St. Catharines man faces stabbing charge


Published September 1, 2021 at 8:20 pm

An argument between two men in St. Catharines escalated into a stabbing on Wednesday afternoon, police say.

Niagara Regional Police Service says that around 1 p.m. on Sept. 1, they responded to a call in the area of Geneva and Church streets. They found that a 33-year-old man had got into an argument with a 50-year-old male.

The dispute carried on to the point that the older man slashed the victim and then stabbed him. The victim’s injuries are considered non-life threatening.

Michael Calder, 50, of St. Catharines, is facing one count of aggravated assault. He was held in custody and is expected to have a bail hearing on Thursday (Sept. 2).

Anyone with information that may assist in further investigation of the case can contact the Niagara police (905-688-4111, ext. 1002200).

Information can also be shared through Crime Stoppers of Niagara (1-800-222-8477, or online at

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