Smoking bylaw

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Resident’s comment. Please accept this email in support of expanding the non smoking areas to include out of door activities. I used to coach my son’s baseball team in the summer and always thought it odd that the parents could smoke in their lawn chairs by the third base line and that the children would […]

School Zone Speed Limits

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Staff memo. Staff continue to move forward to execute Council’s direction to reduce the speed limits on streets adjacent to elementary schools. I am informed this project remains on track and should conclude as expected by the end of May. We are quickly nearing the introduction of 30km/h zones on collector-classed roadways expected before the […]

Proposed updates to long-term care in Guelph

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Press release. Have your say: proposed updates to long-term care in Guelph Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care invites public comments until April 30 The City is encouraging people to provide input as the Province considers plans to have The Elliott Long-Term Care Residence fulfill Guelph’s requirements under the Ontario Long-term Care Homes Act. […]

Clair Road Emergency Services Centre to get water-efficient pollinator garden

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Press release. Work on a public water–efficient demonstration garden will begin this spring at the Clair Road Emergency Services Centre (CRESC), 160 Clair Road West. The fully-accessible garden is being created in partnership with Pollination Guelph, and with funding from TD Friends of the Environment, RBC Blue Water Project, and the Guelph Community Foundation. “This […]

Proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments 60 Woodlawn Road East ( file OP1303ZC1310)

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A resident’s perspective. I am writing to you reconfirmiing my complete objections to the illegal building and operations of these two private industries embedded in the midst of 192 Long-Term-Care (LTC) patients sponsored and financially supported by the Ministy of Health—-(my last e-mail to you dated prior to the City Council Public meeting dated October […]

New speed limits for Guelph elementary schools

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Press release. Starting in April, the City of Guelph is implementing reduced speed limits in elementary school zones across the city. “School zones are busy places, especially in the morning and afternoon when children are walking to and from school,” said Mayor Karen Farbridge. “The new lower speed limits will help make it safer for […]