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Sign of civic engagement

Editorial: It was encouraging to see more than 90 people out for GrassRoots Guelph’s public launch on Wednesday morning, a breakfast fundraiser at the Guelph Golf and Curling Club.

Ditch plans for St. George’s Square and sidewalk plows

Dear eDitor: Two items recently reported in the Tribune are cause for concern at the thinking – or lack thereof – involved in city decisions and concern of spending money we do not have.

Sidewalk plows more hinderance than help

Dear Editor: After reading different debates about sidewalk plowing, I would have to say what the city does in this regard is a complete waste of time and money.

St. George’s Square redesign a waste

Dear Editor: The plan to build the roundabout in St. George’s Square is defeating its purpose (Tribune, April 3).

Seeing is believing

Editorial: There has been a lot of talk since 2007 about Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative.

Back to the drawing board

Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: When Wyndham Street undergoes massive reconstruction it is hoped that St. George’s Square and environs will mirror the wonderful assets of Market Square.

Guelph’s ‘sidewalk plow heroes’ a winter asset for city residents

Dear EDitor: I must respectfully disagree with those who think this winter showed the need to reduce or redirect the budget for sidewalk clearing (Tribune, April 10).

If residents have to shovel sidewalks result will be problems

Dear Editor: I’ll be asking about sidewalk plowing at election time.

City should tend to own sidewalks before making us do the heavy lifting

Dear Editor: After having read the article regarding “Winter’s wrath” (Tribune, April 10) I would like to point out that most of my problems while walking occurred on public property.

It’s our job to shovel sidewalks

Editorial: It was an extraordinary winter in Guelph not only in terms of cold, but also for the often icy sidewalks that made nonsense of the city’s aim to be a walkable community.

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