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Too late to close the barn door
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: I call this photograph that I took a while ago Too Late to Close the Barn Door.
In defence of elementary school teachers
Dear Editor: In his letter “Enough is enough, teachers”(Tribune, June 18), Richard Buck likens teachers working to rule as comparable to children having a temper tantrum.
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Cops injured in hospital disturbance "Our Police Officers have enough to worry about without having to deal with violent people. THROW THE BOOK AT HIM AND MAKE EVERYTHING STICK!"
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Guelph gets pick-me-up "Wow.. To the police services board and to the Mayor of Guelph . I do believe that it is your job to uphold the laws and bylaws in Guelph Ontario. Cam Guthrie this is what you were elected to do. I cannot believe that you are promoting an American c"
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No budget target may give mayor pause now but this story isn’t over "Guthrie shouldn't have made promises he couldn't keep. He is, after all, just one vote on council."
Comment by Tim Allman
Province playing dirty
Dear Editor: A June 18 letter to the editor in the Guelph Tribune characterized elementary teachers as privileged, spoiled brats who the public may need to use necessary discipline on. The writer’s venom was based on the misconception that teachers are looking for an increase in pay.
Simplify bargaining process
Dear Editor: I think the majority of people, not working as civil servants, agree with some of Richard Buck’s ramblings in his letter “Enough is enough, teachers” (Tribune, June 18). I would like to get my two cents worth into the conversation.
Some simple arithmetic
Dear Editor: It’s too bad that Richard Buck has chosen to compare teachers’ work-to-rule action to children having a temper tantrum (Tribune letters, June18). It sound as if he thinks the conditions teachers work
Too many Triblets to honour in this space
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: : The number of people who have passed through the turnstiles of the Guelph Tribune over the years has been a lot.
Monument to Canada
Editorial: Downtown Guelph will soon have a major new point of interest – the bronze statue of John McCrae that will be unveiled Thursday morning next to the Guelph Civic Museum, honouring the 100th anniversary of McCrae’s writing of In Flanders Fields.
Niska at Downey: An accident waiting to happen
Dear Editor: As a frequent user of Niska Road, I have experienced the sometimes lengthy backups that can occur at the bridge during prime traffic times.
Platform political expediency?
Dear Editor: The Liberal Party governed Canada for most of the 20th century, racking up majorities as large as 60% of the seats in the House of Commons (1993).
Waiting for city hall to wade in
Dear Editor: I read with interest an editorial that appeared in the Record recently re the matter of student housing in Waterloo: “Beware of a Glut of Student Housing.”
A stinky situation on Macdonell
Dear Editor: I was reading the article about the temporary pedestrian island on Macdonell Street (Tribune, June 19).
Enough is enough, teachers
Dear Ediitor: I seldom write to newspapers, seldom get politically involved, although the Draconian federal government we have presently is changing that, too.
Dog walker just obeying rules
Dear Editor: Patti Scott had her dog off its leash in the “Off Leash” area. This is an area specifically set aside to allow dogs to run off-leash without disturbing people.
A welcome development
Hey, we’re all in this together
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: I don’t worry about the future of community newspapers.
Keep Bailey bridge preferred
Dear Editor: Doug Hallett’s reporting based on the minutes of Heritage Guelph’s meeting with regard to their stance on the Niska Road Bailey bridge was accurate (Tribune, June 9).
People before dogs in city parks
Dear Editor: I read with amazement the letter to the editor submitted by Patti Scott(“Off-leash park not school playground,” Tribune, June 11).
A true coalition comes together
Dear Editor:“When you walked in the room, you’re smack in the face of community,” said Mayor Cam Guthrie at the Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition’s second annual general meeting last week at the Evergreen Seniors Centre.
 
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