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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.
Recent Comments
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
Wednesday, November, 12, 2014 - 3:03:41 PM
A loss of identity in Canada, now Guelph "Dave, I find it thoroughly disappointing that your faith in your identity as a Canadian relies on what way the government is leaning. Although I am more conservative minded myself, I am a proud Canadian whether a Grit, Tory, NDPer or otherwise were "
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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.
Nice to see closed school back in play
Editorial: Ever since the public school board announced its intention to close Tytler school, the neighbourhood has wondered what’s in store for the 1878 building
Good fit, fine fate
Editorial: t’s sad when a congregation shrinks to the point where it has to give up a church.
Good times ready to roll
Editorial: The Hillside Festival has struggled to make its winter offering work as well as was originally hoped. But the eighth annual Hillside Inside, which goes this weekend, seems set to make good strides.
Good luck -- they will need it
Editorial: It’s interesting that the 10-member Upper Grand District School Board has chosen to put the board’s three rookie trustees on a five-member committee that will look at terms of reference for a study of the future of French immersion.
Guelph General directions
Editorial: When former Guelph General Hospital CEO Richard Ernst spoke to city council last March about the hospital’s expansion plans on its Delhi Street site, Coun. Leanne Piper asked him how much community engagement had been done in developing the new expansion plans.
Big picture for Guelph Transit
Editorial: Guelph Transit has had more than its share of woes in recent years, including a lockout last summer that halted service.
Guelph budget now has a target
Editorial: An uptick in inflation in Ontario last year could make it easier for the new council to go along with Mayor Cam Guthrie’s election promise to keep property tax increases at or below the inflation rate – at least for the 2015 budget.
Showdown takes shape
Editorial: The lines of dispute are starting to be drawn more clearly on whether the public school board should impose caps on French immersion enrolment, which is growing quickly at a time of overall declining enrolment in the board’s elementary schools.
Program good one
Editorial: When it comes to shovelling not much is worse than dealing with “windrows” – the accumulated snow, often very dense, that rolls off the curb-end of snow plow blades as they pass by an opening in the street such as a driveway.
Hits close to home
Editorial: Tracking the greenhouse gases created by your household can be the first step to doing something to reduce your carbon footprint.
French immersion quandries
Editorial: Last April, the Vancouver Sun ran a story about parents camping out as early as Sunday in a line-up in Salmon Arm for spaces in the district’s French immersion program.
Old problem. new worries
Editorial: Much attention has been focused recently on the problem of distracted driving, through media ads featuring the likes of Rick Mercer and through stiffer fines and penalties for texting while driving in Ontario.
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