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Are you an internationally trained professional seeking to re-enter your profession in Canada? We can help!

Okay Ladies...time to round up your grilfriends and get your tickets.

#whcLadies2018 is a super popular local event  that supports the Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre.

Join us for our 11th Annual Ladies' Night Out Fun-Raiser!

We will enjoy a night of:

Are you a woman entrepreneur seeking mentorship, or an established business owner looking to give back?  This pilot program could be the opportunity you have been looking for!

Have you always wanted to put a team together? Today is your day! Call your friends, invite your neighbours, convince your co-workers!

The Welland Dragon Boat Festival is Welland’s premier water sports event. Dragon Boats are large flat water racing canoes constructed of solid teak and weighing 1500 lbs. Corporate and community teams made up of 20 paddlers, one drummer and a steers-person race in friendly competition.

Is owning a business right for you? What business should you choose? How does owning a business work in Canada? Join us to find out!

The Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre, partnered with TOES Niagara, invite you to our Black History Dinner, taking place on Friday February 10, 2017. We are looking forward to a fun-filled and educational evening celebrating Black History Month while Advocating for Excellency, the theme of our 2017 event. We are pleased to announce that funds raised from this event will go towards a scholarship that will be awarded to a student pursuing post-secondary education.

9th Annual Ladies Night Out FUNraiser! Thursday May 12, 2016, 7-10 pm Riverstone Event Centre; Music, Buffet, Vendors; Fashion Show; Door Prizes, Photo Booth; MEET WELLAND FIRE FIGHTERS! TICKETS : $30.00 per person or $275 table of 10 Available at: Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre 26 East Main Street, Welland, 905.732.5337

Learn to start your own business.  8 week program begins April 4 at the Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre.  Microloan and mentorship opportunity available upon completion of business plan.  Please contact Lori for more information.

The Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre is  thrilled to be the recipient of funding from Status of Women Canada for Improving Prosperity for Niagara’s Women Business Owners .  The Heritage Council project was selected through the Government of Canada’s recent call for proposals.


Women entrepreneurship workshops presented by The Welland Heritage Council offer an opportunity for participants to apply for a microloan and be mentored by a business woman upon workshop completion. Workshops happen from 9am – 2:30pm, Monday to Friday. French Entrepreneurship Class: September 21 – November 13 at the Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre; English Entrepreneurship Class: September 14 – November 6 at the Niagara Falls Public Library, 4848 Victoria Avenue.

Craft & Food Vendors wanted for #wellanddragonboatfestival on Sat June 6th. The Craft Show will take place on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on the west side of the Welland Canal between the Broadway Bridge and Townline Rd. Welland, ON and is open to the public. Come and enjoy and find something new. For more info visit