Closures and Convictions

Closure - Will remain posted for six months from the date issued

Business Offence Date Reopened Date Offence
The Highlands Residents Association - Indoor Pool
300 Daimler Parkway Welland ON L3B 6G7
Aug. 15, 2019 Aug. 15, 2019 The emergency telephone is not working properly. If the telephone cannot be used, it could delay a timely response to injury in an emergency.
Parkway Orchard and Country Market
15000 Niagara River Pkwy Niagara-on-the-Lake ON L0S 1J0
Aug. 14, 2019 Evidence of Rodent Infestation
Ramada Plaza Niagara Falls - Indoor Pool west
7429 Lundy's Lane Niagara Falls ON L2H 1G9
Aug. 14, 2019 Aug. 15, 2019 Pool water is not clear, black disk not visible from 9m away on deck. A bather in difficulty under the water surface might not be seen and this could result in injury or death.
Canada's Best Value Inn - Outdoor Pool
7034 Lundy's Lane Niagara Falls ON L2G 1W1
Aug. 13, 2019 Aug. 16, 2019 Pool water is not clear, black disk not clearly visible from 9m away on deck. A bather in difficulty under the water surface might not be seen and this could result in injury or death. Chemical sanitizer is too low and microorganisms may survive in the pool which can cause infection and disease to bathers.
Niagara Lodge & Suites - Outdoor Pool
7720 Lundy's Lane Niagara Falls ON L2H 1H1
Aug. 13, 2019 Aug. 14, 2019 The main drain water cover in the pool was broken and loose. This may cause injury or trapping of bathers, leading to injury or death.
Blackstone Inn - Outdoor Pool
5643 Ellen Ave Niagara Falls ON L2G 3P5
Aug. 9, 2019 Pool water is not clear, black disk not visible from 9m away on deck. A bather in difficulty under the water surface might not be seen and this could result in injury or death.
Marriott on the Falls - Indoor Pool
6755 Fallsview Boulevard Niagara Falls ON L2G 3W7
Aug. 2, 2019 Aug. 3, 2019 Pool water is not clear, black disk not visible from 9m away on deck. A bather in difficulty under the water surface might not be seen and this could result in injury or death.
Caravan Inn - Outdoor Pool
8511 Lundy's Lane Niagara Falls ON L2H 1H5
Aug. 1, 2019 Aug. 8, 2019 Pool water is not clear, black disk not visible from 9m away on deck. A bather in difficulty under the water surface might not be seen and this could result in injury or death.
Falcon Inn - Outdoor Pool
7865 Lundy's Lane Niagara Falls ON L2H 1H3
July 29, 2019 July 30, 2019 The level of cyanuric acid at 100 ppm inhibits the chlorine sanitizer from effectively disinfecting against pathogenic organisms, thereby creating a health hazard.
Radisson Fallsview - Indoor pool
6733 Fallsview Boulevard Niagara Falls ON L2G 3W7
July 26, 2019 July 26, 2019 Pool water is not clear, black disk not visible from 9m away on deck. A bather in difficulty under the water surface might not be seen and this could result in injury or death.
Sunset Inn - Outdoor Pool
5803 Stanley Avenue Niagara Falls ON L2G 3X7
July 25, 2019 July 26, 2019 The Free Available Chlorine (FAC) was observed to be less than .5 milligrams per litre. Absence of residual Free Available Chlorine in the pool may lead to the spread of infectious diseases among bathers
Sherkston Shores - Old Large Pool - Outdoor Pool
490 Empire Road Sherkston ON L0S 1R0
July 24, 2019 July 26, 2019 Pool water is not clear, black disk not visible from 9m away on deck. A bather in difficulty under the water surface might not be seen and this could result in injury or death.
Sahara Restaurant
R42-800 Niagara Street Welland ON L3C 7L7
July 24, 2019 Premises maintained in unsanitary condition
Cave Springs Camp - Outdoor Pool
4410 Cave Spring Road Lincoln ON L0R 1B0
July 18, 2019 July 19, 2019 Pool water is not clear, black disk not visible from 9m away on deck. A bather in difficulty under the water surface might not be seen and this could result in injury or death.
Tim Hortons
429 Main Street W Port Colborne ON L3K 3W2
July 8, 2019 July 9, 2019 Premises maintained in unsanitary condition
Niagara Lodge & Suites - Indoor Pool
7720 Lundy's Lane Niagara Falls ON L2H 1H1
July 8, 2019 July 9, 2019 Chemical sanitizer is too low and microorganisms may survive in the pool which can cause infection and disease to bathers.
Big Valley Camping Resort
2211 King Street Vineland ON
July 8, 2019 July 9, 2019 The Free Available Chlorine (FAC) was observed to be less than .5 milligrams per litre. Lack of residual Free Available Chlorine in the pool may lead to the spread of infectious diseases among bathers.
St. Lawrence Village - Outdoor Pool
3 Leaside Dr St. Catharines ON L3M 4G1
July 5, 2019 July 8, 2019 Chemical sanitizer is too low and microorganisms may survive in the pool which can cause infection and disease to bathers.
Hipwell's Motel - Outdoor Pool
299 Highway 20 W Pelham ON L0S 1E0
