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Celebrate the power of museums on International Museum Day with the Port Colborne Museum

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2022 10:42 AM

May is museum month and Wed., May 18, 2022, marks International Museum Day. The Port Colborne Historical & Marine Museum has planned events for residents and visitors to celebrate the power of community museums.  

Community Exhibit Adventure

Highlighting the power of museums, the museum is curating a ‘build your own exhibit’ adventure, as they collectively create a mini exhibit that celebrates our local history! Tune in to the museum’s Instagram stories every Tuesday and Thursday to...

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Forks Road E to be closed between White Road and Sherk Road

Posted on Friday, May 06, 2022 03:29 PM

UPDATE: May 9, 2022

Forks Road E will be closed again tomorrow, May 10, between White Road and Sherk Road for cross culvert replacement. Starting on Wednesday May 11, Forks Road will still be closed but local traffic will be allowed to travel the road.

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Forks Road E will be closed between White Road and Sherk Road on Monday, May 9, 2022, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the installation of a cross culvert. There will be no emergency access.  

Please see the map above for more details.

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Port Colborne parks, playing fields, and spray pad getting ready to open for the season

Posted on Friday, May 06, 2022 02:40 PM

Victoria Day weekend is when Port Colborne parks, playing fields, and splash pads typically open for the season, but residents and visitors can expect to enjoy some city amenities a few weeks earlier.

Starting Friday, May 6, the parks crew schedule will extend into the weekend servicing washrooms and waste removal on West Street and at frequently visited parks including H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park and Lock 8 Gateway Park. Crews will also begin servicing park pavilion permits, playing fields for youth...

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Port Colborne continues to advocate for a provincial marine strategy

Posted on Thursday, May 05, 2022 03:37 PM

Port Colborne’s Mayor and senior staff continue to lobby the province for a marine strategy.

“It’s not just a transportation initiative. Sure, it’s relevant for international trade and community economic development, but it also has important ties to tourism and recreation as well as natural resources and the environment,” said Mayor Bill Steele.

Advocacy efforts ramped up last week when Mayor Steele attended a roundtable meeting hosted by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to gather preliminary...

Provincial Election

Ontario Election to be held on June 2, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, May 04, 2022 02:41 PM

Ontario Election to be Held on June 2, 2022 | Ontario Newsroom

Premier Doug Ford today confirmed that the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, has accepted the premier's advice to sign a proclamation dissolving the 42nd Parliament of the Province of Ontario, effective as of 4:00 p.m. today.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Election Act, the Lieutenant Governor also called for the issuance of writs for the general election to be issued May 4, 2022 and naming June 2,...