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Barbecue launches United Way campaign
The United Way of Guelph Wellington Dufferin will kick off its 2014 fundraising campaign on Sept. 10 with a community barbecue at Market Square on Carden Street.
Guelph election 2014
Guthrie mayoral platform includes five promises
Cam Guthrie has released his full platform for becoming the city’s next mayor, consisting of five promises that he says will “create a better Guelph.”
Recent Comments
Monday, September, 01, 2014 - 1:01:38 PM
Why the lack of concern about coyotes? "We either need to build a giant fence about the perimeter of Guelph or learn to co-exist. According to Coyote Watch Canada, an advocacy group that's done presentations in Guelph (I attended one): "Relocating (or killing) coyotes is not recommen"
Comment by klawrenc
Sunday, August, 31, 2014 - 12:12:18 AM
Guelph is not Toronto "Oh sure it sounds good, but no substance. Just like Rob Ford, claim anything, accomplish nothing. Surely we don't want that here in Guelph, do we? Karen on the other had is all substance."
Comment by Dennis Galon
Wednesday, August, 27, 2014 - 9:09:35 PM
Guelph is not Toronto "let's put the taxpayer first...sounds good to me"
Comment by george gary carere
Metalworks
Work begins on huge new development
The company that plans to redevelop the former W.C. Wood factory site didn’t get everything it wanted from city council last week, but it’s aiming to break ground on the first phase of the development next April.
Police remind motorists new school speed limits in effect
With kids heading back to school in just one week, the Guelph Police Service is reminding drivers of the reduced speed limits around school zones.
Guelph energy district
New condo a landmark first for district energy district.
A high-rise condominium tower planned for the downtown will be the first residential building in Guelph to be heated and cooled by district energy, rather than by its own heating and cooling equipment.
Learn how to vote online on Sept. 3
Voters who want the low-down on Internet voting are being invited to a hands-on demonstration on Sept. 3.
New schools open but there is still work to be done
It’s been a challenge, but the local public school board expects to have all of its new schools ready to welcome students on Sept. 2.
Guelph library chief books out
Guelph’s chief librarian has resigned after less than four years in the job for what she describes as family reasons.
St. George's Square
Island in St. George's Square gets nod
A controversial concept for redesigning St. George’s Square has been endorsed by city council in a close vote. It’s an issue some say could play a role in the Oct. 27 civic elections.
All-nighter a no-go
The all-night arts extravaganza known as a Nuit Blanche, which was added to the Guelph Jazz Festival in 2010, won’t be happening this year.
James Gordon runs in Ward 2
Local musician James Gordon, who ran under the NDP banner in the last two provincial elections, will seek a Ward 2 city council seat in the Oct. 27 civic election.
Guelph Election 2014
Furfaro latest to not run for council
First-term Ward 1 councillor Jim Furfaro is the latest name on a growing list of at least five incumbents who won’t be seeking re-election on Oct. 27.
More traffic problems forecast for south end
Construction projects in the Gordon Street area are causing short-term complications for drivers and cyclists in the south end.
Former provost says new U pitch above board
Former University of Guelph provost and vice-president (academic) Maureen Mancuso echoes the sentiments of former president Alastair Summerlee that the pair did nothing wrong in pitching a new university in Brampton while still in their respective positions at the U of G.
Operation Safe Semester
Core nightlife program kicks in Friday
A program aimed at calming the downtown nightlife scene will be repeated this year starting Friday Aug. 29, but with tougher treatment of people who park cars in sections of the downtown that are closed to traffic late on weekend nights.
Air traffic over Guelph
Increased plane noise not coming from Waterloo
If it seems like the airspace above Guelph is getting noisier, the Region of Waterloo International Airport is not to blame, says airport general manager Chris Wood.
Federal finance minister Joe Oliver
Picnic table politics
From left, federal Minister of Finance Joe Oliver chats with Paulette Padanyi, Christopher Pugh and Greg Schirk over soft drinks and potato salad at the annual barbecue for the Guelph Federal Conservative Electoral District Association at Riverside Park.
Church of Our Lady vandalized
Guelph Police would like to talk to anyone who might have information about some vandalism that happened at the Church of Our Lady over the weekend.
 
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