Welland

What is Welland known for?


community participation

longest running festivals. The Rose Festival promotes and encourages community participation through many events such as the Rose Parade, Baby Show, Rose Show, Days in the Park, and more. Celebrating 50 years in 2011, the Rose Festival continues to offer a host of spectacular events and entertainers in the month of June. Notable people *Stacey Allaster - Chairman, Women's Tennis Association *Attack In Black - Alternative Band *Paul Beeston - Former president of Major League


quot hard

Colborne Lions Defeat Lindsay Team date April 7, 1941 page 15 On May 7, 1941, at a banquet in Port Colborne honouring the championship team, one of the speakers was Hap Day, coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. He spoke to the players, advising them that "keen desire" and "hard work" was required to get to the top in hockey as in any job in life and that hockey salaries were "equal to other leading professions". Day then presented members of the team


business called

largest city in Canada . The population rose from 50,331 in the 2006 Census (Canada 2006 Census). According to the 2001 census, 95.5% of the population is Caucasian (Caucasian race), 1.7% Aboriginal (Aboriginal peoples in Canada), 1.1% Black (Black (people)), 0.2% Korean (Koreans), and 0.3% of other Asian (Asian people) descent. 17.7% of inhabitants are under the age of 14, while those over 65 account for 16.9%. In 1914, a local business called Empire Cotton Mills was bought


school activities

2011-06-04 newspaper The Toronto Star date 1988-11-07 location Toronto page A20 Kormos led a sit-in student strike against local administration practices and students' rights. The week-long strike brought school activities to a halt, resulting in Kormos's temporary expulsion. He was later educated at Niagara College, York University and Osgoode Hall in Toronto. Called to the bar in 1980, Kormos then worked as a barrister in the Niagara Region (Regional Municipality of Niagara). Wikipedia:Welland, Ontario


significant concentration

a significant concentration of Franco-Ontarians. It is one of only three communities in Central (Central Ontario) and Southwestern Ontario where the population of francophones exceeds the provincial average of five percent, the other two being Welland and Lakeshore (Lakeshore, Ontario). The town is also 12.6% M├ętis, which is well above the provincial average of 0.6%. - CIXL-FM 00 91.7 FM Welland David Holgate

a significant concentration of Franco-Ontarians, and is one of only three communities in Southern Ontario (excluding Eastern Ontario) where francophones, as a percentage of the community's population, exceed the provincial average of five per cent. The other two are Welland and Penetanguishene. Pelham is also a great location for avid golfers, having a steadily growing amount of golf courses. The town's oldest course, Lookout Point Golf and Country Club, was founded in 1922


big+food

to a larger location. In March 2014, they opened a new bigger restaurant. This growth is because it is Fonthill Pelham's favourite pizza parlour. *


great role

Southern Ontario, Canada. The city is located in the centre of Niagara. Within a half hour or less, residents can travel to Niagara Falls, Niagara-On-The-Lake, St. Catharines, Port Colborne and Buffalo. It has been traditionally known as the place ''where rails and water meet'', referring to the railways from Buffalo (Buffalo, New York) to Toronto and Southwestern Ontario, and the waterways of Welland Canal and Welland River, which played a great role in the city's development. The city is separated by the Welland River and Welland Canal which links Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. The city is particularly notable for its large francophone population. Wikipedia:Welland, Ontario


century founding

have large populations of francophones in communities such as Ottawa, Cornwall (Cornwall, Ontario), Hawkesbury (Hawkesbury, Ontario), Sudbury (Greater Sudbury), Welland, Timmins and Windsor (Windsor, Ontario). Many also pioneered the Canadian Prairies in the late 18th century, founding the towns of Saint Boniface, Manitoba and in Alberta's Peace Country, including the region of Grande Prairie. The Niagara Stars of the defunct Canadian Baseball League


spectacular events

longest running festivals. The Rose Festival promotes and encourages community participation through many events such as the Rose Parade, Baby Show, Rose Show, Days in the Park, and more. Celebrating 50 years in 2011, the Rose Festival continues to offer a host of spectacular events and entertainers in the month of June. Notable people *Stacey Allaster - Chairman, Women's Tennis Association *Attack In Black - Alternative Band *Paul Beeston - Former president of Major League


