Category: Environment

Wolfond Tree Planting Sunday June 1st 10am to noon

wolfond park planting flyer Neighbourhood news. Tree planting in your community! Wolfond park tree planting Sunday June 1 (10 am to noon) At Wolfond Park (Arthur Street North) Please join us, and be a part of the Speed River Project to plant native trees and shrubs along the bank of the river. There are various reasons we need to plant tree along the river. Some of […]

Removal of trees at 55 Delhi

Clarification from the owner of 55 Delhi: I understand from various conversations with city staff and others that a concern has been raised about the trees coming down at 55 Delhi. I would respectfully like to clarify the rationale behind this. First, as you know, an arborist who visited the site in the fall of […]

Tree removal at 55 Delhi

Staff memo. Late yesterday afternoon, planning staff became aware that all of the trees in the front yard of 55 Delhi had been removed, we think sometime in the prior several days. We have started receiving enquiries about this, as have members of Council. To assist in responding to enquiries we thought it would be […]

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 […]

Tribunal grants City's request for hearing; opens opportunity to address Dolime quarry risks

Press release. The Environmental Review Tribunal has granted the City’s application for leave to appeal the Ministry of Environment’s decision to grant River Valley Developments Inc.’s amended permit to take water at the Dolime quarry. The decision, made May 2, opens up an opportunity to address the City’s long–standing concerns about the risks posed to […]