Category: Municipal Election 2010

Term ends in tears as councillors say goodbye to colleagues

The following article appeared in the November 23 edition of the Guelph Mercury: A city council term which began with sadness over the passing of a councillor ended in tears Monday night, as the non-returning representatives said goodbye to their colleagues. It was the last meeting of the outgoing council. A new slate, including four […]

Councillor priorities

The following article appeared in the October 26 edition of the Guelph Tribune: During the Trib’s pre-election coverage, we asked all candidates what their priorities would be over the next four years, if elected. Here’s what Guelph’s newly elected members of city council said: WARD 1 Bob Bell To recover from this term’s overspending! Residents […]


Congratulations Ian on being re-elected in ward 2. I look forward to working along with you and providing strong representation and service to our ward 2 citizens. AH Hey Councillor Ian Findlay for four more years, CONGRATULATIONS, I am so glad you got in. You’re much better at being a politician then I am. You’re […]

Van Hellemond in, Beard out in Ward 2; incumbent Findlay also returned

The following article appeared in the October 26 edition of the Guelph Mercury: Election day was kind to Andy Van Hellemond. The 62-year-old former National Hockey League referee emerged as one of a handful of surprise successes on Monday, collecting more votes than any other candidate in Ward 2. “Tell everyone I want one cream and one sugar in […]