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City of Welland’s 2018 budget process underway

City of Welland’s 2018 budget process underway

The City of Welland kicked off their 2018 Budget deliberations last night with a staff presentation to the City’s Budget Review Committee (BRC). Highlights include: 2018 Tax Supported Operating Budget of approximately $58 million that will equate to an estimated 1.91% tax increase, excluding “Decision Units” to be reviewed during budget deliberations 2018 Tax-Supported Capital […]

Let’s break barriers; YWCA Niagara’s Power of Being a Girl conference

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Let’s break barriers; YWCA Niagara’s Power of Being a Girl conference

It is with great excitement that the YWCA Niagara Region is hosting its 12th annual Power of Being a Girl Conference on Friday, Oct. 27/2017. Power of Being a Girl offers a day of fun in a safe environment with educational programming designed to inspire and empower the girls. We are inviting youth from every […]

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Mayor’s roundtable discussion receives feedback from development community

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Mayor’s roundtable discussion receives feedback from development community

City of Welland Mayor Frank Campion hosted a meeting Thursday Oct. 5/2017 at Civic Square with developers, investors, and real estate agents. A similar meeting was held in April 2016. Mayor Campion and senior staff provided a brief update on the growth and economic activity taking place throughout the City as well as programs and […]

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Three United Ways of Niagara announce amalgamation

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Three United Ways of Niagara announce amalgamation

Move aims to fight poverty, build strong communities and help kids through a more regional approach The United Way currently operates three independent organizations in the Niagara Region – St. Catharines and District, South Niagara, and Niagara Falls and Greater Fort Erie. Each of the boards for the three organizations has voted to solidify a partnership […]

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A Time to Give Thanks

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A Time to Give Thanks

The Mayor’s Report with Welland Mayor Frank Campion By Mayor Frank Campion – When we were children Thanksgiving was a day of great food, family, and fun. As adults, we know there’s more to Thanksgiving than a great meal and time spent with family. A Thanksgiving feast calls for plenty of preparation, creativity, and perseverance. […]

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Our Voices exhibit opens at Welland Museum

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Our Voices exhibit opens at Welland Museum

Celebrating the culture of the First Nations, Métis, Iroquois and the Inuit peoples, Our Voices opened Saturday Sept. 30/2017 at the Welland Museum. The exhibit is a Canada 150 Exhibit, running through January 27th/2018. “We are really proud of this exhibit,” Welland Museum Curator Penny Morningstar said at the opening of the exhibit. “We are […]

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