Category: Economy

City of Guelph launches engagement for culture and sports tourism strategy

On September 30, the City of Guelph was announced as a successful recipient of funding through the Government of Canada’s Tourism Relief Fund. This funding will help the City develop Create, Play and Stay, a culture and sports tourism strategy to guide the City in attracting new visitors and driving economic growth in culture and sports tourism. The […]

Guelph’s credit rating upgraded to AAA, the highest rating a municipality can receive

The City of Guelph’s credit rating has been upgraded to AAA by S&P Global after a periodic review of S&Ps institutional framework used for credit rating analysis. The City must still go through its formal 2022 Credit Rating Review with S&P this August.  “An upgrade to our credit rating is always good news and an […]

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 shifting from COVID-19 response to preparing for recovery

Guelph, Ont., May 11, 2020—At this afternoon’s special Council meeting, senior administrative staff detailed the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic over the last month, and highlighted the City’s shift from response to preparing for recovery. The report prepared by staff focused on the work underway to advance Guelph’s economic and social recovery, along with […]