Canada's Neighbourhood Tradition since 1930
Wagon is a free service provided by the civic-minded
businesses of your community.
are expecting or have a new baby the
has free information and gifts from your
local business and civic organisations.
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to the Neighbourhood!
are new to the neighbourhood, the
'Welcome Wagon '
has free information and gifts
reserved for you.
you a bride-to-be...
or know someone else who is ?
or someone you know are making wedding
'Welcome Wagon' has free information
and gifts to help you with your preparations.
Wagon service was inspired by the frontier settlers and their
Conestoga wagons, greeting new pioneer families on the prairies. This tradition
was revived in Canada in 1930, with the first Welcome Wagon hostess
and her basket.
Wagon brings a useful and introductory token from each
merchant and business.
The local business wants to meet and greet you
too, and has further gift or service to present to you personally when you
visit their store or office.
Wagon hostess visits as a guest in your home, with the aim to
help and welcome, without obligation. Your Welcome Wagon hostess can
always be identified by ;
2) The official
badge or pin
3) The community
a hostess near you,
Visit : Welcome