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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.
Recent Comments
Wednesday, September, 17, 2014 - 4:04:52 PM
School boards big part of our lives "Trustees are closest to children's needs and parents' concerns - we need all their input and more - our system was built on the work of trustees, Vote for sure"
Comment by george gary carere
Tuesday, September, 16, 2014 - 11:11:14 AM
Election negativity troubling "I thank John Buttars for his thoughtful contribution to the discussion around Guelph's civic election. Respectfully, I would not describe Cam Guthrie's campaign as one of negativity. Instead I think any negativity Mr. Buttars is perceiving from can"
Comment by guelphpeter
Sunday, September, 14, 2014 - 12:12:50 PM
Kovach exits with last call "I wish to offer a large and very sincere THANK YOU to Coun. Gloria Kovach for her many years of service to the citizens of Guelph. As a long-time follower of council I did not always agree with Coun. Kovach's stand on every issue, but I always respe"
Comment by guelphpeter
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.
For the taxes we pay city services are lacking
Dear Editor: Having in the past served as a councillor for eight years in a neighbouring community, I cannot support the present Guelph council.
It's best Urbacon suit is over
Editorial: How the Urbacon lawsuit affects the civic election remains to be seen, but it’s good that the city and the fired contractor have reached an out-of-court settlement.
Election negativity troubling
Dear Editor: We are obviously in for an exciting election campaign, but I find myself mystified by the negativity of some candidates and letters to the editor.
Simplistic approach wrong
Dear Editor: Civic leadership isn’t about barking that our taxes are too high. It’s about ensuring that our taxes are spent wisely and that our city as a whole benefits on many levels, not just economically.
Again bankrolling a bad lot
Dear EDitor: Again, university students’ first weekend back in the city and Guelph taxpayer money is being spent on the Guelph police attending 15 house parties, nude students running through the streets and open liquor violations.
Lack of track disappointing
Dear Editor: I am a senior who has just moved to Guelph from Mount Forest.
Noisy gnat getting to me
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: Mosquitoes are pretty much gone, but there remains a giant gnat in my neighbourhood.
Guest Editorial: Making Guelph a Better Place
I do a lot of things in this city.
Grassroots, taxes, library and the Guelph Factor
Seven letters to the editor about the Guelph municipal election:
 
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