Sidewalk plowing

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I just got back from walking my kids to school. As happens every year in Guelph, the sidewalks have become treacherous sheets of ice with frozen plow tracks along each side. My son fell twice, and some chose to walk on the road instead. Occasionally, the sidewalk was clear where some kind soul had taken […]

Winter event December 9

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We have received over the standard 8 cm of snow fall in many areas of the City. As you may be aware, the forecast calls for a mix of rain/snow today and milder temperatures through tomorrow. Snow melt is well underway. However, temperatures are expected to fall rapidly Wednesday night to about -11 degrees. Staff […]

November 20 winter storm

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The approaching Alberta Clipper is expected to bring us between 5 and 10 cm of snow accumulation between 5 pm today and tomorrow afternoon. The snow is expected to fall slow and steady throughout the period. In preparation to deal with this storm we have the following plans in place;

Snow Angels

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By far the biggest complaint our Operations Department receives is windrows. You know, those nasty piles of crusty snow and salt plugging your driveway after the plow has cleared your street. In Hamilton, Snow Angels come to the rescue. An organized group of volunteers assist members of their community who are unable clear windrows themselves. Included […]

Sidewalk snow clearing

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Taxes, Weather, Youth

Raise property taxes, offer new services or cut existing services. These are the decisions that Guelph City Council considers when reviewing budgets. Since Guelph Transit’s move to a 40 minute bus schedule, residents have spoken loud and clear that they want to see an improvement in transit service as soon as possible. Of course this […]