June 28, 2019 One or more recirculation sources has been decommissioned and/or damaged resulting in a potential entrapment hazard due to increased water velocity through the skimmers.
Lancelot Towers - Outdoor Pool
367 Geneva St St. Catharines ON L2N 5S8
June 28, 2019 July 26, 2019 One or more recirculation sources has been decommissioned and/or damaged resulting in a potential entrapment hazard due to increased water velocity through the skimmers.
Le Cascate Pizzeria & Caffe
5928 Clark Avenue Niagara Falls ON L2G 3W4
June 22, 2019 June 23, 2019 Evidence of Rodent Infestation
Belmont Hotel
175 King Street Port Colborne ON L3K 4G5
June 20, 2019 June 21, 2019 Evidence of Rodent Infestation
Harbour Pointe - Outdoor Spa
5 Carncastle Gate St. Catharines ON L2N 5V4
June 11, 2019 June 12, 2019 Cyanuric Acid is too high and does not allow the disinfectant to work effectively. This could lead to microorganisms surviving in the spa water and cause illness.
Four Points by Sheraton - Indoor Spa 2 (South/Brown Spa)
6455 Fallsview Boulevard Niagara Falls ON L2G 3V9
June 10, 2019 June 24, 2019 Spa water is not clear, when jets are turned off. A bather drowning might not be seen and this could result in injury or death
Four Points by Sheraton - Indoor Spa 2 (South/Brown Spa)
6455 Fallsview Boulevard Niagara Falls ON L2G 3V9
June 10, 2019 Spa water is not clear, when jets are turned off. A bather drowning might not be seen and this could result in injury or death
Ramada Plaza Niagara Falls - Indoor Pool west
7429 Lundy's Lane Niagara Falls ON L2H 1G9
June 7, 2019 June 8, 2019 The Free Available Chlorine (FAC) was observed to be less than .5 milligrams per litre. Lack of residual Free Available Chlorine in the pool may lead to the spread of infectious diseases among bathers.
Travelodge Hotel by the Falls - Indoor Pool
5257 Ferry St Niagara Falls ON L2G 1R6
June 6, 2019 June 8, 2019 Cyanuric Acid is too strong and does not allow the disinfectant to work effectively. This could lead to microorganisms surviving in the pool water and cause illness
West Lincoln Firehall Kitchen
318 Canborough Road West Lincoln ON L0R 2A0
June 5, 2019 Evidence of Rodent Infestation
Comfort Inn Fallsview - Indoor Pool
6645 Fallsview Boulevard Niagara Falls ON L2G 7G1
May 23, 2019 May 24, 2019 Pool water is not clear. A bather in difficulty under the water surface might not be seen and this could result in injury or death.
Gourmet Hot Dog Truck
300 Taylor Road Niagara-On-The-Lake ON L0S 1J0
May 17, 2019 May 18, 2019 Storage of hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4 degrees Celsius and 60 degrees Celsius
Eh Amigos Cantina
20 Clarence Street Port Colborne ON L3K 3E8
April 26, 2019 April 27, 2019 Evidence of Rodent Infestation
Cheetal Indian Restaurant
5951 Clark Ave Niagara Falls ON L2G 3W3
April 18, 2019 May 15, 2019 Premises maintained in unsanitary condition including evidence of rodent and insect infestation
Bull Market
6405 Stanley Ave Niagara Falls ON L2G 3Y6
April 4, 2019 April 5, 2019 Lack of Potable Water Supply
Thorold Arena Food Stand
70 Front Street Thorold ON L2R 6S4
March 21, 2019 March 27, 2019 Evidence of Rodent Infestation
Springbridge Management - Humberstone Manor
803 King St Port Colborne ON L3K 4J3
March 19, 2019 March 20, 2019 Evidence of Rodent Infestation
Comfort Inn Fallsview - Indoor Pool
6645 Fallsview Boulevard Niagara Falls ON L2G 7G1
March 13, 2019 March 14, 2019 Pool water is not clear. A bather in difficulty under the water surface might not be seen and this could result in injury or death.
Comfort Inn Fallsview - Indoor Pool
6645 Fallsview Boulevard Niagara Falls ON L2G 7G1
March 12, 2019 March 12, 2019 Pool water is not clear. A bather in difficulty under the water surface might not be see and this could result in injury or death.
Hilton Garden Inn - Indoor Spa
500 York Rd Niagara-on-the-Lake ON L0S 1J0
March 4, 2019 March 4, 2019 Chemical sanitizer is too low and microorganisms may survive in the spa water which can cause infection and disease to bathers.
The Works Gourmet Hamburgers
5713 Victoria Ave Niagara Falls ON L2G 3L5
Feb. 25, 2019 Feb. 28, 2019 Evidence of Rodent Infestation
Mr. Tea
11c-216 Glenridge Avenue St. Catharines ON L2T 3J8
Feb. 25, 2019 Feb. 27, 2019 Food premise maintained in manner adversely affecting sanitary operation
Holiday Inn - Indoor Spa
327 Ontario St St. Catharines ON L2R 5L3
Feb. 21, 2019 Feb. 22, 2019 pH of the spa water was determined to be too high, greater than pH 8.0, which does not allow the sanitizer to work effectively. This could result in infection or illness in bathers.
Old Stone Inn - Indoor Pool
6080 Fallsview Boulevard Niagara Falls ON L2G 7L6
Aug. 8, 2018 March 22, 2019 The roof is leaking non-potable water directly into the pool. The saturation of the building materials surrounding the leak is or is likely to have an adverse effect on the health of bathers using the pool.

