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Fire at Windshield King in Welland

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Fire at Windshield King in Welland

The Welland Fire and Emergency Services Department are currently on the scene of a working fire at the Windshield King on East Main St. in Welland. The call came in shortly after 7 p.m. on Thursday Aug. 10/2017, Adam Eckhart, Deputy Fire Chief, Welland Fire and Emergency Services told Erie Media. “When the first pumper […]

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Guided cemetery tours focus on Welland Canal construction

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Guided cemetery tours focus on Welland Canal construction

This weekend join a guided tour of local cemeteries, learn about some of the people who were part of the history of the Welland Canal. “The Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial Task Force is hosting guided cemetery tours on the civic holiday long weekend to share stories of the fallen workers who died during construction […]

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Discover competition, entertainment and recreation on the waterway

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Discover competition, entertainment and recreation on the waterway

The Mayor’s Report with Welland Mayor Frank Campion By Mayor Frank Campion – August is definitely one of the most exciting months on the waterway this 2017 competition season. Dragon Boat Canada continues to select the Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) as the National Championship venue of choice. Teams of Dragon Boats will race down […]

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You’ve done it Welland! World record set at Floatfest

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You’ve done it Welland! World record set at Floatfest

The second time was the charm at the second Welland Floatfest Sunday July 30/2017 as participants set a Guinness Book of World Records record for the longest line of inflatables. Though the first try to set the record didn’t work out due to technical difficulties, event volunteers organized a second try which resulted in the […]

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Welland co-hosts 2017 North American Indigenous games with Toronto

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Welland co-hosts 2017 North American Indigenous games with Toronto

The North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) opened at the Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) on July 18 and will continue to excite spectators with competitions in Canoe/Kayak until July 20. While athletes must have Indigenous ancestry to participate and compete in the Games, members of the general public are encouraged to attend the NAIG as […]

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Waterway updates docks with 150th federal grant

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Waterway updates docks with 150th federal grant

Installation is underway on a series of brand new long-life docks along the Welland Recreational Waterway. Through a $56,000 grant provided by the Government of Canada’s Canada 150 Grant program, along with matching funds from the City of Welland, the community will be able to benefit from brand new, high quality, accessible docks. The docks […]

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