Water events for all ages in March 2019

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Guelph celebrates great water with events for all ages in March Guelph, Ont., March 5, 2019 —The City of Guelph is celebrating great drinking water with a series of engaging events in March. From games at Guelph Public Libraries to entertainment and interactive displays at the annual H2O Go Festival, there’s lots to discover and […]

Guelph makes an impression at Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference

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Press release. Guelph was called “the brightest kid in the class” by Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy Bob Delaney during a meeting to discuss Guelph’s Community Energy Plan at the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference. Mr. Delaney encouraged Guelph to share its community energy expertise with municipal colleagues across Ontario […]

The Urban Design Summit and the Wilson Farmhouse

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A resident’s perspective. On Monday, May 5th, I had the pleasure of attending the Urban Design Summit hosted by the City of Guelph at the River Run Centre. A number of the themes repeated throughout the evening were place making, innovation, citizen engagement, boldness, risk-taking, social inclusion and connectivity. Needless to say, the recently-submitted Wilson […]

2014 Sustainable Communities Award Winners Unveiled

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The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) today announced the winners of its 2014 Sustainable Communities Awards, as part of its Sustainable Communities Conference and Trade Show (SCC) in Charlottetown, PE. The awards recognize innovation and excellence in municipal sustainable development across Canada in six categories: brownfields, energy, neighbourhood development, transportation, waste and water. “Tonight’s winners […]

City’s data catalogue now open

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Today the City released its first six datasets on guelph.ca/opendata for public use. The datasets, or collections of raw, electronic information currently include Guelph Transit bus stops; municipal election polling stations and subdivisions; Guelph’s ward boundaries; and recreation program information. Later this week, an additional six datasets will be added to the catalogue. “As we […]