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Niska bridge closed until May 1
The west end’s one-lane Niska Road bridge will be closed for repairs from Monday April 20 to Friday May 1.
Wanted: Adult crossing guards
City hall is seeking to fill four permanent and four spare positions for adult crossing guards by the summer.
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Wednesday, November, 12, 2014 - 10:10:19 PM
A loss of identity in Canada, now Guelph "I guess I have been living under a delusion in Canada all these years. I was always taught that the essence of democracy was debate and every opinion having the chance to be represented. I am seriously disturbed by the response of the followers of "
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Wednesday, November, 12, 2014 - 6:06:47 PM
Jaywalking big problem in Guelph "There is no doubt that there are pedestrian/traffic problems in Guelph. The city has doubled since I moved here, and we all feel the growing pains in different ways. As a historical note, did you know that the term "jaywalker" was coined by the auto"
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A loss of identity in Canada, now Guelph "Dave, I find it thoroughly disappointing that your faith in your identity as a Canadian relies on what way the government is leaning. Although I am more conservative minded myself, I am a proud Canadian whether a Grit, Tory, NDPer or otherwise were "
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Waste audit
Mayor welcomes looking into contracting out curbside waste pickup
Mayor Cam Guthrie says he’s pleased the city’s internal auditor will investigate whether curbside waste collection should be contracted out to the private sector, rather than continue to be done by unionized city employees.
Yard waste pickup
Yard waste about-face
City residents who have been dreading 2015 as the year when the city cancels its spring and fall yard waste collections can rest easy, as city hall has changed its mind.
City has new designs on Riverside Park
Guelph’s biggest playground revamp this year will be at Riverside Park, and the city is looking for the public’s input.
Information session scheduled for proposed school boundary
The public school board will hold a public information session next Wednesday so parents can learn more about a proposed boundary for a new French immersion school on Couling Crescent in the east end.
File of Life
New program replaces Vial for Life
A new in-home safety tool for Guelph-Wellington residents who have serious or complicated medical histories has been launched by the city’s emergency services.
Months-long repair work underway to East Parkade
The city has begun structural maintenance and repair work in the East Parkade that could take four months to complete.
Soltice 3
Area residents express concerns about student building
The “Solstice 3” student housing proposed for the former St. Matthias church site could be changed to more family-friendly townhouses if community discussions don’t yield better results.
Art Services
School bus riding rules impact 150
The east end’s Ken Danby school would be the board’s most affected elementary school, with 14 students set to lose their right to a seat on the bus.
Sandals not fazed by threat of strike
With the first of a possible series of strikes by high school teachers looming, Education Minister Liz Sandals is emphasizing that negotiations are continuing at the provincial level with the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation.
New president at St. Joseph's
A Hamilton health care executive has been picked as the new president of St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Guelph.
Frozen water pressures ease with nice weather
With spring finally settling in, residents who were at risk of frozen pipes can now turn off their taps.
Upper Grand Shool Board
Public board grapples with snow/cold day policy
With spring weather heading our way, there’s a temporary freeze-up at the local public school board related to the contentious issue of whether schools should remain open on extremely cold days.
Solstice III development up for debate at council
When the rezoning application to build a student condominium in place of the former St. Matthias Anglican Church goes to council on Monday April 13, several delegates will be on hand to express their concerns.
Guelph Public Works
Pothole count holding steady
Ottawa Information Centre photo
Liberals, Conservatives await go-ahead from headquarters
Guelph’s federal Liberal party association is planning a forum where its 800 members can question the three candidates vying to win the party nomination.
 
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