Conviction - Will remain posted for six months from the date issued

Business Offence Date Reopened Date Offence
Pita Pit
3-70 Livingston St Grimsby ON L3M 1L4
July 8, 2019 July 22, 2019 Fail to ensure facility surface sanitized as necessary
Belmont Hotel
175 King Street Port Colborne ON L3K 4G5
June 20, 2019 July 8, 2019 Fail to protect against harbouring of pests
Eh Amigos Cantina
20 Clarence Street Port Colborne ON L3K 3E8
April 26, 2019 May 22, 2019 Fail to protect against harbouring of pests
Twice the Deal Pizza
30 Rice Road Welland ON L3C 5Y6
April 8, 2019 July 30, 2019 Fail to ensure facility surface sanitized as necessary
Twice the Deal Pizza
30 Rice Road Welland ON L3C 5Y6
April 8, 2019 July 30, 2019 Food premise maintained in manner adversely affecting sanitary operation
LA Fitness- Indoor Pool
6767 Morrison St Niagara Falls ON L2E 2G5
March 19, 2019 April 3, 2019 Operator not trained in Public Pool Maintenance
LA Fitness- Indoor Pool
6767 Morrison St Niagara Falls ON L2E 2G5
March 19, 2019 April 5, 2019 Fail to check requirements at least every four hours during daily use period
Volcano Pizzeria
1409 Pelham St Fonthill ON L0S 1E5
March 18, 2019 April 5, 2019 Food premise maintained in manner adversely affecting sanitary operation
John's Restaurant
6535 Thorold Stone Rd Niagara Falls ON L2J 1B2
March 15, 2019 March 28, 2019 Fail to provide handwashing stations with adequate supplies
Comfort Inn Fallsview - Indoor Pool
6645 Fallsview Boulevard Niagara Falls ON L2G 7G1
March 12, 2019 July 8, 2019 Fail to ensure public pool water clear enough to permit black disc at deepest point to be visible from point on deck nine meters away
Sushi Paradise
3B-210 Glendale Ave St. Catharines ON L2T 3Y6
March 11, 2019 April 30, 2019 Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration
Sushi Paradise
3B-210 Glendale Ave St. Catharines ON L2T 3Y6
March 11, 2019 April 30, 2019 Use handwashing station other than for handwashing of employees
Olympia Restaurant & Bar
536 Lincoln St Welland ON L3B 4P4
March 8, 2019 March 26, 2019 Failure to ensure equipment surface cleaned as necessary
Cat's Caboose
224 Glenridge Ave St. Catharines ON L2T 3J9
March 5, 2019 April 8, 2019 Store potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4 degrees Celsius and 60 degrees Celsius
Moksha Indian Bistro
5993 Stanley Avenue Niagara Falls ON L2G 3Y2
Feb. 28, 2019 April 5, 2019 Sanitize utensils in chlorine solution of less than 100 P.P.M of available chlorine
Kent School
4700 Epworth Cir Niagara Falls ON L2E 1C6
Jan. 8, 2019 March 8, 2019 Fail to ensure facility surface cleaned as necessary
Kent School
4700 Epworth Cir Niagara Falls ON L2E 1C6
Jan. 8, 2019 March 8, 2019 Fail to ensure completion of food handling training by food handler or supervisor
Sushi Paradise
3B-210 Glendale Ave St. Catharines ON L2T 3Y6
Nov. 26, 2018 March 19, 2019 Food premise maintained in manner adversely affecting sanitary operation
Manchu Wok - Niagara Gateway
424 South Service Rd Grimsby ON L3M 5A5
Nov. 14, 2018 April 4, 2019 Food premise maintained in manner adversely affecting sanitary operation
Springbridge Management - Humberstone Manor
803 King St Port Colborne ON L3K 4J3
Nov. 2, 2018 July 12, 2019 Failed to Maintain and operate food premise in accordance with the regulations pursuant to Section 7 of the Food Premises Regulation 493/17
Cat's Caboose
224 Glenridge Ave St. Catharines ON L2T 3J9
July 16, 2018 July 12, 2019 Refrigerate potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature above 4 degrees Celsius
Cat's Caboose
224 Glenridge Ave St. Catharines ON L2T 3J9
July 16, 2018 Feb. 22, 2019 Refrigerate potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature above 4 degrees Celsius
Iron Chef
495 York Rd Niagara-on-the-Lake ON L0S 1J0
July 4, 2018 April 29, 2019 Food premises maintained in manner permitting health hazard

