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Canal's New Channel Boon 09/06/1967 Canal's New Channel Boon For Welland Starting of excavations for new channel on Welland Canal; initiated by Transport Minister Pickersgill and Secretary of State Judy La Marsh; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7116 26/05/1992 Safety plan to go to feds for approval Federal officials will be asked to approve new safety plan for Welland Canal recreational waterway; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7001 03/12/1973 Mariners Become TV Stars When Vessels Enter Canal Welland Canal monitoring system for 8 locks by traffic controllers from St. Catharines; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7117 18/11/1992 A $4 million offer 'heartbreaking' Federal government offer of $4 million for land transfer of federal to city canal lands not high enough; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Cruising the Canal -- /07/1982 Cruising the Canal - Quietly Spectacular Linda Bramble's account of her trip on the S.S. JN Mewatters of the Misener fleet ships; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Future of Old Canal Lands 02/11/1990 Waves aren't foreseen in talks about future of old canal lands Prediction as by Joe Spadafora on meetings on negotiation of Canal recreational waterway lands with hired consultants; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Upbound Dream -- /11/1984 Upbound Dream - Through the Welland Canal On A Tall Ship Article by Bob Malcomson on his canal cruise course ,sponsored by Niagara College, by Empire Sandy, a tall ship; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Region Secures Route 30/03/1995 Region secures route for planned parkway Canal parkway lands in Niagara approved by planning committee and policy plan for it; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
A One-of-a-Kind 02/06/1987 A One - Of - A - Kind Course Account of cruise taken by tall ship Empire Sandy sponsored by Niagara College; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7121 15/06/1991 Feds may decide ownership issue by the fall Ownership of Welland Canal recreational waterways may come by September by federal government; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7005 03/06/1987 Cruisin' The Canal On A Tall Ship In Port Colborne, Niagara College programs for ships cruising to Welland Canal by way of Port Colborne to Port Weller; route and tall ship used; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7122 22/02/1995 Feds axe canal lands deal to cut costs Ottawa Treasury Board agenda nixes transfer of lands from federal government to the city and reason; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal ).
7006 08/06/1979 Earthen Mound Suggested by Stead for Viewing Stand Efforts made by Port Colborne Parks and Recreation department to erect a Welland Canal viewing stand at Lock 8 park area; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7123 11/03/1995 Pietz blamed for ongoing canal woes Terry Hughes, chairman of Welland Canal Parkway Development Board, reaction over rejection of turning old canal lands to city; person blamed; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
History of Welland Canals -- / -- /1973 History of The Welland Canals Documentation of navigation, routes, enlargements, and location of Locks 1 - 8; Charts of dimension for four canals; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Canal Lands 13/03/1995 Canal lands: 8 years of work - Spadafora Joe Spadafora comments on collapsed effort over 8 years to transfer Welland Canal lands to the city; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Navigation Welland Canal Tolls -- /03/ 1964 Navigation Welland Canals Tolls Exchange of notes between Canada and the United States; Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Ottawa Meeting 11/12/1992 Ottawa meeting ' positive, upbeat' City's bid to take over old canal lands hopeful after Ottawa meeting with Treasury Board President Gilles Loiselle; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7009 The Four Welland Canals At A Glance List of lock dimensions of the four Welland Canals; Lake Erie and Ontario's elevation and canal terminals; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7126 09/12/1992 City officials seek 'capital gains' on Ottawa meeting City delegation for city of Welland hoping to raise offer for compensation package in meeting with Treasury Board President Gilles Loiselle; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Department of Transport Principal Features 05/06/1985 Department of Transport Principal Features List of principal features of Welland Canal and ship canal; Dimensions; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7127 31/03/1993 Mayor, local officials build new dreams on old canal Mayor Dick Reuter's hopes that there is promise for end of negotiations for old canal lands in Welland; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Pipe Under Canal Carries Bell Cable 05/04/1963 Pipe Under Canal Carries Bell Cable Elimination of ship anchors being interrupted by Bell Telephone by way of 12 inch pipe under canal; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7128 11/08/94 Making the recreational waterway safer Ways city of Welland and public works are making old canal lands safer; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7012 02/07/1929 Thousand Line Canal Banks To View Brittania The Royal Yacht Brittania's passing through the Welland Canal; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7129 04/10/1989 Talk starts tonight on canal lands issue Meeting between representative of Welland Canal Development Board and city council concerning old canal lands future; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Welland Ship Canals Welland Ship Canals Dimensions and notable features of ship canal; Statistics on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Canals and Locks; Shipping report for 1948 and vessels arrival and departure; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). City's Canal Bid Rejected 09/09/1989 City's canal bid rejected again Proposal to turn old canal lands into national sites