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SWIFT Announces $21M Broadband Expansion Plan For Niagara Region

Posted on Monday, February 01, 2021 04:16 PM

Today Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) announced it has awarded funding to expand access to high-speed fibre-optic broadband service to 5,629 households and businesses in the Niagara Region.

“Connectivity is key to the economic success of our region and SWIFT continues to deliver on it’s commitment to increase access to high-speed internet across Southwestern Ontario,” said David Mayberry, SWIFT Board Chair. “The $21.2 million broadband investment announced today will further support...

Niagara Region

Statement from Regional Chair Jim Bradley on Black History Month

Posted on Monday, February 01, 2021 03:48 PM

February marks Black History Month, a time when we celebrate Black culture and recognize the many accomplishments and contributions made in Niagara, in our province, and across our country by those in the Black community. 

Here in Niagara, we have an especially rich history that intersects with that of the Underground Railroad and key figures in Black history, including Harriet Tubman, Anthony Burns and others. While we have cause to be proud of such moments, the events we have witnessed over...

Covid

Niagara Health to open new COVID-19 vaccination clinic for healthcare workers

Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 03:48 PM

Niagara Health will open a new COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at the Seymour Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre in St. Catharines, effective Wednesday, February 17.

The hospital will continue to focus on first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine for healthcare workers, including long-term care and high-risk retirement home staff and essential caregivers, and Niagara Health staff and physicians. This is consistent with the provincial government’s priority framework to begin with vaccination of...

Student Job

2021 Summer Student Positions

Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 02:15 PM

Calling all students! If you’re looking for summer employment, consider joining our team.

The City of Port Colborne is looking to potentially hire students to work in the following areas:

  • By-law Services
  • Communications
  • Customer Service
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Events
  • Fire
  • Human Resources
  • Nickel Beach
  • Parks
  • Planning
  • Roads
  • Sugarloaf Harbour Marina
  • Visitor Centre
  • Water Wastewater

Please be advised that due to the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic, our summer student hiring may change.

Applicants must:

Media Release

Fire code violation conviction issued January 28, 2021

Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 02:02 PM

On April 29, 2020, Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services responded to a 911 call at 555 King Street for a report of smoke in the building. Fire Fighters responded and found no smoke in the building. Upon further investigation it was found that the smoke detectors at the top of the stairs (front and back) were covered making the fire alarm system disabled. 

On January 28, 2021, in Provincial Offences Court, the person having care and control of the eight unit apartment building, Gateway...