Safe Semester kicks off September 8

Macdonell and Wyndham streets closed weekly Thursday to Saturday10 p.m.–4 a.m. Guelph, Ont., August 29, 2022 – Guelph’s Safe Semester runs September 8-September 24 to support a safe and enjoyable environment downtown for businesses, residents and students. With a higher volume of pedestrians downtown in September, closing the streets Thursday through Saturday allows everyone to enjoy Guelph’s downtown nightlife safely. Macdonell Street is closed nightly between the Macdonell parking lot and the West Parkade, and Wyndham Street is closed nightly […]

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Ward 2 Virtual Town Hall

Tuesday July 5 at 7pm To Discuss the High Density Zoning Designation for 41-45 George Street Thank you neighbours for joining a community conversation with Councillors Leanne Caron, James Gordon & Rodrigo Goller, to discuss the City’s Official Plan’s High Density Residential Zoning designation for the property located at 41-45 George Street, Guelph. See below for a copy of the written ‘Chat’ that was held during the video, as well as a copy of the automated transcript of this video: […]

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Summer fun starts with Guelph day camps, parks and outdoor recreation programs

It’s time to kick off Recreation and Parks month with activities and programs you can join in outdoor park spaces and inside our recreation facilities. Register for summer camps and free activities in June We’ve got archery for adults and kids, gardening exercise day, kids badminton and family pickleball sessions open for free throughout the month of June. Visit recenroll.ca, select programs, and click the bottom right widget “Recreation Celebrates” to see a list of programs and enroll. There are […]

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Guelph revisits Community Plan with new approach to eliminating systemic racism

Online engagement launches today, closes December 5 Guelph, Ont., November 18, 2021 – Guelph’s Community Plan is getting an update and everyone’s voice is needed. Until December 5, the Guelph community is invited to participate in an online engagement session at haveyoursay.guelph.ca/community_plan to help set the community standard for the elimination of systemic racism. “The Community Plan is a living document, and was always intended to evolve and change as the community grows. In revisiting the plan, our goal is […]

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Guelph Growth Strategy Town Hall November 26

Earlier this year we heard your thoughts about where and how to add new housing throughout our city. Now it’s time to start a conversation about how we grow. Virtual town hall November 26 There are different ways Guelph can adapt to reach the 2051 population and employment growth forecasts and targets that the Province has set for our community. Join us for a virtual town hall on Thursday, November 26, 7-8 p.m. to learn about one way our community […]

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Information Session about the Drop In Centre’s Proposal to create Supportive Housing at The Parkview Motel

This is the recording of the Ward 2 Town Hall held on Thursday September 17th, to provide Guelph residents with more information about the Drop In Centre’s proposal for permanent supportive housing at the current site of the Parkview Motel. If you have any questions about the proposal, please reach out directly to Gail Hoekstra (gailhoekstra@rogers.com), the Executive Director of the Drop In Centre.

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Community encouraged to support local with Guelph Shops

Key facts Visit guelphshops.ca to find listings of local shops, services and restaurants and to support local Share your local shopping experiences on social media using #GuelphShops Guelph, Ont., July 16, 2020—Today, the City, in partnership with the Guelph Chamber of Commerce and University of Guelph, launched Guelph Shops, a website and campaign encouraging people to shop in Guelph. The online hub at guelphshops.ca provides shoppers with one convenient spot to find a variety of Guelph businesses whether they’re looking […]

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Guelph Transit changing service to slow the spread of coronavirus

Free transit until April 15; operating on 30-minute schedule Monday to Saturday Guelph, Ont., March 17, 2020 – Starting tomorrow, March 18, Guelph Transit is making service changes as part of the City’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19). Service changes include: cancelling late night bus service  for University of Guelph students offering free transit service through April 15, 2020; removing the need for people to come to City Hall to buy/renew bus pass/OnYourWay fare card asking all customers to board and exit the bus […]

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May 25th Ward 2 Town Hall Minutes

Saturday May 25th Ward 2 Community Town Hall Location: Waverley Drive Public School, Guelph Time: 1:30pm ~ 4:00pm Attendance: 16 community members plus Evan Ferrari, eMerge Guelph’s CEO, Antti Vilkko, City of Guelph’s General Manager of Facilities Management, and both Ward 2 Councillors What Happened: On Saturday May 25th, Councillors Goller and Gordon hosted the third Ward 2 Town Hall of 2019. Sixteen community members came out to hear about the City’s plan to convert to 100% renewable energy by 2050, and the community goal […]

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Water events for all ages in March 2019

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 good fun to be had by people of all ages. “In Guelph, we’re fortunate to have such a high-quality supply of drinking water coming from […]

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