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Sign of civic engagement
Editorial: It was encouraging to see more than 90 people out for GrassRoots Guelph’s public launch on Wednesday morning, a breakfast fundraiser at the Guelph Golf and Curling Club.
Ditch plans for St. George's Square and sidewalk plows
Dear eDitor: Two items recently reported in the Tribune are cause for concern at the thinking – or lack thereof – involved in city decisions and concern of spending money we do not have.
Recent Comments
Monday, April, 07, 2014 - 8:08:42 PM
Kovach retires after 23 years on council "Actually news of Kovach's retirement was exclusively reported by Guelph Today. http://guelphtoday.typepad.com/guelphtoday/2014/04/after-23-years-gloria-kovach-to-retire-from-guelph-council.html"
Comment by ScottJTracey
Sunday, March, 09, 2014 - 1:01:19 PM
Make election laws more inclusive: Mayor "Given that the federal government has little to do with cities and is desperately trying to divest themselves of any residual contact with this level of government, citizenship seems to be a meaningless criterion for voting in municipal elections. Pe"
Comment by Tim Allman
Thursday, March, 06, 2014 - 4:04:42 PM
Make election laws more inclusive: Mayor "I think Guelph joining Toronto and hopefully Kitchener in this petition would be brilliant. Permanent "Residents" reside among us, paying the same taxes and sharing the local concerns of citizens. Of course they should have a vote in municipal electi"
Comment by Dennis Galon
Sidewalk plows more hinderance than help
Dear Editor: After reading different debates about sidewalk plowing, I would have to say what the city does in this regard is a complete waste of time and money.
St. George’s Square redesign a waste
Dear Editor: The plan to build the roundabout in St. George’s Square is defeating its purpose (Tribune, April 3).
Seeing is believing
Editorial: There has been a lot of talk since 2007 about Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative.
Back to the drawing board
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: When Wyndham Street undergoes massive reconstruction it is hoped that St. George’s Square and environs will mirror the wonderful assets of Market Square.
Guelph’s ‘sidewalk plow heroes’ a winter asset for city residents
Dear EDitor: I must respectfully disagree with those who think this winter showed the need to reduce or redirect the budget for sidewalk clearing (Tribune, April 10).
City should tend to own sidewalks before making us do the heavy lifting
Dear Editor: After having read the article regarding “Winter’s wrath” (Tribune, April 10) I would like to point out that most of my problems while walking occurred on public property.
It's our job to shovel sidewalks
Editorial: It was an extraordinary winter in Guelph not only in terms of cold, but also for the often icy sidewalks that made nonsense of the city’s aim to be a walkable community.
Paying taxes here means more care at budget time
Dear Editor: Re: City of Guelph’s ‘sunshine’ list
Column a warning about endless levy
Dear Editor: I would like to thank Alan Pickersgill for his March 20 column “Investment fund about city’s future.”
Why hit-and-run dear family pet
Dear Editor: This is to the person driving a white car April 8 on Victoria Road near the trail at Monkey Bridge at 11:45 a.m.
Groomed trails a treat
Dear Editor: At the end of the best winter and snow that Guelph has seen in a decade, I wanted to acknowledge the time and fantastic efforts of the volunteer grooming team who maintain the cross-country skiing trails at the Eden Mills Nordic Ski Club.
Will perception become the reality?
The View from Here column by Alan Pickersgill: In modern political life perception trumps reality.
Put words into action
Editorial: It’s a tough issue to confront, so a couple of things are noteworthy about Friday’s launch of the County of Wellington’s 10-year plan for tackling housing and homelessness.
Terrific track record
Editorial: Coun. Gloria Kovach’s announcement that she won’t seek re-election in Ward 4 marks the end of an era, given that she was council’s longest-serving current member.
Guthrie misses the mark
Dear Editor: Re: Farbridge, Guthrie weigh in on court ruling (Tribune, April 3)
Natural setting spoiled by some dog owners
Dear Editor: I often take our visitors around for walks on many beautiful trails around Guelph. Elmira Park (at Elmira Road South) has a nice trail and uphill steel steps to connect it to Sunrise Crescent and to Whitelaw Road.
 
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