Unique natural landscapes make the Niagara Region an important centre for agriculture and tourism in Canada. The most important agricultural enterprise in Niagara is viticulture, or winemaking. The Niagara Wine Route, which connects visitors to dozens of wineries, is a growing tourism draw while the internationally renowned Niagara Falls is one of Canada’s major tourist attractions. Along with Shaw Festival, held annually in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and the Welland Canal, the Regional Municipality of Niagara receives up to 12 million visitors each year
Niagara Falls provides a vast array of year-round activities for the entire family. Beautifully-maintained biking and walking trails line the world-famous Niagara gorge while numerous golf courses, ball diamonds, playing fields, swimming pools and rinks unite local citizens and contribute to a strong sense of community. Whether you currently reside in Niagara Falls or are planning to locate here, we invite you to explore and discover why Niagara Falls is a great place to call home.
The City of St. Catharines is home to an array of attractions brimming with opportunities to experience the city’s rich heritage, vibrant culture and extraordinary natural beauty.
It is best known for its agricultural productivity and Lake shore area. The area is utilized for dairy, beef cattle, and cash crops. Township boundaries consist of a lake shore nine miles along the north shore of Lake Erie, and 20 miles along the meandering course of the Welland River.