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Mayor tells staff to axe integrity probe budget

In a highly unusual feature of the 2015 budget document, staff say they were told by the city’s new mayor, Cam Guthrie, to eliminate a $10,000 transfer to reserves to pay for potential investigations by the city’s integrity commissioner in 2015.

Farmers’ Market still a go despite vandalism

A break-in occurred at Guelph Farmers’ Market overnight Saturday, but it will still open its doors this coming weekend.

Frozen pipes

Deep freeze in city sees about 150 homes without water

This February the ground has frozen more quickly than ever recorded, leaving about 150 homes with frozen pipes and no water.

Spread the Net

John F. Ross repeat champs

CBC’s Rick Mercer is coming to John F. Ross CVI for a second time to congratulate students on winning the Spread the Net student challenge.

U of G

Pay More Get Less rally

University of Guelph student Kyle Ukrainetz showed up at the Pay More Get Less rally Thursday to protest against rising tuition fees and millions in proposed budget cuts at the University of Guelph. 

Guelph Transit

Sunday bus service cuts on table

Only half the number of buses would run in Guelph on Sundays and holidays under the proposed 2015 city operating budget that city staff will present to council on Thursday.

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.

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