Longfield Announces New Money for Homelessness Programs in Wellington County

The County of Wellington is getting nearly $1.5 million in new funding over five years to help combat homelessness in Guelph and the surrounding area. Guelph MP Lloyd Longfield made the announcement on Friday morning with several staff members from the Country’s social services department. Continue reading “Longfield Announces New Money for Homelessness Programs in Wellington County”

Green Rally Makes Liberal Guelph a “Toss Up” According to Polls

There might be trouble ahead for Lloyd Longfield in this fall’s Federal Election if current polling is to be believed. A popular website that aggregates polling data and does statistical analysis on Canada’s 338 Federal ridings is rating the typically Liberal safe riding of Guelph as a toss up in this October’s contest. Continue reading “Green Rally Makes Liberal Guelph a “Toss Up” According to Polls”

Dyck is the Green Party Candidate After Four Rounds of Voting, Plus Recount

Steve Dyck is officially the Green Party candidate for Guelph in this October’s Federal Election. After four rounds of voting, and one recount, Dyck will run against Liberal incumbent Lloyd Longfield and try to push the Guelph Green wave into the House of Commons. Continue reading “Dyck is the Green Party Candidate After Four Rounds of Voting, Plus Recount”

Green Nominee Who’s Who: Meet the 5 People Who Want to Run

The Guelph branch of the Green Party is feeling pretty good about their chances locally after a historic win last spring. Can they repeat this fall with the Federal Election? Well, one of these five people will test their electoral luck in October… Continue reading “Green Nominee Who’s Who: Meet the 5 People Who Want to Run”

Longfield Pleased With Budget, Thinks You Should Be Too

The Federal Budget presented Tuesday night was billed by pundits and pollsters as a “coming attractions” for this fall’s election, but Guelph MP Lloyd Longfield is billing it as good news for seniors, and people concerned about city infrastructure. Continue reading “Longfield Pleased With Budget, Thinks You Should Be Too”

This Week in Lloyd: Infrastructure, Town Hall, and SNC Lavalin

Guelph MP Lloyd Longfield works a ways from the Royal City, but he’s still working for the people in his riding. So what has he been up to lately? This is “This Week in Lloyd.” Continue reading “This Week in Lloyd: Infrastructure, Town Hall, and SNC Lavalin”

Guelph Greens Announce Two Potentials for Local Candidate

Hoping to capitalize on the “Green Crush” locally last year in the provincial election, the local riding association of the Green Party has added two new potentials hoping to make the Federal riding Green as well. Continue reading “Guelph Greens Announce Two Potentials for Local Candidate”

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”

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”

Dyck Wants to Be Green For the 2019 Federal Election in Guelph

We’re still nine months out from Election Day, but the local ballot is starting to take shape with a familiar face making it known that he intends to represent the Green Party going in to the 2019 Federal campaign.  Continue reading “Dyck Wants to Be Green For the 2019 Federal Election in Guelph”