Share Your Compassionate STC Story

The City of St. Catharines has challenged its residents to help build the future by approaching each day with a compassionate lens and become a city of dignity respect and opportunity. Compassion is a powerful outcome when you combine care and action, and the result is a vibrant and prosperous city with opportunity for all of its residents.

There are many aspects to a compassionate city. Get involved in something that’s meaningful for you whether it’s helping the homeless, on the sports field, at your business, helping seniors living in isolation or at your place of worship.

We want to hear your stories about how you’re helping build a Compassionate STC. How are you opening your circle to help change someone’s life in your life and business? Share your story.

Maybe you’ve been on the receiving end of a compassionate deed. Share your experience on how someone took action to help you feel part of the circle in the community.



The City of St. Catharines has challenged its residents to help build the future by approaching each day with a compassionate lens and become a city of dignity respect and opportunity. Compassion is a powerful outcome when you combine care and action, and the result is a vibrant and prosperous city with opportunity for all of its residents.

There are many aspects to a compassionate city. Get involved in something that’s meaningful for you whether it’s helping the homeless, on the sports field, at your business, helping seniors living in isolation or at your place of worship.

We want to hear your stories about how you’re helping build a Compassionate STC. How are you opening your circle to help change someone’s life in your life and business? Share your story.

Maybe you’ve been on the receiving end of a compassionate deed. Share your experience on how someone took action to help you feel part of the circle in the community.



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  • Fred Bowering

    by Malone, 3 months ago

    There is a unique individual named Fred Bowering in St.catharines that goes out of his way to help the homeless by volunteering at the out of the cold and heat program along with other programs for the homeless but most importantly he has gone around the city for the past 4 years,every day, picking up discarded needles left in public parks and areas in the city.. He does this out of Compassion for the city and for the huge amount of addicted people that live in the city.He wants to make sure that they are safe for people to enjoy..He... Continue reading

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  • I was born here 60 years ago

    by Alan Phillips, 8 months ago

    My parents moved here in 1953. I was born here at the old General. My mother was an R.N. at the General. We have our problems, same as are throughout society. The Kristen French tragedy changed us forever. For some reason we get solutions for Toronto imposed on us ? I question what some people consider "growth". Not everything that is new is good. Sometimes change is good but, not always in every case. It was nice growing up here in the 1960's and the 1970's. We need to protect our farmland and agricultural industry more. We need to be... Continue reading

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  • We do live in a Compassionate City

    by Mikey Q, 10 months ago

    I am humbled by the City we live in.

    From Community Care to Gillian's Place to Pride Niagara to Hospice Niagara, we have so many great organizations doing good for those who may require some special care and consideration, or those sometimes outside of the circle.

    Compassion isn’t about being friendly or being religious, it’s about caring about others even at their worst, you never know what a simple smile can do to someone else.

    Recently I offered a man I have seen around town who is clearly in need, a coffee and a muffin. Instead, he just asked for... Continue reading

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