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Eclipse fever hits Port Colborne: Total eclipse of the sun on the horizon in April

Posted on Thursday, February 01, 2024 01:53 PM

On April 8, 2024, residents and visitors to Port Colborne will find themselves in the direct path of totality during an historic total eclipse of the sun. This spectacular event will last for almost four minutes, starting at 2:04 p.m. and ending at 4:33 p.m., with totality occurring at 3:18 p.m.

As the moon's shadow casts its dark veil over our community, Port Colborne invites residents and visitors alike to join in a series of family-friendly events, safely view the eclipse from designated...

2024 Clarke Area Sanitary Sewer Maintenance Work

Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 04:36 PM

The City of Port Colborne, in collaboration with Civica Infrastructure Inc. will be conducting sanitary maintenance on Chestnut Street and Clarke Street. This proactive program includes flushing, CCTV inspection of main sewer lines aimed at ensuring the continued efficiency of our sewage systems.

Commencing on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, the maintenance work is expected to conclude by February 9, 2024. The designated working hours are between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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Canada announces over $9 million for new affordable homes in Port Colborne

Canada announces over $9 million for new affordable homes in Port Colborne

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 09:00 AM

On Tuesday, January 16, the federal government announced over $9 million to help build 41 affordable homes in Port Colborne.

The announcement was made by Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament forNiagara Centre, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport — on behalf of the Honorable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities — alongside Jim Bradley, Regional Chair of Niagara Region, and Bill Steele, Mayor of the City of Port Colborne.

Located at 9 Chestnut Street,...

Mayor Steele's personal statement regarding municipal governance

Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 02:40 PM

Mayor Steele delivered these remarks before the Provincial Standing Committee on Heritage, Infrastructure and Cultural Policy on January 10, 2024.

Good morning. On behalf of Port Colborne City Council, City staff and our citizens, we appreciate the Standing Committee coming to Niagara and thank you for the opportunity to provide comments on governance reform.

Having spent 23 years in local and regional government, former Chair and current member of the Niagara Regional Police Service


Bridge 19

Bridge 19A Closure - January 15 to February 4, 2024

Posted on Monday, January 08, 2024 10:26 AM

Please be advised that Black Creek Metals will be working with the St. Lawrence Seaway to perform repairs and paint touch-ups on Bridge 19A (the Mellanby Bridge) resulting in a closure from January 15 – February 4, 2024.