Business View Magazine | October 2019

261 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE OCTOBER 2019 PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO CELEBRATING MARINE HERITAGE entry and in 1834, dubbed Port Colborne, in honor of Upper Canada’s Lt.-Governor, Sir John Colborne, who was instrumental in securing funding for the canal project. Known today as “Niagara’s South Coast,” Port Colborne entertains residents and visitors, alike, with unique shops and restaurants in its historic Canal District, beaches, parks, nature T he City of Port Colborne, Ontario is a community steeped in marine heritage - no surprise, given its location at the southern terminus of the Welland Canal at the northern shore of Lake Erie on the Niagara Peninsula. When the canal was completed in 1833, this small settlement on Gravelly Bay was named a port-of-