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Liberals set date for nomination
Guelph’s federal Liberal riding association will hold a nomination meeting on Wednesday April 29 to choose a candidate for in this year’s federal election.
Guelph election 2014
Audit sought on group’s election expenses
The city’s Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee will hold its first-ever meeting to consider GrassRoots Guelph’s financial help for a losing candidate in last year’s civic election.
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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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U of G tuition
Students thwart board meeting
To try and stop the University of Guelph’s board of governors from raising tuition fees, Central Student Association member Scarlett Raczycki (centre) was among 20 students at Thursday’s budget meeting.
GO
Regional express rolls out over next five years
GO train service from Kitchener to Toronto through Guelph every 30 minutes during peak weekday travel periods is on the way, says local MPP Liz Sandals.
Group wants to change first past post election results
A local advocacy group is pushing for city council to abandon the first past the post voting system in favour of ranked ballots.
Wellington District Catholic School Board
Catholic board shortens walking to school distances
The Catholic school board is considering a reduction in walking distances for elementary students.
Niska bridge closed until May 1
The west end’s one-lane Niska Road bridge will be closed for repairs from Monday April 20 to Friday May 1.
Wanted: Adult crossing guards
City hall is seeking to fill four permanent and four spare positions for adult crossing guards by the summer.
Waste audit
Mayor welcomes looking into contracting out curbside waste pickup
Mayor Cam Guthrie says he’s pleased the city’s internal auditor will investigate whether curbside waste collection should be contracted out to the private sector, rather than continue to be done by unionized city employees.
Yard waste pickup
Yard waste about-face
City residents who have been dreading 2015 as the year when the city cancels its spring and fall yard waste collections can rest easy, as city hall has changed its mind.
City has new designs on Riverside Park
Guelph’s biggest playground revamp this year will be at Riverside Park, and the city is looking for the public’s input.
Information session scheduled for proposed school boundary
The public school board will hold a public information session next Wednesday so parents can learn more about a proposed boundary for a new French immersion school on Couling Crescent in the east end.
File of Life
New program replaces Vial for Life
A new in-home safety tool for Guelph-Wellington residents who have serious or complicated medical histories has been launched by the city’s emergency services.
Months-long repair work underway to East Parkade
The city has begun structural maintenance and repair work in the East Parkade that could take four months to complete.
Soltice 3
Area residents express concerns about student building
The “Solstice 3” student housing proposed for the former St. Matthias church site could be changed to more family-friendly townhouses if community discussions don’t yield better results.
Art Services
School bus riding rules impact 150
The east end’s Ken Danby school would be the board’s most affected elementary school, with 14 students set to lose their right to a seat on the bus.
Sandals not fazed by threat of strike
With the first of a possible series of strikes by high school teachers looming, Education Minister Liz Sandals is emphasizing that negotiations are continuing at the provincial level with the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation.
New president at St. Joseph's
A Hamilton health care executive has been picked as the new president of St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Guelph.
 
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