turned down by federal minister in charge of Parks Canada; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Welland Section of the St. Lawrence Seaway -- /09/1974 The Welland Section of the St Lawrence Seaway (2 Booklets) History of Welland Canals and the present Locks; Improvements made on Canal and realignment of Channel; Lock procedures and Commodities; Maps and diagrams included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Ministry Mum About Canal Lands Money 19/11/1992 Ministry mum about canal lands money No details available of how Public Works Canada negotiates with city of Welland on how they will pay sum for canal lands; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Route that will Take the Canal Out of Welland's Hair ? Route That Will Take The Canal Out Of Welland's Hair New channel being dug for waterway to increase tonnage and size of ships using Canal; Map included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). $4 Million Offer 17/11/1992 $4 million offer for canal lands too low: Parent Gib Parent's reaction to $4 million offer from federal Treasury Board to take over Welland Canal lands; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Nothern Bell 03/11/1995 Casino - Bound Northern Belle Paddles Up Welland Canal New Orleans riverboat casino Northern Belle stops in Port Colborne while making its way to Windsor Casino; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7133 10/03/1992 Waterway safety report ready for public release City reports to improve Canal recreational waterway safety to be released at end of month; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
US Warship -- /06/1986 The Day A US Warship Went Through The Welland Canal On Saturday, August 1948, the aircraft carrier USS Sable docked at Port Colborne, then later went through the Welland Canal during World War Two; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7134 11/03/1992 Decision soon on canal lands future? Future of Welland Canal recreational waterway land decision in federal Treasury Boards hands and impending recommendation plans; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Welland Canal Tunnel Projects 19/03/1968 Welland Canal Tunnel Projects Planned locations of 2 proposed Welland Canal tunnels to be built at Townline Road and Main Street East with bypassing canal; Map included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7135 01/04/1992 One authority should oversee canal safety Recently completed safety document to give control to Welland of old canal lands; Committee meeting and outline of report; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7019 31/07/1968 Heavy Ship Traffic Causes Pile-ups At Both Welland Canal Entrances Buildup of ships in Lake Ontario caused by strike delay; ranging from upbound to downbound canal; solution; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7136 25/03/1992 Canal safety committee's report will get a public airing next week Completed Welland Canal recreational waterway report by committee plans public meeting for report review; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Stablize Bank 19/11/1985 Stabilize Bank Canal bank at Merritt Park being stabilized; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7137 28/03/1992 Meeting will examine waterway safety Public meeting to be held for safety rules details for recreational waterway by city committee; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
New Lock 8 Control Tower 03/10/1967 New Lock 8 Control Tower Boosts September Building September sets record for construction in areas such as St Lawrence Seaway Authority, Port Colborne Board of Education and Port Colborne itself, and Humberstone; amount spent; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7138 01/04/1992 Canal lands: the ball is in Ottawa's court Joe Spadafora says future of old canal lands is in Welland city councils='s control if federal government negotiations are good; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7023 03/06/1966 Thorold Tunnel Construction Inspected Site of 4 lane tunnel under Welland Canal at Thorold being inspected; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Spending Freeze 28/01/1992 Spending freeze could impact on canal bargaining Federal bargaining plans for deficit problem by spending freeze might hold off negotiations for Welland Canal recreational waterway lands; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7024 14/03/1967 Lockage Fees Set For Welland Canal Introduction of Welland Canal lockage fees and fares; United States intervening in international St Lawrence Seaway section toll increase; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Canal Safey Study 25/01/1992 Canal safety study nears completion Report of improvement measures along recreational waterways to be released in next 2 months;Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7025 07/10/1967 Work Nears Completion On Thorold Tunnel Thorold Tunnel under Welland Canal completion time; contractors; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7141 25/01/1992 Is canal development initiative dead in the water? Canal Parkway Development Board's opposition and negotiation attempts for ownership of recreational waterway lands with federal Treasury Board; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7026 21/07/1966 Closed Circuit TV To Aid Ship Canal Traffic Flow To improve vessel dispatch, electronics systems were installed in Welland Canal Locks; other improvements to accommodate ships going through the Canal; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7144 08/11/1993 MP to fight for canal lands deal MP Gib Parent hopes for funds to settle old canal lands and other matters after re-election; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7027 14/07/1958 Last Major Construction On Canal Finished in 1931 Ways the Welland Ship Canal complied with standards to boost economy; past and present; reasons for reconstruction; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7146 24/10/1991 Tighter controls on the waterway Welland recreational waterway jury approves tighter jet skiing laws; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canals).
