COVID-19 Messages

COVID-19 Related Messages from the Town

January 15, 2021
• NOTL Urges Residents to Adhere to Provincial Stay-At-Home Order

January 13, 2021
• NOTL Responds to Provincial Stay-at-Home Order

January 8, 2021
• Niagara’s municipal leaders reveal common principles to combat the second wave of COVID-19

December 21, 2020
NOTL Prepares for Provincewide Shutdown

December 19, 2020
NOTL Continues to Prioritize Public Safety with Proactive Closure of Community Centre and Arenas

December 18, 2020
NOTL Moves to Red Zone - Control of Provincial COVID-19 Response

December 11, 2020
• NOTL Chamber of Commerce Makes the Difficult Decision to Cancel the Icewine Village

December 1, 2020
NOTL is Thrilled to Present Santa Around the Town

November 17, 2020
NOTL Moves to Stage 3: Orange Zone

November 13, 2020
• NOTL Makes Further Adjustments to Community Centre Hours of Operation

November 12, 2020
• NOTL Congratulates Recipients of Tourism Recovery Grant

October 30, 2020
• NOTL Launches Second Pilot of Ambassador Program

October 22, 2020
• NOTL Launches First Phase of Business Directory Initiative

October 19, 2020
• NOTL Extends Closure of Town Administration Buildings, Postpones Community Centre Rental Bookings

October 15, 2020
• NOTL Repeals Temporary Face Covering By-law in Favour of Provincial Mandatory Mask Requirements

October 14, 2020
• NOTL Exploring Alternative Options to Christmas Parade

October 13, 2020
• NOTL Alters Community Centre Hours of Operation

September 28, 2020
• NOTL Prioritizes Community Health & Safety While Adapting to Second Wave of COVID-19

September 19, 2020
NOTL Responds to Amended Provincial Orders

September 17, 2020
NOTL Launches Tourism Recovery Grant

September 2, 2020
• NOTL Bolsters Businesses With New A-Frame Sign Pilot Program

August 28, 2020
• NOTL Prepared to Reopen Arena and Community Centre 

August 27, 2020 
• NOTL Partners with Shaw Guild for New Ambassador Program  

August 26, 2020
• NOTL Extends Closure of Town Administration Buildings

August 21, 2020
• NOTL Reopens Outdoor Fitness Equipment

July 23, 2020
• NOTL Council Appoints Sandra O'Connor
• NOTL Prepares to Enter Stage 3 of Recovery

July 21, 2020
• NOTL Expands Aquatics Programming

July 17, 2020
• NOTL Passes Temporary By-law for Wearing of Masks, Face Shields, or Face Coverings
• NOTL Prepares for Indoor Cooling Centre

July 15, 2020
• NOTL Revises Queen Street Pilot Program to Relieve Traffic Congestion

July 14, 2020
• NOTL Extends Closures/Cancellations until July 31

July 9, 2020
• NOTL Prohibits Fires, Tents and Barbecues in Public Parks and on Beaches

July 6, 2020
• Lord Mayor Disero Update, read at the Committee of the Whole - Planning MeetingAudio file

July 3, 2020
• A Letter from the Lord Mayor to Community Assistance Volunteers

June 30, 2020
• NOTL Extends Cancellation of In-Person Meetings and Closure of Some Facilities

June 29, 2020
• NOTL Revises Details of Queen Street Pilot Program

June 26, 2020
• NOTL Takes Proactive Approach With Messaging
• NOTL Town Council Approves Temporary Weekend Closure of Queen Street and Parking Rate Increase

June 19, 2020
• Garage/Yard Sales Permitted to Return in NOTL

June 17, 2020
• NOTL to Reopen Niagara Pool and Virgil Splash Pad

June 16, 2020
• NOTL Working with Businesses to Provide Outdoor Dining Experiences Amid Recovery
• Radio Interview re: NOTL's Impending Shift to Stage 2 of the Provincial Recovery Plan

June 15, 2020
• NOTL to Advance to Stage 2 of Provincial Recovery

June 8, 2020
• NOTL Invites the Public to Join the Conversation Surrounding Recovery Measures
• A Letter to Short Term Rental Operators re: Reopening Measures

June 5, 2020
 A Letter from Lord Mayor Disero to all NOTL Business Owners 

June 4, 2020
• NOTL Cancels Golf Classic Tournament and 2020 Sports Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony

May 29, 2020
• NOTL Adapts Work Procedures to Ensure Staff Safety 

May 28, 2020
• NOTL Cautiously Transitions into Recovery Phase

May 25, 2020
• NOTL Revives 2020 Hanging Basket Program
• Lord Mayor Disero Update, read at Council - Audio file

