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EQOA
Back to math basics not way to go, says Sandals
The declining trend in mathematics scores in Ontario’s standardized “3Rs” testing doesn’t mean the schools need to return to math basics, says Education Minister Liz Sandals.
Guelph Election 2014
Grassroots group draws line in sand
The founder and executive director of GrassRoots Guelph sees no middle ground in the current municipal election.
Recent Comments
Saturday, September, 20, 2014 - 3:03:29 PM
Politicians must give voters a reason to go to the polls "Stuburke, Rob Ford is an affable guy who said he could make Toronto better. He said many of the same things as Guthrie is saying. Now look at Toronto. Nothing has happened since the last election (save some entertaining late night American TV) becaus"
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Thursday, September, 18, 2014 - 6:06:59 PM
Residents want Niska Road area to be preserved "Not just the residents - I love having this area close to work. It's a place of serenity one is able to reconnect with nature and oneself. Seriously, STOP PAVING OVER OUR GREENLANDS!"
Comment by ruseeryus
Thursday, September, 18, 2014 - 5:05:22 PM
Politicians must give voters a reason to go to the polls "It seems fairly obvious who you speak highly of, while attempting to degrade Cam Guthrie and his campaign at the same time. I prefer to speak of optimism. I went to Cam Guthrie’s free BBQ last week. I got the chance to shake his hand ask some qu"
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Kovach gives local candidates election primer
Outgoing city councillor Gloria Kovach had some advice about campaigning and being a councillor for the candidates who attended Thursday’s barbecue organized by GrassRoots Guelph.
Pilot project tries out less stark sidewalk markings
The city is testing alternatives to the unsightly practice of spray-painting orange stripes to warn people of trip hazards on sidewalks, and it is seeking public feedback.
Schools placed on lockdown
Two local schools were placed on lockdown last Wednesday during a police investigation.
Rowdies keep cops on the job
t seems that many people are still not getting the message about the local enforcement initiative Project Safe Semester.
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Last waste bin roll-out starts in Sept. 22
The City of Guelph has won a top award from an international association for the city’s communications related to its three-year rollout of the new system of using carts instead of bags for residential waste collection.
Meet election candidates at city hall or on television
The Guelph Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with Rogers TV to help voters get informed about local municipal election candidates.
Niska Road
Residents want Niska Road area to be preserved
A group of residents is seeking designation of an area near the Niska Road bridge, which city hall is eyeing for expansion, as a cultural heritage landscape.
EQOA
Math test marks plummet
Police and humane society unite to probe missing cats
The Guelph Police Service is teaming up with the Guelph Humane Society to investigate concerns about missing cats in the city.
Discovery of solvents means construction delay
City hall says further tests and sampling are needed before work can resume on a large watermain that was being built when work crews unearthed eight drums filled with industrial solvents earlier this month.
Guelph Public Library’s new CEO comes from within
The Guelph Public Library has hired its new chief administrative officer from within.
Loblaws back in east end picture
Relief appears to be on the way for east end residents who have been complaining for years about the lack of a supermarket in their part of town, says Mayor Karen Farbridge.
Break, enter and sexual assault
Police are looking for a man who broke into a south end home and sexually assaulted a woman in the early hours of Sunday Sept. 14.
Dolime
Drinking water talks with Dolime to mediation
An independent mediator is being brought in to try to help resolve a longstanding dispute between the city and a quarry operator whose operations, the city maintains, presents a long-term threat to Guelph’s drinking water.
 
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