Media & Information Releases

Media & Information Releases

Media Releases Date Issued
Town Receives Funds for Water Quality Enhancements June 22, 2017
NOTL Golf Club Helps to Drive the Step Challenge June 9, 2017
Firefighters Prepare to go Door-to-Door June 8, 2017
Town Hosts Annual Senior Citizens Strawberry Social June 7, 2017
One Day to Kick-off - NOTL Step Challenge May 31, 2017
Outlet Collection at Niagara Supports NOTL Step Challenge May 26, 2017
Town Executes a De-Watering Program  May 18, 2017
Niagara College Steps on Board the Community Wide Step Challenge May 18, 2017 
Town Tree Fund Turns a New Leaf May 16, 2017 
Sand Piles Available for Residents May 5, 2017
NOTL Prepares for More Rain May 5, 2017
Earth Day Tree Planting April 25, 2017
Town Introduces Online Service Requests April 20, 2017
Tree Planting Projects April 13, 2017
Town Launches Community Wide Step Challenge April 12, 2017
• Disruption to Service: Alterations to Customer Service Counter  April 11, 2017
Service Line Protection Available for Homeowners February 27, 2017
• Town Announces Winning Artist for Regent Street Park Design February 24, 2017
• Niagara-on-the-Lake Resident Receives Lincoln M. Alexander Award February 24, 2017
Town Wins United Way's Committee of the Year Award February 21, 2017
NOTL Ranked Best Value City February 6, 2017
ROMA Conference: Town Officials Discuss Heightened Cost of Electricity &
 Upgrades to the Town's Irrigation System
January 31, 2017
Interim CAO Moves Into Full Time Position January 17. 2017
Town Announces New Fire Chief January 16, 2017
"Let's Cook Together" - Intergenerational Cooking Classes December 20, 2016
Council Appoints Interim CAO December 7, 2016
UNESCO Update November 30, 2016
Town CAO November 29, 2016
Winter Impacts on the St. Lawrence Seaway November 10, 2016
Town Wins Communities in Bloom Award October 31, 2016
Spill in the Harrison 1 Drain October 20, 2016
Local Municipal Official Elected to the 2016-2018 AMO Board of Directors August 19, 2016
Lord Mayor Pat Darte Available for Interviews During 2016 AMO Conference August 14, 2016
• CAO Appoints New Director of Community & Development Services August 5, 2016
• Town Receives Funds for Stormwater Management Project June 1, 2016
• Town Director to Pursue New Opportunity May 18, 2016
Town Releases 2015 Annual Report May 16, 2016
• Communities in Bloom Officially Launches its 2016 Program May 16, 2016
Communities in Bloom 2016 Launch - Tree Plantings in Town Parks May 14, 2016
Communities in Bloom 2016 Launch - Horticultural Society Tulip Ceremony May 12, 2016
• St. Davids Scouts and CIB Committee Host Successful Tree Planting in Newark Park May 9, 2016
NOTL Public Library Receives Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant April 25, 2016
• Niagara-on-the-Lake Welcomes New Private Secondary School this Fall April 18, 2016
Town Council Appoints New CAO April 14, 2016
• Landscape of Nations Native Memorial awarded $150,000 grant from
​  Ontario Trillium Foundation
January 11, 2016
• Niagara-on-the-Lake Named as One of Canada’s Top 10 Best Value Cities December 7, 2015
• CAO Heading to Caledon December 3, 2015
• Town and Regional Officials Break Ground with Wayne Gretzky for his new
​  Winery and Distillery in NOTL
October 23, 2015
• Town Qualifies for Communities in Bloom Receives 5 Bloom Rating –
  Moves on to National Competition
September 29, 2015
• Town Unveils Electric Vehicle Charging Station September 11, 2015
Fire Chief Receives Exemplary Service Medal September 9, 2015
1812 Group Hosts Peace Council Celebration & Groundbreaking for
  Native Memorial
September 1, 2015
• New Operations Centre to Open Early September August 31, 2015
• St. Davids Residents Join in CIB Projects July 15, 2015
• Project Zero to Help Reduce Fire and Carbon Monoxide Deaths in NOTL June 11, 2015
Communities in Bloom Launches Signature Garden June 8, 2015
• 1812 Group Launches Final Stage of Native Memorial Campaign June 8, 2015
Communities in Bloom in Full Swing May 11, 2015
