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City of Welland reaches 21K for United Way Campaign

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City of Welland reaches 21K for United Way Campaign

City of Welland Council and staff are pleased with their 2016-2017 United Way South Niagara fundraising efforts. Welland’s hard work and commitment to surpass the 2015 campaign succeeded with nearly a $5,000 difference by raising $21,223.50 for the 2016-2017 campaign. The City of Welland has been an active United Way South Niagara campaign member for […]

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Celebrating 150 years of Canada: We are a Growing Story

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Celebrating 150 years of Canada: We are a Growing Story

The Mayor’s Report with Welland Mayor Frank Campion By Mayor Frank Campion – Canada now has 150 years of fascinating story, and Welland is a part of that amazing story. It’s been a successful 150 years for us Canadians. We’ve built a Country on the dedication and vision of our ancestors, and now hold a […]

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New home found for Welland Skateboard and BMX park

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New home found for Welland Skateboard and BMX park

The new Welland Skateboard and BMX Park has found a new home on the west bank of the recreational canal trail. Directly across the waterway from the Welland Community Wellness Complex, Welland’s new state-of-the-art skate park will sit on the south side of Lincoln Street. After extensive public engagement meetings—including consultation with Niagara Regional Police […]

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Canada Day brings special gift to downtown Welland

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Canada Day brings special gift to downtown Welland

Mayor Frank Campion and representatives from Welland Hydro will unveil a special gift—bestowed from Welland Hydro—at this year’s Canada Day celebrations. On July 1, 2017, at 9:45 a.m. in downtown Welland, Mayor Campion and Welland Hydro representatives will bid farewell to the city’s 150th time capsule, and welcome a surprise gift to Civic Square. The […]

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Welland mourning loss of Councillor Rocky Letourneau

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Welland mourning loss of Councillor Rocky Letourneau

The City of Welland is in mourning after the loss of ward five councillor Rocky Letourneau who passed away Thursday. “City of Welland Council and staff are mourning the loss of Welland’s ward five Councillor Rocky Letourneau, who passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017,” a press release from the City of Welland said Friday. […]

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Canada Day regatta returns to Welland

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Canada Day regatta returns to Welland

The Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) is welcoming more than 600 athletes to the waterway on July 1, 2017, to compete in the Canada Day Regatta. Organized by the Dominion Day Regatta Association (DDRA), the 133 year-old event attracts athletes from novice to advanced. The Canada Day Regatta is unique because it is features competition […]

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