7028 24/01/1980 Welland Canal Handles Record 66 Million Tons Of Cargo During 1979 Season Tonnage of cargo handled in 1979 and expected tonnage for 1980; Cargo trade statistics; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Hardy Names 3 Councilors 18/07/1991 Three councilors named by Hardy to new committee Mayor Roland Hardy appoints three councilors to Canal recreational waterway safety committee; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7029 29/08/1966 A Sunday Drive Along The Canal Tourist impression of St Lawrence Seaway and Welland Canal; Ship building area described; initial tourist areas; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Treasury Board 28/10/1991 It's before Treasury Board Negotiations concerning ownership of Canal recreational waterway lands given to federal Treasury Board; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7030 04/05/1968 Information Office Keeps Tabs For Crew, Wives St Lawrence Seaway's Authority information hotline for location of vessels in Welland Canal; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7149 10/07/1991 Tossing about ideas on water safety Recent Welland Canal Parkway Development Board meeting comes up with new ideas for recreational waterway safety ideals; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7031 29/09/1982 Repair Work Underway Repairs at end of summer season to east bank of Welland Canal near Main Street Bridge; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7150 05/08/1991 City and the feds $20 million apart Opposition from both parties as to how much city of Welland should get if ownership of Canal recreational waterway lands given to city; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7032 30/01/1968 Cars In Canal Recommendations for avoiding driving a car into the Welland Canal and escaping submerging cars; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7151 09/08/1991 Canal use faces probe Issue of canal safety being discussed by Joe Spadafora's city planning committee; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7033 22/08/1967 Modern Electronic Lighthouse Divides Great Lakes Shipping Operations of shipping lane lighthouse on Great Lakes and response for setup; other useful means of communications along shipping lanes; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7153 15/08/1991 Old canal use 'out of control' Situation at old Welland Canal is unstable due to erratically driven vehicles in recreational waterway; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Canal Toll Proposal 07/07/1966 Canada - US Split Seen On Canal Toll Proposal Agreement by US and Canada, St Lawrence Seaway Authority and Development Corporation split during hearing in Ottawa; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Canal Use Faces Probe 27/08/1991 ' Will hold off until coroners inquest ' Death of a jet skier and inquest prompts board to wait on decision about waterway safety along recreational waterway; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7035 11/05/1959 Upbound Ships Causing Tie-ups At Inland Ports Congestion of Port Weller ship entrance to get through inland Waterway to Lake Erie; Prediction of congestion at Port Colborne end; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7155 07/08/1991 Figures on canal lands outdated Compensation package concerning ownership of Welland Canal recreational waterway land figures outdated; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Canal Deepening 26/09/1956 Dredge In Use In Canal Deepening For Seaway Depth of Port Colborne end of Welland Ship Canal expanding and methods; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Using Canal Safely 19/08/1991 Do you have suggestions about using canal safely The distribution about questionnaires about safety improvement along Welland Canal to get public input; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Angry Workers Block Canal 04/11/1983 Angry Workers Block The Canal Decision by Federal Government not to award Port Weller workers causes protest by workers and the Welland Canal is closed; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7157 28/08/1991 No headway in straightening out waterway Concerns being expressed over safety problems on abandoned Welland Canal portion; Options of city of Welland; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Seaway Closure 09/12/1988 Seaway Closure Race Is On In Port Colborne, closing of St Lawrence Seaway, Welland Canal, has boats racing to unload cargo as soon as possible on account of winter renovations; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7158 12/09/1991 Committee goes behind closed doors City committee closed meeting on Welland Canal waterway safety investigation, and open meetings to be held when recommendations found; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7039 28/02/1967 History Buff Anxious To Save Remaining Lock of 1828 Canal 140 year old wooden lock of first Welland Canal preservation is lobbied by historian; importance of Lock and city's opinions; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal(Ship Canal). Pay for Play 29/08/1991 Pay For Play On Waterway? User pay system may be considered for boaters, jet skiers, and others on Welland Canal recreational waterway; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7040 02/04/1990 First collision this season A Canada Steamline hit west wall of Canal and forced bridge to stay in lift position; Condition of ship and wall and problems; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). User Fee 30/08/1991 User fee proposal gets mixed reaction User fee proposal opinion split by Welland Canal Parkway Development Board; other ways suggested; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7041 15/08/1992 Canal under control Description of part of second Welland Canal and history; Control system of canal; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7161 15/05/1991 Waterway safety under study Plan to discuss safety issue on recreational waterway by Welland Canal Parkway Development Board and City officials; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7042 27/04/1994 Canal viewing proposal deferred three months Councilman Vince Bellantino's plan to create observation area along Welland Canal and ways we could save money; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Clean up