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Niagara Region Transit and local transit partners making service changes...

Niagara Region Transit and local transit partners making service changes including front door boarding and fares Niagara Region Transit (NRT) and its local transit partners in Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Welland, Fort Erie and Pelham are making service changes which will take effect later ...
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Posted on: 6/23/2020 12:09 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Canada Day VIRTUAL Celebrations

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls will host a brand new Virtual Canada Day Celebration this year on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. This new virtual celebration will include a special production at 9:00 am and 6:00 pm on the City’s website ( niagarafalls.ca/canadaday ), YourTV (Ch.10 70), and...
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Posted on: 6/19/2020 9:10 AM - Category: Media Releases

City Opens Splash Pads, and Sports Fields for Outdoor Team Sports Training on June 20th

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls welcomes the announcement from the Province that the City can proceed with the next phase of our reopening plans. Commencing June 20th, the City of Niagara Falls will be opening our 7 outdoor splash pads and our numerous sports fields for outdoor tea...
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Posted on: 6/16/2020 1:51 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Rainbow Crosswalk – Virtual Unveiling

View the Virtual Unveiling of the City's first Rainbow Crosswalk - June 18th at 10:00 am NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls will be virtually unveiling the City’s first Rainbow Crosswalk on Thursday, June 18th at 10:00 am. The completion and unveiling of this important project i...
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Posted on: 6/15/2020 4:48 PM - Category: Media Releases

Statement from Niagara’s 12 Mayors and Regional Chair on moving to Stage 2

Niagara’s 12 Mayors and Regional Chair offered the following statement regarding the announcement of the region moving into phase 2: “This afternoon the Premier of Ontario announced that Niagara would be moving to Stage 2 as of this Friday at 12:01 a.m. This means many businesses and public facili...
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Posted on: 6/15/2020 4:42 PM - Category: Media Releases

Sidewalk Cafés and Patios Expand across Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The City of Niagara Falls is setting the stage for an exciting and expanded patio season this year! Currently, restaurants and bars along with their patios remain closed due to provincial orders and public health recommendations related to COVID-19. In preparation for future s...
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Posted on: 6/12/2020 3:32 PM - Category: Media Releases

City of Niagara Falls opening two indoor cooling centres

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - In order to provide some relief from the extreme heat this week, especially for our most vulnerable residents, the City of Niagara Falls will be opening two indoor cooling centres. City of Niagara Falls Cooling Centres during COVID-19 will be located at: Niagara Fall...
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Posted on: 6/8/2020 4:30 PM - Category: Media Releases

Niagara Falls Museums launch exhibition to kick off National Indigenous History Month

Niagara Falls, ON, May 31, 2020 – The Niagara Falls Museums teamed up with Landscape of Nations 360° to create an exciting new virtual exhibition that explores the Museums’ collections of Indigenous artefacts as curated through the perspective of Indigenous curators and their allies. Entitle...
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Posted on: 5/31/2020 4:14 PM - Category: Media Releases

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