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GO changes can't arrive fast enough
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.
All's well that ends well
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.
Recent Comments
Thursday, November, 27, 2014 - 4:04:03 AM
Vote recount flawed system "Alan I don't see any flaw in the counting process, though perhaps in the reasoning for a recount. All parties knew that the counting method was going to be exactly the same as last time. What did they expect to happen? Einstein said "Insanity: doin"
Comment by Rob Dunn-Dufault
Wednesday, November, 12, 2014 - 10:10:19 PM
A loss of identity in Canada, now Guelph "I guess I have been living under a delusion in Canada all these years. I was always taught that the essence of democracy was debate and every opinion having the chance to be represented. I am seriously disturbed by the response of the followers of "
Comment by brianp
Wednesday, November, 12, 2014 - 6:06:47 PM
Jaywalking big problem in Guelph "There is no doubt that there are pedestrian/traffic problems in Guelph. The city has doubled since I moved here, and we all feel the growing pains in different ways. As a historical note, did you know that the term "jaywalker" was coined by the auto"
Comment by duval
Flanders field day
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.
A price to pay to enter politics
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.
Budget didn't need rush job
Editorial: Earlier this year, city hall tentatively scheduled a second day for finalizing the 2015 budget.
Cost-cutter hits pay dirt
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.”
Bridging the Niska divide
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.
Let the games begin
Editorial: It’s not long before baseball season starts, but we could be seeing extra innings even before then.
Let's get this right, Guelph Transit
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.
Cut remains a curiosity
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.
Heritage preserved
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.
Transit going in reverse
Editorial: When Guelph added Sunday bus service in 2001 and holiday bus service in 2007, it was part of growing up as a city. Sunday shopping wasn’t even permitted in Ontario until the early 1990s, but things change.
It's worthy of debate
Editorial: It was good to see council vote overwhelmingly this week to look at the issue of Canada’s long-form census, with a view to calling for its reinstatement.
Daycare problems
Editorial: It’s understandable that many stressed-out parents and parents-to-be in most of Canada are envious of Quebec’s system of subsidized daycare costing just a few dollars a day per child.
U of G's unenviable task
Editorial: The U of G has raised more than $200 million to tackle global food, environment, health and community challenges through its Better Planet Project
Jury still out on core waste collection
Editorial: Downtown shoppers could be forgiven for thinking new waste bins are just trash cans.
Get out and enjoy it
Editorial: It’s the 20th anniversary of Guelph’s Winterfest, and it’s the eighth year that Ontario has had a Family Day long weekend to provide a much-needed winter break.
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