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Port Colborne experiences almost 10 percent growth in five years

Posted on Friday, February 18, 2022 02:44 PM

The latest census data, released Feb. 9, 2022, revealed what City of Port Colborne council and staff have been experiencing and planning for: the municipality has grown by almost 10 percent.

As the second fastest growing municipality in Niagara, one might ask, “why Port Colborne”?

CAO Scott Luey’s response, “why not Port Colborne?”. Located on the south coast of the scenic Niagara Region, Port Colborne provides its residents with a variety of ways to PORTicipate, adding to the overall Niagara experience.


Water in creek

Special Weather Statement - Watershed Condition Statement - Flood Outlook - Feb. 16, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 03:24 PM

For Wednesday February 16th, 2022, this notice is intended to advise the public and local municipalities of the potential for flooding within the NPCA’s jurisdiction as it relates to the Niagara Peninsula and the eastern portions of Haldimand County and the City of Hamilton.

Our area is currently under a Special Weather Statement as issued by Environment Canada, which is calling for a messy mix of wintry weather from this Wednesday evening into Friday. Prior to the arrival of the storm, temperatures...

My Main Street Ambassador Olga Loeffen

‘My Main Street’ program launches in Port Colborne

Posted on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 02:39 PM

The My Main Street Local Business Accelerator program has officially launched in Port Colborne, with a full-time Main Street Ambassador offering support to new and existing small businesses in both the downtown and main street areas.

Port Colborne was one of 65 southern Ontario communities to receive $57,500 to launch the My Main Street Local Business Accelerator program, with a Jan.12 announcement by the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for...

Skating at Vale Health & Wellness Centre

Family Day in Port Colborne

Posted on Monday, February 14, 2022 03:51 PM

The City of Port Colborne will be observing Family Day on Mon., Feb. 21, 2022, and are encouraging residents to re-connect with recreation and activities across the city.

Ways to PORTicipate this Family Day:

  • Vale Health & Wellness Centre
    • Free skate at the Vale Health & Wellness Centre from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    • The arena programming schedule is also operating with the following programs:
      • Senior and adult skate from 9:30 to 10:50 a.m.
      • Open PAYP from 12 to 1:20 p.m.
      • 50+ PAYP from 11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
      • Parents...

Niagara Health to reopen Fort Erie Urgent Care Centre and gradually resume other services

Posted on Friday, February 11, 2022 08:22 AM

A media release from Niagara Health

The Fort Erie Urgent Care Centre will fully reopen to provide 24/7 service beginning on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 8 a.m.

In addition, consistent with recent changes in provincial direction, Niagara Health will proceed with the gradual resumption of surgical, procedural and outpatient services beginning next week.  

“We are pleased to be in a position to start reopening services for patients, and appreciate the community’s understanding during this challenging...