Port Colborne

Canal Days

40th Annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival

City of Port Colborne to hold its annual four-day celebration of history and heritage along the Welland Canal. The City of Port Colborne is proud to be celebrating its 40th Annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival from August 3rd to 6th, welcoming Vale as the title sponsor. More than 400,000 people will attend Canal Days …

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First Time Home Buyer in Niagara?

Be Prepared, Be Realistic, and Don’t Forget To Be Optimistic! Throughout 2016, first time home buyers had to deal with GTA residents branching out and claiming Niagara communities as their suburbs. While we may not be ready to let go of our small fry status – we may not have a choice! GO Train expansion …

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It Takes a Village

As we approach the holidays and make plans to spend time and money with our loved ones we are reminded of those who aren’t as fortunate to experience the same. Here is a shortlist of charities who rely on volunteers and donations to ensure they don’t get left behind this season. Whatever your forte is, …

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Niagara’s Summer and Fall Festivals

Annually throughout the summer and fall months, the Niagara Region hosts a vast selection of both small and large scale festivals for both locals and visitors alike to partake in and enjoy. Between celebrating the best in Niagara’s agriculture and natural bounty to showcasing renowned international and local film, there is no lack of option …

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Shopping Local in Port Colborne

Our pretty city on the Welland Canal at Lake Erie is a destination for ship-watchers, photographers, artists, cyclists, theatre-goers, foodies, and, you guessed it, shoppers. Block after block of independently-owned boutiques and restaurants offer an unrivaled range of fashion, accessories, antiques, décor, culinary fare, and gifts for everyone on your list. Be fitted for the …

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Holiday Party Venues

Amazing Holiday Party Venues in Niagara

If you are looking for a great place for a holiday brunch, to hold a corporate party, or to party on New Year’s Eve, check out this list for some ideas on where to go. Angelo’s Trattoria, Niagara Falls This quaint Italian restaurant offers authentic Italian comfort food that will make you think you are …

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Niagara Falls Holiday Party

Deck The Halls in Niagara

If you are looking for a great place for a holiday brunch, to hold a corporate party, or to party on New Year’s Eve, check out this list for some ideas on where to go. Angelo’s Trattoria, Niagara Falls This quaint Italian restaurant offers authentic Italian comfort food that will make you think you are dining …

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The Spirit of Giving

Whatever your forte is, there is likely an organization who can benefit from your skills and passion.  Here are just a few examples of some opportunities to give back to the community during the merriest of seasons. RAFT A place for at-risk youths in the Niagara Region. HOW YOU CAN HELP: Volunteers are always needed …

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One Less Trip

Holiday season is fast approaching, and with it comes one of the largest yearly consumer seasons. In an annual survey by Bank of Montreal, the average Canadian family was found to spend over $1,800 dollars each holiday season on gifts and more. And as this annual spend continues to rise, up 12 per cent from 2012, …

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Niagara Teambuilding Activities

Team-building is a great way to ensure that employees learn to work as a cohesive unit, and the most fun way to do this? Get out of the office. Meeting outside of the workplace allows team members to form stronger bonds and get a better understanding of their co-workers strengths and weaknesses. They learn about …

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