CITY HALL NEWS : April 2024

Stay updated on current news, City Council highlights and ongoing events in our #ThoroldON community


  1. Council Corner
  2. Community Acknowledgements
  3. Community Engagement
  4. Join our Team
  5. Thorold Public Library
  6. Community Events


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April 16 Council Meeting Highlights

📌Council heard a presentation on Mountainview’s LemonAID Day for FACS Niagara

📌Council approved the tender award for the Sullivan Park Playground Replacement

📌Council approved funding requests from community organizations from the City’s 2024 Community Grants budget

📌Council approved the Thorold Senior's Centre Association Lease Agreement


Call for “Expressions of Interest” (EOI) for James Whyte Arena

For any private or public group wishing to rent or lease some or all the available space (22,500 sf.) at James Whyte Arena.

The City prefers a recreational group who can provide recreational, cultural, or special interest programming aimed at enhancing the health, lifestyle and quality of life for residents of all ages.

Tours will be offered of this facility to interested parties on the following date: Wednesday, May 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Please head to the link below to review the Expressions of Interest background information and complete the fillable PDF which needs to be emailed to by Monday, May 13, 2024 at 3:00 p.m.


Thorold Community Engagement Session

Niagara Health will be hosting a public community engagement meeting in Thorold on May 30 to provide information and updates on plans for a three-site hospital system while seeking community input to help shape the future of healthcare in Niagara.

Learn about the modern, three-site hospital system being proposed for the Niagara Region on May 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Thorold Seniors Centre.

Let's GO GREEN together!

Niagara Region’s Public Works

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Registration for Mountainview LemonAID Day for FACS Niagara is open!

Register your team to host a lemonade stand in Niagara on Saturday, June 8 and help kids in our community get a camp experience this summer. Click below to register and learn more >>>



NPCA celebrates 65 years at their new headquarters in Thorold

Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) welcomed members of the community, local dignitaries, board members, staff and partners to its 65th anniversary celebration and grand opening of the new headquarters, now located at 3350 Merrittville Highway in Thorold.

Strive Niagara opens their doors to families in Thorold

Mayor Terry Ugulini welcomed Strive Niagara to Thorold with a ribbon cutting at their new location in the Pope Francis Centre. Click on the video to learn more about Strive Niagara in our community from the Source on YourTV >>>

Celebrating the Spectrum

On April 1, it was World Autism Awareness Day. Members of Council and City staff along with representatives from Bethesda and Autism, Ontario wore blue and hosted a flag raising ceremony to show support and bring awareness to Autism. City Hall was also illuminated in blue. By celebrating World Autism Day, we brought to light the systemic barriers that must be removed to create a more supportive and inclusive Ontario.

Watch the Cogeco Your TV interview below >>>


Lew's Pizza + Wings & Things

On April 12, Mayor Terry Ugulini, Councillors Mike De Divitiis, Tim O'Hare, Ken Sentance, and Regional Councillor Tim Whalen joined in on the official grand opening of Lew's Pizza + Wings & Things in downtown Thorold with certificate presentations.

Chantal A. McCollum Law Professional Corporation

On April 12, Mayor Terry Ugulini, Councillors Mike De Divitiis, Tim O'Hare, Ken Sentance, Regional Councillor Tim Whalen, MPP Jeff Burch, and the BIA Chair Serge Carpino celebrated the official grand opening of Chantal A. McCollum Law Professional Corporation with a ribbon cutting.

Niagara's Pre-Hung Doors celebrates 55 years of business

On April 19, Mayor Terry Ugulini, CAO Manoj Dilwaria, City and Regional Councillor, the Beeke family and staff celebrated 55 years of business in Thorold. Mayor Marvin Junkin and Councillor Wayne Olson from the Town of Pelham were also in attendance to congratulate the Beeke family.


Announcing Rock 'n Blues on the Battlefield Music Schedule

The City of Thorold’s popular Rock ‘N Blues on the Battlefield event is back and better than ever on Sunday, June 30. It starts at 1 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m. at Battle of Beaverdams Park. Click below to view the 2024 music schedule >>>


The Thorold Community Market and the Thorold BIA Car Show

The City has decided to combine the Thorold Community Market and the Thorold BIA Car Show every Wednesday for the enjoyment of residents of all ages in our community. This year, visitors can also wander over to Front Street to admire the many classic cars participating in the Thorold BIA Car Show. Click below for more details >>>


Earth Day Event

Mayor Terry Ugulini, Manoj Dilwaria, CAO and Councillors Tim O’Hare, Ken Sentance, and Frank Serravalle from Thorold Automotive Solutions and all of our vendors welcomed residents on Saturday, April 20 for the Earth Day event at the Thorold Community Arena. Thanks to all of those who came out to join us and help with the community clean-up. Click below to view Thorold Today's photo carousel >>>


Firefighters raising money for Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Thorold Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 1182 were out yesterday to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy Canada. A big thank you to Canal City Realty and Big Red Market and Foodland IGA for their support. Click below to donate to Muscular Dystrophy Canada >>>


Community Partners shine a light on local Thorold businesses

Thorold is home to many local businesses working together to bring character and goods to the community. Thanks to the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce and their community partners for featuring these four local businesses in Your Niagara. Read the full article below >>>


Thorold Seniors’ Centre gets new lease on life

A celebratory lunch was held at the Thorold Seniors' Centre on Thursday, April 18. The Thorold Senior Citizens Association successfully re-negotiated their lease with the City, and they’re excited for what the future will bring. Photo credit: Thorold Today. Click below to read their full article >>>



Positions Available in our Building Division

We are currently looking for a Plans Examiner and a Development Services Technician in our Building Division. Interested candidates are invited to submit their detailed resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department, via

If you know of anyone who would be ideal for this position, please share the information below >>>



Eclipse Glasses Recycling Campaign

The Thorold Public Library is collecting solar eclipse glasses to recycle via Astronomers Without Borders. Please drop them off at their front desk. Glasses will be used by individuals around the world for the next eclipse.

Wondering what other activities are happening at the Thorold Public Library this upcoming month? Click below to view their May schedule on our community calendar >>>



Little Free Pantry Project Niagara

Host: Thorold Community Activities Group

Cost: Donation of food or money

Details: Collecting for Niagara household's with food insecurity. If you are interested in contributing, please contact TCAG Reception for most needed items at 905-227-0545.

Click here for more information >>>

Pop-up Produce Market

Host: Thorold Community Activities Group

Cost: Fresh Produce Baskets Small $2 Large $5

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Details: Offering fresh local produce at affordable rates to Thorold residents

Click here for more information >>>

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