Category: Branding of Guelph

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 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 encouraged to support local with Guelph Shops

Key facts Visit to find listings of local shops, services and restaurants and to support local Share your local shopping experiences on social media using #GuelphShops Guelph, Ont., July 16, 2020—Today, the City, in partnership with the Guelph Chamber of Commerce and University of Guelph, launched Guelph Shops, a website and campaign encouraging people […]

Guelph makes an impression at Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference

Press release. Guelph was called “the brightest kid in the class” by Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy Bob Delaney during a meeting to discuss Guelph’s Community Energy Plan at the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference. Mr. Delaney encouraged Guelph to share its community energy expertise with municipal colleagues across Ontario […]

The Urban Design Summit and the Wilson Farmhouse

A resident’s perspective. On Monday, May 5th, I had the pleasure of attending the Urban Design Summit hosted by the City of Guelph at the River Run Centre. A number of the themes repeated throughout the evening were place making, innovation, citizen engagement, boldness, risk-taking, social inclusion and connectivity. Needless to say, the recently-submitted Wilson […]

2014 Sustainable Communities Award Winners Unveiled

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) today announced the winners of its 2014 Sustainable Communities Awards, as part of its Sustainable Communities Conference and Trade Show (SCC) in Charlottetown, PE. The awards recognize innovation and excellence in municipal sustainable development across Canada in six categories: brownfields, energy, neighbourhood development, transportation, waste and water. “Tonight’s winners […]

City’s data catalogue now open

Today the City released its first six datasets on for public use. The datasets, or collections of raw, electronic information currently include Guelph Transit bus stops; municipal election polling stations and subdivisions; Guelph’s ward boundaries; and recreation program information. Later this week, an additional six datasets will be added to the catalogue. “As we […]