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Big jump in unclaimed cats
The Guelph Humane Society is lowering its cat adoption fees temporarily to try to deal with a recent influx of unclaimed cats.
On-street parking bans a go although impacts unknown
Council has given city staff the power to declare temporary on-street parking bans, starting this year, but details of how it might affect some city residents won’t be known until the fall.
Recent Comments
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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Termites in Guelph
Termite infestation deemed relatively small
The city’s termite control officer wasn’t sure how widespread the damage might be after termites were discovered at the River Run Centre this past spring, so his strategy was to inspect a wide area in hopes of avoiding future surprises.
Transit lockout
Irate transit workers heckle city councillors
Disgruntled transit workers made their feelings about the transit lockout known at Monday’s city council meeting, where uniformed city police were posted inside and outside of council chambers.
Police station renovations
Council reluctantly okays cop shop renos
With considerable reluctance, city council has agreed to spend $34 million to renovate and expand the Guelph Police headquarters downtown.
Public will get a chance to see how central square will work
More public consultation on the future of St. George’s Square is being proposed by city staff as part of addressing concerns about how a new type of square would function.
Local art gallery holds its last show
The Whitestone Gallery has held its last show.
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Official Plan gets nod from province
An amendment to the city’s Official Plan aimed at protecting natural features and ecological systems as Guelph continues to grow has come into effect after being approved by the Ontario Municipal Board.
Petition calls for end to loss of transit services
A local resident has started an online petition asking the city to end the Guelph Transit lockout.
Guelph Transit lockout
City, transit try again to reach deal
The city and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1189 are getting back together to see if they can’t put an end to the transit lockout that is keeping Guelph buses off the roads.
Lockout protest a bust
A protest march against the transit lockout that was planned by a University of Guelph student who is running for city council didn’t get far Friday.
Tribune file photo by Doug Hallett
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.
Tribune Photo By Jessica Lovell
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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