Celebrate Youth Week with free activities May 1-7

We’re celebrating National Youth Week between May 1-7, 2022 with free programs for youth between 12 and 18 years old – organized by the Guelph Youth Council for youth! Register online at recenroll.ca for free! Spaces will be limited in some programs. This year’s programs are done in partnership with KidsAbility, Trees for Guelph and Out on the Shelf. Sunday, May 1 Pottery hand building, 10 a.m. – noon, Pottery Centre Monday, May 2 Kickboxing, 5:15 – 6 p.m. at […]

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City invites community to vote on official bird for Bird Friendly City designation

Vote open until March 11  Vote for Guelph’s official bird as we apply to become a Bird Friendly City. Visit haveyoursay.guelph.ca/birdcity until March 11 to place your vote. Take the survey or upload a photo to tell us what bird should represent Guelph! Media release Guelph, Ont., February 23, 2022 – The City invites the community to vote for Guelph’s official bird in support of an application to become a Bird Friendly City. “Only four cities in Canada are designated […]

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Join us for Guelph Public Library's Evening for Book Lovers – seeking sponsors, donors,and guests

From GPL. Hi Friends! Join us for Guelph Public Library’s annual Evening for Book Lovers fundraiser – a dinner, silent auction, and entertainment in support of the library on Saturday February 28th 2015. Over the past three years, this evening has grown into a much anticipated community event, helping to raise important funds for our organization. Hosted by Magic 106.1 FM’s Kevin and Lisa, attendees of this year’s spy themed event will enjoy a fabulous dinner and silent auction festivities in […]

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The Downtown Guelph Business Association announces multiple community contributions to mark GuelphGives

DGBA press release. The Downtown Guelph Business Association (DGBA) is delighted to partner with GuelphGives on GivingTuesday and help reach the goal of $1 million raised by one city alone. In 2014, volunteers at two DGBA events, Art on the Street and the Guelph Community Santa Parade, contributed over 200 volunteer hours. The DGBA also donated $50,000 in sponsorship monies in 2014 to various events in the downtown core including the Fab 5 festivals. In addition to the DGBA making […]

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Guelph Public Library Evening for Book Lovers Tickets on Sale!

GPL press release. Evening for Book Lovers 2015 Hi Friends! Tickets for Guelph Public Library’s annual Evening for Book Lovers fundraiser are now on sale. We hope you will be able to join us on Saturday February 28th 2015 for an evening of dinner, entertainment, and auction in support of the library. Tickets are $85 per person / or $600 per table of 8, and can be purchased at www.guelphpl.ca/gala/gala.cfm or at any library location until they are sold out. Those who purchase a table will […]

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Canadian superheroes led by real-life superheroes at the 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade

DGBA press release. 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade Event Date: Sunday November 16th Location: Downtown Guelph Admission: Free Canadian superheroes highlighted at the newly extended 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade Canadian superheroes, cowboys and lots of elves will captivate the crowds in Downtown Guelph at the annual Community Santa Parade. Taking place on Sunday 16th November at 1.30pm, the parade will wind its way through historic downtown Guelph starting from Woolwich Street At Powell Street (previously Woolwich at London). You can find the parade […]

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City receives heritage landscape award for Market Square design

Press release. he design, preservation and enhancement of Guelph’s Market Square has earned the City a heritage landscape award. The City, along with Janet Rosenberg and Associates, was presented the Margaret and Nicholas Hill Cultural Heritage Landscape Award last Friday at the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario’s seventh annual awards dinner in Toronto. Named for Margaret and Nicholas Hill, the award recognizes an individual, group, or project that has heightened awareness and appreciation of Ontario’s significant landscapes, or endeavoured to preserve […]

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Entertainment and spectacle at the 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade

DGBA press release. Event : 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade Event Date: 1.30pm, Sunday November 16 th Location:Downtown Guelph Admission: Free Contact: Sam Jewell, Events Coordinator, 519 836 6144 or santa@downtownguelph.com Taking place on Sunday 16th November at 1.30pm, the 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade will wind its way through historic downtown Guelph starting from Woolwich Street at Powell Street (previously Woolwich at London). You can find the parade route map HERE . The route has been extended north to accommodate the increase in spectators […]

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Master of my domain

Late in my first term on Guelph City Council, Cam Guthrie approached me in his role on the Guelph Mercury’s Community Editorial Board. He  was interested in my work using social media and in particular the Deuce for an article he was writing. During our discussion, Guthrie mentioned that he had purchased several domains that I might be interested in.  These domains were variations on my name, Guelph and Ward 2. I was not interested in where he was going with […]

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