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Red Dress Day

Posted on Friday, May 03, 2024 02:47 PM

Red Dress Day, also known as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Two-Spirit People, is observed on May 5th. The day honours and brings awareness to the thousands of Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people who have been subject to disproportionate violence in Canada.

You may see red dresses in public spaces around the Niagara Region over the weekend. Red Dresses will be hanging at City Hall in Port Colborne to observe the day....

Emergency Preparedness Week

Emergency Preparedness Week begins May 5

Posted on Friday, May 03, 2024 09:48 AM

A week of education and activities will encourage residents of Port Colborne to take action to ensure they are safe in the case of an emergency.

Running from Sunday, May 5 to Friday, May 11, Emergency Preparedness Week is a national awareness initiative that has taken place annually, during the first full week of May, since 1996. 

This year’s theme is ‘plan for every season’, which highlights the need to make a plan, build a kit, and stay informed during emergencies throughout the year, including...

Doctors Day

Displays for Doctors’ Day May 1

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2024 02:04 PM

Two displays at Port Colborne City Hall are honouring doctors on Wednesday, May 1.

The raising of the Doctors’ flag and the illumination of the City Hall cupola in blue mark the observation of Doctors’ Day in Ontario.

“We thank all of the Doctors in Port Colborne for their dedication to our residents and the community,” said Port Colborne Mayor Bill Steele.

Doctors’ Day is celebrated across Ontario, annually on May 1, to recognize the province’s doctors and their commitment to improving the health...

May City Hall News

City Hall News - May 2024

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2024 09:00 AM

Here’s what you will find in our May 2024 edition of City Hall News:

  • A message from the CAO
  • May events
  • April Recap
  • Community Concert Series schedule
  • Emergency Preparedness Week
  • What's in the Works with Public Works 
  • Council Meeting Recap 
  • and more! 

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Jessie Gregory

Home-ice advantage for local player in Para Hockey Championships

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 10:09 AM

The tournament will take place May 16 to 19 at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre in Port Colborne

Jessie Gregory is a mother, a school bus driver and a member of multiple sporting organizations, but from May 16 to 19, she will be focused on one thing — stopping pucks for Team Ontario.

The South Niagara resident will be representing the province at the National Para Hockey Championships, taking place at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre in Port Colborne. Also a member of the local Niagara...