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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

Select City of Niagara Falls facilities close in response to COVID-19 concerns

While Niagara Region Public Health has reported the risks surrounding COVID-19 remain low to residents, the City is exercising an abundance of caution, moving forward with closures of recreational and community facilities to limit spread of the virus. Until further notice, the following City...
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Posted on: 3/13/2020 6:33 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls COVID-19 Update: March 13, 2020 at 4:30 PM

The health and welfare of our staff, residents and visitors is a top priority for the City of Niagara Falls as we are following the ever changing impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The City of Niagara Falls response to public health emergencies is led by Region of Niagara Public Health . We ha...
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Posted on: 3/13/2020 4:52 PM - Category: Media Releases

State of the City Address in Niagara Falls to be rescheduled

Out of an abundance of caution, and with the understanding that large gatherings of people indoors at this time could contribute to the potential spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), plans to host Mayor Diodati’s State of the City Address will temporarily pause. The decision to suspend the event...
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Posted on: 3/12/2020 4:11 PM - Category: Media Releases

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): A Joint Message from Lord Mayor Betty Disero and Mayor Jim Diodati

With the weather warming, the flu period will soon be behind us. The busy tourism season is just over the horizon and Niagara looks forward to welcoming millions of visitors from all over the world. That knowledge, teamed with ongoing news of Coronavirus, may understandably cause increased interest...
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Posted on: 3/10/2020 3:32 PM - Category: Media Releases

Send a shout out to your favourite Crossing Guard during School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

The Municipal School Crossing Programs of Niagara is encouraging residents to show their support and appreciation for their neighbourhood Crossing Guards on School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day: March 25, 2020. Join us by celebrating the School Crossing Guards across the Province of Ontario in...
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Posted on: 3/9/2020 8:34 AM - Category: Media Releases

CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS – CHANGE YOUR BATTERIES

As residents welcome one of the first signs of spring this weekend, the Niagara Falls Fire Department is asking them to welcome fire safety into their homes and to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they spring their clocks forward early Sunday morning. We want all...
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Posted on: 3/6/2020 4:26 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls to Host 2020 Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Hockey Canada Foundation Gala Golf is heading to southern Ontario, with Niagara Falls set to host the 17th edition of the annual event, June 15-16, 2020 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre and Legends on the Niagara golf course. Doug Goss, chair of the Hockey Canada Found...
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Posted on: 3/5/2020 2:38 PM - Category: In the News

Important Update on School Crossing Guards in the City

SPECIAL NOTICE: Friday, February 21, 2020, all School Crossing Guard services for the City of Niagara Falls will be cancelled due to province-wide job action by the Teachers' Unions. Regular school crossing service is anticipated to resume on Monday, February 24th. Please check our School Crossin...
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Posted on: 2/18/2020 3:45 PM - Category: In the News