from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Ontario, Canada, on the Welland Ship Canal, 44.4 km (27.6 mi) long, which connects Lake Erie with Lake Ontario and bypasses Niagara Falls. The current canal, completed in 1932, replaced a canal originally built between 1824 and 1833. The city is a port and a market and an industrial center. Population: 50,300.


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  • The NDP's candidate in Welland, Malcolm Allen, is a CAW member and a local politician who has a decent shot at picking up a new seat for the party.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Nearby Welland is still reeling from the announcement last month that John Deere is closing its plant at the end of February, throwing some 800 employees out of work.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Allen was up against Jody DiBartolomeo, who ran as the NDP candidate in Welland in both the 2004 and 2006 elections; Dan Peat, an OSSTF activist; and Tom Balint, a CAW member and human rights activist.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Malcolm Allen, the Deputy Mayor of Pelham, and CAW activist, won the NDP nomination in Welland last night in a close race which featured three rounds of balloting.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Welland is one of a handful of seats the NDP will be targeting in the next federal election.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • The Harris family lived in Welland until Winnie was twenty-one months old, at which time they moved to Buffalo, New York, so that George could work at the Pullman Company there, work being short in Canada.


  • Pipe requirements for the twelve billion dollar Alaska Highway pipeline will provide a healthy boost to the Stelco plant in Welland and the Ipsco mill in Saskatchewan.

    Canada's Multi-Billion-Dollar Projects: What Price? What Rewards?

  • The reason I mention the Welland is to show, simply, that as a national waterway, as a national project, it has not the advantages of the Georgian Bay route.

    The Georgian Bay Waterway Project

  • More on Malcolm Allen and the NDP Nomination in Welland

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • She was born on September 22, 1921 in Welland, Ontario, Canada to George Anthony Harris and Adelaide H. (Hoy) Harris.

    Winifred Eileen Kingman


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