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Record number of new housing units for Welland in 2019

Record number of new housing units for Welland in 2019

City of Welland press release – The City of Welland experienced another year of robust development activity in 2019, including a record number of new housing units, according to the city’s Building and Planning Division records. The data also shows a steady rise in building permits and construction value growth since 2016. The City of […]

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with these family-friendly festivities

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve with these family-friendly festivities

Come out and celebrate New Year’s Eve in Welland and Port Colborne Tuesday, Dec. 31/2019 at the popular family-friendly free events hosted in each city. “Celebrate the New Year with the family at the Welland Community Wellness Complex and the Welland Main Arena,” an event post on the City of Welland website says. The event […]

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City of Welland among Canada’s top 20 most open cities

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City of Welland among Canada’s top 20 most open cities

City of Welland press release – The City of Welland has moved up four spots to rank 16 out of 55 participating municipalities in the recently published Public Sector Digest 2019 Open Cities Index survey results. Welland now sits at the 71 percentile for the 2019 survey, up from the 67 percentile in 2017. The […]

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Welland council approves tax rate decrease

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Welland council approves tax rate decrease

City of Welland press release – Welland City Council has approved a tax rate decrease, along with a record of $62 million in capital spending for 2020. Welland City Council approved the municipal 2020 tax-supported Capital and Operating Budgets on Tuesday, Dec. 10/2019, after a two-month process that included budget deliberations and a public engagement […]

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Local entertainer sings for food to help people in need

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Local entertainer sings for food to help people in need

Local singer Joe Crawford will be presenting A Blue Christmas at the Blue Star Restaurant in Welland raising food donations for people in need this holiday season. On Sunday, Dec. 15/2019, Sunday, Dec. 22/2019, and Monday, Dec. 23/2019, from 5 – 7 p.m. Joe will be performing Christmas favourites for diners. “All that’s asked is […]

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Welland council reaffirms support for incentives to attract investment

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Welland council reaffirms support for incentives to attract investment

City of Welland press release – Welland City Council has reaffirmed its support for the financial incentive programs that have helped to attract almost 1 million sq. ft. of new industrial development to the City since 2015 with an estimated 250,000 sq. ft. of new industrial development projects planned for 2020. These programs have created […]

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