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Complaints start about hot dogs left in cars
The hot weather’s just begun and Guelph Police are already receiving reports of dogs being left in cars.
Yard waste pickup time
The city’s spring yard waste collection is running for the next two weeks, and city hall is also reminding residents that the upcoming long weekend is Guelph’s semi-annual opportunity for free curbside exchanges of goods.
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Friday, May, 22, 2015 - 12:12:24 PM
Skateboard parks aren’t a need "This is just ignorant. I'm really finding it difficult to believe that in this day and age people are still going to argue that our kids don't need skateparks. They do. Just like you need roads or bridges or an over-priced entertainment center built "
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Vote recount flawed system "Alan I don't see any flaw in the counting process, though perhaps in the reasoning for a recount. All parties knew that the counting method was going to be exactly the same as last time. What did they expect to happen? Einstein said "Insanity: doin"
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Foes sneer at Liberal tax plan proposal
The local NDP calls it cynical, local Conservatives call it social engineering, but Guelph MP Frank Valeriote is stoutly defending the tax plan unveiled last week by Liberal leader Justin Trudeau as the jockeying intensifies for this year’s federal election.
Town hall meeting with city’s mayor
Mayor Cam Guthrie will give a “State of the City” speech at a town hall meeting Wednesday at city hall that will include a question-and-answer session.
Women of Distinction honours
The 12 recipients of this year’s Women of Distinction awards from the YMCA-YWCA of Guelph were announced at a gala held at the River Run Centre on Thursday.
City goes ahead with audit of Ward 6 candidate’s expenses
A licensed auditor will investigate GrassRoots Guelph’s financial help for a losing candidate in last year’s civic election.
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Walmart fills void left by Target
Walmart is taking over Guelph’s former Target and will begin renovations in the upcoming months.
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Elementary teachers start work-to-rule on Monday
Education Minister Liz Sandals wants the elementary teachers’ union to reconsider three parts of its planned withdrawal of services in an administrative work-to-rule campaign that’s set to start Monday at schools across Ontario.
Teachers not happy with province’s ‘demands’
Education Minister Liz Sandals is refusing to comment on “demands” the elementary teachers’ union says it has been getting at the bargaining table.
Shorter walking distances in fall at Catholic board
The local Catholic school board has cut the walking distance for its Grade 2 to 8 students by one-third, effective this September.
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Police host open house
Get a sneak peak of police headquarters at the annual open house May 9. The Guelph Police Services canine and tactical Units will perform demonstrations and people will get to check out the SafetyMobile Driving Simulator, said a news release.
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Guelph become Canada’s 20th fair trade community
A flag-raising at city hall Tuesday will mark Guelph’s officially becoming the 20th fair trade community in Canada.
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Car sharing in Guelph gets boost from city hall
City council has approved a plan to support the expansion of car-sharing services in Guelph by providing more free 24-hour parking spaces in city-owned parking lots that don’t generate revenue.
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Task force tackles Guelph cat problems
Whether you think cats are the most endearing fluff balls in the world, or manic bird-killing machines, they’re a problem in Guelph, researchers say.
Liberal candidate draws line in sand
Liberal candidate draws line in sand
Voters in this year’s federal election will have a choice between the Guelph way of doing things and Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s way, says Lloyd Longfield, who will carry the Liberal banner in the election.
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Designation preserves work of late Gordon Couling
A local church that has stained glass windows created by Gordon Couling, who’s described as the main force behind the architectural heritage movement in Guelph, is to be designated under the Ontario Heritage Act.
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Frozen pipes put budget on thin ice
After hundreds of homes suffered from frozen pipes this winter, city staff are asking council to seek to have Guelph declared a “disaster area” by the province so it’s eligible for financial assistance.
Internet voting deemed a success
City hall is declaring Guelph’s first venture into Internet voting in last year’s civic election a success.
 
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