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Mayor moves to push budget in ‘new direction’
Mayor Cam Guthrie is looking for city council’s support in setting a “new direction” for the next city budget, so that the 2015 property tax increase would be no higher than the rate of inflation.
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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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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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OPP not happy about all the RIDE charges
Wellington County’s current R.I.D.E. campaign is halfway through, and there have been more than 230 charges and licence suspensions so far.
Minto mayor warden
With a long career as a community leader in his back pocket, Minto Mayor George Bridge has been elected as Wellington County Warden for 2015.
St. George's Square
St. George's Square plan a done deal?
An attempt to reopen the debate over a controversial new design for St. George’s Square failed at council Monday, and Coun. Bob Bell believes a bylaw interpretation could mean the new design is a done deal.
City operating budget sees projected $693,000 deficit
The city is projecting a $692,000 deficit in its tax-supported operating budget for 2014, based on revenues and expenditures up to the end of September, says a report that went to council last night.
New chamber president welcomes challenge
A new president and CEO has been selected to head the Guelph Chamber of Commerce.
Second candidate takes run at federal Liberal nomination
A second candidate has entered the race to become the Liberal candidate in Guelph in the next federal election.
Ice storm costs
Ice storm $$$ long way off
Guelph MPP Liz Sandals has rejected criticism from a political opponent that the province is making it overly difficult for municipalities to get provincial help with the cost of cleaning up after last December’s huge ice storm.
Early Years centre moves to mall
The Guelph Ontario Early Years Centre is moving its downtown operation to Stone Road Mall in January after nine years of operating at both locations.
Blood donations needed
Longfield states his case for Liberal nomination
Guelph’s values need to be reflected more on the national stage, former Guelph Chamber of Commerce president Lloyd Longfield said as he formally launched his bid to run in Guelph for the Liberals in next year’s federal election.
Guelph Hydro warns of phone scam
Guelph Hydro is warning its customers about a phone scam in which fraudsters are posing as utility employees seek payment over the telephone.
Bailey heads public board
The Upper Grand District School Board has elected Guelph trustee Mark Bailey to be its chair in 2015 for the third year in a row.
Gazzola Catholic board chair for 12th time
The Wellington Catholic District School Board has elected longtime trustee Marino Gazzola to be its chair again in 2015.
Basilica of Our Lady
Iconic city church elevated to basilica
The Church of Our Lady is now the Basilica of Our Lady after a decision by Pope Francis to upgrade the status of Guelph’s best-known landmark.
Guelph budget
Sidewalk plowing on budget block
Guelph’s sidewalk plowing program is on Mayor Cam Guthrie’s radar for cost-cutting possibilities for the city’s 2015 budget.
U of G tops campaign goal
The University of Guelph contributed $606,500 to the 2014 United Way campaign, surpassing its initial $600,000 goal.
 
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