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City welcomes recyclables in tough market
An increasingly competitive market in Ontario for processing recyclables has led to a proposed deal that will see two types of waste transported between Guelph and Detroit.
Waste management
Garbage deal sees new jobs
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Kovach retires after 23 years on council "Actually news of Kovach's retirement was exclusively reported by Guelph Today. http://guelphtoday.typepad.com/guelphtoday/2014/04/after-23-years-gloria-kovach-to-retire-from-guelph-council.html"
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Make election laws more inclusive: Mayor "Given that the federal government has little to do with cities and is desperately trying to divest themselves of any residual contact with this level of government, citizenship seems to be a meaningless criterion for voting in municipal elections. Pe"
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Make election laws more inclusive: Mayor "I think Guelph joining Toronto and hopefully Kitchener in this petition would be brilliant. Permanent "Residents" reside among us, paying the same taxes and sharing the local concerns of citizens. Of course they should have a vote in municipal electi"
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New Guelph Police Association website
People who want to know what members of the Guelph Police Service do when they are not policing can check out the Guelph Police Association’s new website.
Cheaper firewood could help curb insect migration, says U of G study
A study by University of Guelph researchers suggests that the spread of invasive species could be curbed by making firewood cheaper in provincial parks and by stronger information campaigns about how insects can be transported in firewood.
Laidlaw announces candidacy
Coun. Maggie Laidlaw says she has deliberately picked Earth Day, which is today (April 22), to file her nomination papers to run again in Ward 3 in October’s civic election.
Stone Road widening
No need to widen Stone Road, says foe
A man who has long opposed widening a section of Stone Road next to the U of G’s Arboretum is hoping to convince council next Monday that it still isn’t a good idea.
Guelph Curling Club
Curling club staying amid plans for new development
People heading out of town north on Highway 6 may have seen the signs declaring new development coming soon to the site of the Guelph Curling Club.
Developer to plant trees in and next to city park
City hall has reached a deal about tree removals and plantings with the developer of a new commercial plaza next to Royal City Park.
Tegan and Sara highlight Hillside
Calgary twins Tegan and Sara, big winners at the Juno Awards last month, are among those who are playing the Hillside Festival this summer.
Slow down on idea of high-speed rail service, advises Sandals
The Liberal government announced more details about its plan for boosting Ontario’s transportation network this week, but local MPP Liz Sandals says news of a “high-speed” rail service in this area isn’t quite what it might appear.
Four-pronged approach to U of G student exodus
The annual push known as Move-Out Madness is now on to help U of G students usefully dispose of their unwanted items as the university year ends and they move out.
Tentative deal with firefighters
Though details have not yet been released, the city has announced a tentative deal with the Guelph Professional Firefighters Association.
Notables scope out GrassRoots event
Nine people who are either on city council or are among the ward candidates registered for October’s civic elections were at Wednesday’s launch event for GrassRoots Guelph.
Event's big turnout impresses tax buster
he size of the crowd out for Wednesday’s public launch of GrassRoots Guelph impressed the Ontario director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.
GrassRoots Guelph
Tax group gives city hall bureaucracy failing grade
Guelph is doing worse than almost any other Ontario city when it comes to controlling the growth of highly paid bureaucrats, the Ontario director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation said Wednesday.
Puslinch to upgrade website
The province is giving Puslinch $16,250 to help the township change its website so it does a better job of promoting economic development.
Last call for overnight parking input
City hall is seeking public feedback to possible bylaw changes that would put new restrictions on overnight street parking, but would also cut the winter street-parking ban to four months from the current six months.
 
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