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Transit going in reverse
Editorial: When Guelph added Sunday bus service in 2001 and holiday bus service in 2007, it was part of growing up as a city. Sunday shopping wasn’t even permitted in Ontario until the early 1990s, but things change.
Aggregate extraction big issue for City of Guelph
Dear Editor: This letter was originally sent to Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie and members of city council.
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
Township council there to represent constituents
Dear Editor: I was recently warmed by the outstanding efforts of the members of the Concerned Residents Coalition and their very professional presentation to a packed house at Eden Mills Community Centre.
Curious business
Editorial: Mayor Cam Guthrie thinks, justifiably, that after campaigning on a promise to try to limit city tax hikes to the rate of inflation, he has a mandate to push this agenda. He’s doing so by seeking majority support on council.
Fossil free wishful thinking
Dear Editor: would like to do an audit on the members of University of Guelph student group Fossil Free Guelph (Tribune, Feb. 24).
Just another fee at U of G
Dear Editor: As a University of Guelph alumnus for some 35 years, a retiree and a family man with grown children, I find myself in a conundrum about this issue “U of G refutes alleged speech writing costs” (Tribune, Feb. 26).
Pedestrian safety is key
Dear Editor: Re: Get rid of city ‘beggar boxes’ (Tribune letters, Feb. 24)
And let there be light
Dear Editor: Re: Lights Out (Thumbs Down, Tribune, Feb. 24).
It's worthy of debate
Editorial: It was good to see council vote overwhelmingly this week to look at the issue of Canada’s long-form census, with a view to calling for its reinstatement.
Better planning a must
Dear Editor: Re: The article “Earlier ‘right sizing’ means schools safe” (Tribune, Feb. 5) and letter to the editor “School board planning doesn’t add up” (Tribune, Feb. 12).
Sidewalks are city lifeline
Dear editor: This abridged letter was also sent to Mayor Cam Guthrie and Guelph city council.
Daycare problems
Editorial: It’s understandable that many stressed-out parents and parents-to-be in most of Canada are envious of Quebec’s system of subsidized daycare costing just a few dollars a day per child.
U of G's unenviable task
Editorial: The U of G has raised more than $200 million to tackle global food, environment, health and community challenges through its Better Planet Project
Trading places – here and there
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: A recent weekend trek to Toronto reminded me that I am now more Guelph than Toronto, the city where I grew up.
No end to cable TV gouging
Dear Editor: As a longtime (35 years) customer of a certain cable TV provider, I am a little exasperated about how it now provides service.
Development a rallying point
Dear Editor: Re: Rally against development (Tribune, Feb. 17)
Get rid of city ‘beggar boxes’
Dear Editor: For those of you who don’t know what a ‘beggar box’ is, it’s that annoying little device stuck on the side of most stoplights that requires you to push it before it grants you permission to cross the street.
Jury still out on core waste collection
Editorial: Downtown shoppers could be forgiven for thinking new waste bins are just trash cans.
 
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