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Future of fund as budget item
Editorial: It’s no great surprise that the proposed Guelph Economic Investment Fund, which was much ballyhooed at a special city council meeting in February, wasn’t even discussed at last Wednesday’s follow-up meeting.
Protecting city heritage
Editorial:With council set to make a final decision by September on creating Guelph’s first heritage conservation district, the city will hold a public open house on Tuesday June 24 at city hall.
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Thursday, October, 23, 2014 - 5:05:48 PM
Two wrongs don't make a right "[The ad, while in very poor taste, appears to be within legal bounds. ] Really? [[There is no requirement that the sponsorship of an ad be revealed as part of the ad.] There certainly is, and under two Ontario Acts. Here’s from the Ontario M"
Comment by stephen
Tuesday, October, 21, 2014 - 2:02:47 PM
Attack ad enflames mayoral debate "I was really surprised to see Farbridge take out that dirty attack ad. She has always taken the high road and I wonder if desperation has set in. I also heard she fired her campaign manager. As a former Farbridge supporter I can't vote for someone th"
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Monday, October, 20, 2014 - 1:01:19 AM
Mayor didn't answer condo call "Gary - Who are the so called experts that you claim to quote? You moved into a condo and didn't like the cost and now blame the city? Funny that Guthrie's platform is taxation and how he will magically make it fair. BTW - you live in a city where a"
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Now's the time for Sandals to make her mark
Editorial: After a hard-fought campaign, Liz Sandals ended up Thursday night where she has been every election night starting in 2003 – with over 40 per cent of the vote in Guelph and everyone else eating her dust.
Anniversary should be real ball
Editorial: The 50th anniversary of the University of Guelph is hitting its peak, and quite a peak it is.
Camoaign played out as forecast
Editorial: In our May 6 edition, at the dawn of the election campaign that ends Thursday, we editorialized about factors that might turn out to make a crucial difference.
Guest Editorial: Making Guelph a Better Place
A short distance from anywhere in this city is our best natural asset – our rivers and adjoining lands.
Issue towers over Guelph
Editorial: A downside of the wireless world in which we live is back in the news with Rogers Communications’ plan to erect a 95-foot-tall antenna without going through a new process approved by city council.
At least they tried
There will be some sadness when the city demolishes the north end’s Wilson farmhouse.
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.
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.
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