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Line painting on the Friendship Trail

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2022 04:19 PM

Line painting on the Friendship Trail, from Holloway Bay Road to Welland Street, will begin today, Monday, May 2, 2022, for approximately two weeks, or until painting has been completed (weather dependent).

During this time the trail will remain open to trail users.

This work is being done as part of an overall project to improve the Friendship Trail, as approved by council at their March 22, 2022, meeting.

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Candidate nominations and third party advertiser registration opens today

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2022 01:41 PM

From May 2 to Aug. 19, 2022, candidates interested in running in the 2022 municipal or school board elections can file their nomination papers with the clerk of the appropriate municipality.

Nomination papers can be picked up at any municipal Clerk’s Office. The following information applies to candidates looking to file nomination papers:

  • ​Nomination papers can be filed with any municipal Clerk’s Office during business hours from May 2 to Aug. 19 2022, and between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Aug. 19,...

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Resident input important step for Port Colborne’s affordable housing strategy

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2022 01:21 PM

The consultant hired by the City of Port Colborne to develop an affordable housing strategy is looking for residents to provide their input.

Tim Welch Consulting was awarded the project at the February 22, 2022, council meeting following a staff recommendation and a competitive request for proposal process. The 10-year strategy and action plan will provide staff and council with an analysis of economic and demographic datasets as well as insight into the barriers or issues that have impacted and...

Lighting City Hall Blue

Port Colborne proclaims May 1 as Doctors’ Day and will light City Hall blue

Posted on Saturday, April 30, 2022 01:43 PM

At their meeting on Apr. 26, 2022, council approved a motion to proclaim Sunday, May 1, 2022, as ‘Doctors’ Day’ in Port Colborne and will be lighting up City Hall blue in recognition of the city’s doctors.

“On behalf of members of council and staff I would like to thank the doctors in our community who have chosen to practice in Port Colborne and for their dedication to our residents, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Mayor Bill Steele. “Doctors have been faced with unprecedented...


Parking restrictions in effect for Port Colborne roads along Lake Erie shoreline May 1 to Oct. 31

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2022 02:43 PM

With beach season approaching, the City of Port Colborne would like to remind residents and visitors that parking restrictions will be in effect along Lake Erie’s shoreline, effective May 1 to Oct. 31, 2022.

Beach season is a busy time in Port Colborne and by prohibiting parking on several roads leading to Lake Erie shoreline ensures the proper movement of traffic and safety of the public. Visitors and residents are also reminded that the only two public beaches in Port Colborne are Nickel Beach...