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This day in our history

Provided by the Fort Erie Museum


1914 - Prime Minister Robert Borden announces that Canada will “stand shoulder to shoulder with Britain and other British dominions”. (The Canadian Encyclopedia; Canada's Digital Collections Website, http://collections.ic.gc.ca/courage/sirrobertbordendeclareswar.html)


1928 - Buddy “the Joy Boy” Fisher and his band play at Crystal Beach Park, part of a two week engagement. (Buffalo Times, Aug. 3, 1928)


1945 - V-J (Victory in Japan) ceremony of thanksgiving is held at Mather Arch Park. People on both sides of the border take part. (FEHM Files, Norman R. Ball, The Canadian Niagara Power Company Story, Erin, Ont.: Boston Mills Press, 2003, p. 153)

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Announcements
  • PUBLIC NOTICE - Zoning By-law Amendment (Peace Bridge Subdivision)
  • PUBLIC NOTICE - PUBLIC MEETING-Proposed New Sign By-Law
  • PUBLIC NOTICE - Zoning By-law Amendment (3601-3611 Hibbard Street)
  • PUBLIC NOTICE - Zoning By-law Amendment (168 High Street)
  • PUBLIC NOTICE - Zoning By-law Amendment (185 Catherine Street)
  • PUBLIC NOTICE - Proposed New Sign By-law
  • Committee of Adjustment-Current Minor Variance Application Hearings
  • Committee of Adjustment-Consent Application Hearing
  • Events
  • Community Appreciation Day and Artisan & Vendor Fair (8/19)
  • Waterfront Concert - Toronto All-Star Big Band (8/20)
  • Church on the Beach (8/20)
  • Fort Erie Communities-in-Bloom Awards Celebration (8/20)
  • Council-in-Committee Meeting (8/21)
  • Let's Get Cooking (8/22)
  • Bridges CHC- Social Group (8/22)
  • Bridges CHC- Citizens Against Poverty (8/23)
  • Sports Greats (8/23)
  • Ask A Social Worker (8/24)
  • Shows in the Sugarbowl (8/26)
  • Church on the Beach (8/27)
  • Ask A Dietitian (8/28)
  • Regular Council Meeting (8/28)
  • Puss N Boots & Circle the Course Fundraiser (9/2)