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Check out Guelph Dance Festival
Editorial: The annual Guelph Dance Festival returns next week, providing local residents with access to the sort of dance experience usually associated with bigger centres such as Toronto and Montreal.
Recent Comments
Tuesday, September, 23, 2014 - 11:11:08 PM
Grassroots group draws line in sand "What Mr. Barker fails to disclose is that he is a far right wing individual who is now using the moniker Grass Roots."
Comment by jamie561
Tuesday, September, 23, 2014 - 11:11:54 PM
Politicians must give voters a reason to go to the polls "Interesting how we all perceive things in life. I actually see Mr. Guthrie to be very negative. He has always criticized the current mayor no matter what, and is quick with an opinion. Open minded? I certainly do not see that at all. Please tell me "
Comment by jamie561
Sunday, September, 21, 2014 - 1:01:33 PM
Not long ago Guthrie lauded city’s finances "It is very encouraging to see the level of interest in this year's Guelph municipal election and its reflection in newspaper letters and columns - this is great news for democracy indeed! I respectfully encourage everyone to review Mayoral candidate"
Comment by guelphpeter
Scale back Arkell plan
Editorial:A lot of complaints made to city council by neighbours of planned developments can easily be filed under the familiar category of NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) attitudes.
Help out multicultural festival
Editorial: The Guelph and District Multicultural Festival, held in Riverside Park, is one of the city’s annual delights.
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.
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.
 
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