Category: Health

Information Session about the Drop In Centre’s Proposal to create Supportive Housing at The Parkview Motel

This is the recording of the Ward 2 Town Hall held on Thursday September 17th, to provide Guelph residents with more information about the Drop In Centre’s proposal for permanent supportive housing at the current site of the Parkview Motel. If you have any questions about the proposal, please reach out directly to Gail Hoekstra […]

Guelph Transit changing service to slow the spread of coronavirus

Free transit until April 15; operating on 30-minute schedule Monday to Saturday Guelph, Ont., March 17, 2020 – Starting tomorrow, March 18, Guelph Transit is making service changes as part of the City’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19). Service changes include: cancelling late night bus service  for University of Guelph students offering free transit service through April 15, […]

Paramedics using new drill for easier vascular access in patients

Press release. Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Service has purchased a potentially life-saving device for each of its frontline ambulances. The EZ-IO drill, put on ambulances earlier this week, enables paramedics to access a patient’s intravascular system by drilling into a patient’s bones in either the arm or leg. This technique is used in emergency situations to […]

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 […]

Active Transportation parade July 16 at 5:30pm

AT Parade Route A Parade to Celebrate Active Transportation in our Community On Wednesday, July 16 at 5:30 pm, Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation, in partnership with the weekly Community potluck at 47 Meadowview Avenue, is hosting a Community Celebration of Active Transportation. Our mission is to increase the quantity, quality, safety, and fun of Active Transportation in […]

Jammers work to break down barriers to healthy living

Press release. Residents, community partners and various government partners gathered for a two-day HealthJam in Guelph May 14 and 15. Hosted by the City of Guelph in collaboration with local, provincial and federal partners, HealthJam 2014 explored how the community can work together to break down barriers and inequalities, co-creating solutions so that all Guelph […]

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 […]