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Author offers new book for free
Local author Bill Hulet is offering people the chance to read his book, Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World, for free during the month of October.
Living on Less program begins
For people who have ever wanted to learn how to live on less money, with less stuff, less stress and less of an environmental impact, the next session of the Living on Less workshop series is set to begin Oct. 20.
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Friday, May, 22, 2015 - 12:12:24 PM
Skateboard parks aren’t a need "This is just ignorant. I'm really finding it difficult to believe that in this day and age people are still going to argue that our kids don't need skateparks. They do. Just like you need roads or bridges or an over-priced entertainment center built "
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Thursday, November, 27, 2014 - 4:04:03 AM
Vote recount flawed system "Alan I don't see any flaw in the counting process, though perhaps in the reasoning for a recount. All parties knew that the counting method was going to be exactly the same as last time. What did they expect to happen? Einstein said "Insanity: doin"
Comment by Rob Dunn-Dufault
Wednesday, November, 12, 2014 - 10:10:19 PM
A loss of identity in Canada, now Guelph "I guess I have been living under a delusion in Canada all these years. I was always taught that the essence of democracy was debate and every opinion having the chance to be represented. I am seriously disturbed by the response of the followers of "
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Purple ribbons a reminder
Throughout the month of October, people will be sporting purple ribbons as a reminder that everyone has a role to play in keeping children safe.
United Way Day of Caring
Companies and workplaces from around the city and around Wellington County put their employees to work in a volunteer capacity on Oct. 15 for the United Way Day of Caring.
Families to Permanence
Goal is to provide permanent homes for foster children
Currently, Family & Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County has about 200 kids in care in just over 80 foster homes.
United Way
Sky-high fundraising
In the above inset, Nicolette Paradela (far left) uses her cellphone to snap a few pics while, next to her, mom Christina Paradela just takes in the view during a United Way fundraising event on Carden Street on Friday.
Diwali Festival of Lights on Sunday
The Guelph Punjabi Cultural Group is celebrating the Hindu festival of lights with a family event featuring food and entertainment Oct. 12 at the Hanlon Convention Centre.
Flu shot season is here
As the local health unit begins offering flu vaccines to the public, the first local case of influenza A has been confirmed.
Mental Health First Aid new collaborative effort
Conestoga College and the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington Dufferin have chosen this week – Mental Illness Awareness Week –
Guelph Community Foundation helps out area groups
Guelph Community Foundation has announced funding grants of more than $115,050 for 28 organizations in the city and Wellington County.
Musagetes awards grants for wide variety of projects
As part of $115,050 in grants announced last week by the Guelph Community Foundation, the organization handed out grants totaling $45,110 from the 2014 Musagetes Grants Program.
Carbon footprint survey benchmarks consumption
An initiative designed to allow residents to track their own conservation efforts has officially launched in Guelph.
Local shooter snaps up top photography award
A Guelph-based professional photographer has been named Ontario’s 2014 Portrait Photographer of the Year.
U of G fine arts grad wins national award
A woman who graduated last year from the University of Guelph’s master of fine arts program has won a $25,000 prize in a national painting competition that aims to boost the careers of promising new Canadian visual artists.
Winning phone photos on display at cafe
The guelPhonography annual mobile phone photography competition is offering congratulations to this year’s top photographers.
New learning centre in Guelph expected to expand
An office-supply chain has launched a training program for small and medium-size businesses at a local store. The pilot project in Guelph is expected to expand in the future to other stores in the chain.
Friends of Guelph Public Library
Treat awaits youngsters at giant book sale
This year, some lucky young readers will get to take home a book for free when they attend the Friends of the Guelph Public Library’s annual used book sale, taking place from Oct. 17 to 19.
CIBC Run for the Cure
Coming and going
The CIBC Run for the Cure in Guelph was another huge success Sunday
 
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