Ward 2 News: The Deuce

Guelph to benefit with 33 new trees

Press release. The City of Guelph has received a donation of 33 trees and nine shrubs for its landscaping project at the Guelph Youth Music Centre. Andrew Lambden, from Terra View Homes, and the Nicholas Lambden Memorial Children’s Foundation made the donation through the City’s Greening Guelph program as part of an ongoing commitment to

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#HappyMaking Pianos

From newlyweds. On Saturday September 20th AB and I were married. That evening after the wedding festivities had concluded we slipped away from our B&B and took a stroll downtown. Along our journey we came across a piano in a transit shelter. We were rather amused by this strange piano in the shelter and thought

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Let's Launch Project Neutral Guelph Together!!!

Get out your Networks and help eMERGE launch Project Neutral Guelph! eMERGE Guelph will be hosting a Free BBQ on Oct 1st 11:30- 1pm at City Hall. Join us to hear all about what Project Neutral has to offer. You will have the chance to meet and greet eMERGE Staff and Partners, hear some awesome

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City of Guelph warns residents of door–to–door sales scam

Press release. The City of Guelph and Guelph Police Services have learned that residents are being approached by sales people who claim to represent the City for the purposes of selling water treatment systems. Sales people are asking to enter residents’ homes to view or inspect their water systems. “City employees do not go door–to–door

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City planting trees during National Forest Week

Press release. In celebration of National Forest Week, September 21 to 27, the City is planting trees as part of the emerald ash borer (EAB) canopy recovery program in the Clairfield West neighbourhood. Staff will be planting 366 trees including: silver maple, red maple, sugar maple, hackberry, serviceberry, red oak, and tulip tree. Tree planting

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Further sampling and tests required before resuming work on watermain

Press release. Earlier this month, crews unearthed eight drums filled with industrial solvents during construction of the Paisley-Clythe feedermain near the Wellington Street/Hanlon Expressway interchange. The City halted the work, removed the liquid and is working with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) to determine next steps before removing any remaining

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Help Preserve Guelph's Heritage – Donate to the Library's Microfilm Fundraising Campaign

Library press release. PRESERVE GUELPH’S HERITAGE: DONATE TO THE LIBRARY’S MICROFILM FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN Guelph, ON – The Guelph Public Library (GPL) along with local author David J. Knight have partnered to embark on a $13,900 fundraising campaign to help preserve Guelph’s rich heritage with the purchase of a new ViewScan III microfilm scanner reader. This

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City of Guelph Wellbeing Grant Program – Open for Applications

Staff memo. The 2015 Wellbeing Grant Program opened applications on Monday, Aug 25th . Incorporated, not-for-profit community organizations are invited to apply to the City of Guelph for 2015 funding. Completed applications must be submitted by 4pm on Thursday, Oct 9th electronically to wellbeinggrants@guelph.ca . Late applications will not be accepted Eligible organizations can apply

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Dolime/RVD Mediation

Staff memo. Although we are in a legal mediation process and this update is confidential and subject to solicitor-client privilege, Councillors can publically release/discuss the following facts: •The City has been working for the past five years to address a long term risk to the City’s drinking water associated with quarrying operations at the Dolime

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Guelph receives $1.1. million in Provincial funding to support active and healthy kids

Press release. Guelph has been chosen to participate in Ontario’s Healthy Kids Community Challenge program, which provides $1.1 million in Provincial funding along with training and other resources over four years. This will enable the City of Guelph to implement community-based programs and activities to promote children’s health, including healthy eating, physical activity, and healthy

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