• Town Reviews Heritage Property Incentive Program:
  Public Survey, Information Session Announced
April 30, 2015
Town Releases 2014 Annual Report April 23, 2015
Town Posts another Operating Surplus April 20, 2015
Niagara-on-the-Lake's Move to LED Streetlights Nets Real Savings March 9, 2015
• Town Takes Possession of Former School Property March 2, 2015
• Committee & Council Meetings Broadcast Live February 19, 2015
• Town Council Unanimously Approves 2015 Budget February 10, 2015
Purchase of NDSS Property Goes Ahead January 28, 2015
Town Garners Canadian Award for Financial Reporting December 19, 2014
Council Approves New Strategic Plan December 16, 2014
• Team NOTL – New Lord Mayor Announces Future Vision December 2, 2014
Town Bests Region in Movember Challenge November 21, 2014
• Movember Campaign: Town CAO Issues Challenge to Region November 6, 2014
Travel Centre Shows Off New Look October 22, 2014
New Teen Programs Offered at Community Centre September 15, 2014
Niagara EMS Fleet Centre Officially Opens September 5, 2014
Province Announces New OPP Billing Model: Niagara Region Should Follow Suit August 14, 2014
Queenston Street Bridge Officially Opens July 30, 2014
School Closures Reactivate Community Schools Alliance July 29, 2014
1812 Native Memorial Nets $420,000 in Federal Funding July 25, 2014
NOTL Among Top 10 Canadian Destinations July 24, 2014
Balanced Growth, Better Customer Service among Council Achievements this Term (see the Strategic Plan Summary Presentation) July 21, 2014
New Hydro President Announced July 3, 2014
Town Mourns Passing of Wilbert Dick June 25, 2014
Town Hosts Annual Strawberry Social June 10, 2014
Town Introduces New Operations Structure June 5, 2014
Niagara-on-the-Lake Tennis Club: Official Opening of New Courts June 2, 2014
Willowbank Celebrates the Prince of Wales becoming its Royal Patron May 22, 2014
Public Works Director to Retire May 20, 2014
NOTL Transit Adds Extra Bus for Summer / Free Youth Rides for Virgil Stampede May 17 May 12, 2014
Town Releases 2013 Annual Report (click here for the Report) April 29, 2014
Budget Savings Put Away for Future Use April 14, 2014
Construction Begins on New Niagara EMS Centre March 25, 2014
Town Staff Reach 1,000 Days Accident Free March 21, 2014
Town Mourns Passing of Former Lord Mayor March 11, 2014
Queenston Bridge's Rehabilitation Soon to Benefit the Niagara Peninsula March 7, 2014
Parks & Recreation Director to Retire March 6, 2014
New Outlet Mall Retailers Draw Thousands of Job Seekers March 3, 2014
Official Plan Review Underway February 26, 2014
Town Wins Second Award for Financial Reporting February 6, 2014
NOTL Site Selected for Niagara EMS Fleet January 23, 2014
Town Wants Changes to Police Funding Model January 20, 2014
Labour Agreement Reached with Town Employees December 16, 2013
Town Unveils New Flag & Coat of Arms December 10, 2013
Fire Chief's Movember Challenge Met: The Moustache Comes Off December 2 November 27, 2013
New Town Flag Unveiling December 10 November 25, 2013
Fire Chief Issues "Movember" Challenge November 15, 2013
Lord Mayor and CAO Tour New Outlet Centre Site October 25, 2013
Jane Oleksiw Elected "Lord Mayor for the Day" October 24, 2013
Oban Inn and Shaw Club in Top 20 October 17, 2013
St. Michael Students to Elect “Lord Mayor for the Day” October 4, 2013
Response to DSBN Trustee Proposal October 2, 2013
• Town Receives $70,000 Trillium Grant for Memorial Tennis Courts September 8, 2013
Town Seeks Operator for Community Centre Café August 26, 2013
Travel Centre Set for Expansion August 26, 2013
New Town Director Appointed June 24, 2013
Town Director Takes Position in Eastern Ontario June 13, 2013
Town Readies for Annual Strawberry Social June 7, 2013
Council Hosts First Community Update May 14, 2013
Arthur Dalfen & Hummel Family Play Park May 13, 2013
New Outlet Centre Gives Region Major Boost May 6, 2013
Town Posts Surplus - Extra Funds Boost Reserves April 29, 2013