industry development

Municipality of Niagara Niagara Region of Southern Ontario, Canada. The College has four campuses: the Welland Campus in Welland, the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake, the Maid of the Mist Campus in Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, Ontario), home of the Tourism Industry Development Centre, and the Ontario Street Site in St. Catharines. With 8,000 full-time students, including more than 500 international students from more than 60 countries, the College offers over 90 post-secondary diploma, baccalaureate degrees and advanced level programs. The Continuing Education Division attracts approximately 15,000 registrants to more than 400 courses each year. Broadcasting Niagara College has a radio station that transmits on an FM (FM broadcasting) frequency at 90.1 MHz, which is located at the Welland Campus on Woodlawn Road in Welland, Ontario. The station is branded as '''90.1 FM The Heat, Niagara's New Rock''' and operates 24 hours, 7 days a week and covers a listening area of approximately 300 square kilometres. The station's programming is put on by students in the school's Broadcasting program. '''Dain City''' is a small suburb located at the southern-most part of Welland, Ontario, Canada. At one time, it was a mostly self-contained rural community at the junction of two significant rail lines, part of the Township of Humberstone, and was called Welland Junction. The name was changed to Dain City after it was annexed to the city of Welland in the mid-1950s. Dain City was built for, and by, the Dain Manufacturing Company (Now known as John Deere), the main employer in the area, as a "company town". '''Dain City''' is a small suburb located at the southern-most part of Welland, Ontario, Canada. At one time, it was a mostly self-contained rural community at the junction of two significant rail lines, part of the Township of Humberstone, and was called Welland Junction. The name was changed to Dain City after it was annexed to the city of Welland in the mid-1950s. Dain City was built for, and by, the Dain Manufacturing Company (Now known as John Deere), the main employer in the area, as a "company town". The geography and character of Dain City is largely a factor of its proximity to the Welland Canal, the only shipping channel between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie in the Great Lakes system. For many years, the canal ran along Dain City's western side and through the city of Welland itself, with numerous bends and bridges along the way. Those included two lift bridges in Dain City, one for trains and the other for car traffic. The completion of the Welland By-Pass in 1973, a massive six-year excavation project to by-pass the whole city of Welland with a wider and straighter channel, significantly altered and isolated Dain City, turning it into a peninsula with the new canal on its eastern side and the old and new canals meeting at the its southern tip. Dain City, located in the south of the city of Welland where the Welland Recreational Waterway and the Welland By-Pass meet, is separated by the massive approaches to the Townline Tunnel required to provide the low grade for the rail lines that use the tunnel. Technically, both the east side of Welland and Dain City are peninsulas, surrounded by the waters of the old and new channels of the Welland Canal and connected to "solid" ground only by the relatively small plug in the old canal along the Townline Tunnel approaches. This town is also popular due to the presence of The Fairy Queen, a monument built on the night of June tenth, 2010, with a small engraving giving credit to 'Her Ghost'. Although there is no identified 'Her', speculation has pointed to a number of sources. *Moosonee Roman Catholic Separate School Board, Moosonee, Ontario *Niagara Catholic District School Board, Welland, Ontario *Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board, North Bay, Ontario Born in Welland, Ontario, Beeston earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics political science from Huron University College at the University of Western Ontario in 1967. He obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1971 and worked for Coopers & Lybrand until 1976. image Image:Gaint FM.png city Welland, Ontario area Niagara Region (Regional Municipality of Niagara) '''CIXL-FM''' is a Canadian (Canada) radio station, broadcasting in Welland, Ontario. It uses the on-air brand name '''Giant FM''', and broadcasts a classic rock format at 91.7 on the FM (FM radio) dial. It is one of the few commercial FM radio stations on its frequency that can be heard in the United States, where frequencies between 87.9 and 92 MHz are set aside for noncommercial stations (a stipulation not required in Canada, CIXL's originating country). birth_date Wikipedia:Welland, Ontario

Welland

'''Welland''' (2011 population 50,631) is a city in the Regional Municipality of Niagara in Southern (Southern Ontario) Ontario, Canada.

The city is located in the centre of Niagara. Within a half hour or less, residents can travel to Niagara Falls, Niagara-On-The-Lake, St. Catharines, Port Colborne and Buffalo. It has been traditionally known as the place ''where rails and water meet'', referring to the railways from Buffalo (Buffalo, New York) to Toronto and Southwestern Ontario, and the waterways of Welland Canal and Welland River, which played a great role in the city's development. The city is separated by the Welland River and Welland Canal which links Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.

The city is particularly notable for its large francophone population. Welland is one of few communities in southern Ontario where the percentage of Franco-Ontarians exceeds the overall provincial average. This, however, is proportionately speaking, as English still predominates. Many schools, churches, banks, business and other institutions operate or offer services in French.

Welland is the home of C Company of The Lincoln and Welland Regiment which is part of 32 Canadian Brigade Group, the classification of this unit is Light Infantry.

Welland's nickname is ''The Rose City''.

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