Haley Welch

Haley Welch is the Director of Data and Evaluation for Cardus. Before joining Cardus, she used her administrative and analytic skills to help strengthen transformational development programs around the world. Haley holds a B.A. from McGill University and a M.A. from Queen’s University. She loves learning, reading, and traveling, and can often be found reading inscriptions on historical monuments or visiting a coffee shop.

Bio last updated December 6th, 2022.

Haley Welch

Articles by Haley Welch

  • Homecoming and Heritage

    At first glance, North Buxton appears to be a typical town in rural Ontario: a semi-abandoned main thoroughfare, a few side streets, scattered houses, and fields. But, writes Convivium contributor Haley Welch, North Buxton is more than that. It is imbued with a deep history beyond its distinctive founding and the intimacy expected in rural communities.

    That dusty rural road leads to the town of North Buxton, and that parade was its annual celebration of “homecoming” – a time for community members near and far to come back and celebrate this special place Lest you think I am overstating the case, consider this: In 2017, Homecoming Weekend was a fou...