August 05, 2015
It appears there will at least be some sort of debate about whether the St. George’s Square redesign. And that’s a good thing.
July 30, 2015
The dog days of summer are upon us. Traditionally a time when life slows down for various municipal councils, boards and committees; meeting dates disappear as city officials head to the cottage.
July 23, 2015
Mayor Cam Guthrie faced a council vote Monday directly related to his campaign pledge. And he lost.
June 25, 2015
Editorial: Council is facing a no-win situation when it comes to a design for rebuilding a stretch of Speedvale Avenue.
June 23, 2015
Editorial: Downtown Guelph will soon have a major new point of interest – the bronze statue of John McCrae that will be unveiled Thursday morning next to the Guelph Civic Museum, honouring the 100th anniversary of McCrae’s writing of In Flanders Fields.
June 19, 2015
Editorial: This week’s twists and turns by several school boards, including the Upper Grand board, over whether or not to issue end-of-year report cards for elementary students is yet another sign of how volatile the situation has become with Ontario’s teachers.
June 11, 2015
Editorial: The position taken by Heritage Guelph on replacing Niska Road’s one-lane bridge with a two-lane bridge is an interesting addition to a hot debate that council appears set to decide when city staff present recommendations in the fall.
June 09, 2015
Editorial: It’s intriguing to speculate how the Ward 3 race might have ended if ranked balloting had been in place last fall.
June 04, 2015
Editorial: Festival in various locales giving people lots to do and see.
June 02, 2015
Editorial: Gloria Kovach is carrying some baggage as she lifts the Conservative banner for this year’s federal election.
May 26, 2015
Editorial: It’s perhaps not surprising that the developer that wants to build six storeys of student housing where a church now sits at 171 Kortright Rd. W. is taking the case to the Ontario Municipal Board.
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.