New policy requires City staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or regularly tested

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Guelph, Ont., August 27, 2021 – The City of Guelph is implementing a new COVID-19 vaccination policy for employees. All staff, not just paramedics, will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status or get tested for the virus on an ongoing basis. This policy also applies to members of Council, the Guelph […]

Downtown infrastructure project sets foundation to be future ready

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Guelph, Ont., August 10, 2021 – The Downtown Guelph Project, a multi-year construction project to replace and improve downtown’s aging infrastructure, will become familiar to many business owners, residents and visitors over the next few years. “Replacing and improving downtown infrastructure is a fundamental component of Guelph’s sustainable City-building vision as reflected in our strategic […]

Six new red-light cameras to help make Guelph roads safer

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Guelph, Ont., July 8, 2021 –The City is installing six red-light cameras this summer−one per ward− throughout Guelph. The cameras will go live sometime in the fall. “Running a red light is more likely to cause significant injury than any other type of collision,” explains Steve Anderson, manager of Transportation Engineering. “Installing red-light cameras in […]

Virtual Information Session: Proposed Transitional Housing With Supports project at 65 Delhi Street

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On Tuesday June 29th at 7pm Ward 2 Councillors Gordon & Goller hosted an information session with staff from Wellington County to find out more information about the proposed Transitional Housing With Supports project at 65 Delhi Street. Below is the vide recording of that event. The purpose of this session was to provide an […]

Exploring community interest in the development and use of downtown Guelph’s historic Drill Hall

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Repurposing a historic gem Guelph, Ont., June 17, 2021— If you’re part of a community group, non-profit or public organization looking for space in downtown Guelph, or a developer or business interested in revitalizing downtown Guelph’s Drill Hall, we want to hear from you. The City is working with RSM Canada to identify and assess […]

City releases its first digital Guelph. Future Ready progress report

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Read the Council staff report Guelph, Ont., June 18, 2021 – The City of Guelph is sharing its first Guelph. Future Ready progress report with Council and community on June 28. The digital progress report presents a balanced and transparent view of how the City is making progress towards achieving its Guelph. Future Ready. Strategic Plan initiatives, and highlights […]

UPDATED: COVID-safe summer fun at Guelph camps, parks and patios

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Ontario moving to Step One in Roadmap to Reopen on June 11 Updated: June 7, 2021 The Ontario government has announced plans to reduce COVID-19 restrictions and allow larger outdoor gatherings, outdoor dining, outdoor pools and overnight camping as of Friday, June 11. Provincial guidelines are outlined in its Roadmap to Reopen. “This is a great step forward […]

Have your say on Guelph Transit’s proposed route changes

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Online survey closes June 20; town hall sessions set for June 8 and 16 Guelph, Ont., May 26, 2021 – Guelph Transit has released its proposed transit system, including an implementation plan, and we invite you to provide input at haveyoursay.guelph.ca until June 20. Robin Gerus, Guelph Transit’s general manager, explains, “What we’re proposing for […]

Choose between final four ward boundary and Council composition options

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Online engagement runs until April 20 Guelph, Ont., April 6, 2021 – The City has released four final ward boundary options for the community’s consideration online at haveyoursay.guelph.ca until April 20, in addition to a report from the independent consultant explaining each option. The ward boundary options include the following configurations: Two six-ward options with […]