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Welland Mayor and senior staff heading to Ottawa

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Welland Mayor and senior staff heading to Ottawa

Welland Mayor Frank Campion, CAO Gary Long, and Director of Economic Development Dan Degazio will be in Ottawa next week for meetings with federal officials to advance the City’s interests. The following meetings are confirmed: The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) – Green Municipal Fund Transport Canada, Real Property […]

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On Board paddling fundraiser set to mark fifth year

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On Board paddling fundraiser set to mark fifth year

It started as a simple idea to raise money in honour of two friends lost to cancer. Now, five years later, the On Board paddling event launched by Madeline Leblanc returns to the Welland Recreational Canal Sunday, July 15/2018. Leblanc, 21, first fell in love with the sport of stand up paddleboarding at the age […]

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WIFC launches new program for volunteers

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WIFC launches new program for volunteers

The Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) is launching a generous new program that has the ability to allocate a total of $15,000 in stipend funds to local non-profit community groups. In order to create a more compelling volunteer program and help benefit organizations in need, the WIFC is giving back to local community groups in […]

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Dragon Boat racing hits the WIFC this weekend

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Dragon Boat racing hits the WIFC this weekend

The Welland Heritage Council & Multicultural Centre is hosting the 17th annual Welland Dragon Boat Festival (WDBF) this Saturday, June 9/2018, at the Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC). Since the inaugural festival in 2002, which lured 600 participants and 24 teams, the event has grown significantly. The Welland Dragon Boat Festival helps develop athletes, foster […]

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2018 Rose Queen Crowned

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2018 Rose Queen Crowned

The Welland Rose Festival held its annual Coronation Ball on Saturday, June 2/2018 at the Croatian National Home in Welland where they crowned the newest Rose Queen Alyssa Petrucci, sponsored by the Seaway Mall. This year there were seven contestants running to be on the Rose Court. Hunter Tellier, sponsored by Amell’s Better Cabinetry Designs/ReMax, […]

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Rose Festival Art Exhibition open for voting

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Rose Festival Art Exhibition open for voting

Support local artists, come to see the Welland Rose Festival Art Exhibition featuring the artwork of local artists. The display is at the Seaway Mall Centre court, Welland artists are showing their original works for the public to view. The public is asked to vote on their favourite pieces from the show. The top three […]

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