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Liberals set date for nomination

Guelph’s federal Liberal riding association will hold a nomination meeting on Wednesday April 29 to choose a candidate for in this year’s federal election.

Guelph election 2014

Audit sought on group’s election expenses

The city’s Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee will hold its first-ever meeting to consider GrassRoots Guelph’s financial help for a losing candidate in last year’s civic election.

U of G tuition

Students thwart board meeting

To try and stop the University of Guelph’s board of governors from raising tuition fees, Central Student Association member Scarlett Raczycki (centre) was among 20 students at Thursday’s budget meeting.

GO

Regional express rolls out over next five years

GO train service from Kitchener to Toronto through Guelph every 30 minutes during peak weekday travel periods is on the way, says local MPP Liz Sandals.

Group wants to change first past post election results

A local advocacy group is pushing for city council to abandon the first past the post voting system in favour of ranked ballots.

Wellington District Catholic School Board

Catholic board shortens walking to school distances

The Catholic school board is considering a reduction in walking distances for elementary students.

Niska bridge closed until May 1

The west end’s one-lane Niska Road bridge will be closed for repairs from Monday April 20 to Friday May 1.

Wanted: Adult crossing guards

City hall is seeking to fill four permanent and four spare positions for adult crossing guards by the summer.

Waste audit

Mayor welcomes looking into contracting out curbside waste pickup

Mayor Cam Guthrie says he’s pleased the city’s internal auditor will investigate whether curbside waste collection should be contracted out to the private sector, rather than continue to be done by unionized city employees.

Yard waste pickup

Yard waste about-face

City residents who have been dreading 2015 as the year when the city cancels its spring and fall yard waste collections can rest easy, as city hall has changed its mind.

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