FREE Seniors Exercise Classes starting in January 2020 offered by Centre de Sante Communautaire.  We offer classes in Welland, Fonthill, Port Colborne and St. Catharines.

For info call Leah at 905-734-1141 X2354

Start the new year off right! Toss negative thinking out the window and get creative with author and writing coach, Darcy Patrick. Join us this January for Creative Writing for the Mind, Body, and Soul - a 4-week workshop.

Register now at for this and many other exciting WPL programs!

Whether you've never picked up a paintbrush, or you've studied art for years, Pat Haftar Art Studio has a course for you.
Thursday ,January 2nd to Jan 30th Landscapes
Time: 9am to 12 pm
Place: Haftar Studio,106 Gretel,Pl Welland
Cost $125
Contact Pat 905 732 9252
Thursday,January 2nd to Jan 30th 
Abstract Pouring : Intermediate

Health and Wellness often get confused for being synonyms, they’re not. Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease. Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life.

Establishing this difference in the community is why the Seaway Mall Health & Wellness Show brings the experts to you. Join us Jan. 17 & 18 for free seminars hosted by local health professionals and a variety of vendors.

The holiday season is a magical time of year, but for some members of our community, it is a time of struggle. For these individuals and families, this time of year means harsh temperatures and adversity rather than joy.

The looming choice to heat their home or provide food for their family is imminent, and as the cost of living and other factors continue to place people in impossible scenarios like this, the use of our services inevitably increases.

In a Wednesday morning visit to the St. Catharines Site, Ontario’s Minister of Health announced nearly $1.7 million for facility improvements at Niagara Health. The Honourable Christine Elliott made the announcement as part of the $175-million Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF) to support upgrades, repairs and maintenance at hospitals across the province.

We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Decade!

As we move into 2020, RE/MAX is calling for a levelling out of the highs and lows that characterized the Canadian housing market in 2019. Healthy price increases are expected next year, with the Re/Max 2020 Housing Outlook Report estimating a 3.7 per-cent increase in the average residential sale price.

A corporate gift to Niagara College’s School of Business will enhance opportunities for students while helping small- and medium-sized enterprises increase productivity.

RBC Foundation has announced $150,000 – pledged over a three-year period – to support NC’s Productivity Innovation Lab (PiLab). The gift was funded through RBC’s Future Launch, a 10-year $500-million commitment to help Canadian youth prepare for the jobs of tomorrow.

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.


Subscribe to Articles