Niagara Falls, St. Catharines and Pelham to mark Earth Hour

Niagara Falls will be thrown into the dark for one hour tomorrow night in honour of Earth Hour.

The worldwide campaign is designed to bring attention to global warming and everyone is urged to turn off their lights for one hour between 8:30 and 9:30 to take action against climate change. 

The Niagara Falls Illumination Board says the nightly illumination of the Falls will be turned off in support of the initiative.

The city of St. Catharines is turning off non-essential lights at City Hall and some other city buildings to show its support.

The Town of Pelham will also do the same at town hall, libraries, the Pelham Arena and fire stations 1, 2 and 3.

A record-breaking 178 countries and territories took part in Earth Hour 2016, with about 12,700 participating landmarks.