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Toys for Tickets

Toys for Tickets - All donations Are Welcome Even Without A Parking Ticket

Four days to pay your parking ticket (issued from Nov 2 - Dec 7, 2015) with a toy or gift card!
Toys for Tickets - December 8,9,10 and 11, 8:30 am - 4:30 p.m. at Niagara Falls City Hall or MacBain Centre.
Extended hours are offered at MacBain to 7 p.m on Dec 9th and 10th. 

Note: The value of your gift must be equal or greater than the amount of your ticket. Toys must be new and unwrapped. Receipts are required. 

Dog Park Niagara Falls

Notice: Niagara Falls Dog Park Reopened!

The City of Niagara Falls Dog Park, located at 2275 Dorchester Road (Firemen’s Park) is now reopened!

The Dog Park was closed to allow for improvements inside the park, in preparation for the upcoming winter months.

View more information on the dog park.

Inquiries can be directed to the City of Niagara Falls Municipal Works Department at 905-356-7521 extension 4290.


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Thorold Stone Road Extension Now Open!

The much anticipated Thorold Stone Road extension officially opened yesterday, November 30, 2015, with a ribbon cutting ceremony by Mayor Jim Diodati, Regional Chair Alan Caslin, City and Regional Councillors, and special guests.

A number of residents and community members also came out to express their excitement of the new extension to the Gale Centre. 

View photos from the opening ceremony.

Woodland Management Plan

Public Input Requested: Woodland Management Plan

The City of Niagara Falls invites you to provide input into the Woodland Management Plan. The plan examines 34 City woodlands, providing findings, recommendations and priorities.

Questions or comments can be directed to David Antonsen, 905-356-7521 ext. 3335 or by email

 We request that all feedback be provided by December 11, 2015.

View a copy of the Woodland Management Plan (Draft).

Overnight Parking

Overnight Parking By-Law

The winter season has once again come upon us. Please be advised that regular enforcement of the overnight parking by-law has commenced, and will continue until April 2016.

Please Note: The cost of the overnight permit has increased from $50 to $75 (not including taxes)

No vehicle shall be parked on either a City or Regional Road between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. unless it is posted otherwise. THIS BY-LAW IS IN EFFECT YEAR ROUND REGARDLESS OF WEATHER CONDITIONS,
however, levels of enforcement change during the year. A violation of this by-law is subject to a minimum fine of $25.00.

View more information

Sears Canada

Sears Canada at the Niagara Falls Santa Claus Parade

Check out Sears Canada video capturing the fun had at the Niagara Falls Santa Claus Parade on Saturday November 14, 2015. 

Sears Canada wrapped up 2015 by giving consumers a first-hand look at how it can help Canadians brave the coming winter.

Watch the video now! 

Family Doctor

Looking For A Family Physician?

Are you new to Niagara and looking for a family physician?

Has your family doctor recently retired and you are now looking for a new health care provider?

Health Care Connect is an government funded agency funded who will assist you to find a physician or nurse practitioner in your community.

In order to become registered, you must ensure that you are not registered with another health care provider. 

For more information, including how to register with Health Care Connect, please visit their information page or call 1-800-445-1822.