Category: Community

The Downtown Guelph Business Association announces multiple community contributions to mark GuelphGives

DGBA press release. The Downtown Guelph Business Association (DGBA) is delighted to partner with GuelphGives on GivingTuesday and help reach the goal of $1 million raised by one city alone. In 2014, volunteers at two DGBA events, Art on the Street and the Guelph Community Santa Parade, contributed over 200 volunteer hours. The DGBA also […]

Remembrance Day activities in Guelph

Press release. Every November, the City of Guelph joins the community in honouring veterans on Remembrance Day. Beginning on Saturday, November 8, McCrae House hosts several special activities, and pays tribute to those who lost their lives in the pursuit of freedom. On November 11, Guelph will participate in a Remembrance Day ceremony at McCrae House, a […]

Entertainment and spectacle at the 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade

DGBA press release. Event : 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade Event Date: 1.30pm, Sunday November 16 th Location:Downtown Guelph Admission: Free Contact: Sam Jewell, Events Coordinator, 519 836 6144 or [email protected] Taking place on Sunday 16th November at 1.30pm, the 2014 Guelph Community Santa Parade will wind its way through historic downtown Guelph starting from Woolwich Street at Powell Street […]

City addresses longer than expected lineups

Press release. Election staff at voting locations throughout Guelph has been reporting a stronger than expected turnout to City officials today. In addition the City became aware of a syncing issue with the electronic voters’ list earlier this afternoon, which also lead to an increase in wait times. “When voters were adding themselves or updating […]

Emergency Services – Routine Planning and Preparation EBOLA awareness.

Staff memo. As the Ebola outbreak is being addressed across the world the City’s Emergency Services management staff are closely monitoring any issues relative to our local response plans around the spread of the virus. Hopefully these Plans will not require implementation. We are in regular contact with emergency planning staff from partner agencies to […]

City will lower flags in honour of yesterday’s tragedy

Press release. The City of Guelph is lowering all flags at its buildings and facilities to half-mast in solemn recognition of the tragic events that took place in Ottawa yesterday; in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec on October 20; and in honour of t he late Corporal Nathan Cirillo, a member of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada Regiment in […]