March 06, 2014
Editorial: Mayor Karen Farbridge has started what should be an interesting local debate with her proposal that Guelph urge the province to allow permanent residents to vote in Ontario’s municipal elections, beginning in 2018.
March 04, 2014
Editorial:It’s not unusual for municipal councils to avoid controversial decisions during election years. However, that doesn’t seem to be the case in Guelph right now, and the Oct. 27 election should be better for it.
February 27, 2014
Guelph city council scheduled a special meeting last night (Feb. 26) with a single subject on the agenda: A city-changing proposal for The Baker District and associated initiatives.
February 25, 2014
Editorial: For many people, the idea of having to go without their morning coffee sounds like an ordeal. But many of those same people would be willing to give up their coffee for a day if they knew it could prevent a child from going hungry.
February 25, 2014
Editorial: It’s always a bit of a shock when a venerable name like the Guelph Place Banquet Hall suddenly vanishes from the scene.
February 20, 2014
Editorial: As if this winter hasn’t been chilling enough, city hall is now warning there’s another cause for worry – frozen underground water pipes on a scale not seen in Guelph since 1993.
February 13, 2014
Editorial: It was nice to see the four Guelph candidates in the next provincial election lined up together Tuesday in support of concerns about a future threat to Guelph’s drinking water from a quarry.
February 11, 2014
Editorial: It has been a hard time for trees in Guelph recently, what with the ice storm late last year and the ongoing assault of the emerald ash borer on ash trees.
February 04, 2014
Editorial: After so many weeks of nasty winter weather, starting with the Dec. 22 ice storm, it might be time to relax a bit. February is here, and things seem to be looking up.
January 30, 2014
Editorial: As business parks go, the Hanlon Creek Business Park has certainly been high-profile.
January 28, 2014
Editorial:The Community Energy Initiative approved by council in 2007 is starting to bear fruit. Pipes have been laid for a new high-efficiency heating and cooling system centred in the Sleeman Centre, described as a first step toward building North America’s first city-wide district energy network.
January 28, 2014
Editorial: When the regional branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association held a ground-breaking ceremony last month for its new head office on Waterloo Avenue, it invited two people to speak there as a way of breaking the stigma around accessing mental health services.
January 23, 2014
Editorial: A happy occasion turned into a surprising and exciting one Tuesday when the announcement of a new president was added to the scheduled kickoff of the University of Guelph’s 50th anniversary celebrations.
January 21, 2014
Editorial: There’s a lot of history attached to the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, but it’s hard to argue with the clarity that will come from renaming it the Art Gallery of Guelph.
January 16, 2014
Editorial: If you prefer your wrists and ankles to be unbroken, Guelph’s sidewalks, particularly in the city’s older neighbourhoods, are a good place to avoid these days.
January 14, 2014
Editorial: The local cleanup of tree damage after the recent ice storm is proving to be a long, slow, costly process.
January 09, 2014
Editorial: The Upper Grand District School Board should think twice about renaming King George school – or, as it is sometimes bilingually called these days, L’École King George Public School.
January 07, 2014
Editorial: It’s no surprise at all that Coun. Cam Guthrie has thrown his hat into the ring in a bid to become the city’s next mayor.