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Can’t win for losing in this debate
Editorial: Council is facing a no-win situation when it comes to a design for rebuilding a stretch of Speedvale Avenue.
Guelph Matters
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.
Recent Comments
Thursday, June, 11, 2015 - 3:03:48 PM
Off-leash park is not a school playground "From the City of Guelph website, on leash-free zones: "When off-leash, “under control” means the dog remains close to its handler (within sight and earshot), responds to voice commands, and is prevented from approaching within one metre of oth"
Comment by Jennifer
Wednesday, June, 10, 2015 - 6:06:33 PM
Keep bridge one lane say Niska Road area residents "Big mistake!! Twice in one day people coming off Niska to Downey have pulled out in front of me, once forcing me to leave a portion of my tires on the pavement. There are also tractor trailers trying to use it from time to time which again manages to"
Comment by greatday
Thursday, May, 28, 2015 - 8:08:30 PM
Solstice 3 going to OMB over church site plans "decisions that affect cities should be made by elected reps of the cities- this is what is meant by accountablity- the omb when it steps in is not accountable to the people of guelph=our local elections have no impact on them= a bad setup/system inde"
Comment by george gary carere
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.
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).
 
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