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Stay-at-Home Order extended for Ontario and new restrictions added in response to COVID-19

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Effective April 17, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., the government extended the province-wide Stay-at-Home order requiring everyone to remain at home except for essential purposes such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services (including getting vaccinated), ...
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Posted on: 4/17/2021 7:04 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls announces Jason Burgess as the City's next Chief Administrative Officer

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Niagara Falls City Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Burgess as the City's next Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Mr. Burgess is currently the Chief Administrative Officer at Norfolk County, a single tier municipality with a total budget of over $300 mil...
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Posted on: 4/9/2021 9:56 AM - Category: Media Releases

MYAC SCHOLARSHIP ALERT Applications are open!

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Scholarship season is here and the Niagara Falls Mayor’s Youth Advisory Committee (MYAC) wants your applications! Are you worried about your marks? Quit worrying, these scholarships recognize the importance of leadership and community involvement among local high school students...
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Posted on: 3/31/2021 4:26 PM - Category: Media Releases

Green Movement encourages more sustainable lifestyles in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - If it's not easy being green, at least it can be fun. The City of Niagara Falls, Park in the City Committee, Mayor Diodati and Mayor's Youth Advisory Committee (NFMYAC) invite local residents and businesses to join the Green Movement: a series of eco-friendly lifestyle challen...
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Posted on: 3/30/2021 4:20 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls announces Jo Zambito as Fire Chief

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls is pleased to announce the appointment of Deputy Fire Chief, Jo Zambito, as the Niagara Falls Fire Department’s new Fire Chief. Council approved the appointment at their meeting on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. Zambito will step into the role of outgoing Fir...
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Posted on: 3/24/2021 4:26 PM - Category: Media Releases

Earth Hour 2021

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - On Saturday, 27 March at 8:30 p.m. local time, the City of Niagara Falls, Park in the City Committee, and Niagara Falls Illumination Board will join Earth Hour, one of the largest global grassroots movements for the environment, and unite with individuals, businesses and commu...
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Posted on: 3/22/2021 5:00 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls warns residents of Sump Pump installation scam

There has a concern brought to the City's attention claiming City of Niagara Falls employees are contacting residents to offer sump pump and back water valve replacement at full cost and requesting an inspection of private backyards. The City has received several similar reports, with false repres...
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Posted on: 3/16/2021 5:04 PM - Category: In the News

Niagara Falls 2021 Cultural Development Fund Recipients

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls Culture Committee has selected 18 new cultural initiatives, innovative programs and projects to receive funding from the 2021 Niagara Falls Cultural Development Fund, which was created in 2016. These initiatives, programs and projects will engage the c...
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Posted on: 3/10/2021 4:21 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls Entering Provincial Red "Control" Zone

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The Provincial Government has made the decision to move Niagara into the “Control” – Red Zone within the Provincial COVID-19 Framework. This change will come into effect on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. In addition to Red Level measures, restrictions for shopping malls...
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Posted on: 2/26/2021 6:00 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls Entering Provincial Grey "Lockdown" Zone

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The Provincial Government has made the decision to move Niagara into the “Lockdown” – Grey Zone within the Provincial COVID-19 Framework. This change will come into effect on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. After returning to the Framework, public health regions w...
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Posted on: 2/12/2021 4:08 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls City Council Approves 2021 Operating Budget

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Today, Niagara Falls City Council approved the 2021 Operating Budget with a gross expenditure of $128,482,661, equaling a net tax levy increase of 1.7 per cent. Many residents in our community face continued financial hardships due to the pandemic and Council was determined tha...
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Posted on: 2/9/2021 9:14 PM - Category: Media Releases

Warming stations opening in response to extreme cold weather event

In response to the extreme cold temperatures, the City of Niagara Falls has opened two warming stations. The following warming stations will be open today from 10AM to 4PM: Niagara Falls Public Library, Victoria Avenue Branch (4848 Victoria Avenue) The Gale Centre (5152 Thorold Stone Road) E...
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Posted on: 2/8/2021 4:19 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Fun Days Contest: Get Active, Get Creative, Get Cozy—And Support Local!

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Family Day Weekend is almost here! Wondering what you should do? The City of Niagara Falls’ Family Fun Days contest is sure to be a great experience for all ages with a wide range of activities to try and a chance to win! There are eight prizes available, all in support of loca...
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Posted on: 2/5/2021 3:15 PM - Category: Media Releases

Free virtual event to provide insight to success in 2021

Jan. 27, 2021 — The Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre is teaming up with local and provincial partners to provide some insight for businesses in achieving success despite the unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19 and its impact on the economy. On Feb. 9, 2021, the Niagara Falls S...
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Posted on: 1/27/2021 10:56 AM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Transit service level update

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - During the last State of Emergency in March 2020, Niagara Falls Transit reduced to Sunday service to comply with the orders. After the province released their ‘Stay-At-Home’ order requiring businesses to close by 8:00 pm last week, some essential services across the City continu...
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Posted on: 1/22/2021 1:29 PM - Category: Media Releases