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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.
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Monday, April, 07, 2014 - 8:08:42 PM
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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Sunday, March, 09, 2014 - 1:01:19 PM
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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Thursday, March, 06, 2014 - 4:04:42 PM
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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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.
Guelph notches bicycle-friendly silver
Guelph has received an award recognizing its progress in becoming more of a bicycle-friendly community.
Cogeneration
West end community centre uses new technology
The combined heat and power plant to be built in the Hanlon Creek Business Park isn’t the only such project happening in Guelph.
'Small-scale plant' good for business
A Guelph Hydro subsidiary plans to spend about $20 million to build a natural-gas-fired plant to generate electricity for Ontario’s power grid and also heat and cool buildings in the city’s new business park.
University of Guelph
Students bemoan tuition hikes
A protest by a couple of dozen University of Guelph students outside of Thursday’s board of governors meeting failed to make an impact, as the board approved a tuition increase of nearly three per cent.
Termites in downtown for first time
The city plans to inspect about 300 downtown properties for termites this spring after finding an infestation inside the River Run Centre and in adjacent John Galt Park.
South end rec centre options part of Tuesday public meeting
Options for a potential new south end recreation facility will be discussed at a public meeting on Tuesday.
Gas thefts on the rise
With the rising price of gas, police are noting a rise in gas thefts.
Guelph Hydro no longer accepts Visa
“Will that be Visa or Mastercard?” no longer applies for customers of Guelph Hydro.
Valeriote travels to Vimy to mark 97th anniversary
Guelph MP Frank Valeriote, who recently became the Liberal party’s veterans’ affairs critic, is travelling to France this week as part of the government delegation going to commemorate the 97th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
 
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