Canal Lands 25/04/1991 Action promised to clean up canal lands Unclean conditions by canal lands being discussed by city planning committee and others involved; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Safety Fears 12/06/1991 Safety fears on waterway spark petition Petition will be given to city council to do something about recreational waterway safety; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Parties Study Canal Lands 11/04/1991 Parties studying canal lands report Consultants report on Welland Canal developments now handled by city officials; negotiation plans; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Waterway Safety 13/06/1991 Ideas are needed on waterway safety Brian O'Brine on how he'd rather see concrete proposals on Canal recreational waterway safety than petitions; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7165 23/01/85 ' Mutiny on Fort Henry ' a hit in city hall City aldermen split on spending money on downtown Welland freighter and their arguments; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Canal Safety 17/06/1991 Task force urged to study canal safety Proposal by Joe Spadafora about canal safety by a task force to be introduced; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7166 23/01/1991 Canal report ready too soon Announcement that recreational waterway lands will be ready soon and other developments by Welland Canal Development Board; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
No Gunk in the Canal 27/05/1994 No gunk in the canal Positive results of water and sediment testing of Welland Canal due to zebra mussels; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7167 18/12/1990 Parties accept consultants proposal Methods to which consultant will use to create model plan development agreed upon by Canal recreational waterways by all parties; ownership unresolved; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7047 05/05/1994 Woodlands to rise from barren canal site Strip of land between Welland and Port Colborne will become site for Welland Canal Woodlands Project; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7168 03/01/1991 Canal lands use remains local Welland brought back to square one by deal over transfer of lands, starting with Welland Canal bypass; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7048 11/05/1994 The birth of a forest Students help firm plant trees on Welland Canal banks; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7169 05/12/1990 Recreation use high priority Campgrounds and golf course agreed on for recreational use along old Welland Canal; Project plans; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7049 18/03/1993 Plans underway for fourth Welland Canal History of fourth Canal and reasons for it to be built; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Model Plan for Canal Lands 26/12/1990 Model plans for canal lands Agreement reached by groups involved in Welland Canal recreational waterways and the method of development for properties; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7050 25/03/1993 The fourth canal cost 118 lives An account of the building of the fourth canal and accidents; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Canal Study 29/08/1990 Canal study moves closer Meeting with consulting firm by city and Parkway Development Board to be held to investigate public and private uses for land; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7051 29/06/1989 The Welland Canal, work and playground Photos of Port Colborne's waterway at work and play; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7172 11/10/1989 ' We've nothing to hide' - Spadafora Meeting of Canal recreational waterways held to update on negotiation plays; outcome; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7052 19/02/1994 New study starts on old canal Environmental study of Welland Canal lands to go over the next six months; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7173 05/06/1990 Talks fruitful, parties admit Spokesman for Parkway Development Board and other for city task force report good outcome for meeting to discuss study of future land uses of the canal; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7053 12/07/1967 Two Mile Canal Swim Memories On Orange Day Orangeman's Day in Welland brings back memory of Orange celebration of 57 years ago; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Deadline Stretched 07/12/1989 Deadline stretched in canal talks Negotiation time extension for decision of ownership between city and Welland Canal Development board by federal minister of public works; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7053 19/06/1991 Task force to work on waterway use regulations Canal recreational waterway safety petition by citizens prompts supportive action from city council; Photo included;Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Canal Board

 

08/09/1989 Canal board updated on site use proposals Banks of old Welland Canal to be developed regardless of city approval; Proposals by Parkway Development Board; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Working Against Time 23/02/1982 Working against time Completion of vital repairs to Welland Canal and crew; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Fight Brewing 22/09/1989 Fight brewing over feds plan to ditch lands Residents of Welland opposing ownership of land by petitioning Mayor Hardy; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Canal Study 23/05/1981 Canal study group sets sail in bus Viewing of canal section by members of Welland Canal Study Group for land use; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7178 20/09/1989 "Rip - off!" Appearance of schoolteacher saying Welland loses land along Canal recreational waterway by federal government at city council meeting; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Alarming Inaction 16/06/1981 'Alarming inaction' on canal Transport Minister Jean Luc Pepin is accused of inaction in dealing with congestion on St Lawrence Seaway; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7179 05/10/1989 Public lands - private talks Meeting of joint committee deciding future of Welland Canal recreational waterways closed to public and press; press briefing scheduled afterwards; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Allanburg