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Niagara Children's Water Festival

21st Annual Niagara Children’s Water Festival ready to welcome 3,200 students

Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024 03:38 PM

Niagara Region, in partnership with Brock University, the City of St. Catharines, Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority and Ontario Power Generation, will host the 21st annual Niagara Children’s Water Festival on April 30 – May 3, 2024.

Niagara Children’s Water Festival is a unique opportunity for students in grade four from across Niagara to engage in hands-on activities that educate them about the importance of our most valuable natural resource: water. The goal of the Festival is to...

Port Colborne property owners have a responsibility to destroy noxious weeds by May 1, 2024

Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 03:27 PM

Port Colborne property owners with properties 10 acres or less are required to destroy all noxious weeds on their land by May 1, 2024, and throughout the remainder of the summer season. Property owners who do not destroy noxious weeds will be charged the cost for the City to complete the weed removal work on the property. These requirements and authority are noted in Province of Ontario’s Weed Control Act (1990).

For the 2024 season, noxious weeds include: Black Dog-Strangling Vine, Bull Thistle,...

Tree Giveaway

Free tree giveaway returns to Port Colborne for Earth Day

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 09:07 AM

Residents of Port Colborne are invited to have a tree-riffic Earth Day by attending this year’s free tree giveaway on Friday, April 19.

In celebration of Earth Day, and together with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) and Sassafras Farms, the City of Port Colborne will give away 425 trees (limit three per household) from 7 to 11:30 a.m. in King George Park during the Port Colborne Farmers’ Market.

City staff will be collecting addresses from residents who participate as part of a...

Noise Variance Application – 490 Empire Road, Port Colborne

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024 11:50 AM


490 Empire Road, Port Colborne


490 Empire Road, Sherkston Shores, Port Colborne


Relief from Noise By-law for amplification of sound, if approval received.


The City of Port Colborne has received a noise variance application as per the Noise By-law 4588/119/04 under section 4(3) Schedule 2 (2) (Amplification of sound from electronic device as per the schedule of events attached to the application.

Staff contact:

Any person wishing to submit comments or objections, please do so at the...


What to expect in Port Colborne on April 8 for the solar eclipse

Posted on Wednesday, April 03, 2024 11:42 AM

With an historic celestial event on the horizon next week, the City of Port Colborne is preparing for significant crowds and large gatherings, increased traffic, and the possibility of communication challenges resulting from cell tower overloads.

The City is activating its Emergency Operations Centre and will be working closely with the Niagara Regional Police Service, Canadian Niagara Power, telecommunications providers, neighbouring municipalities, and other partners to ensure we are able to...