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Author: Mayor Walter Sendzik

‘Historic’ agreement for city and native centre

‘Historic’ agreement for city and native centre

June 26, 2018 By Karena Walters, St. Catharines Standard Originally appeared at https://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca/news-story/8697573–historic-agreement-for-city-and-native-centre/ St. Catharines city council approved signing a memorandum of understanding with Niagara Regional Native Centre Monday night in what the mayor called a “historic moment” for the city. Members of the centre were at city hall for the unanimous council vote, which […]

St. Catharines receives $2.8 million for affordable rental housing

St. Catharines receives $2.8 million for affordable rental housing

St. Catharines receives $2.8 million for affordable rental housing April 30, 2018 St. Catharines will receive $2.8 million for affordable rental housing from a new development charges rebate program. St. Catharines MPP Jim Bradley made the announcement at City Hall on Friday. This is one of the priorities outlined in the Housing Action Plan to […]

St. Catharines supports eliminating taxes for affordable housing

St. Catharines supports eliminating taxes for affordable housing

St. Catharines supports eliminating taxes for affordable housing Appeared in The St. Catharines Standard, by Karena Walter  March 21, 2018 St. Catharines council is backing a plan that would see property taxes currently paid by Niagara Regional Housing go into creating more affordable housing units in the city. Council voted 8-3 to support the tax […]

We’re Better Together – St. James School

We’re Better Together – St. James School

We’re Better Together – St. James School Congratulations to Mrs. Martinelli’s class at St. James Catholic School on winning 2nd place in the Community Living Ontario 5th Annual ‘Together, We’re Better’ contest. The contest was open across Ontario and challenged classes to explain why classrooms that include students who have an intellectual disability are better. […]