Accident 19/11/1979 Allanburg accident History of motor vessel Agawa Canayon and importance; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7180 13/10/1989 Canal lands can be yours, Gib tells city Gib Parent's opinion that city should be able to accept ownership of Welland Canal waterway recreational land and source of funding; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Inches to Spare 04/10/1971 Inches to spare The Alcoa Seaprobe, a drilling vessel, makes its way under the Lincoln Street bridge toward Lake Ontario; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). City Wants Clearer Picture 18/10/1988 City wants clearer picture Regional advisory committee set up by staff making revamp to Regional Niagara development guide for canal corridor by making things easier to read; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7060 21/01/1982 The ultimate in outdoorsmen Ice fishermen use ice on Welland Ship Canal for fishing; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7182 07/07/1989 East - side site considered Canal officials debate over using south section of old canal of east side Lake Erie entrance for marine development; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Canal Rink 15/02/1983 Canal rink Clean section of ice by Presyterian church converted into rink for hockey game; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7183 05/08/1989 O'Neil outlines plans for canal Seaway president Bill O'Neil delivers speech at 30th anniversary outlining plans and expectations; Photo inc; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Canal's Longevity 01/10/1979 Canal's longevity could be increased with the use of shunters Remote controlled shunter system to speed flow of vessels in canal being used by St Lawrence Seaway Authority; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7184 15/10/1988 Millions to be spent Plan outline to mount $4 million ship display with outdoor marine and reasons for major tourist attraction proposals worth $60 million; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Hovercraft 03/11/1972 Hovercraft kicks up spray in canal transit Navigation of the canal and its system; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Reaction is Cautious 18/04/1989 Reaction is cautious, but positive At press conference, development proposal outlines for Welland Canal lands released; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7064 11/03/1967 Tunnel almost finished but not useable until '68 Near completion of tunnel in Thorold under Welland Canal and prediction of date of use; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Canal Lands 17/04/1989 Canal lands to be sold? MP Gib Parent's concerns over releasing a consultants report and other items to Welland Canal Development Board; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7065 -- /01/1982 Busy throughout the year Off - season Welland ship canal busiest time but maintenance done during that time; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Carse Back in Calm Waters 05/05/1989 Carse back in calm waters after stormy time at helm Andy Carse resigns as board chairman of Canal Parkway Development Board; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7066 26/05/1981 Need expanded canal Temporary improvements must be made to most congested part of St Lawrence seaway system, Welland Canal, to avoid shipping problems; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (ShipCanal). 7188 08/05/1989 Seaway opts out of session Continuing negotiations on abandoned section of Welland Canal and proposal to turn into ship repair facility; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7067 13/11/1962 Welland to get canal tunnel - see 1964 start Proposal for $10,000,000 tunnel under Welland Canal approved by Highway Ministry and Premier Roberts; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7189 10/05/1989 City quick off mark reviewing canal lands scheme City hall review of proposed developments along old Welland Canal to meet; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Welland Canal Lures Tourists 09/06/1968 Welland Canal lures tourists by thousands Canal named busiest because of ships that sail through carry trade and have high market value; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Marina Means Big $$$$ 07/07/1989 Marina means big $$$$ Construction of marina in Welland proposed by owner of Wainfleet's Long Beach resort, could raise annual city profit; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7069 09/01/1968 Maintenance & Repair Work Gets Underway As Canal Drained, Closed For Season Repairs for lower reaches of Welland Canal causes closure until April; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7191 26/04/1989 Public Service Announcement Public information booth set up by Public Works Canada and Parkway Development Board to learn about development opportunities; Map and photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7070 25/10/1966 Timber One blocks canal after bridge cable snaps Replacement of a drive - shaft cable causes traffic from vehicles and ships; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7192 19/04/1989 Public access will remain Banks of recreational waterway to be maintained no matter what is done to opposite land; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7071 26/04/1994 Cost blocks Welland Canal observation area plan Too high a cost for city to build observation area for ships by Highway 140; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7193 19/04/1989 Board bashed over the way report released Welland Canal Parkway Development Board criticized for way public report on future of canal lands is released; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7072 11/07/1968 He provides a vital link for ships stranded by Welland Canal strike Captain of ship Venture I and his services during canal strike; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7194 18/04/1989 Mix private development - public lands Developments of Welland recreational waterway will be conducted by private sector and remain open to general public; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7073 14/10/1966 Stonefox sinks in Canal The Stonefox, a 4,000 ton self - unloader sinks in the Welland Canal by cause of collision; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7195 