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Learn more from the local media about what Frank Campion has been working on and what he plans to do if re-elected for another term as Mayor of Welland.

Contrary to word on the street, Frank Campion is seeking third term as Welland mayor | Welland Tribune (July 7, 2022)

“I keep hearing rumours that I am not running. I registered the first day that I could.”

Source: Welland Tribune

Opposition to politician pay increase

Read a summary of Frank’s fight to not increase his own pay:

Union rep and mayor disagree with 47 per cent pay hike for Welland council | Welland Tribune (Sept. 3, 2020)

“I need to give this money back somehow,” Mayor Frank Campion says about his pay increase.

Welland council backtracks, approves soaring pay increase | St. Catharines Standard (Sept. 2, 2020)

Mayor Frank Campion said he has “great difficulty” giving himself a raise, and attempted to avoid getting one through an amendment to remove the word “mayor” from the recommendation.

Welland mayor donates pay increase earnings to Salvation Army | Welland Tribune (Dec. 7, 2020)

Campion ‘not comfortable’ with accepting raise

Source: Welland Tribune

Lowering taxes

Regional government set to raise taxes and fees for fourth consecutive year | Niagara Independent (Dec. 14, 2021)

“We need to get (taxes) back down to a reasonable number”


Welland is a sports town | BP Sports Niagara (Sept. 27, 2022)

Welland mayor Frank Campion takes a lot of pride in the city’s athletes and its sports facilities.

Canada Summer Games brings more attention to Welland facilities, says Mayor Frank Campion | Hamilton News (Aug. 21, 2022)


Welland celebrates Ukrainian independence | St. Catharines Standard (Aug. 24, 2022)

Welland Mayor Frank Campion reminded a small gathering in Civic Square that Canadians — and Wellanders support Ukrainian independence

Housing & Shelters

Welland looking into emergency shelter | Niagara Falls Review (Feb. 1, 2022)

Welland to house five new emergency shelter beds this winter | Hamilton News (Oct. 29, 2020)

Welland to house five new emergency shelter beds this winter | Hamilton Spectator (Aug. 19, 2021)

Subsidized and affordable housing important remedies, says Campion

Welland on the rise