The dirt flies as the speakers break the ground during the ceremony for WellandâÄôs upcoming General Electric Brilliant Factory. From left, President of GE Distributed Power Heiner Markhoff, GE Vice Chairman John Rice, Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Welland Mayor Frank Campion, GE Canada President Elyse Allan and Regional Chairman Alan Caslin. Laura Barton/Welland Tribune

Wynne announces $26 M for GE plant

Calling it “the next generation of manufacturing,” Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced a $26.5- million Jobs and Prosperity Fund grant for General

Alexa Vasko

Lifelong dream fulfilled

Alexa Vasko fulfilled a lifelong dream recently when she suited up for the Canadian Women’s National under-18 team.