Monthly Archives: January 2010

Statement from Mayor Farbridge Re: Arbitration Outcome

Statement from the Office of Mayor Karen Farbridge GUELPH, ON, January 26, 2010 Earlier today the City and the County received Arbitrator Colbourne’s decision relating to the apportionment of prescribed costs for Ontario Works, the Ontario Disability Support Program, child … Continue reading

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Canada’s Most Caring Community Comes Together to Help Haiti

From the organizers of the Help Haiti Benefit Concert: Following the recent earthquake in Haiti, members of the Guelph community have pulled together to organize a benefit event featuring a wide selection of our amazing and world-class local-area talent. With … Continue reading

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Rental Housing Reports and Background Information

Further to last evening’s Shared Rental Housing Open House, I have attached links below to some of the documents that were referenced during the discussion. City of London Near-Campus Neighbourhood Strategy http://www.london.ca/Planning/PDFs/GreatNearCampus-FinalCirrculationReport.pdf City of Guelph Committee Report on Proposed Changes … Continue reading

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City Hall Rink Almost Ready!

Thanks to numerous downtown volunteers (DGBA, including Counc. Ian Findlay, Ward2) the City Hall rink is almost ready for skating!   The weather has been conducive to a natural rink this season, so a group of dedicated “rink rats” decided to … Continue reading

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Shared Rental Housing Open House

A public open house is scheduled for Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 7:00 pm to provide an opportunity for public education and dialogue re: shared rental housing. Date:     THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010 Location:    City Hall Time:  7:00 pm The format … Continue reading

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Guelph Commemorative Naming Policy

From the Community Design and Development Services department…. The City will be looking for suggestions from the public for naming new and unnamed parks, trails, bridges, squares, gardens, buildings, structures and rooms within buildings. Early in 2010, the City will … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Ice Rink Now Open

Announcement from OUR 3 Bridges Neighbourhood Group: Hi Everyone, This announcement is a little tardy but for those who haven’t been down to Water Street in awhile, the rinks are open! There are 2 rinks this year, an enlarged main … Continue reading

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