Category: Heritage

Wilson Farmhouse Supporters Visiting REEP House on Saturday Feb 22

Are you Interested in the potential restoration of Wilson Farmhouse into a neighbourhood community centre with an imbedded Green Living Showroom? Seeing Is Believing! Come and take a free tour of REEP House, (donations to REEP House accepted) 20 Mill Street, Kitchener Saturday February 22, 11 am – 1 pm Guided by original REEP House designer […]

Celebrating Black History Month in Downtown Guelph

In celebration of Black History Month in Canada, you are invited to attend events and activities that are taking place in February. The Guelph Black Heritage Society have collaborated for two events in Downtown Guelph. Together with the Bookshelf Cinema, they kick off Black History Month by premiering Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom on Thursday February 6th. Join them […]

Downtown Guelph Black History Month Event

From the Downtown Guelph Business Association. On Wednesday, February 19th, between 11:00 -1:00 you are invited to a phenomenal Downtown Guelph Black History Month Event at Old Quebec Street Shoppes that you will not want to miss. Featuring: ·Paul Harpley who designed the African Savanna at the Toronto Zoo and other staff from the Toronto […]

Another follow-up on Cell Towers

a resident’s comments. Last year in Oakville, leading experts Magda Havas ( and Rob Metzinger of Safe Living Technologies ( gave a presentation in effort to stop antennas from going on top of a local firehall, worth viewing: n%20by%20Magda%20Havas.aspx Attached is a link to a 4-minute video of Dr. Anthony Miller who worked on the IARC […]

Wilson Farmhouse viewing

I was asked about public notification and any subsequent viewing opportunities for the Wilson Farmhouse. Here is the staff response.  ian We ran an ad in the Tribune on November 28th (as attached) advising of the RFEOI and the open house. Furthermore, the Tribune ran a small piece ( on November 26th which also mentioned […]

Wilson Farmhouse maintenance

Staff memo. Corporate Building Maintenance is responsible for the regular ongoing maintenance of City-owned facilities, including the Wilson Farmhouse. Given the focus on the farmhouse over the past few months, we want you to know that starting on Monday, December 2, contractors will be onsite at 80 Simmonds Drive to attend to some building maintenance […]