A dozen Niagara Falls vacation rental properties before the courts

Gerald Spencer, manager of municipal enforcement services with the City of Niagara Falls, provided city council with an update to its strategy to enforce bylaws related to illegal vacation-rental units during a meeting Tuesday.

Niagara Falls city council received an update this week about the municipality’s strategy to enforce bylaws related to illegally run vacation rental units. “Vacation rental units are a global trend, they’re certainly not a fad, but a real industry that we need to deal with here in the city,” said Gerald Spencer, manager of municipal … Read more

Discover The Perfect Summer Adventure At Niagara Falls, Canada

Discover The Perfect Summer Adventure At Niagara Falls, Canada

Summers are made for road trips so if you’re thinking of hitting the road, why not check out one of … [+] Canada’s best destinations for fun, food and culture: Niagara Falls, Canada. getty Summers are made for road trips so if you’re thinking of hitting the road, why not check out one of Canada’s … Read more

St. Catharines hotel guest tax to be collected Jan. 1

St. Catharines hotel guest tax to be collected Jan.  1

St. Catharines city council has pushed back the start date for a tax on overnight accommodations to Jan. 1 after concerns were raised by local hoteliers. The Municipal Accommodation Tax, or MAT, is a four per hundred room tax that will be charged to guests staying in hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, and short-term rentals. … Read more