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Mix it up in debates
Editorial: They’re off.
Say what? A promise is kept
Editorial: The government announcement that Metrolinx is buying a 53-kilometre section of CN track through Guelph for $76 million is a happy case of an election promise quickly kept.
Recent Comments
Tuesday, September, 23, 2014 - 11:11:08 PM
Grassroots group draws line in sand "What Mr. Barker fails to disclose is that he is a far right wing individual who is now using the moniker Grass Roots."
Comment by jamie561
Tuesday, September, 23, 2014 - 11:11:54 PM
Politicians must give voters a reason to go to the polls "Interesting how we all perceive things in life. I actually see Mr. Guthrie to be very negative. He has always criticized the current mayor no matter what, and is quick with an opinion. Open minded? I certainly do not see that at all. Please tell me "
Comment by jamie561
Sunday, September, 21, 2014 - 1:01:33 PM
Not long ago Guthrie lauded city’s finances "It is very encouraging to see the level of interest in this year's Guelph municipal election and its reflection in newspaper letters and columns - this is great news for democracy indeed! I respectfully encourage everyone to review Mayoral candidate"
Comment by guelphpeter
The Guelph Factor is a positive
Dear Editor: While in B.C., I recently gave a couple the lowdown on Guelph. They had been living in Squamish for about a dozen years but missed Ontario.
Taxes enrich communities
Dear Editor: I have been hearing many people talking about high taxes.
Should be good debate
Editorial: Civic election debates moderated by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce’s president and televised repeatedly on Rogers channel 20 start tonight (Sept. 23).
And on the right side of fence
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: I left the GrassRoots Guelph barbecue last week pleasantly surprised.
Election signage a blight dwarfing real civic debate
Dear Editor: Guelph is embarking on a municipal election in October which has resulted in the predictable signage spree by electoral hopefuls. I understand that signage, without a doubt, can generate votes.
Look down the highway to see where city headed
Dear Editor: Guelph’s comparative economic success over the last two decades has been due to a number of fortuitous events, none of them owing to whatever political machine has been at 1 Carden Street.
Window of opportunity to fix Wyndham St. bridge
Dear Editor: Re: Wyndham St. bridge.
Dwindling provincial test scores
Editorial: Parents with children in local public schools deserve answers to a couple of big questions in light of the Education Quality and Accountability Office’s latest board and school-by-school results in the EQAO’s annual “3Rs” testing.
Development association stand curious
Dear Editor: The Guelph and Wellington Development Association’s ‘advertorial’ (Tribune, Sept 11) provides for interesting reading, but raises more questions than information provided.
Large number of cats missing in west end
Dear Editor: I am writing to alert people living in the west end of Guelph that there has been an extraordinary number of cats go missing in the Westwood/Willow and surrounding area.
Beautiful city gardens money well spent
Dear Editor: Through your paper I would like to thank the people responsible for the city gardens.
Politicians must give voters a reason to go to the polls
The View From Here column by Alan Pickersgill: People in Scotland voted in an independence referendum today. As I write this, I have no idea of the vote outcome.
Colourful cast of characters
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: Municipal candidates are colouring our world with all the election signs sprinkled throughout the city.
School boards big part of our lives
Editorial: There is little glory or money these days in being a school trustee.
Accessibility for all if using public money
Dear Editor: Sometimes admitting a mistake and apologizing is the right thing to do, it’s the respectful thing to do… it’s the thing to do.
Not long ago Guthrie lauded city’s finances
Dear Editor: Guelph is in fantastic financial shape, as indicated in the Tribune article on Sept. 4 about Guelph’s AA+ credit rating from Standard and Poor’s.
 
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