8 #HappyMaking Pianos @GuelphJazz Festival and @DowntownGuelph

8 #HappyMaking pianos have been installed throughout beautiful Downtown Guelph for your entertaining pleasure. 1. City Hall Market Square partnered with @10Carden and @CityofGuelph 2. Guelph Central Station Platform 12 partnered with @GuelphTransit 3. River Run Centre partnered with @RiverRunCentre 4. St. George’s Square transit shelter 4102 adjacent fountain partnered with @GuelphTransit 5. 111 Wyndham St. N partnered with @BuddsOnline 6. 29 Quebec St partnered with @GreyRockCo 7. Guelph Public Library Main Branch partnered with @GuelphLibrary 8. 60 Baker St. and […]

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Islamic Society of Guelph plans gathering to better bring the community together

In the aftermath of vandalism at a local mosque and the tragic terrorist attack at the recent Boston Marathon, the Islamic Society of Guelph is inviting the public to a luncheon gathering on Sunday, May 5 near the downtown core. Two men from a Muslim family from the Russian republics, one of whom was killed in a shootout with police, are the suspects in the Boston bombings that killed three bystanders and wounded more than 200 others, about a dozen […]

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Guelph Sikh Gurdwara Intervention

I interviewed you a couple of months ago with regards to the conflict in the Westminster Woods neighbourhood with the proposed and now approved Sikh Gurdwara. My group and I have presented, and handed in, our final paper on our hypothetical intervention plan and I thought since you were so kind when we last talked that perhaps you might be interested in viewing our final product of what we would have done to intervene. I have spoken with my colleagues […]

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Zoning of 410 Clair Rd East

I wish to express my concern about Council’s amendment of the R.4A-34 (Residential Apartment) Zone at 410 Clair Road East to permit a religious establishment. My concern relates to the broader implications of this approach to rezoning that could potentially impact any residential neighbourhood in the City, as well as implications for our Official Plan. As you know, Section 7.2.26 of the Official Plan (regarding non-residential uses in a residential area) permits “small-scale institutional uses” such as schools and churches, […]

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Council Meeting June 7th – 410 Clair Road East

I am writing to express my sincere disappointment with your recent decision to re-zone 410 Clair Road East to permit the building of a Sikh temple. As someone who has followed the process closely, provided correspondence for consideration and who has spent a considerable amount of time investigating the proposal, I cannot understand how, based on the information you had in front of you at the June 7th Council Meeting, you could approve the rezoning application for 410 Clair Road […]

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