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Museum going big
Guelph Museums is about to get a third site, as well as the biggest item in its collection of historical artifacts, by taking over custody of Canadian National steam locomotive 6167.
Core stores vary in talking lockout
Less than a week after the city locked out its transit workers, most businesses in the core say they haven’t felt much change.
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Tuesday, July, 22, 2014 - 10:10:03 PM
Mayor responds to Guthrie salvo "Guthrie, Furfaro and Hellemond are very irresponsible in undermining the city's position before damages have been assessed and a decision on appeal has been made. They just may have upped the bill and made an appeal more difficult. Shame."
Comment by Tim Allman
Tuesday, July, 22, 2014 - 10:10:23 PM
Bus drivers locked out "Why lock them out? Why not wait for a strike or for negotiations to go somewhere? Perhaps the answer is that the city saves money as long as they are not paying their employees and the sooner the better. The employees and the riders don't matter."
Comment by Tim Allman
Saturday, July, 12, 2014 - 3:03:02 PM
Guest Editorial: Making Guelph a Better Place "Yes! And support your local Arts Council! As Astero says "arts improve a community's well-being.""
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Lockout hitting home
The lockout of transit workers that started Monday is causing hardship for some of the most vulnerable people in Guelph, workers for local neighbourhood groups say.
Savings to be had, says internal auditor
The city’s internal auditor says improvements are needed in the way city hall deals with the hiring of external consultants.
Police warning of bicycle thefts
Police are reminding people to be careful about the way they store their bikes after receiving 25 reports of bicycle thefts in the first three weeks of July.
Brothers score lottery win
A Guelph man and his Waterloo brother are the latest winners of the top prize in the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission’s Instant Scrabble game.
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Manic Monday for transit users
Guelph Transit riders were left scrambling Monday morning when they discovered that their usual ride would not be showing up after the city made the call to lock out transit workers late Sunday night.
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Bus drivers locked out
What is apparently the first shutdown in the history of Guelph Transit has the two sides seeming to be far apart.
Mayor responds to Guthrie salvo
Mayor Karen Farbridge has responded to sharp criticism from mayoral candidate Cam Guthrie, who didn’t support an apology about the city hall project and the Urbacon lawsuit that she delivered at last week’s council meeting.
Costco opening this week
Guelph’s long-awaited Costco store is finally opening its doors.
Ignatius Jesuit Centre hit with evening fire
A shorted electrical circuit was to blame for a fire that displaced 13 people at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre on Thursday night.
Stinging response to mayor's apology
Unless the city can reach a financial settlement with Urbacon before then, a trial to determine the amount of damages to be paid to the fired city hall contractor is set to start on Oct. 14.
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City losing inspirational leader
Guelph is losing an inspirational leader in the community with the departure of Police Chief Bryan Larkin to become chief of the Waterloo Regional Police Service.
Transit workers vote on Sunday
Guelph Transit workers will vote Sunday evening on the tentative contract agreement reached between their union and the city last weekend, which was ratified by city council on Monday.
Knife-wielding robbers sought by police
Police are looking for three men who robbed a fast food joint at knife-point on Monday night.
Government user guide gives public inside look
For anyone who has ever wanted to know a little more about how things are run at city hall, the city has published an online “User Guide to Local Government.”
Rail spill risks reduced, city says
City hall says steps are being taken to minimize the potential risk from release of hazardous materials being shipped by rail through Guelph.
Former trustee seeking seat in autumn election
A former trustee who was defeated four years ago while running in the public school board’s East Wellington area plans to seek a Guelph seat in the Oct. 27 election.
 
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