May 22, 2020
• Town Statement Regarding the Issuance of Fines to NOTL Businesses in Contravention of Provincial Emergency Orders

May 21, 2020
• NOTL Resumes the Issuance of Building Permits
• A Joint Letter to Businesses from the Town and NOTL Chamber of Commerce

May 20, 2020
• NOTL Reopens Municipal Green Spaces and Some Recreational Amenities

May 15, 2020
• NOTL Responds to Provincial Recovery Measures

May 13, 2020
• NOTL Deems Animal Grooming Essential for Health and Welfare Purposes

May 11, 2020
• NOTL to Reopen Public Restrooms
• NOTL Lifts Parking Ban
• Lord Mayor Disero Update, read at Committee of the Whole - General Meeting - Audio file

May 6, 2020
• NOTL Addresses Garage/Yard Sales
• Radio Interview About Visitors Flocking to NOTL 

May 1, 2020
• 
A Message from the Lord Mayor Regarding Greenhouses and Garden Centres 

April 30, 2020
• NOTL Enacts Parking Ban in Designated Area

April 28, 2020
• NOTL Cancels 2020 Hanging Basket Program

April 27, 2020
• Lord Mayor Disero Update, read at Council Meeting - Audio file
• YourTV Interview About #MakeNoiseNOTL and the Town's Deterrence of Out-of-Town Visitors

April 24, 2020
• A Message from the Interim CAO and Lord Mayor Regarding the Town’s Escalated Deterrence of Visitors
• Video: Town Escalates Deterrence of Visitors

April 23, 2020
• NOTL Escalates Efforts to Deter Visitors
• Radio Interview About Escalated Measures to Deter Visitors

April 22, 2020
• Radio Interview About Out-of-Town Visitors
• A Message from the Lord Mayor Regarding NOTL's Support of Essential Businesses

April 21, 2020
• Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce Espresso Live Episode 5: Mayors of Niagara Series with Lord Mayor Betty Disero and Mayor Jim Diodati

April 20, 2020
• Lord Mayor Disero Update, read at Council Meeting - Audio file
• NOTL Advances Through Three-Phased Response to COVID-19

April 17, 2020
• Members of Town Council and Staff thank front-line health care workers with heartfelt video

April 16, 2020
• Video Message from the Lord Mayor and Fire Chief Regarding Long-Term Care Facilities

April 14, 2020
• Lord Mayor Disero Update, read at Council Meeting - Audio file

April 10, 2020
• Holiday Hours & Long Weekend Reminders 

April 9, 2020
• NOTL Partners with Outlet Collection at Niagara to Coordinate Chocolate Bunny Donation

April 7, 2020
• Notice to Short Term Rental Operators re: Delegated Authority and Enforcement Measures
• NOTL Fire & Emergency Services Accepts Surgical Mask Donation
• Virtual Coffee with the Lord Mayor Q & A

April 6, 2020
• YourTV Interview About NOTL's Continued Response to COVID-19
• NOTL Transit Operations to be Suspended Until Further Notice
• Lord Mayor Disero Update, read at Council Meeting - Audio file
• Interim CAO Randall Update, read at Council Meeting - Audio file

April 3, 2020
• NOTL Not Included in Ontario Fire Restriction Zone
• NOTL Extends Facility Closures and Event Cancellations Until June 30

April 2, 2020
• Radio Interview About Enforcement of Emergency Orders
• A Letter to Short Term Rental Operators re: COVID-19

April 1, 2020
• NOTL Enforces Contraventions of Emergency Orders Relating to COVID-19
• NOTL Supports Farmers and Temporary Foreign Workers During COVID-19

March 31, 2020
• A Message from Interim CAO Sheldon Randall and Lord Mayor Betty Disero Re: Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Niagara

March 30, 2020
• NOTL Coordinates Community Assistance
• Lord Mayor Disero Speech re: COVID-19, read at Council Meeting - Audio file

March 26, 2020
• Radio Interview Update on State of Emergency

March 25, 2020
• NOTL Closes Play Structures

March 24, 2020
• NOTL Moves Forward to Address Key Areas of Concern

March 23, 2020
• NOTL Declares a State of Emergency

March 21, 2020
• A Message Regarding Residents Returning from Travel 

March 18, 2020
Town Advocates for Safe Entrance of Migrant Workers

March 17, 2020
• Town Shifts to Maintain Core Services Only

March 16, 2020 
• Town Administration Buildings Close to the Public 

March 13, 2020
• Town Closing Facilities in Response to COVID-19
• Town Partially Activates Emergency Operations Centre