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The City of Welland is moving forward with a Corporate Climate Adaptation Plan Initiative. The city—along with other neighbouring municipal governments— is partnering with Niagara Adapts to gain a better understanding of Niagara's environmental vulnerabilities, manage climate impacts, and identify risks and opportunities posed by climate change. Niagara Adapts was initiated by Brock University’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, and is comprised of key staff from Brock University, Welland, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Pelham, Grimsby, Lincoln, and Niagara-on-the-Lake.

If your roof becomes damaged in a storm, even a very slow leak beginning where just one shingle is missing can build in intensity and cause damage to entire roofs; chimneys; insulation; attics; ceilings; walls and windows. Once one shingle is missing, it becomes that much easier for strong winds to pick up the edges of other shingles, leading to bigger and bigger damaged spots.

This 1.66 acre Riverfront Retreat offers spectacular views in all Seasons, Totally renovated Bungalow has been transformed in modern open concept style, Gourmet kitchen with huge centre island and quartz countertops, absolutely stunning reclaimed wood hardwood floors, both bathrooms fully updated -  Fully finished lower level with rec room, den and laundry room, Bunkie style outbuilding with hydro ideal workshop and additional large storage shed. Located just minutes from City amenities.

The Board of Management is entrusted, subject to such limitation as the by-law may provide, the improvement, beautification and maintenance of municipally owned lands, buildings and structures in the area (downtown Welland improvement area), beyond such improvement, beautification and maintenance as is provided at the expense of the municipality at large, and the promotion of the area as a business or shopping area.

Festival taking place at Welland Civic Square  – NHL alumni Dan Girardi and Dan Paille to join the weekend festivities

TORONTO (October 25, 2019) RogersTM Hometown HockeyTM Tour presented by Scotiabank and Hyundai is heading to Welland on November 9 and 10 to celebrate more of the game that brings us together. Hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone will be on site for the festivities, which include meet-and-greet opportunities with NHL alumni Dan Girardi and Dan Paille, live local entertainment, and the live Sportsnet NHL broadcast.

Yoga for Peace is a group fitness class experience that is being offered in 6 locations across Niagara as part of YMCA Peace Week. Yoga is an innately peaceful activity. The goal of yoga is to encompass the overall essence of peace and incorporate spirit, mind and body into each class.

Yoga for Peace is open to all community members, no previous yoga experience is necessary. Yoga for Peace is designed for participants 13 years of age and older. Please bring your own yoga mat and water bottle.

On Friday November 1st, 2019, The Education Foundation of Niagara is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Warm A Heart Holiday Campaign, taking place across the Niagara Region. Led by a volunteer Board of Directors in addition to a small staff, the Education Foundation of Niagara exists to support District School Board of Niagara students and reduce the barrier to their success. This is achieved through a variety of programs which provide for basic necessities, financial need, bursaries and awards, as well as the well-known Prom Project Niagara.

The annual project, now in its 23rd year, is the hallmark of Niagara College’s Event Management (graduate certificate) program, which provides resources for much-needed programming to a different Niagara-based non-profit organization each year. Event Management students support a local community non-profit organization with fundraising, marketing and public awareness of the agency.  

You are invited to participate in a study. The purpose of this study is to assess climate change vulnerability and the adaptive capacity of several municipalities in the Niagara region. This research is essential to help develop effective and meaningful climate change adaptation plans for each community. 

“Go confidently in your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” With those words, first spoken by Henry David Thoreau, Niagara College Dan Patterson gave his final words of advice to Niagara College graduates.

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