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RSS Feeds


RSS Feed Graphic Events Calendar - Lists events from the website's Events Calendar covering the next two months.

RSS Feed Graphic Jobs - Current job openings available with the City.

RSS Feed Graphic Meetings - List of Council, Board & Committee Meetings

RSS Feed Graphic City Information Line - Lists - Public Works Activities including snow plowing and sanding operations; City Public Announcements.

RSS Feed Graphic Public Notices & Hearings - Public Information Notices(ie. schedule changes; tax billing; water rates; Bylaw changes...) and Public Information Hearings and Public Meetings (ie. Committee of Adjustment, Zoning Bylaw Amendments, Class Environmental Assessments)

RSS Feed Graphic Road Closures & Construction Notices - Road Closures not Construction related and Construction Activity for Municipal Subdivisions and Niagara Region Projects

RSS Feed Graphic Tax/Land Sale Opportunities - List of all Tax Sales and Land Sale Opportunities

RSS Feed Graphic Media Releases - Welland Media Releases

RSS Feed Graphic Alerts - Cancelled Meetings - Meetings cancelled due to weather or unforeseen circumstances

RSS Feed Graphic Alerts - Pool Closures - Pool Closures due to weather or unforeseen circumstances

RSS Feed Graphic Alerts - Emergency Road Closures - Emergency Road closures due to unforeseen circumstances

RSS Feed Graphic Alerts - Transit - Emergency Route detours or Cancellation of bus - due to unforeseen circumstances

What is RSS?

RSS (Real Simple Syndication) is a format for sharing Web content. Using RSS feeds, you can have news and frequently changing City of Welland content headlines and their links automatically delivered directly to your desktop.

What are the Advantages of RSS?

  • Saves time by eliminating the need to frequently search for updates.
  • Convenient . Read the feeds when it is convenient to you and combine feeds from various sites in a single location. After you have a news aggregator, it's very easy and hassle-free to subscribe and drop feeds.
  • Protect your privacy! Your aggregator searches websites for changes and unlike e-mail based newsletters and on-line forums, private information is not required to subscribe.

How to use RSS Feeds

To view one of our feeds, you will need an RSS aggregator (or reader). There are a large number of stand-alone and web based readers available, some free, some paid. In fact, RSS is being integrated into new web browsers such as Mozilla's Firefox and Internet Explorer 7.

The best reader for your needs is largely a matter of personal choice and we do not recommend any reader over another. A quick search of "RSS Reader Review" in your favourite search engine should provide some good current information. As always, be very careful that you trust your download site and the software vendor to protect yourself from viruses and malware.

There are generally two ways to add sites to your RSS feed reader. Most sites that offer an RSS feed have an "RSS" or "XML" button on web pages with feeds. When you click on the link, it will instantly add that feed to your aggregator. Other readers require you to copy and paste the address (or URL) of the feed into the program.

About Our RSS Feeds

All RSS feeds from the City of Welland are based on the RSS 2.0 specification.

Terms of Use

The City of Welland provides RSS links for convenience and general interest. Every effort is made to provide accurate and timely information, however errors may occur. The Corporation of the City of Welland will not be responsible for any direct, indirect or consequential damages resulting from the use, or misuse, of this information. Updated information may be available through City staff. The City of Welland reserves all rights to information provided. We reserve the right to terminate any or all feeds at any time. You may not redistribute our feeds.