Safe Semester starts August 29 in downtown Guelph

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Press release. The project is designed to create a safe and enjoyable environment for downtown patrons including the influx of students who settle in Guelph each year. “With the start of each new school year, we see a significant increase in activity in our community,” says Deputy Chief of Police, Jeff DeRuyter. “In response to […]

2014 Safe Semester Program

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Staff memo. The City, in partnership with the Downtown Guelph Business Association, University of Guelph and several downtown businesses is undertaking the Safe Semester program again this year. The program will run every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night from August 29 until September 28. During the program the public can expect the following between 11 […]

Woodlawn Road bridge opens ahead of schedule

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Press release. The Woodlawn Road bridge, between Woolwich Street and Victoria Road, opened yesterday, one week earlier than expected. As part of the City’s Annual Asphalt Program, the bridge on Woodlawn Road was closed on August 11 to facilitate the replacement of the bridge deck—which involved removal of existing asphalt, waterproofing and repaving. “To ensure […]

Ontario re-confirms commitment to expanded GO service for Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo corridor

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Press release. Partners in the Innovation Supercluster consortium – including the Mayors of Kitchener, Waterloo, and Guelph and the Chair of Waterloo Region – are pleased that two-way, all-day GO train service is part of the provincial budget that was reintroduced yesterday. The Ontario government included the initiative in the budget it tabled on May […]