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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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Welland partners with Niagara College on landfill remediation project

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Welland partners with Niagara College on landfill remediation project

The City of Welland, Dillon Consulting, and Niagara College are embarking on an exciting year-long project together to create an Atlas Landfill Remediation Concept Plan (ALRCP) for the retired landfill site on Woodlawn Road. Commencing the project in June 2017, the college’s School of Environmental & Horticultural Studies (SEHS) will collaborate with City of Welland […]

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Welland Transit making changes to improve service levels

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Welland Transit making changes to improve service levels

Welland Transit is expanding its Saturday service and offering a new Sunday service starting June 4, to provide new extended routes to transit users. Welland Transit staff are estimating that ridership could increase to 1 million passengers this year with improved service levels. Changes were approved by Council in June 2016 when Transit Manager Alfred […]

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