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Budget sked revisions
City hall has changed its schedule of meetings for city council to deal with the 2015 city budget.
Investigation into vehicle landing in ditch
A driver lost control of his vehicle and rolled into a ditch after police attempted but failed to pull him over.
Recent Comments
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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Wednesday, November, 12, 2014 - 3:03:41 PM
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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Brian Stewart gives talk
One of Canada’s most prominent and award-winning journalists, Brian Stewart, will give a lecture on conflict and development in an age of crisis at the University of Guelph on Tuesday Jan. 27.
Feds toss more cash to help commercialize agriculture
The federal government has announced up to $2.5 million in funding over the next five years for a Guelph-based organization that helps in commercializing agricultural technologies.
Mayor delays call for new budget process
Mayor Cam Guthrie has decided to delay his main push to try to get city council to limit the city’s 2015 budget increase to the rate of inflation.
Cabbie charged with sexual assault
A Red Top taxi driver has been charged with sexual assault after two female customers reported he’d touched them in a sexual manner.
Off-track betting
Off-track betting could make comeback in Guelph
Off-track betting on horse racing, which was discontinued in Guelph in 2011, might make a comeback, says the general manager of Elora’s Grand River Raceway.
City renews Snow Angels agreement
City hall has renewed its commitment to the Snow Angels program, which last winter helped 117 city residents deal with dense snow left at the end of driveways by the city’s snow plows.
New player in the push for two-way, all-day GO
Brampton has joined a consortium of municipalities – including Guelph – that are pushing for two-way, all-day GO train service between Toronto and the Waterloo-Wellington area.
French immersion
All French immersion options will be considered
Capping enrolment in the French immersion program is something the public school board needs to consider, despite a motion passed by trustees on Tuesday, says board chair Mark Bailey.
Storm coach steps down
Guelph Storm head coach Scott Walker has resigned.
Wednesdays in January not good time for Guelph drivers
Drivers beware: January is the worst month for collisions, especially on Wednesdays.
Guelph cats survey subject
The Guelph Cat Population Taskforce wants to hear what residents think about their neighbourhood’s feral and stray cats.
Auld takes over helm at health unit
Economics professor and board of health veteran Doug Auld has been unanimously elected as the board’s new chair.
Warming car invitation for theft
A man attempted to steal a car after it was left warming up in a driveway on Jan. 8.
Linamar
Guelph gets huge boost from feds and province
Linamar Corp., which already has about 7,000 employees in 23 Guelph facilities, plans to create up to 1,200 news jobs over the next 10 years as a result of a major new investment aided by the federal and provincial governments.
Public school board
Tytler’s doors could open as a school once again
Tytler school, which was closed in 2013, might be used as a school again for a year or two to relieve enrolment pressures at Edward Johnson school.
Publice school board
Immersion influx sees possibility of a lottery
The public school board is eyeing the possibility of imposing enrolment caps on its fast-growing French immersion program, perhaps through a lottery system.
 
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