Downtown St. Catharines BIA looking to expand

The downtown core in St. Catharines is about to get bigger.

Council giving the downtown business association the green light to start the process of expanding the area.

The current downtown BIA boundary has been effect since 1975 but with the addition of the Meridian Centre and the Performing Arts Centre, that have attracted more businesses to the core, council agreeing it may be time to expand the area.

The final decision rests with current BIA members who must approve the proposal.