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Big change at city hall
When the new city council is sworn in Dec. 1, familiar faces will be missing from both council seats and the desks occupied by top bureaucrats.
What's the hurry?
What’s your rush? In the section of Guelph where I live, the speed limit coming into the area is 50, it drops to 40, and as you approach the school zone the limit drops to 30, just for a short stretch.
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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 "
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Keeping cats good for them, others
I’ve resisted wading into the debate about cats running free, but this weekend as I drove along Woodlawn Road and saw a tiny ginger kitten lying dead in the middle of the busy road, it became impossible to remain silent.
Editorial: Family first the right call
The shake-up of Guelph’s political scene that started on Oct. 27 with Mayor Karen Farbridge’s defeat is continuing with MP Frank Valeriote’s announcement that he won’t seek re-election in the federal election expected within a year.
Up for debate: Embarking on a new work shift
Joy and sorrow. It’s interesting how the two are linked. This past Friday was my last day of work before going on maternity leave.
GrassRoots call right on
While the words used by Reg LeBlanc in his letter to the editor (“Let’s call it a gang of one,” Tribune, Nov. 4) are very harsh, his assessment that GrassRoots Guelph was ultimately just Gerry Barker is correct.
Happily turfed Farbridge
I am one of the “complacent” with “infinite lack of wisdom” citizens of Guelph referred to in Dave Laidlaw’s letter to the editor (Tribune, Nov. 11).
Pride in city and country
I used to be proud of Guelph, my city of birth until it became an ego-driven dictatorship run by a small group of people making decisions in back rooms, catering to their own narrow vision, refusing to listen to neighbourhood groups, business groups or individual citizens.
Ottawa best heed Winegard's words
Editorial: This year’s Remembrance Day already had special significance because of last month’s targeted killings of two soldiers on Canadian soil and because it’s the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One, Canada’s bloodiest conflict.
Cats get unfair rap
Dear Editor: The letter from a woman arguing that cats should be kept indoors expresses a number of misconceptions (Tribune, Nov. 7).
New council needs to sort out IMICO future
Dear Editor: Thanks to all the people who took the time and made the effort to make our municipal election a success.
Solutions not so simple
Editorial: It’s understandable that mayor-elect Cam Guthrie hasn’t strode out with guns blazing on the contentious issue of changes to downtown waste collection that go into effect Dec. 1.
Jaywalking big problem in Guelph
Dear Editor: This afternoon around 1 p.m., I went downtown to do some shopping.
A loss of identity in Canada, now Guelph
Dear Editor: Over the past 10 years as a Canadian, I have felt like my identity has been negatively altered on the world stage.
War effort: 'Something you had to do'
“I won the war,” my father used to joke around the family dinner table. We would laugh and pay the old man no never-mind.
A heady mix of fine films
Guelph’s annual documentary-focused film festival, which has a new and more straightforward name this year, also has a blend of films as enticing as ever.
Letting cats outdoors wrong on many fronts
I wholeheartedly agree with the Oct. 28 letters to the editor in the Tribune from Jennifer Erickson and Brent Beam.
Leaf it to Mother Nature
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: It was the most glorious of sights on Sunday morning.
 
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