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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 […]

Pocket Change: Local business making a difference

Pocket Change: Local business making a difference

Pocket Change: Local business making a difference October 13, 2017 Congratulations to new business owner Melissa Parkins on the opening of pocket CHANGE located downtown St. Catharines. Pocket Change – is a shop that is dedicated to home and personal accessories, jewellery and locally sourced food products. All products are by local artisans, crafters and that any […]

The Compassionate City Project: Opening the circle — a lesson in compassion and community

The Compassionate City Project: Opening the circle — a lesson in compassion and community

The Compassionate City Project: Opening the circle — a lesson in compassion and community May ambassador Chris Sinclair reflects on the fourth weekend of the #CompassionateSTC initiative This article originally appeared in Niagara This Week – St. Catharines, June 30, 2017 By Chris Sinclair Shortly after being asked to be 1 of 12 ambassadors for […]

Congratulations Salvation Army St. Catharines – more than 130 years of service

Congratulations Salvation Army St. Catharines – more than 130 years of service

Congratulations Salvation Army St. Catharines On June 17 the Salvation Army of St. Catharines celebrated the opening of a new extension at its north St. Catharines church and facility. I was honoured to participate in this special event with other community leaders and celebrate the Salvation Army’s commitment to our community. Around the world, the […]