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Puslinch explains where some of the 3.4% tax increase is going

Puslinch council has approved a 3.4 per cent property tax hike for 2015 that it expects will contribute to a tax impact of about $229 this year for an average household in the township.

Legal clinic moving in with health centre

The Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County is moving into the Community Health Centre at the beginning of April, and it will not book appointments during the first two weeks.

Council wades into long-form census debate

A motion calling for city hall to consider urging the reinstatement of the long-form census has been passed by council on an 11-2 vote.

No code of conduct complaints at council

No news is good news when it comes to the conduct of Guelph city council members last year, says the city’s integrity commissioner.

U of G refutes alleged speech writing costs

A coalition of worker and student organizations at the University of Guelph is accusing the university of spending too much money on speech-writing for its new president, but the university is rejecting the charge.

City hall

City budget launch point set at 3.05 per cent

City staff are recommending a 3.05 per cent increase in the city’s operating budget this year.

Bookmobile

Library hopes for van-sized bookmobile

The public library hopes to continue providing mobile services even after the current bookmobile is taken off the road next year, says the city’s chief librarian.

U of G takes stock of its investment portfolio

The University of Guelph has raised more than $200 million to tackle global food, environment, health and community challenges through the Better Planet Project

Ontario Food Cluster

Area food industry sees boost with new building

Ground has been officially broken for a 25,000-sq.-ft. building that will be the new Canadian headquarters of an operation serving Ontario’s food industry.

Daycare

Among many daycare issues are cost and availability

Even early childhood educator Ashley Portt cannot afford or find space in a regulated childcare centre for her two children.

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