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Arboretum
Bearing fruit
Arboretum horticulturalist Sean Fox shows off some of the seeds he was able to harvest from the tree-tops thanks to a boom lift loaned to the facility by Skyjack.
Help wanted shoring up city’s river systems
The Ontario Public Interest Research Group in Guelph and the local River Systems Advisory Committee are looking for volunteers to help them plant trees and shrubs in York Road Park on Sunday.
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Thursday, October, 23, 2014 - 5:05:48 PM
Two wrongs don't make a right "[The ad, while in very poor taste, appears to be within legal bounds. ] Really? [[There is no requirement that the sponsorship of an ad be revealed as part of the ad.] There certainly is, and under two Ontario Acts. Here’s from the Ontario M"
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Tuesday, October, 21, 2014 - 2:02:47 PM
Attack ad enflames mayoral debate "I was really surprised to see Farbridge take out that dirty attack ad. She has always taken the high road and I wonder if desperation has set in. I also heard she fired her campaign manager. As a former Farbridge supporter I can't vote for someone th"
Comment by doormansonny
Monday, October, 20, 2014 - 1:01:19 AM
Mayor didn't answer condo call "Gary - Who are the so called experts that you claim to quote? You moved into a condo and didn't like the cost and now blame the city? Funny that Guthrie's platform is taxation and how he will magically make it fair. BTW - you live in a city where a"
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Celebrate the World Next Door
Immigrant Services Guelph Wellington and the Exhibition Park Neighbourhood Group are partnering to host an event meant to promote intercultural awareness in the community.
GCVI seeks help finishing project
Guelph Collegiate is seeking financial help from alumni and the public to get a 1,500-pound wrought-iron archway mounted this fall on top of limestone pillars that have been installed on the school’s grounds.
It’s a first Gift of Gratitude
Though he’s not the first person to be grateful for the work of the caregivers at Guelph General Hospital, local high school teacher Jeff Warner is officially the first patient to offer up a “gift of gratitude.”
Eden Mills’ turn for book sale
The seventh annual Eden Mills Book Sale Plus fundraiser is set to take place on Saturday Oct. 25 at the Eden Mills Community Hall.
Guelph author in running for top prize
Local children’s author Kira Vermond is in the running for the 2015 Red Maple Non-Fiction Award, part of the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading program.
Lourdes honours Dallaire
Our Lady of Lourdes high school will hand out two Lourdes National Leadership Awards during this school year to well-known figures from Canada’s armed forces and national police force.
Free wills help out area charities
Lawyers in Guelph will be writing up wills for free this October in an effort to support charity in a unique fundraising event.
Banners highlight downtown’s diversity
The Downtown Guelph Business Association is highlighting its shops, restaurants and services with a new series of banners on display on Gordon Street.
Author offers new book for free
Local author Bill Hulet is offering people the chance to read his book, Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World, for free during the month of October.
Living on Less program begins
For people who have ever wanted to learn how to live on less money, with less stuff, less stress and less of an environmental impact, the next session of the Living on Less workshop series is set to begin Oct. 20.
Purple ribbons a reminder
Throughout the month of October, people will be sporting purple ribbons as a reminder that everyone has a role to play in keeping children safe.
United Way Day of Caring
Companies and workplaces from around the city and around Wellington County put their employees to work in a volunteer capacity on Oct. 15 for the United Way Day of Caring.
Families to Permanence
Goal is to provide permanent homes for foster children
Currently, Family & Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County has about 200 kids in care in just over 80 foster homes.
United Way
Sky-high fundraising
In the above inset, Nicolette Paradela (far left) uses her cellphone to snap a few pics while, next to her, mom Christina Paradela just takes in the view during a United Way fundraising event on Carden Street on Friday.
Diwali Festival of Lights on Sunday
The Guelph Punjabi Cultural Group is celebrating the Hindu festival of lights with a family event featuring food and entertainment Oct. 12 at the Hanlon Convention Centre.
Flu shot season is here
As the local health unit begins offering flu vaccines to the public, the first local case of influenza A has been confirmed.
 
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