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An Uber dilemma lands in Guelph

The dog days of summer are upon us. Traditionally a time when life slows down for various municipal councils, boards and committees; meeting dates disappear as city officials head to the cottage.

Conservation lands deserve protection

Our forefathers had the insight to preserve this land by the Speed River as conservation land.

More risks for cyclists

In the United States, the number of fatalities of cyclists is almost twice as much as is warranted by their numbers of trips, according to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center.

Turn page on robocalls

Justice Minister Peter MacKay was guest speaker at a breakfast for Conservative candidate Gloria Kovach at Joint Cafe on July 16 with 50 supporters in attendance.

Questioning the numbers

I just received Mr. Lloyd Longfield’s glossy brochure. It boasts that the Liberals “will lower taxes on middle-class Canadians by seven per cent.”

Tribune photo by Doug Hallett

Hillside 2015 a hit, and then some

The 32nd incarnation of Guelph’s Hillside Festival succeeded this year by going back to its roots.

Outraged by tax hikes

Since the last budget came out and the new property tax hike came to light, the people, the Guelph citizens, the city taxpayers are crying out. They are angry. We are unhappy. These voices are in the local papers almost every week. Are you city staff people and our elected people hearing these voices? Are [...]

No budget target may give mayor pause now but this story isn’t over

Mayor Cam Guthrie faced a council vote Monday directly related to his campaign pledge. And he lost.

Bike-lane recommendation goes against city master plan

City staff has recommended that bike lanes not be included in the rebuilding of Speedvale Avenue East between Riverview Drive and Manhattan Court.

Church teamwork sets a great example

Thank you for Samantha Beattie’s heartwarming article on the collaboration between Westminster-St. Paul’s and Third Day Worship Churches.

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