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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...

COVID

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...

NHS

A Letter to Niagara

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

farmeers

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...

cannabis

Health Canada is looking for public input on personal production of cannabis for medical purposes

Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 01:12 PM

Health Canada invites Canadians to share their perspectives on the factors that may be considered for refusal or revocation of a registration on public health and public safety grounds. These factors are set out in the draft guidance on personal production of cannabis for medical purposes.

Until May 7, 2021, Health Canada will engage with various groups across Canada including:

  • All interested Canadians, including Indigenous Peoples
  • Patients and patient associations
  • Provincial, territorial, and local...