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Old problem. new worries
Editorial: Much attention has been focused recently on the problem of distracted driving, through media ads featuring the likes of Rick Mercer and through stiffer fines and penalties for texting while driving in Ontario.
Wonder dog on road to recovery
Dear Editor: On Christmas Eve, 2014, Gia was being babysat and escaped from a fenced in back yard.
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 "
Comment by brianp
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"
Comment by duval
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 "
Comment by CW4455
Good test out of gate
Editorial: Limiting property tax increases to the inflation rate is a straightforward idea that seems to have helped Cam Guthrie become mayor.
More plowing, cut costs elsewhere
Dear Editor: Sidewalk plowing is an important service. Let’s not be selfish and deny this help to the many citizens of Guelph who appreciate and rely on it.
Basilica of Our Lady
Delighted church is now a basilica
Dear Editor: I’d like to comment on the article “Iconic city church elevated to basilica” (Tribune, Dec. 11).
Make clean energy commitment
Dear Editor: Please join me in calling on our mayor to commit Guelph to a plan for 100% clean energy by 2050 and be part of a global grassroots movement that can turn our nations green from the inside out.
Then, now and the future
Editorial: It’s the time of year for looking back and looking forward, as one year ends and another begins.
The more sidewalk plows the merrier
Dear Editor: Diverting funds from the residential sidewalk plowing budget would improve the effectiveness of arterial sidewalk clearing.
Trib not senior friendly
Dear Editor: This is in regard to your editorial in which you endorse Coun. Leanne Piper’s stance that everyone in the city should shovel his or her sidewalk (Tribune, Dec. 16).
Brian Fray will be missed
Dear Editor: I read, with some sadness, about Brian Fray retiring as the Trib’s editorial cartoonist (Tribune, Dec. 9).
Lighten up this holiday
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: What a difference a year makes and how soon we forget.
Bookmobile nears its end
Editorial:Guelphites are fond of their bookmobile, as was shown when council considered ending its funding in 2011.
Dog a real life saver
Dear Editor: I recently experienced the scariest but best Christmas miracle ever.
Design in square not a done deal
Dear Editor: I feel compelled to respond to the editorial “Bring on the debate”( Tribune, Dec. 18) in order to clarify some misconceptions that are being stated therein.
Proposal doesn’t work in neighbourhood
Dear Editor: HIP Developments Inc. is seeking a zoning change from the City of Guelph to permit it to build a six-storey residence for students at the corner of Edinburgh and Kortright on the St. Matthias Church property.
'Guelph factor' no more
Dear Editor: I would love it if I were the last person to ever use the term ‘Guelph factor.’ There’s been a lot of debate about the bad Guelph factor ­– related to apparent development obstacles – and the good Guelph factor – the green, artistic, caring community vibe that makes Guelph extra special.
Tour lights up their lives
Dear Editor: We would like to give our thanks to all the people (organizations and volunteers) who worked so hard preparing the Christmas Lights Tour this past Monday evening.
City sidewalks – Walk on the wild side
Editorial: Coun. Leanne Piper’s lonely effort to make city residents responsible for ensuring that the sidewalks in front of their homes are walkable seems to have a new and important ally – Mayor Cam Guthrie.
 
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