Monthly Archives: October 2010

Ward 5 Candidate Profiles

The following Ward 5 candidate profiles were originally published in the Guelph Mercury, October 15, 2010. Lise Burcher Age: 53 Occupation: Professor, University of Guelph Education: Bachelor of Landscape Architecture. Master of Landscape Architecture. Lived here: 30 years About the … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful for Guelph

Happy Thanksgiving!   My eldest son moved to Kitchener-Waterloo last year to pursue his education.   When he returns home for holidays or a visit, we often end up talking about how great it is in Guelph.   Isn’t it funny that we … Continue reading

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MORE JOBS FOR GUELPH!

Two major land sales were announced at the Guelph City Council meeting last night! Two employers, bringing a combined total of approx. 370 to Guelph, plan to locate at the Hanlon Creek Business Park. Due to confidential negotiations re: purchase, … Continue reading

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Chamber of Commerce – Candidate Questionnaire – Leanne Piper

Chamber of Commerce Candidate Questionnaire Question: Ignoring the current traffic problems caused by the construction, do you feel Guelph is on the right track with its current transportation plan (The Hanlon, Grid System, Public Transit and the new transportation Hub)? … Continue reading

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ECHO Weekly – Candidate Questionnaire – Leanne Piper

ECHO Weekly Candidate Questionnaire 1) Why did you want to run again for city council? Guelph is on a forward momentum path.  We are poised to be national leaders on a number of fronts – water conservation, wastewater, community energy, … Continue reading

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Guelph Tribune – Candidate Questionniare – Leanne Piper

Guelph Tribune Ward 5 Candidate Questionnaire OCCUPATION In addition to my current position as city councillor, I work in the communications field as a writer/editor/researcher and graphic designer.  I have over 25 years work experience in education, non-profit and the … Continue reading

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Guelph Wellington Seniors Association – Candidate Questionnaire – Leanne Piper

Guelph Wellington Seniors Association 1. What issues do seniors in your Ward have? Seniors in Ward 5 face the same issues that many wards have. Seniors contribute substantially to our community – as volunteers, neighbours, mentors, and as customers of … Continue reading

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