Save the fuel, ride Guelph Transit for free on Clean Air Day

Going somewhere in Guelph on June 8? Ride Guelph Transit for free between 5:45 a.m. and 12:15 a.m. to celebrate Clean Air Day. Good air quality is important to our health, our environment and the economy. Help sustain our future by choosing environmentally-friendly travel options such as cycling, walking, carpooling or riding public transit. Taking the bus instead of a car reduces greenhouse gas emissions by almost two thirds. According to Environment and Climate Change Canada, one bus can take […]

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City assesses Guelph’s park needs ahead of Parkland Dedication Bylaw Review

Guelph, Ont., January 6, 2022 – The City is looking for community input as it assesses Guelph’s current park system and determines future land needs as the community grows. This Park Plan engagement is underway until January 20 and will be closely followed by engagement for the Parkland Dedication Bylaw in February 2022. The Park Plan is a continuation of the parks conversation from the Parks and Recreation Master Plan (PRMP)  and aims to address time-sensitive legislative changes to the Parkland Dedication Bylaw required before September […]

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City releases its first digital Guelph. Future Ready progress report

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 key data and stories from 2020 including key performance indicators and advancement on strategic initiatives. “The progress report and dashboard allows us to showcase our […]

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We’re updating our plan for how we manage wastewater in Guelph

Notice of study commencement: City of Guelph Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the Wastewater Treatment and Biosolids Management Master Plan The City is updating its Wastewater Treatment and Biosolids Management Master Plan (Master Plan) to ensure the City’s wastewater (everything flushed down your sinks, drains, and toilets) is managed in a way that is sustainable, protects our waterways and environment, and has capacity to handle the City’s growing population. The Master Plan is a long-term plan that will look at […]

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Ward 2 Town Hall – Saturday February 8, 2020

Ward 2 Town Hall – Saturday February 8th, 1:30pm, Evergreen Senior’s Centre (683 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON N1H 3Y8)  We hope you can join us on Saturday February 8th at 1:30pm, at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre (683 Woolwich St, Guelph), where Alex Chapman, Executive Director of Our Energy Guelph will be talking about his organization and how it’s working with the City of Guelph to make Guelph a carbon neutral city. After Alex’s presentation, James and I will stick around […]

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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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Ward 2 Town Hall – May 25, 2019

You’re invited to join us on Saturday May 25th, 1:30pm at Waverley Drive Public School to discuss the City’s actions to address climate change. We have two guests: Antti Vilkko, General Manager of Facilities Management at the City of Guelph, and Evan Ferrari, Executive Director of eMerge Guelph. We will review the municipal direction to use 100% renewable energy and the community goal to achieve Net Zero carbon. Antti will outline what your municipality is doing to achieve those goals, […]

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