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Restrictions ease on select outdoor amenities

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The Ontario Government recently announced that they are permitting the reopening of specific outdoor amenities, as the Province enters the first phase of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Niagara Falls will be reopening the following recreational amenities to ...
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Posted on: 5/18/2020 10:11 AM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls to Reopen Chippawa Public Boat Launch

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Following yesterday’s announcement from the Province of Ontario indicating that public boat launches may open for recreational use, the City of Niagara Falls will be reopening the public boat launch at Lyon’s Creek Road and Sodom Road on Saturday, May 16, 2020, from 7am to 7pm...
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Posted on: 5/15/2020 10:47 AM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Community Steps Up: Donations flood in during COVID-19 crisis

There is perhaps nothing more inspiring than people lifting one another up during a time of need. This is exactly what is happening in Niagara Falls. In addition to hundreds of kind acts, including anonymous doorstep drop-offs of flowers, food and supplies, homemade baking or grocery deliveries t...
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Posted on: 4/16/2020 3:31 PM - Category: Media Releases

Residents encouraged to modify celebrations and stay home during the Holiday Weekend

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - We recognize that, with the long weekend and the celebration of religious holidays ahead, many Niagara Falls residents will be tempted to visit with family and friends and to gather in outdoor areas. As part of ongoing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community, the...
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Posted on: 4/10/2020 11:53 AM - Category: Media Releases

COVID-19 City of Niagara Falls Update: April 7, 2020

Please note the following City of Niagara Falls COVID-19 updates and service changes: Extension of Park Amenity and Facility Closures: The City of Niagara Falls will be extending the closure of all park amenities and facilities, arenas, the off-leash dog parks, and skateboard park until the ...
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Posted on: 4/7/2020 3:09 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls continues to Crush the Curve with Declaration of State of Emergency

Niagara Falls continues to Crush the Curve with Declaration of State of Emergency together with all other Niagara Municipalities Mayor Jim Diodati supported a unified message among Niagara municipalities as a Region-wide declaration of a State of Emergency, has been called. The mayor brought not...
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Posted on: 4/3/2020 4:22 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls closes all park amenities and facilities but trails and green space remain open

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - On March 30, 2020 Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that the Province had extended the March 17 Emergency Declaration under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. Emergency declarations under the Act are for two weeks with two-week extensions. Extended also are a...
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Posted on: 3/31/2020 4:04 PM - Category: Media Releases

COVID-19 City of Niagara Falls and Government of Ontario Updates: March 30, 2020

Please note the following City of Niagara Falls COVID-19 updates and service changes, including announcements from the Government of Ontario:Transit Updates Transit will be further reducing WEGO Red Line service to and from Table Rock along Niagara Parkway shortly to mitigate non-essential tr...
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Posted on: 3/30/2020 5:00 PM - Category: Media Releases

COVID-19 City of Niagara Falls Update: March 28, 2020

Please note the following City of Niagara Falls COVID-19 updates and service changes: Municipal Enforcement of Social Gatherings: The City of Niagara Falls prohibits social gatherings in parks, parking lots, or other vacant areas to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Municipal Enforcement staff ...
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Posted on: 3/28/2020 1:39 PM - Category: Media Releases

Crush the Curve kicks off in Niagara with yellow lighting of the falls for hope during COVID-19

Crush the Curve kicks off in Niagara with yellow lighting of the falls for hope during COVID-19 crisis Inspired by our local hoteliers who spelled the word “HOPE” and created shapes of hearts in lit hotel room windows to help unite with the world during the COVID-19 crisis, the International Ill...
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Posted on: 3/24/2020 8:20 PM - Category: Media Releases

City playgrounds, fitness equipment & skateboard park to close immediately to help fight COVID-19.

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - March 24, 2020. Effective today, all playgrounds within the City of Niagara Falls parks are closed to the public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Fitness equipment (located at Thorold Stone Road and Stanley Avenue) and the Skateboard Park (located at the MacBain Community...
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Posted on: 3/24/2020 2:42 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls COVID-19 Updates and Service Changes

Please note the following City of Niagara Falls COVID-19 updates and service changes: Playground and Dog Parks: At this time, all playgrounds across the City have been posted advising residents that the play structures are not sanitized and they should be used at individuals own risk. ...
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Posted on: 3/23/2020 4:07 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Mayors and Regional Chair join together to form Niagara Economic Rapid Response Team

Mar. 18, 2020 - Niagara’s Mayors and Regional Chair have announced a joint effort to support local businesses impacted by COVID-19 with a region-wide Niagara Economic Rapid Response Team. As we go through this unprecedented and quickly-changing situation, it is critical to work together to support...
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Posted on: 3/18/2020 6:47 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls Prioritizes Essential Services

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - Further to the Premier of Ontario declaring a State of Emergency, and the Prime Minister of Canada encouraging Canadians to stay home wherever possible, the City of Niagara Falls will be prioritizing the delivery of all essential services, effective immediately, to help slow the...
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Posted on: 3/18/2020 1:54 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls closing all municipal facilities to public to help fight spread of COVID-19

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - In the midst of new developments in the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19, the City of Niagara Falls has made the decision to activate a full closure of all City facilities to the public, including City Hall. Effective at 4:30 pm today, all City buildings will close and r...
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Posted on: 3/16/2020 4:40 PM - Category: Media Releases