05/09/1989 City poised for early canal lands parley, Hardy says City representatives willing to meet Parkway Development Board over canal lands disposition; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7074 14/06/1989 Navigating the canal - just another day at work Navigation of the canal and its system; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7196 24/06/1989 Waterway - is it ours or theirs Water parkway and city council look over land use review to make suggestions on use of public lands and use as basis of discussion; Map included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7075 08/03/1986 Damage heavy in ship fire A blaze broke out on a ship at Lock 8 on Welland Canal and damages; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Invite Ministers 25/08/1989 Invite ministers to tour waterway Two federal Cabinet ministers invited to tour Canal recreational waterway for future uses of it; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7076 29/06/1967 Wellanders welcome naval centennial visitors Centennial Festival committee plans welcoming activities for 2 ships (destroyer and naval) for Centennial Ships Visits; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Welland Canal Lands Future 07/09/1989 Welland Canal lands' future on the agenda City and Welland Canal Parkway Development Board agreed to discuss future of old Canal lands and ownership; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Welland Ship Canal ? Welland Ship Canal in Picture and Story Pictures and short stories presented as history of Welland Ship Canal; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Chamber Joins Debate 12/09.1989 Chamber joins debate on use of canal lands Greater Welland Chamber Of Commerce enters debate on control of canal lands; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7077 27/06/1973 Swim in Old Canal: Whose Supervision? Abandoned portion of Old Canal said to be dangerous for swimmers by Council and Seaway Authority; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Both Sides Sailing Together 02/11/1989 Both sides sailing together on recreational waterway Parties negotiating Welland Canal recreational waterway seem to be going the same way concerning development; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7078 ? Up from the deep Stolen cars found in Welland Canal when water level lowered; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Welland Citizens Think Tank 26/10/1989 Welland citizens 'think tank' thinks city should get lands Citizens want Welland Canal recreational waterway lands to be given to city as soon as possible; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7080 12/09/1977 Power boats take over canal Closed course Can - Am Kilo power boat races held at old Welland Canal at Dain City; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (ship canal). Seguin Seeks Task Force 27/10/1989 Seguin seeks task force to study waterway lands Acting Mayor Mike Seguin urges task force to study disposition of excess land along Welland Canal recreational waterway; Fourth Welland Canal (Shi-p Canal).
7081 21/05/1989 City committee rejects federal plan Federal government recommendation to turn Canal recreational waterway lands over to private sector rejected by planning committee; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Canal Talks to Go Ahead 01/11/1989 Canal talks to go ahead Meeting about future of old Welland Canal lands to be continued; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7082 01/09/1989 Canal lands talks must start - O'Brine Federal government says no to declaring Welland Canal recreational waterway a federal park; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7204 04/08/1990 City may adopt its canal lands Brian O'Brine, of Parkway Development Board, announces a financial impact study on Welland Canal Lands; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Canal Control Queried 16/06/1973 Canal control queried by recreation director Welland's directors of recreation distressed over St Lawrence Seaway's allowing boaters to use old canal; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Crunching Canal Numbers 30/05/1990 Crunching canal numbers Federal and city officials hold meeting to determine how much canal lands maintenance would cost; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7084 12/06/1973 Sailing School Scheduled In Old Canal Mobile Sailing School lessons to be taught in old Canal in Welland by July; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7206 23/05/1990 Region in city's corner in canal lands talk Regional Niagara joins negotiations for ownership of parklands around old Welland Canal; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7085 ? Council OK's rejection of federal plan City council endorses rejection of federal recommendation concerning Welland Canal recreational waterway; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Canal Lands Available for Lease 23/10/1989 Canal lands available for lease St Lawrence Seaway Authority is leasing surplus land until fifth canal is needed; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7086 27/07/1977 Danger increases for canal swimmers Officials predict serious accidents may occur on old canal if not controlled; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Water Key to Land Talks 25/10/1989 Water key to land talks Joe Spadafora says the debate over Canal recreational waterways lies in water in canal; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7087 15/07/1989 Parent, St Catharine likes the idea Resolution for Parks Canada to assume ownership of Canal recreational waterway has support of MP Gib Parent; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Task Force 18/10/1989 Task force will monitor canal lands issue City councilors agree to establish canal lands task force to make recommendations on them; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7088 15/06/1989 More 'ifs' creep into canal marina proposals New aspects of marina proposal to turn Welland Canal recreational waterway into a marina; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7210 26/10/1989 Two party canal talks , O'Brine says Federal government will only negotiate with city of Welland over Canal recreational waterway ownership; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
