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Kitchener man killed in industrial accident

A 26-year-old Kitchener man died in an industrial accident at Polycon Industries Thursday afternoon.

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Social media and elections

Social media doesn’t win elections, but it is a valuable campaign tool that helps parties disseminate their messages, say a couple of Guelph’s federal party candidates.

High-ranked bureaucrat leaving Guelph for the Soo

City hall is losing one of its highest-ranking bureaucrats as deputy CAO Al Horsman steps down next month to assume the top administrative job in Sault Ste. Marie.

Environmental post at city hall gets filled

A Nova Scotia resident has been hired to fill a new post at city hall overseeing the city’s solid waste, water and wastewater departments. Ramesh Ummat, who is currently the chief administrative officer of the Municipality of the County of Colchester in Nova Scotia, will start his new job as Guelph’s general manager of environmental services on Oct. 5.

Catholic teachers have tentative deal

Catholic educators are breathing a sigh of relief after the union representing Catholic elementary and high school teachers announced Tuesday that it has achieved a tentative contract deal and has suspended planned job action.

Most wanted Guelph trafficker caught and charged

One of Guelph’s most wanted has been arrested and charged with human trafficking.

Police patrol leads to arrest

Police were on a general patrol Wednesday when a man caught their attention. When the 40-year-old man saw police on Speedvale Avenue West, he dumped his bike and ran away.

Security guard gets spit on

A man allegedly spit on a security guard at Old Quebec Street last week. On Tuesday, police arrested a 22-year-old man and a 17-year-old female who was also allegedly involved in the assault.

Two area incidents of men approaching young females

man approached a young female and asked her to get into his car Tuesday. The female ran to a friend’s house and reported the incident to Guelph Police.

Teacher contract: Hope is in the air

A tentative contract deal with public high school teachers has raised hopes of more breakthroughs in bargaining talks happening before the start of the new school year.

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