We currently have a crew of nine deployed across the City continuing plow operations, which includes sidewalks, parking lots, and laneways.

Schools...

Snow shoveling

Winter storm and conditions continue to impact Niagara

Posted on Monday, January 17, 2022 02:47 PM

With snow continuing to fall and road conditions affected throughout the area, Niagara Region services continue to be impacted by winter weather conditions.

In addition to the closures announced earlier today, Niagara Region has the following service updates:

Mass Immunization Clinic

  • Today’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Niagara Falls Convention Centre has been cancelled
  • Anyone who had an appointment booked for today will be able to walk-in on any future date

Transit

  • Niagara Region Transit...

SnowPlow

SnowPORTant Update: January 16-17, 2022

Posted on Sunday, January 16, 2022 01:57 PM

Updated Jan. 17 at 7:20 p.m.

Crews will be deployed at 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18 to complete a full plow, followed by sanding. 

Residents are reminded to avoid parking on roadways. With your help maintenance crews can plow snow faster and reduce the chances of your car being stuck in a snow drift.

Updated Jan. 17 at 10:29 a.m.

Due to the inclement weather today, Niagara Region has announced that your regularly scheduled waste collection day during the week of Jan. 17 will be delayed by...