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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.
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
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.
Duo does Tribune proud
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: More changes afoot in Tribland.
Varied views on sidewalk plow news
Bring back Planning Advisory Committee
Dear Editor: Last Monday’s city council planning meeting lasted until 1:45 a.m.
Basilica has nice ring to it
Commuter service in shambles
Dear Editor: To Guelph’s new mayor and council: When is the last time any of you took a Greyhound bus or a Via train to Toronto?
No need for city sidewalk plows
Dear Editor: Yet again I write to encourage the discontinuation of the sidewalk plows on Guelph residential streets.
Guelph Transit: A work in progress
Editorial: In his inaugural address on Dec. 1, Mayor Cam Guthrie listed “a new transit review” as one of his top priorities, indicating that Guelph Transit’s woes continue to be a key concern in the top echelons of city hall.
Brian Fray
Fray hangs up the drawing board
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: Wanted: Clever, keen-eyed, astute observer of all things Guelph who can draw editorial cartoons – for cheap.
Ditch city sidewalk plows
Dear Editor: It’s time to abandon the city’s sidewalk clearing service.
New mayor a magician
Dear Editor: Well, who would have guessed that our newly fledged mayor is not only a man who keeps his promises but, in so doing, proves himself to be a magician!
Mayor denies Guelph's core values
Dear Editor: Mayor Cam Guthrie more than put his foot in his mouth when he promised, “I will eliminate the Guelph factor” (“Guthrie mandate in motion,” Tribune, Dec 2).
No doubt recount flawed
Dear Editor: Re: “Vote recount flawed system” (Tribune letters, Nov. 25)
Glad RWDI staying in Guelph
Editorial: The sighs of relief between the lines of a city hall news release Wednesday were almost audible as it announced Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc., better known as RWDI, would be relocating and expanding in Guelph instead of leaving town. It means 200 new jobs are to be created here by the company over the next five years.
No must-haves at my place
It wasn’t until I started watching renovation shows on television that I realized I had a pretty tough upbringing.
 
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