Motion to Enact Interim Control By-law Defeated; Council Considers Implementing a Cannabis Study Instead

During last night’s Town Council meeting, a motion to implement an Interim Control By-law regarding cannabis operations in Fort Erie was presented by Councillor Noyes. An Interim Control By-law essentially prevents or limits new development or land uses from taking…

YMCA of Niagara, Town of Fort Erie and Boys and Girls Club finalize agreements for the future of the EJ Freeland Community Centre

FORT ERIE, ON (December 19, 2019) The YMCA of Niagara and Town of Fort Erie have finalized an agreement to transfer ownership of the EJ Freeland Community Centre and land from the YMCA of Niagara to the Town. The agreement…

Housing Needs Study Reveals Demand for More Diverse Housing Options in Fort Erie

FORT ERIE, ON (November 21, 2019) Town Council recently reviewed a Fort Erie Housing Needs Study (HNS) initiated by the Town’s Affordable Housing Committee. The HNS outlined the existing demographic and housing situation within the Town. Results of the study…

Energy Conservation Efforts Lead to Cost Savings and a Reduced Carbon Footprint in Fort Erie

Media Release (Nov. 4, 2019) Efforts made by Town Council and staff to investigate new opportunities for energy conservation has not only helped the Town reduce its carbon footprint but also increase annual utility savings. “By leveraging opportunities for energy…