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Record building activity for Welland in 2018

Record building activity for Welland in 2018

City of Welland press release – The City of Welland experienced a record year in 2018 for building activity and residential growth, based on data provided by the city’s Building and Planning Division. The data shows a steady increase in the number of building permits issued over the past ten years: Year        […]

Affordable housing in Niagara: situation critical

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Affordable housing in Niagara: situation critical

Housing crisis in Niagara prompts investigations of affordable housing solutions Living in Niagara is becoming a luxury that the people who currently live and work here can no longer afford. Supply and demand is causing rents to a level beyond affordability, there’s a shortage of affordable housing available and people of Niagara are losing hope. […]

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Ready for Christmas: Night photo from Downtown Welland

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Ready for Christmas: Night photo from Downtown Welland

With Bridge 13 lit in Christmas colours in the background, Downtown Welland is ready for Christmas.

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Mayor’s charity event raises funds, smiles, and community connection

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Mayor’s charity event raises funds, smiles, and community connection

City of Welland press release – Mayor Frank Campion’s annual charity event raised many smiles and necessary funds for a handful of charities on Nov. 9, 2018. The event, Hometown Culture: An evening with Mayor Campion, brought nearly 100 guests to the Croatian Hall to celebrate the city’s multiculturalism while supporting local charities. This year’s Mayor’s […]

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Soups On! tickets, a great stocking stuffer

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Soups On! tickets, a great stocking stuffer

If you are still looking for that perfect item for stuffing in the stocking for the discerning friend, consider purchasing Soups On! tickets. It’s that time of year again as winter sets in, the menu gets set for the popular 17th annual St. Kevin Social Justice Scholarship Committee Soups On! fundraising event. “Simmering bowls raise […]

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Three families get new Habitat homes for the holidays

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Three families get new Habitat homes for the holidays

Habitat for Humanity Niagara press release – This year Habitat for Humanity Niagara celebrates 25 years of working in the Niagara community with the construction of a multi-home project – two semi-detached houses and one single. Where there was once a dilapidated parking lot of the former Atlas hotel, there now stands five beautiful homes. […]

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