Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 04:50 PM
Wainfleet, ON – After increased by-law enforcement measures had minimal impact on a rash of illegal parking, Wainfleet Council voted decisively on Tuesday night to substantially increase parking fines in the Township. “We’ve seen a huge increase in calls to staff and Councillors about illegal parking and blocking fire lanes,” said Mayor Kevin Gibson. “We’ve increased our response and enforcement presence, writing tickets and doing some public education, but the problem is continuing and residents...
Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2020 04:56 PM
Wainfleet, ON – More businesses in Wainfleet were permitted to open yesterday as the Niagara Region entered stage 2 of the phased provincial reopening plan The phased reopening of business, to provide goods and services, hinges on the public continuing to follow the advice and protocols established by public health officials
“We’ve been waiting patiently for things to start to move forward,” said Mayor Kevin Gibson“Most people are doing what they need to do to keep safe and that’s why we are able...
Posted on Monday, June 15, 2020 05:00 PM
For Immediate Release – June 15, 2020
Wainfleet, ON – Wainfleet welcomed the announcement from the Premier of Ontario that municipalities in Niagara Region would be moving to stage 2 of the phased provincial reopening plan, as of 12:01am on Saturday, June 20, 2020. This move allows many businesses and public facilities to begin reopening as part of Ontario’s COVID-19 recovery plan.
The decision to move to stage 2 was made in consultation with the Region’s Medical Officer of Health based on Niagara’s...
Posted on Friday, May 29, 2020 05:08 PM
For Immediate Release – May 29, 2020
Wainfleet, ON – The Township of Wainfleet is gearing up for additional enforcement of its By-laws after a significant spike in illegal activity in recent weeks.
With nicer weather and more sunny days, the Township’s front line staff and Protective Services officials have been fielding an increased number of calls from residents complaining about a variety of offences including illegal parking, littering, blocking fire lanes and unauthorized open air burning. Further...
Posted on Saturday, May 23, 2020 05:52 PM
Wainfleet, ON – As Ontario gradually reopens it’s economy, local residents are being encouraged to continue to follow the advice of public health officials for their safety and the safety of all members of the community.
Dr. David Williams, Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health has said that while the best defence continues to be maintaining 2 meters of social distance with anyone outside their household, hand hygiene and staying at home if feeling ill. Building on this message however,...