O'Brine Urges City Ownership 06/09/1989 O'Brine urges city ownership of canal lands Brain O'Brine wants Welland City Council to negotiate with federal government to take over old Welland Canal; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Robbins Concerned 28/10/1989 Robbins concerned about rumors Councilman Leo Robbins is concerned about rumors surrounding transfer of Welland Canal lands; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7090 29/08/1989 Still seek a meeting with two ministers Transfer request by city to give ownership of Canal recreational waterway lands from one department to another rejected; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7212 19/06/1990 Key meeting Monday on canal lands negotiation Choice of consulting firm will be released for economical impact study on Welland Canal recreational waterway; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Video On Canal Lands 31/08/1989 Video on canal lands provides ammunition for city's case City of Welland provides video to why Canal recreational waterway should be turned into a national park; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Ripples Smoothed Over 09/ 09/1990 Ripples smoothed over in talks on old canal lands Negotiations between city and federal government over Welland Canal lands progressing; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7092 30/08/1989 Husband to city reps: ' Let''s talk' Rejection of proposals for Canal recreational waterway to make national parkland status means future of waterway is back to city court; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7214 28/05/1990 Complex talks set to start on canal lands disposition Steps Joe Spadafora is using to resolve eventual ownership of Canal recreational waterway; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Waterway Ownership a Problem 27/07/1989 Waterway ownership a problem City eligible for waterfront development grants except for Welland recreational waterway, which is still under federal government ownership; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7215 24/07/1990 Week's wait for canal consultant A week's wait is the time needed to find consultant for economical impact study for Canal recreational waterway lands; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Mayor Hardy 03/04/1989 Mayor Hardy gives city planning committee watchdog role in canal lands development Any future developments on Welland Canal recreational waterway is in hands of city's planning committee; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Canal Lands Study 02/06/1990 Canal lands study up for tenders after 'most productive' meeting Two sides in old Welland Canal lands negotiation agreed on terms of reference for study on cost and revenues of land; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Resolution on Old Canal Lands 11/07/1989 St Catharines council endorses resolution on old canal lands Endorsement by city of St Catharines to Welland Council for ownership of Canal recreational waterways transferred to Parks Canada; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Canal Land Committee 09/03/1990 Canal land committee will grow A Regional representative soon joins committee negotiating Welland Canal lands transfer to city of Welland; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Old Canal Off Limits to Swimmers 28/06/1973 Old Canal off limits to swimmers St Lawrence Seaway Authority prohibits swimming in Old Canal; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). O'Brine says Study Planned for Canal Lands 14/03/1990 O'Brine says study planned for canal lands Study will be conducted in summer on cost of maintenance of Canal recreational waterway lands if turned over to the city; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7097 16/10/1976 Ottawa will soon have spent $1 million on abandoned canal Draft report by intergovernmental group states federal government will have spent more than $1 million on abandoned section of Welland Canal lands; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7219 21/02/1990 O'Brine's advice to Region - "Butt out!" Brian O'Brine dislikes future involvement of Niagara Region in Canal recreational lands discussions; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7098 23/02/1977 Federal money 'giant step' but still not enough: Mayor Mayor Allan Pietz says $5 million not enough to let Welland build crossings over abandoned canal; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Canal Land Worth 02/01/1990 City wants to know canal lands' worth City search for consultant to determine value of Welland Canal land and cost to maintain it; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7099 1957(?) Remove Another Landmark Of Old Welland Canal Days Another landmark of early canal days, an old bascule bridge near Welland South bridge, is being removed; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Land Talks Break Off 20/10/1989 Land talks break off Negotiations on future disposition of Welland Canal recreational waterway may have stopped; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7100 26/05/1991 Pilot's without wings The marine pilots who steer the ships through the Welland Canal keep Canadian/ American commerce running through St Lawrence Seaway; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7222 15/03/1977 Planners See Great Potential For City Consulting firm of Proctor, Redfern, Bousfield and Bacon see potential for Welland Canal lands at meeting; suggestions; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7101 23/10/1991 Testimony calls for stricter control on waterway Death of a jet skier on Welland recreational waterway inquest has testimonies recommending stricter control; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7223 29/03/1990 Minister is happy with negotiations Federal Public Works Minister Elmer McKay is pleased with the way the negotiations are going over waterway lands; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7102 22/05/1991 June 4 pegged for canal briefings Combination of financial packages possibly revealed on June 4 to city of Welland to place Canal recreational waterway ownership; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). City's Plan for Old Canal 23/08/1971 City's Plan For Old Canal Map of plan for the old Welland Canal prepared by city engineer's office; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