Town Unveils New Corporate Logo - See also the Town's Position Statement March 19, 2013
NOTL the Place to be for Valentine’s Day February 1, 2013
• Town Receives National Award for Annual Report January 30, 2013
Lord Mayor Receives Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal January 29, 2013
Further Changes to Customer Service Program January 11, 2013
Major Expansion Planned for St. David’s Hydroponics Ltd December 6, 2012
Path Cleared for $178 Million Outlet Centre December 5, 2012
Town's Progress Draws National Attention November 13, 2012
Limited Damage Follows Trail of Tropical Storm Sandy October 30, 2012
NOTL Residents Urged to Brace for Heavy Rain/High Winds October 29, 2012
Enbridge Gas Distribution Safe Community Funding Assists Niagara-on-the-Lake through Ontario Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council October 15, 2012
Route-Stop Changes Announced for Winter-Spring Transit Runs October 5, 2012
Niagara Region: Governments Invest in Niagara-on-the-Lake Wastewater Treatment Project October 5, 2012
Town Looks at Better Ways to Serve Public September 21, 2012
Town Councillor New Vice President of AMO August 23, 2012
Niagara-on-the-Lake CAO Honoured in Ottawa August 22, 2012
Town Welcomes New Marine Security Centre August 10, 2012
Niagara Nights of Art Comes to NOTL July 23, 2012
Town Releases First Annual Report July 10, 2012
Town Renovations Begin July 23 July 6, 2012
Tragically Hip and Canada Day - Huge Hits for Town July 3, 2012
Ivanhoé Cambridge to Invest $178 Million in New Outlet Shopping Centre in Niagara-on-the-Lake June 28, 2012
• Committee Calls on NHS to Keep Essential Services in NOTL June 15, 2012
Niagara Outlet Centre One Step Closer to Reality June 6, 2012
Annual Seniors Strawberry Social - June 19 June 4, 2012
Concert Organizers Set Sights on Minimal Disruption June 1, 2012
• Community Policing Hosts Annual Bike Rodeo May 18, 2012
NOTL Transit Rolls Out Extra Old Town Route May 14, 2012
Review Committee to Look at Town Health Care Needs May 14, 2012
NOTL Hospital Closing May 3, 2012
Committee Seeks Input for New Town Identity April 24, 2012
Chinese Delegation to Tour Local Wineries April 23, 2012
2012 Special Heritage Council Meeting April 19, 2012
Lord Mayor's Bicentennial Community Kick-off planned for Friday, May 25 April 13, 2012
New Payment Options for Residents April 13, 2012
Lord Mayor Hosts Inaugural Prayer Breakfast
Thomas S. Caldwell to Speak
April 13, 2012
NOTL Transit Off to Great Start, Deal Struck for Student Riders April 3, 2012
Ride for Free During First Week of Transit Service March 27, 2012
New Manager of Planning Announced March 9, 2012
Town Appoints New Fire Chief March 2, 2012
Coffee Break for the Alzheimer Society February 17, 2012
Town Moves Forward with Transit Service February 14, 2012 
Fire Strikes Lansdowne Property February 13, 2012
Memorial to the Six Nations & Native Allies Design Challenge Request for Proposals January 3, 2012
Queen Street Leading Nominees as Canada’s Great Street December 21, 2011
NOTL Public Library Board Appoints New CEO November 16, 2011
• Lord Mayor Sets Stage for Productive Chinese Partnership November 7, 2011
• Lord Mayor Pleased with Accomplishments during First Year in Office October 25, 2011
Niagara-on-the-Lake Outlet Centre October 17, 2011
Town Hires Director of Community & Development Services October 17, 2011
Lord Mayor to Host Business Leaders Luncheon September 1, 2011
Town to Showcase Old and New Pumpers August 25, 2011
Fire Strikes 219 Mary Street June 23, 2011
• Proposals Sought for Former Community Centre and Lawn Bowling Properties May 25, 2011
• Town Hosts Ontario Cabinet Ministers and Delegates for Major Provincial Conference May 2, 2011
• Town Makes Quick Recovery After Wind Storm Ravages Area May 2, 2011
• High Winds Create Power Shortages and Emergency Situations across Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake April 28, 2011
Town Celebrates Official Opening of New Community Centre on March 26 March 1, 2011