Community Fundraising Campaign
Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial


A long-awaited memorial to honour 137 workers who lost their lives building the fourth Welland Canal through Niagara is seeking your support.

This is a Community Fundraising Campaign to raise $50,000 for the memorial and parkette to be installed beside Lock 3 at the Welland Canal Centre in St. Catharines.

The Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial is a uniquely beautiful memorial and parkette designed by Toronto-based artist Dereck Revington. It will be a special place for families of the fallen to remember their loved ones. It will be a special place for the community to reflect on the history and significance of the Welland Canal – an engineering marvel connecting the Great Lakes, two nations, and providing passage for thousands of vessels each year.

The fundraising goal for the memorial is $1.2 million. With support from the Department of Canadian Heritage, the marine industry, local businesses and labour, we have raised more than $700,000 to date. We are seeking $50,000 through the Community Fundraising Campaign to construct the memorial in 2017.

Your donation will honour the fallen.

For more information about the Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial please visit

Yes! I/We would like to leave be part of a community legacy in the Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial Community Fundraising Campaign.  A tax receipt will be provided via email for any donation above $10 by the City of St. Catharines. 

Thank You in advance for your support and commitment to honour the fallen. 

Note: To make donations by phone or to report any problems with online payments please call please contact the City of St. Catharines at 1-800-305-5134 between 9-5 EST. 

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