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    It Was A Great Year!


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    Thank You To Our Sponsors

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    Thank You To Our Committee

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Celebrate Canada's 150th in Welland

Canada's 150th in Welland committee will engage residents and collaborate with local stakeholders to unify Welland's community for the 150th anniversary of Canada. The Celebrations will be inclusive, affordable, entertaining, and patriotic. The Celebrations will showcase Welland's past, present, future and the diverse fabric of our community.

Le comité du “Canada 150e à Welland” assurera la participation des résidents et collaborera avec les intervenants locaux pour unifier la communauté de Welland à l’occasion du 150e anniversaire du Canada. Les célébrations seront inclusives, abordables et divertissantes. Elles se dérouleront dans un esprit de patriotisme et mettront en valeur le passé, le présent et l’avenir de Welland et son tissu communautaire diversifié. 

Give a tree for Welland's Trail 150

Welland's Trail 150

Give a sapling as gift to your loved ones and support Trail 150!

To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, the City of Welland is planting rows of trees called Trail 150 along Merritt Island. Citizens are invited to
purchase trees to memorialize loved ones, leave a legacy tree, support Trail 150, or help replant trees lost to the Emerald Ash Borer.

  • A sustainable young tree that will be planted, watered, and supported for two years by the Welland Arborist Team.
  • A plaque with a personalized dedication to a person, family, business or pet to be placed at the site of the tree.
  • An invitation to the tree-planting celebration and service on National Tree Day on September 23, 2017 that will feature the unveiling of
    Trail 150 with local dignitaries, members of the indigenous community and citizens of Welland.  
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Celebration Tulip Garden Blooming Ceremony

Canada's Garden Route

Canada’s 150th in Welland Committee is proud to announce their successful application to receive a 150th Celebration Garden.  The Committee submitted an application to the nationwide contest on why Welland should be selected to receive this commerative 150th Celebration Garden. 

Cities were selected from British Columbia to the Yukon and Welland, Ontario is proud to be one of the 150 locations along Canada’s Garden Route.  500 White Hakuun and 500 Red Impression tulip bulbs were planted at the Welland Farmers Market. Join us on Earth Day, April 22nd at 10 am for the “150th Celebration Garden Blooming Ceremony”.

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Canada's 150 in Welland Committee is pleased to present the Talent Showcase Competition, sponsored by the North Welland BIA. 

See the many talented residents of Welland perform in our very own Talent Competition.  

Thanks to the North Welland Business Improvement Area for generously sponsoring and making available $5000 in prizes. 

First prize is $2500. The second Talent Showcase takes place May 21st at the Welland Sports Park > details soon! 

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Canada Day in Welland

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with family and friends in downtown Welland! 


In cooperation with the City of Welland and the Downtown BIA, the event will feature performances, food trucks, kids’ activities and a fabulous fireworks showcase as well as the final performances of the 5 finalists for our Showcase 150 Talent Competition. 

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Help us celebrate the diverse fabric of Welland in 2017 - past, present & future.

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  • Canada 150

  • 150 Alliance

  • Community foundations of canada logo

  • Canadian Garden Council logo

  • Downtown Welland BIA logo

  • Tymbrel

  • PRowl Communications logo

  • Toes Niagara
  • north welland bia
  • Enviro Niagara
  • My Welland logo
  • Great Signs and Graphics
  • David Chev
  • Connecting Niagara
  • Presstime
  • GiantFM
  • Taris on the Water
  • Country 89
  • bujold
  • Reuter and Reilly Insurance
  • Seaway Mall
  • Niagara College
  • La boite a soleil
  • oecta
  • Casa Dante Italian Club