City, Seaway at Odds Over Sale of Land 06/11/1992 City, Seaway at odds over sale of land Seaway Authority want to sell surplus land in Welland planning committee sees a problem; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7225 26/06/1973 Old Canal Can Give City Needed Identity, Says Former Alderman Former Alderman Dorothy Porter says old Welland Canal lands can give Welland an identity; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7104 24/02/1993 City delivers new canal lands pitch Mayor Dick Reuter's new bid to take ownership and maintenance of Canal lands; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7226 20/01/1971 Ogden Cities Impressive Possibilities Of Old Canal Report of recreation director for Welland parks and recreation board cites possible use of old canal; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7105 18/09/1990 February decision on canal lands issue Owners of Welland Canal recreational waterway still in negotiation with city of Welland should come to a decision by February; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7228 17/01/1973 City Consultant Reviews Alternatives, Objectives Meeting held to update the public on old canal lands situation and outline steps and proposals; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7106 21/09/1990 Feds studying possible uses of canal lands Preliminary document on future uses of canal recreational waterway could be presented next month; Still studying economy; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7229 18/01/1971 Keep Canal Entact, Urges Ogden Recreation director Wes Ogden urges old Welland Canal area be kept a recreational area; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Consultant is Hired 03/08/1990 Consultant is hired for canal land study Group chosen to conduct economic study of Welland Canal recreational waterway lands; cost; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Old Canal Wins Praise 18/06/1973 Old Canal Wins Praise As Water Sports Site President of the Canadian Association of Amateur Oarsmen, Jim Minards is impressed with potential to use old canal lands as sports site; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7108 12/11/1990 Spadafora confident of fair treatment in canal lands study Councilman Joe Spadafora's update on recent developments on Canal land negotiations; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Rat Infested Old Canal 03/02/1973 Fill in old canal, it's rat infested! Ed Mayer, Chief health inspector with Niagara Regional Health Unit, said downtown Welland Canal should be filled in to remove rat infestation; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7109 23/06/1992 Safety program is now doubtful for next year Reason for delay of Welland Canal recreational waterway safety program; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7232 10/01/1973 Welland Council Calls Special Meeting To Discuss Canal Future Resolution of injunction from Alderman Michael Perenack to prevent blocking of old abandoned canal sparks debate and new meeting; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Canal Negotiators 09/06/1992 Canal negotiators here awaiting decision by feds The amount of money allocated for city to take over Canal recreational waterway and time needed; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7233 17/01/1973 City going to Ottawa to push canal demands Welland Council seeking meeting in Ottawa with Transport Minister Jean Marchand to carry out plans for abandoned canal section; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7111 06/07/1992 Waiting game drags on in canal issue Canal land transfer still on between government and city waiting word from federal government; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Tourism Chief 27/08/1971 Tourism Chief Likes Idea Of Old Canal Park Area Fernand Guindon, Ontario's Minister of Tourism and Information, likes the idea of old canal lands as parks as tourist attractions; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7112 01/06/1994 Old canal lands deal expected from feds Welland Canal land ownership prediction and expectations of Joe Spadafora; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Official Opening 16/07/1932 Official Opening of Welland Canal & Review of Great Undertaking Article on opening of Welland Ship Canal; the canals and their history and structure; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7113 26/05/1992 Canal lands could be in city's hands June 1 The date Brian O'Brine predicts Canada Minister of Public Works will say how much funding will be given for takeover for canal lands; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). 7233 17/01/1973 City going to Ottawa to push canal demands Welland Council seeking meeting in Ottawa with Transport Minister Jean Marchand to carry out plans for abandoned canal section; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7114 11/01/1995 Canal deal facing stiff competition MP Gib Parent's price for city to look after lands and land transfer expectations; length of deadline; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Tourism Chief 27/08/1971 Tourism Chief Likes Idea Of Old Canal Park Area Fernand Guindon, Ontario's Minister of Tourism and Information, likes the idea of old canal lands as parks as tourist attractions; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
7115 14/12/1991 Safety measures expected in time for 1992 season Safety improvements for Welland Canal recreational waterway to be effective in May; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Official Opening 16/07/1932 Official Opening of Welland Canal & Review of Great Undertaking Article on opening of Welland Ship Canal; the canals and their history and structure; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).
Official Opening 16/07/1932 Official Opening of Welland Canal & Review of Great Undertaking Article on opening of Welland Ship Canal; the canals and their history and structure; Photos included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal). Tourism Chief 27/08/1971 Tourism Chief Likes Idea Of Old Canal Park Area Fernand Guindon, Ontario's Minister of Tourism and Information, likes the idea of old canal lands as parks as tourist attractions; Photo included; Fourth Welland Canal (Ship Canal).