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Tank to Waterway Celebration

The inaugural winter season at the Welland Indoor Paddle Tank is ready for transition to the Waterway. With over 1,000 people participating in activities at the Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) tank this winter, the multiple programs and offerings had much success.

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CHCH Morning Live

Missed the Welland Indoor Paddle Tank on Morning Live CHCH TV with Lori DeAngelis? Check it out online!! Learn more about rowing (sweep and sculling), canoe, kayak, dragon boat, and the many opportunities available at the WIFC North and South Course year round!

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Public Service Announcement

Council of the City of Welland deferred an adopted motion by Welland Council’s Budget Review Committee on Monday, March 30, 2015 which cut the Canal Lands 2015 Operations Budget from $650,000 down to $359,000. For public safety the Executive wishes to provide notice at this time of immediate impacts of the budget..

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National Trails Infrastructure Program

The Welland Recreational Canal Corporation (WRCC) is pleased to announce that it has been successful in attaining grant funding from the National Trails Coalition for the Welland Recreational Waterway Trail

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The tradition of the 'old canal' - bringing people together - continues to grow as we work with you and the City of Welland to build a bright future. With over 1,000 acres, 24km of trails and 12km of waterway this incredible national asset is a place where residents and visitors can participate in a wide variety of arts, culture, sports, leisure and recreation activities, and experience a unique natural and recreational environment within an urban area. 

Over thirty years of planning and envisioning have gone into the development of The Waterways Master Plan - a plan whose reach enhances the local economy with local, provincial, national and global events and programs - over $48 million are expected from events over the next three years.

We hope you are enjoying the Waterway and all that the City of Welland and the Canal Corporation have to offer. We invite you to share your photos, stories, suggestions and comments with us ... and check back often as we provide fresh news, stories and information. For quick up-dates, 'Like' us on Facebook!

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