Located in the heart of Niagara, Welland is a 1 1/2 hour drive from Toronto and 45 minutes from Buffalo, NY. Home to Niagara College, and just a short drive to Brock University, the city is home to local and international students. Rich with multiculturalism and community spirit, Welland is a youth and senior friendly city that endeavors to keep all citizens active, happy, and healthy.
Heritage is not just about the past. It is about the places, spaces and stories that we value today and saving and preserving them for tomorrow. Many city residents are proud of their long-standing cultural history here in Welland whether it be rural or urban. Heritage is a big part of what makes the community unique. It fosters local identity and pride. Our well-maintained heritage streetscapes and landscapes contribute to safe and comfortable communities and enhance the quality of our lives.