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Unique eye to the future
Editorial: Imagine living and perhaps also working in a new community devoted to carbon-neutral development, where the car isn’t king, adaptive reuses are found for structures with cultural heritage value, and a beautiful river valley is protected and integrated into the community.
Addressing an eyesore
Editorial: Donation bins that pepper the city have been an irritant to many people for quite some time.
Recent Comments
Thursday, September, 18, 2014 - 6:06:59 PM
Residents want Niska Road area to be preserved "Not just the residents - I love having this area close to work. It's a place of serenity one is able to reconnect with nature and oneself. Seriously, STOP PAVING OVER OUR GREENLANDS!"
Comment by ruseeryus
Thursday, September, 18, 2014 - 5:05:22 PM
Politicians must give voters a reason to go to the polls "It seems fairly obvious who you speak highly of, while attempting to degrade Cam Guthrie and his campaign at the same time. I prefer to speak of optimism. I went to Cam Guthrie’s free BBQ last week. I got the chance to shake his hand ask some qu"
Comment by stuburke
Wednesday, September, 17, 2014 - 4:04:52 PM
School boards big part of our lives "Trustees are closest to children's needs and parents' concerns - we need all their input and more - our system was built on the work of trustees, Vote for sure"
Comment by george gary carere
Nothing more basic than water
Editorial: It was an extraordinary sight in February when the four provincial election candidates all came to city hall to support the city’s concerns about how operations at the former Dolime quarry could affect Guelph’s water supply.
Mayor's pay debate a non-starter
A recommendation that Guelph’s mayor get a phased-in pay increase of almost 22% is an easy target for criticism, especially in an election year. But it’s perhaps wiser to see the latest proposed mayoral raise as part of a gradual process of bringing the mayor’s pay up to a more realistic level.
Voters have clear choices in the provincial election
Editorial: Fasten your seat belts, because it could be quite a ride leading to the June 12 general election.
Brave show of emotion
Editorial: There was a scene at Monday’s council meeting that touched many hearts in an extraordinary way.
Let's hope Kortright park flies
Editorial: Many Guelph residents have fond memories of the delightful times that used to be had at the Kortright Waterfowl Park.
Answering nature's call
Editorial: The topic of a lack of public washrooms in the downtown contributing to a problem of public urination returns to council Monday, via a motion by Coun. Ian Findlay.
Widening Stone Road – A clash of ideals
Editorial: Hugh Whiteley will be bringing an interesting clash of visions before council next Monday when he argues against a proposal by city staff to widen a section of Stone Road that abuts the U of G’s Arboretum.
Sign of civic engagement
Editorial: It was encouraging to see more than 90 people out for GrassRoots Guelph’s public launch on Wednesday morning, a breakfast fundraiser at the Guelph Golf and Curling Club.
Seeing is believing
Editorial: There has been a lot of talk since 2007 about Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative.
It's our job to shovel sidewalks
Editorial: It was an extraordinary winter in Guelph not only in terms of cold, but also for the often icy sidewalks that made nonsense of the city’s aim to be a walkable community.
Put words into action
Editorial: It’s a tough issue to confront, so a couple of things are noteworthy about Friday’s launch of the County of Wellington’s 10-year plan for tackling housing and homelessness.
Terrific track record
Editorial: Coun. Gloria Kovach’s announcement that she won’t seek re-election in Ward 4 marks the end of an era, given that she was council’s longest-serving current member.
Status quo is not an option
Editorial: City hall scored a shining success with its makeover of Carden Street and creation of the adjacent Market Square, which bustles with free skating in winter and splash pad activity in summer.
A big blow to city hall
Editorial: It was no surprise to city hall that it faced a lawsuit from Urbacon Buildings Group after the city fired the general contractor in September 2008 from the twin projects to build a new city hall and turn the old one into a courthouse.
Bylaw seems to be working
Editorial: In late March of 2013, city council embraced one part of a proposed public nuisance bylaw.
Spolight on sore sight
Editorial: It’s hard to deny it’s a really cool-looking building.
 
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