LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 13, 2019

The budgets for Local Boards and Shared Services are revealed. You can click here for the amended agenda from City Hall, and you can click here for the Politico preview. For the complete blow-by-blow of today’s council meeting, you can follow along on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. You can also watch the City’s own live-stream of the meeting here. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 13, 2019”

GUELPH POLITICAST #160 – Paul Tavares, Homelessness Advocate

Homelessness is a hot issue right now. In the midst of an incredible winter cold spell, it’s probably quite timely that we should think about the people who have no choice but to live out in the elements. But one man is living out in the cold voluntarily, and he’s hoping that his example will galvanize more attention to the plight of homelessness in Ontario. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #160 – Paul Tavares, Homelessness Advocate”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 11, 2019

One new development, and the final passage of the Development Charges Bylaw are heard by City Council. You can click here for the amended agenda from City Hall, and you can click here for the Politico preview. For the complete blow-by-blow of today’s council meeting, you can follow along on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. You can also watch the City’s own live-stream of the meeting here. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 11, 2019”

Immigration Minister Hussen Joins Cabinet Parade Through Guelph

Of all the cabinet ministers in the Federal Liberal government to come through Guelph in the last week, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen was the latest on Monday. Stopping at Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington for a lunch time meet-and-greet, Hussen brought a message of support for those working to resettle newcomers in Canada, and specifically the Guelph community. Continue reading “Immigration Minister Hussen Joins Cabinet Parade Through Guelph”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 20 Meeting?

After weeks of presentations and questions from council, it’s time for you, the people, to have your say about the 2019 Guelph Budget. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the February 20 Meeting?”

Thomson Departure Means Another Shake Up for the CAO’s Office

City Council once again needs to go shopping for a new Chief Administrative Officer. In a surprise Friday announcement, a press release from the Mayor’s Office revealed that Derrick Thomson will be moving on after six years with the City of Guelph. Continue reading “Thomson Departure Means Another Shake Up for the CAO’s Office”

Gryphons Get Their Gripe On During Morneau Visit

On Thursday, Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau was met by more than 30 staff and students at the University of Guelph’s W.F. Mitchell Athletics Centre for a town hall discussion. Morneau’s Royal City visit also included a stop at the YMCA on Woodland Glen Dr, and a roundtable with community leaders at Miijidaa. Continue reading “Gryphons Get Their Gripe On During Morneau Visit”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 7, 2019

City council reviews the Tax Supported Operating Budget. You can click here for the amended agenda from City Hall, and you can click here for the Politico preview. For the complete blow-by-blow of today’s council meeting, you can follow along on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. You can also watch the City’s own live-stream of the meeting here. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for February 7, 2019”

LIVE BLOG: State of the City 2019

At the annual Chamber of Commerce event, Mayor Cam Guthrie will deliver live, from the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre on Stone Road in Guelph, the State of the City! Is the State of the City strong, or merely okay? Follow along here, or on Twitter, to find out. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: State of the City 2019”