I invite you to visit my solo exhibit here during the month of September, which features my paintings in watercolour, acrylic and mixed media.
The exhibit is located on the second floor of the building.

Potential lives within every young person. Yet hundreds of thousands of Canadian children and youth are still in urgent need of someone who will stand in their corner and ignite their potential.

The start of a new school year is a perfect time to rediscover a financial tool designed to ease the monetary burden on parents once their children are ready for post-secondary studies: the registered education savings plan (RESP).

Planning to install a new kitchen? The salvage team at Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore will remove your old one for FREE – and give you a tax receipt when it’s sold at the ReStore!

The City of Welland is streamlining its leadership structure and implementing business process changes as part of an organizational realignment designed to better integrate corporate functions and deliver on Council priorities. The changes have been endorsed by Council and will be implemented over the next 2 weeks.

Join us October 25 at Amici’s Conference & Banquet Centre to enjoy an elegant evening indulging in seasonally inspired food by an exclusive group of local chefs. Sample your way through each freshly harvested home grown dish paired perfectly with wine tastings and craft beer. 


Canada’s ultimate NHL fan experience is back for a sixth season as Sportsnet and Rogers Hometown Hockey™ criss-cross the country, making stops in 25 communities to celebrate the local hockey stories that connect the nation. The City of Welland is proud to be included in this hometown  Canadian tradition, and is excited to welcome Rogers Hometown Hockey™ the weekend of Nov 9-10 for a celebration of Canada’s most cherished sport. The festival weekend will take place in the core of downtown Welland, is free for all to attend, and is smoke-free.

Guest Post by Joe Barkovich, Scribbler-at-Large

I write this out of admiration for my friend, Paul Turner.

He retired a few years ago from teaching after a 32-year career at Notre Dame, but it does not mean he retired from community involvement. To the contrary.

His latest project is just one example.

Niagara’s municipalities will undergo significant infrastructure improvements for a commitment to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games. The 2021 Canada Summer Games is the largest multi-sport event hosted in Canada. Athletes and coaches train for years to compete in a broad range of elite competitions. Welland will host the following disciplines during the 2021 Canada Summer Games...

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