In The Community
MRC strives to be a positive influence in the community, both through the creation of jobs and through the continued support of local community organizations such as Port Colborne's own Port Cares.
As a responsible corporation, MRC endeavors to participate in local projects that focus on:
- Improving the standard of living for all Port Colborne residents
- Providing the needed support to empower our residents and encourage achievement
- Beautifying our community
Community Garden at Lockview Park
In the fall of 2016, MRC joined forces with the City of Port Colborne, Tender Cuts and its partner company Raw Materials Company to build and manage a community garden at Lockview Park to provide the Port Cares Reach Out Food Centre with fresh produce.
In the spring of 2017, Iron Earth Canada donated its all natural soil re-mineralizer to the garden, bound by 76 organic earth elements and became the program’s latest sponsor.
The humate soil conditioner was applied to the garden beds because of its ability to restore the mineral levels of growing mediums to facilitate the growth of healthier, mineral-rich vegetables.
The community garden currently has 15 raised garden beds powered by Iron Earth Canada and with additional volunteers and corporate support, the group hopes to have 30 plots one day. If you or someone you know would like to get involved, please contact us.
In 2002-03, MRC built the Derek Point & Memorial Garden, transforming an old industrial site to a beautiful park and one of the best vantage points for watching ships on the Great Lakes.
Each year MRC staff conducts a park clean-up and plants new flowers and trees. Benches and picnic tables have been installed for public use. Derek point features access to the Niagara Riding Trails.
All signs and structures are made from recycled materials provided by MRC.
MRC is proud to be a Canadian private company based in Port Colborne, Ontario and plans to continue to support and strengthen our great community.
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