May 16, 2013
Editorial: Although Guelph-based Linamar Corp. continues to roll along in impressive fashion, recent years have generally not been good for the manufacturing industry in Ontario.
May 14, 2013
Editorial: His statue has stood in front of the old city hall (now a courthouse) since 1979, but official recognition of city founder John Galt has been a bit spotty.
May 14, 2013
Editorial: You have to feel sorry for the 55 families affected by the closing – again – of the Willowdale Child Care and Learning Centre.
May 09, 2013
Editorial: It appears the senior set in Guelph is being heard when it comes to the future of the pacemaker clinic at Guelph General Hospital.
May 07, 2013
Editorial: There are plenty of reactions from all parts of the political spectrum to the first budget brought down by the Liberal government under its new premier, Kathleen Wynne, and its new finance minister, Charles Sousa.
May 02, 2013
Editorial: “City now offers more time to review civic matters,” was the rather questionable headline on a news release issued by city hall on Wednesday afternoon.
April 30, 2013
Editorial: The Ontario Municipal Board seems to have found a decent compromise regarding the student highrises that a Mississauga developer intends to build at the southeast corner of Stone Road and Gordon Street.
April 25, 2013
It’s National Volunteer Week and we are honouring the thousands of people who give time and talent to make Guelph a better place.
April 23, 2013
Editorial: Anyone who’s ever planned a bathroom or kitchen renovation will appreciate, in a small way, the thinking that led city hall to decide to upgrade a host of things at the Guelph Farmers’ Market at the same time as it recoats the market floor.
April 18, 2013
Editorial: It’s distressing to see cyclists who ride along while chatting on their cellphones, or wearing music headphones that put them less in tune with what’s happening around them in traffic.
April 16, 2013
Editorial: Guelph Collegiate could become quite the urban oasis if it manages to turn all of its big plans for its six-acre site into reality.
April 16, 2013
Editorial: Kudos to the Guelph Hydro and city hall work crews and to the police officers and firefighters who all worked hard to deal with Friday’s ice storm.
April 11, 2013
Editorial: You have to give Mayor Karen Farbridge and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne credit for taking a stand on the need for new revenue sources to attack traffic congestion and gridlock, especially around Toronto. Highway congestion is clearly hurting both Guelph commuters and businesses, and something needs to be done about it.
April 09, 2013
Editorial: How many people have driven on roads near the Hart farm without knowing it was there, an oasis of farmland in Guelph?
April 04, 2013
Editorial: A provincial review of how growth is shaping up in the Greater Golden Horseshoe area, which includes Guelph, contains some interesting stuff.
April 02, 2013
Editorial: The report on Guelph’s traffic accidents during 2010, which city hall released in September of 2011, marked the end of what had been seen as a trend towards fewer collisions in the city. Now the report on collisions during 2011 has finally been released, and it’s another dose of bad news – the number of crashes per capita is up a lot.
March 28, 2013
Editorial: Coun. Maggie Laidlaw has for many years been a colourful, and sometimes abrasive, presence on city council and before that on the public school board.
March 26, 2013
Editorial: The public school board’s plan to bring the International Baccalaureate (IB) program to Guelph Collegiate means something new and important to think about for city and area students who will be going into Grade 9 in the fall of 2014 – and in the years to follow.