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Guelph is well-managed
Dear Editor: In recent letters to the editor some individuals have stated that Guelph’s finances are being mismanaged.
City neon signs a blight
Dear Editor: This letter was originally sent to Mayor Karen Farbridge and Ward 5 councillor Leanne Piper.
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
Mayor's pay debate a non-starter
A recommendation that Guelph’s mayor get a phased-in pay increase of almost 22% is an easy target for criticism, especially in an election year. But it’s perhaps wiser to see the latest proposed mayoral raise as part of a gradual process of bringing the mayor’s pay up to a more realistic level.
Forced to flee the south end
Dear Editor: Some time ago I read a local article regarding the awful villains who had deliberately moved into areas with large lots, removed the tiny post-war houses and built mansions.
Gummer building winning combo architecturally
Re: Thank goodness for our old buildings (Tribune, May 1)
Some new condo elements work
Dear Editor: Without disagreeing with Chris Clark on the Tricar condo’s lack of distinctiveness (Tribune, May 1), I would like to say something nice about it: the projecting masses on each face, like the buttresses on the sides of gothic buildings, do help it to fit somewhat with the neo-gothic churches and their towers in the downtown core.
Think globally, vote locally in this election
The View from Here column by Alan Pickersgill: We recently returned home after a week in east Tennessee.
Voters have clear choices in the provincial election
Editorial: Fasten your seat belts, because it could be quite a ride leading to the June 12 general election.
No more dime store magazines
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: Waiting for Green Party leaders Elizabeth May and Mike Schreiner on Friday I wandered our lovely downtown.
Irate over incentive payout to developer
Dear Editor: I was disappointed – in fact, outraged is the word to describe my initial reaction – to read that council had approved $4.6 million in incentives for a 18-storey condo building downtown (Tribune, May 1).
Bankrupting city residents
Dear Editor: I am writing this in the hope of inspiring others who feel as I do to speak up about all this back-and-forth nonsense between GrassRoots Guelph and the present city council.
Senior staff at fault
Dear Editor: Re: City hall dismisses claims and awaits meeting request (Tribune, April 29).
Audit is going to happen
Dear Editor: I am a member of GrassRoots Guelph.
Guelph architecture
Thank goodness for Guelph's old buildings
Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: There is no accounting for taste.
Brave show of emotion
Editorial: There was a scene at Monday’s council meeting that touched many hearts in an extraordinary way.
Burning city garbage in Detroit short-sighted and very harmful
Dear Editor: This is an edited version of a letter sent to Mayor Karen Farbridge, city council and Dean Wyman, the city’s general manager of solid waste resources.
An incinerator by any other name
Dear Editor: When Guelph’s dump was scheduled to close a few years back, there was debate about Guelph building an incinerator.
Let's hope Kortright park flies
Editorial: Many Guelph residents have fond memories of the delightful times that used to be had at the Kortright Waterfowl Park.
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