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Education the focus at National Day of Mourning

Education the focus at National Day of Mourning

The education of the workers of today and the workers for the future was the subject in focus Friday Apr. 28 at the National Day of Mourning service held at the monument for fallen workers at Merritt Park in Welland. “A lot of people think that accidents and fatalities only happen in the big factories,” […]

Fun-for-all at Jumpstart Games day

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Fun-for-all at Jumpstart Games day

It was a fun-for-all Thursday Apr. 27 at the Jumpstart Games day put on by Canadian Tire Financial Services for over 300 public school kids at Youngs Sportsplex in Welland. Jumpstart is a national charity that helps Canadian kids age 4 – 18 from financially challenged families get into sports. Jumpstart Games day allows children who […]

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City seeks public input on Civic Square front plaza

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City seeks public input on Civic Square front plaza

The City of Welland would like to hear from residents and business owners regarding ideas on how to revitalize the outside front plaza of Welland Civic Square. Welland City Council approved a staff recommendation to seek public input on a concept plan that will design a public space to attract more people to downtown Welland, […]

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Welland’s Mayor encouraged by positive meetings in Ottawa

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Welland’s Mayor encouraged by positive meetings in Ottawa

Welland’s Mayor and senior staff are very pleased with the reception they received in Ottawa last week and the outcome of their meetings. Mayor Frank Campion, CAO Gary Long, and Director of Economic Development Dan Degazio were in Ottawa last week for the following meetings: Office of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development […]

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City dissolving WRCC, moving forward with new plan

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City dissolving WRCC, moving forward with new plan

The City of Welland has voted to dissolve the WRCC and have begun to move forward with a new plan. The recreational waterway will now fall under the domain of the City of Welland operations managed by the City’s Recreation and Culture Division. Staff from this division and Public Works and Parks will be taking […]

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Two Habitat houses constructed in two days

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Two Habitat houses constructed in two days

It was an incredible two days last Monday and Tuesday for Humanity for Humanity Niagara as a house in Fort Erie was framed in one day and the very next day, a modular house in Welland was assembled. Habitat Niagara couldn’t have done all of this without the leadership of Board member Dave Wiens and […]

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