Order - Will remain posted for six months from the date issued

Business Offence Date Compliance Date Offence
My Choice Food Store
8-488 Grantham Avenue St. Catharines ON
Sept. 17, 2018 Lack of Potable Water Supply

Tobacco Convictions - Will remain posted for five years from the date issued

Business Offence Date Offence
Big Bee Convenience & Variety Store
6832 Drummond Road, Niagara Falls L2G 4P4
April 17, 2018 Sell tobacco to a person who is less than 19 years old
SFOA, Section 3(1)
Big Bee Convenience
448 Welland Street, St. Catharines L2M 5V2
March 29, 2018 Sell tobacco to a person who is less than 19 years old
SFOA, Section 3(1)
Econo Fair
6891 Drummond Road, Niagara Falls L2G 4P5
Jan. 23, 2018 Sell tobacco to a person who is less than 19 years old
SFOA, Section 3(1)
House of Cuban Cigars
5743 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls L2G 3L6
June 1, 2018 Sell tobacco to a person who is less than 19 years old
SFOA, Section 3(1)
Pony Mini Mart
321 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines L2R 3N1
Jan. 9, 2018 Sell tobacco to a person who is less than 19 years old
SFOA, Section 3(1)
Thorold Husky
136 Thorold Road West, Welland L3C 3V3
Feb. 13, 2018 Sell tobacco to a person who is less than 19 years old
SFOA, Section 3(1)
A One Crescent Mart
1251 Dominion Road, Fort Erie L2A 1H8
April 12, 2019 Sell tobacco to a person who is less than 19 years old
SFOA, Section 3(1)
Richmond Supermarket
31 Richmond Street, Thorold L2V 3G5
April 12, 2019 Failure to post age restriction signs
ECA, Section 6
Esso
401 Main Street East, Port Colborne L3K 1S7
May 30, 2019 Sell tobacco to a person who is less than 19 years old
SFOA, Section 3(1)
Gateway Newstand
221 Glendale Avenue, St. Catharines L2T 2K9
May 24, 2019 Sell vapour product to a person who is less than 19 years old
ECA, Section 3(1)
Bodner's Market
2971 Hwy 3, RR #1 Street, Port Colborne L3K 5V3
June 26, 2019 Sell tobacco to a person who is less than 19 years old
SFOA, Section 3(1)
Welland Express Convenience
250 Welland Avenue, St. Catharines L2R 2P5
July 17, 2019 Sell vapour product to a person who is less than 19 years old
ECA, Section 3(1)
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