May 21, 2015
Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation has a simple mission: increase the quantity, quality and safety of active transportation in Guelph.
May 19, 2015
Food trucks are becoming something of a phenomenon in many parts of Ontario – and maybe soon in Guelph too. Established restaurants, which pay property taxes, might not be among their fans, though.
May 14, 2015
June 6 will be a big day for Torontonians, when the UP Express starts between Union Station and Pearson airport. But it will also be a significant day for Guelph, as that’s the day it will become possible to get from our own downtown to the airport by train.
May 12, 2015
The volley by local political figures in today’s Trib on the merits of the tax plan unveiled last week by Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is part of an intensifying focus on the federal election expected Oct. 19.
May 07, 2015
It’s hard to figure out what the escalating strike action by Ontario teachers is really all about, but things are getting serious. And as usual, kids and their parents are getting caught in the middle.
May 05, 2015
Whether or not Guelph’s problems with frozen water pipes last winter make the city a “disaster area” eligible for financial assistance remains to be seen. And especially with the provincial government striving to get its budget balanced, Guelph might not get far with such a request.
April 21, 2015
Editorial: No matter what you think of the idea of selling off provincially owned hydro assets to help raise money for improving Ontario’s transportation system, it’s welcome news that plans are proceeding to boost the number of GO trains serving Guelph.
April 16, 2015
Editorial: When it comes to yard waste collection, Guelph has long suffered by comparison with Waterloo Region, where it’s picked up at curbside every two weeks from April to November.
April 14, 2015
Editorial: Being known as the birthplace of John McCrae, the military doctor who wrote the famous poem In Flanders Fields, has long been a source of pride for Guelph.
April 02, 2015
Editorial: There are a couple of ways of looking at the financial statements that candidates in last fall’s civic elections had to file by last Friday afternoon.
March 31, 2015
Editorial: Earlier this year, city hall tentatively scheduled a second day for finalizing the 2015 budget.
March 26, 2015
Editorial: It’s a bit ironic that Cam Guthrie, who has made a point of refusing annual council pay raises since 2010 in the name of setting a cost-cutting example, will be the first Guelph mayor to make the province’s “sunshine list.”
March 24, 2015
Editorial: One of the interesting debates set to unfold when council sits down to finalize the city’s 2015 budget tomorrow relates to the west end’s one-lane Bailey Bridge on Niska Road.
March 19, 2015
Editorial: It’s not long before baseball season starts, but we could be seeing extra innings even before then.
March 17, 2015
Editorial: Another big revamp is being proposed for Guelph Transit, and at first blush it looks in some respects to be both quite daring and quite sensible.
March 12, 2015
Editorial: The Tribune was overly hasty last week in accusing Mayor Cam Guthrie of “political interference” in staff’s budget preparation, in connection with the removal of $10,000 from a reserve fund for investigations by the city’s integrity commissioner.
March 10, 2015
Editorial: Kudos all around to those whose efforts have led to the long-awaited day when the future would brighten for the downtown’s historic but neglected Petrie Building.