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Declining enrolment hits high school staffing

Sixteen high school teaching jobs are being phased out at the local public school board, which expects to have about 500 fewer students in the next school year.

City hopes to mend fences with Wellington County

City council has backed a move by Mayor Cam Guthrie to mend ties with the county that were broken five years ago under former mayor Karen Farbridge.

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City hall won’t enforce its swimming top policy

City hall announced Wednesday that it won’t enforce its policy requiring girls over the age of four to wear a swimming top while it reviews the policy.

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A matter of degrees for U of G graduate

In her future office, University of Guelph graduate Kaitlyn McGlade plans to hang her degrees so everyone can see not only her post-secondary education, but also her academic achievements and areas of interest.

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Speedvale Avenue debate gridlocked

Council is looking seriously at cutting the number of car lanes on a busy stretch of Speedvale Avenue, despite warnings from staff that this could lead to very long traffic queues on Speedvale east of Woolwich Street.

City hall ramps up plans for bike park

Mayor Cam Guthrie is among the enthusiasts for a proposal to have the city build a bike park somewhere in the city where BMX and mountain bike riders can come together and test their skills.

Mump cases continue to climb

Fourteen cases of the mumps have been confirmed, mostly in Guelph’s high school population, says Public Health.

New boss at Hospice Wellington

Hospice Wellington has announced that its new executive director will be Jackie MacKenzie.

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Guelph doctor takes aim at Canada’s Food Guide

By Samantha Beattie Guelph Tribune As Canada’s debate about the national food guide, nutritional labelling and obesity heats up, a Guelph family doctor is weighing in, in a big way. Canada’s Senate invited Dr. Anna Issakoff-Meller to share her viewpoint on Canada’s obesity epidemic. So, a few weeks ago she ventured to Ottawa. Exactly 30 [...]

Community foundation now accepting grant applications

The Guelph Community Foundation is awarding $100,000 to local groups and is accepting applications until July 24.

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