Region's tax hike jumps to 2%

Regional council is exceeding its own budget guidance, introducing a one per cent tax increase to support unspecified future infrastructure needs.


The situation Ed Smith (who has made allegations of mismanagement at Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority) faces is, at its core, the fundamental

The Ontario government has committed to providing municipalities with the option of using ranked ballots in future elections, starting in 2018, as an alternative to the current system. (Postmedia Network file photo)

Election changes ‘insulting’

Welland Mayor Frank Campion said the provincial government should look at its own elections before asking municipalities to change the way local polit

This family living just outside Delhi, India keeps the Canadian flag in their home to remind them of the Canadian teams that helped build them a place to live. SUBMITTED PHOTO


We are about to leave Canada for a vacation in Mexico. It gives me pause when I think of how simply being Canadian can make travel more pleasant.

Erecting the east tower of Bridge 13 in Welland in 1929.


Section 7 of construction of the Welland Ship Canal cut through the heart of the city of Welland, extending from just south of the syphon culvert to just north of Lock 8.