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Welland City Council has approved phase one of a multi-phased canal redevelopment strategy focused on funding new initiatives and amenities that will enhance the city's waterfront experience for families, individuals, and tourists.   The phase one changes will be completed at the city's Lincoln Street Docks over the next 4-6 weeks.

The City of Welland is conducting an Inflow and Infiltration Reduction Study to identify sources of rain and groundwater entering sanitary sewers. City staff will then be able to develop a plan to reduce sources of rainwater inflow. The increased flow and volume from rainwater and groundwater fills the sanitary sewer system, reduces the capacity of the sanitary sewers which increases the risk of overloading the system, and risks basement flooding and overflow of untreated wastewater to the environment.

Interested in transferring assets to your children? There are two routes you can take-pass assets along while you're alive, or leave them to your heirs when you die. Not everybody wants to wait until they die to transfer assets. You might want to give cash, property or investments today to help your children with their finances.

At the Ryan Boese office we do things differently. We like to meet our customers face to face. We believe a handshake is a very powerful tool. Our goal is to inform our customers and meet with them regularly to build a lifelong plan that insures and protects what is valuable to them.

The Ryan Boese State Farm office is located in North Welland at the corner of Niagara St & Quaker Rd. In the Donut Diner Plaza.

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The Rose City Seniors Centre Foundation Board awarded $1,000 bursaries to each of the four recipients.  Congratulations ladies.

Hailing from the town of Huy, Belgium, Manon Hody has crossed the ocean to spend a year in Welland as part of Rotary International’s Youth Exchange Program. Hosted by the Rotary Club of Welland, Manon came to Canada last August. She left her family, father, step-mom, her brother and 2 sisters and, of course, her horse for a life-changing experience in a new country and culture. She acknowledges her 2ndCanadian families consisting of host families, friends at school and her many new Rotary Youth Exchange friends from Canada and around the world.

A new program at Niagara Health is enhancing care and access to services for people with complex mental health needs. The Wellness Recovery Integrated Comprehensive Care program, which was launched in April, helps people to fully understand their mental health needs and to identify and develop strategies to improve their wellness. A goal of the program is to reduce readmissions to hospital and visits to an Emergency Department for non-urgent mental health issues.

Indigenous students and staff at Niagara College’s Welland Campus now have a dedicated outdoor space to help them feel connected to their roots and the earth. On June 13, the College welcomed students, staff and the community for a grand opening celebration of its new Indigenous Garden. The event, presented by NC Indigenous Education, kicked off with a song and greeting by elder Elaine Berwald followed by welcome remarks from college president Dan Patterson.

Registration is OPEN for summer programs at the South Niagara Rowing Club.  Come out and try one of the region’s most unique and popular water sport.  And it’s for all ages!

Here is our full line up and set times for this years Canadian Tire Welland Floatfest!

MUSIC DEPOT WELLAND 12-1:15PM
THIS TIME AROUND 1:30-2:15PM
JESSICA WILSON 2:30-3:15PM
UNIT 42 3:30-4:15PM
CRISIS CTRL 4:30-5:15PM
THE COUNTRY JUNKIES 5:30-6:15PM
HARD ROCK HOOLIGANS 6:30-7:15PM
SUNSET STRIP 7:30-8:15PM
THE ASSOCIATES 8:30-10:00PM

So grab a tube, a bite to eat, a blanket on the lawn, or whatever spot tickles your fancy and check out some great live entertainment!

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