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Niagara sending two new MPPs to Queen’s Park

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Niagara sending two new MPPs to Queen’s Park

Rob Ford has been elected as the new Premiere of Ontario in the 2018 Provincial Election, the Progressive Conservative Party is forming a majority government after winning 76 seats in the Ontario Legislature. The New Democratic Party under Andrea Horwath has moved into the role of official Opposition, they won for 40 seats. The Liberal […]

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Police hit the road to fight childhood cancer

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Police hit the road to fight childhood cancer

The impact of cancer on the life of a child and their family is devastating. To support those in the community touched by the disease, the Niagara Regional Police Service, Hamilton Niagara Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and Niagara Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are proud to announce that they are partnering with the Canadian Cancer […]

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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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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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City celebrates new Wise Guys Park

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City celebrates new Wise Guys Park

There’s a new neighbourhood park in south St. Catharines thanks to a partnership between the City and the Wise Guys Charity Fund. Doug Smith, chair of the Wise Guys Charity Fund, Mayor Walter Sendzik, members of City Council and the Wise Guys kicked off June is Recreation and Parks Month Friday June 1/2018 by celebrating […]

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