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Fusion homes
New designs for W.C. Wood development
Neighbourhood residents who have been involved in public feedback sessions on the W.C. Wood property’s future shouldn’t be upset to see a new set of designs for the project, says Fusion Homes vice-president of planning and development Larry Kotseff.
First Truscott lecture next week
The inaugural lecture of a University of Guelph initiative that commemorates the struggles of Guelph resident Steven Truscott and his family will be given next Wednesday evening on campus.
Recent Comments
Thursday, October, 16, 2014 - 4:04:49 PM
European companies set up shop in Guelph "One has to wonder if the poison letter had something to do with the election. Although the HCBP has been slower than hoped to attract businesses, it will certainly prove to be a wise investment in the long run."
Comment by Tim Allman
Sunday, October, 05, 2014 - 2:02:32 PM
Transit top issue at U of G "I think it's a little disingenuous pointing out that Farbridge was loudly cheered. She had a team of people (I hope volunteers and not city staffers being paid to be a cheer squad) there handing out pamphlets, wolf-whistling, and refusing to even pol"
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Friday, October, 03, 2014 - 2:02:38 PM
U of G United Way campaign eyes two lofty goals "FYI, Western University in London surpassed its $780,000 goal last year for United Way of London & Middlesex. Congrats to U of G for their ambitious goal this year."
Comment by kmarnoch
Looks like a horse race in Ward 3
University of Guelph
University of Guelph appoints new president
Following an international search, the University of Guelph has appointed Prof. Franco Vaccarino of the University of Toronto as its eighth president and vice-chancellor.
City shells out $279,000 in grants
The city has announced more than $279,000 in funding for 43 local charity or not-for-profit organizations through its Wellbeing Grant Program.
Janet Wardlaw academic pioneer at University of Guelph
Janet Wardlaw, a significant contributor to the development of the University of Guelph and the first female to break into its executive ranks, has died at the age of 89.
Mayor takes your questions
The Guelph Civic League has organized an event to give people a chance to chat with Mayor Karen Farbridge.
Cause of fires carelessness
The Guelph Fire Department is reminding people to be careful when disposing of cigarettes, matches and lighters, after determining that a New Year’s Eve fire that destroyed a south end home was smoking-related.
Parking
Residential streets used as parking lots
Coun. Leanne Piper thinks it’s time for city hall to take a comprehensive, citywide look at how to deal with what she says is a worsening problem of commuters’ parked cars clogging residential streets.
Public works
Ice follies trip up public works and residents
If residents are frustrated by the state of the sidewalks these day, so is the city.
Bus ad protest up against Charter of Rights and Freedoms
An online petition aimed at getting the city to pull a series of anti-abortion ads from Guelph Transit buses continues to gain support, although it’s unlikely to accomplish its goal.
New Rockwood school opening may be delayed
The Upper Grand District School Board has finished its review of school boundaries in Rockwood, but there are worries that a new public school in the village might not be completed in time.
Flood hits Action Read
Action Read Community Literacy Centre kept its doors open, but not without some inconvenience, after the centre was hit by a flood Friday.
Ice storm 2013
Ice storm cleanup in new phase
While city hall officials ponder seeking help with the cost of cleaning up tree damage from the recent ice storm, workers have entered a new phase of the cleanup by venturing into the city’s parks.
Grassroots group not endorsing slate – yet
An organization that opposes the current direction at city hall currently has no plans for endorsing candidates in next fall’s municipal election.
Property stolen from cars recovered
Police have recovered about $500 worth of property stolen from cars in the area of Normandy Street and William Street early Friday morning.
Father James Profit left his mark on Guelph
A memorial service will be held next Monday for Father James Profit, a former director of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre whose religious life led him into community activism in Guelph.
Group wants Fair Trade community status for Guelph
A local advocacy group that wants to see Guelph become a Fair Trade community will be serving up fair-trade coffee and chocolate at city hall from 9 a.m. to noon on Jan. 21 to raise awareness for its cause.
 
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