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Celebrate Seniors’ Month: Living Your Best Life

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Celebrate Seniors’ Month: Living Your Best Life

The Mayor’s Report with Welland Mayor Frank Campion By Frank Campion – According to the 2016 Canada Statistics, 21.3% of Welland’s population consists of people 65 years-of-age or older. That’s a considerable difference to our 14 and under age group, which is 14.8%. Seniors are now surpassing our youth population. How does this affect or […]

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NDP MPP demands Wynne stop planned closure of five hospitals

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NDP MPP demands Wynne stop planned closure of five hospitals

Wednesday May 31 MPP for Welland Cindy Forster was joined by the Ontario Health Coalition and the Niagara Health Coalition to demand that Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Liberals stop their plan to close five hospitals in the Niagara region. The group brought more than 2,500 letters from community members urging the government to immediately […]

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It’s all for the children: the annual Kacey-Lynn Memorial Jamboree is Sunday

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It’s all for the children: the annual Kacey-Lynn Memorial Jamboree is Sunday

Annual event helps raise money to assist children in need with medical expenses Mary and Jim Dolan have been organizing a special event, every year for 25 years, though the event is even older than that. The Kacey-Lynn Memorial Jamboree is celebrating its 35th anniversary Sunday June 4 at Club Richelieu in Welland. The funds […]

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Open Arms Mission celebrating 30 years Saturday

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Open Arms Mission celebrating 30 years Saturday

For 30 years Open Arms Mission has been helping out those in need in the community in so many ways, but many still don’t know about them and all the services they offer. That’s why for their 30th anniversary, they decided to hold an event at the Croatian National Home on Saturday June 3 from […]

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City using cloud-based GIS data collection for better service delivery

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City using cloud-based GIS data collection for better service delivery

The City of Welland’s Engineering and Information Services Divisions are using a mobile asset management tool to record problem areas on city sidewalks. City staff are now using a GIS-centric cloud-based data collection APP to document more than 300 km of sidewalks more accurately and efficiently. Through a tablet or mobile phone, staff are able […]

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Victoria Day fireworks bring out smiles for everybody

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Victoria Day fireworks bring out smiles for everybody

Families gathered in Welland Monday to enjoy a fireworks presentation at the Welland Sports Complex to celebrate Victoria Day. Photos by Joe Cseh

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