New energy is being channeled into the Welland Canal by major government investments in Port Colborne and St. Catharines.
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At the core of many of the products Canadians take for granted are the fingerprints of Canada’s largest Great Lakes shipping fleet. Algoma Central, headquartered in downtown St. Catharines, owns a fleet of 84 ships, 29 of which carry domestic cargo. Those ships carry an outsized share of cargo through Niagara’s Welland Canal. In 2022 alone, 41% of the domestic tonnage that passed through the Canal was carried by Algoma.
The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced an investment of nearly $4 million for St. Catharines-based FBT Inc., a family-owned advanced manufacturer of precision machine components and parts, for upgrades that will to increase its machine components and parts production by 75 percent, create 40 skilled jobs and support domestic manufacturing capacity for southern Ontario’s leading EV manufa...
The City of St. Catharines is among the founding partners for Grape and Wine and proud hosts of many of the festival’s signature events at Montebello Park and it’s two parades in Downtown St. Catharines. St. Catharines is also proud to be home to some of the amazing wineries featured as part of Grape and Wine festivities.
Explore Film Production Opportunities in Niagara. Join filmmakers, producers, and funders for a dynamic discussion focused on expanding film production opportunities in the region. This free Mighty Niagara Film Festival event event brings together passionate individuals dedicated to supporting the local film industry.
Minister of Tourism (and Associate Minister of Finance) Randy Boissonnault unveiled the new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy, entitled Canada 365: Welcoming the world. Every day.
The Ontario government is expanding strong mayor powers to the mayors of 26 large and fast-growing municipalities, including St. Catharines, that have committed to a housing pledge as part of the province’s work to build 1.5 million homes by 2031.
Heddle Shipyards in St. Catharines and Team Vigilance Launch a Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessel
The City of St. Catharines and the Toronto Business Development Centre (TBDC) are inviting our local partners to learn about the recently launched Entrepreneur Success Initiative (ESI) at our ESI Business Forum June 6 at 10:30 a.m.