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Recount dictates balance of power
A recount to be done by the end of November to verify a Ward 3 spot on council could determine the balance of power in the new council headed by mayor-elect Cam Guthrie.
City buoyed by healthy voter turnout
Guelph saw a big jump in voter turnout in 2014.
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Thursday, October, 23, 2014 - 5:05:48 PM
Two wrongs don't make a right "[The ad, while in very poor taste, appears to be within legal bounds. ] Really? [[There is no requirement that the sponsorship of an ad be revealed as part of the ad.] There certainly is, and under two Ontario Acts. Here’s from the Ontario M"
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Tuesday, October, 21, 2014 - 2:02:47 PM
Attack ad enflames mayoral debate "I was really surprised to see Farbridge take out that dirty attack ad. She has always taken the high road and I wonder if desperation has set in. I also heard she fired her campaign manager. As a former Farbridge supporter I can't vote for someone th"
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Monday, October, 20, 2014 - 1:01:19 AM
Mayor didn't answer condo call "Gary - Who are the so called experts that you claim to quote? You moved into a condo and didn't like the cost and now blame the city? Funny that Guthrie's platform is taxation and how he will magically make it fair. BTW - you live in a city where a"
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Wellington county election results
Wellington County has released unofficial results for Monday’s civic elections in its seven townships, including the people elected from the townships to sit on county council for the next four years.
GrassRoots Guelph laments divisions
The head of the GrassRoots Guelph political action organization is disappointed with the results of the race for ward seats on the council that will serve along with the city’s new mayor, Cam Guthrie.
Tribune Photo By Jessica Lovell
Guthrie looks to build bridges with new council
Mayor-elect Cam Guthrie says he plans to be a leader who will give equal account to the ideas of all councillors, not just those whose vision aligns with his.
Tribune Photo By Doug Hallett
No regrets for Farbridge
Karen Farbridge, who became Guelph’s first female mayor in 2000, thanked her supporters Monday for helping her serve as the city’s mayor for a total of 11 years.
Rookie candidates survey the landscape
Some new friendships were made, unique people met and some long laneways were travelled along the campaign trail of the 2014 municipal election.
Board sees new trustees
Public school voters have returned four incumbents in Guelph and Puslinch, while a woman who has volunteer experience at the board level was elected to fill a vacant seat in Guelph.
Three pedestrians struck by cars
It’s been a bad week for pedestrians, with three people hit by cars in two days at separate locations around the city.
Ward 3 may be difference maker
A two-vote difference in Ward 3 could have a major impact on the direction of the city council elected Monday.
Guelph Election 2014
Guthrie romps to easy win
New mayor Cam Guthrie is promising an improved city now that he’s at the helm.
Local MP collects condolences for slain Armed Forces members
Local MPP Frank Valeriote is offering people the chance to pass along their condolences following the recent deaths of two Canadian Armed Forces members – Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo.
Huge hit for local plant
The Owens Corning plant on York Road is to lose two-thirds of its jobs as the Ohio-based company shifts some production to its Mexican facilities.
Election Day primer
With election Day, Oct. 27, fast approaching, here are a few things that Guelph voters may want to keep in mind about the big day:
New Highway 7
New Highway 7 takes toll on family
The new highway that the province plans to build to Kitchener will make that trip a lot faster for many people, but it comes at a cost to Guelph resident Bob Irwin and his only child, Shelley Irwin.
A first – all mayoral candidates in attendance
Monday’s mayoral debate drew all seven of the registered candidates, including one who was missing from the debate broadcast frequently by Rogers TV on Channel 20.
Guelph Election 2014
Final debate highlights differing philosophies
If there had been an applause-o-meter at this week’s last big mayoral debate, what it would have registered might mean a very tight contest between Karen Farbridge and Cam Guthrie on Oct. 27.
New police check guidelines
The Guelph Police Service is calling attention to changes to its guidelines for police records checks, which went into effect this month.
 
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