Anti-Vax Prof Bridle Sues U of G and Others For Impacts on Career

When it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy movement in Canada, few people carry as much weight as Dr. Byram Bridle. And speaking of weight, Bridle is using his now to sue the institution that gave him tenure and where he was, until recently, a valued faculty member. Bridle is suing the University of Guelph and key executive and faculty members for $3 million dollars. Continue reading “Anti-Vax Prof Bridle Sues U of G and Others For Impacts on Career”

CITY PAGES: Holiday Hours, New Year’s Buses, and Crime Stopppers Awards!

The City of Guelph, and it’s various partners and agencies, put out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: Holiday Hours, New Year’s Buses, and Crime Stopppers Awards!”

POLICE NOTES: Knife Threats, Dumpster Fire, and Stolen Jeep Joyride

There are 145,000 stories in the Royal City, and this is some of them. Looking at a week’s worth of media releases from the Guelph Police Service, there’s a lot going on in our little city crime-wise speaking, so let’s run down some of the charges, issues, and requests for information from the Guelph Police Service over the last seven days. Continue reading “POLICE NOTES: Knife Threats, Dumpster Fire, and Stolen Jeep Joyride”

POLICE NOTES: Ram Thefts, Stolen Coat and Another Grandparent Scam

There are 145,000 stories in the Royal City, and this is some of them. Looking at a week’s worth of media releases from the Guelph Police Service, there’s a lot going on in our little city crime-wise speaking, so let’s run down some of the charges, issues, and requests for information from the Guelph Police Service over the last seven days. Continue reading “POLICE NOTES: Ram Thefts, Stolen Coat and Another Grandparent Scam”

CUPE Education Workers Ratify New Deal with Ontario Government

Closing the door on an especially contentious negotiating period in the long, sad history of contentious negotiations between education workers and the provincial government, the deal between the Government of Ontario and 55,000 education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees has been ratified. Out of the 41,559 members that voted, 30,330 – or 73 per cent – have said that they are accepting the deal. Continue reading “CUPE Education Workers Ratify New Deal with Ontario Government”

Guelphites Join Province-Wide Protest of Planning Changes

Doug Ford’s promise to not touch the Greenbelt was turned into a hip-hop beat, and it led a couple of hundred people milling about in the Boathouse parking lot over the covered bridge York Road Park. And they kept coming. Guelph joined the province-wide series of protests happening around Ontario this weekend, another loud choir of voices who are against recent changes the Ontario government’s made to planning rules. Continue reading “Guelphites Join Province-Wide Protest of Planning Changes”

CITY NOTES: Holiday Events, New GYMC Head and Volunteering Issues

The City of Guelph, and it’s various partners and agencies, put out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY NOTES: Holiday Events, New GYMC Head and Volunteering Issues”

POLICE NOTES: Threat Investigation, RIDE Charges, and Grandparent Scam

There are 145,000 stories in the Royal City, and this is some of them. Looking at a week’s worth of media releases from the Guelph Police Service, there’s a lot going on in our little city crime-wise speaking, so let’s run down some of the charges, issues, and requests for information from the Guelph Police Service over the last seven days. Continue reading “POLICE NOTES: Threat Investigation, RIDE Charges, and Grandparent Scam”

COVID Assessment Centre Now Does Cold and Flu Too

Now you may be asking yourself, “The COVID-19 Assessment Centre is still in business?” As a matter of fact, it is. It’s still on Southgate Road in the south end, and it’s still a resource for people who’ve caught COVID-19, but in the wake of a super-charged cold and flu season, plus the high number of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cases, local medical authorities have made the call that the COVID assessment centre needs to expand services. Continue reading “COVID Assessment Centre Now Does Cold and Flu Too”

POLICE NOTES: Assault Spree Stopped, Suspicious Fire and Video

There are 145,000 stories in the Royal City, and this is some of them. Looking at a week’s worth of media releases from the Guelph Police Service, there’s a lot going on in our little city crime-wise speaking, so let’s run down some of the charges, issues, and requests for information from the Guelph Police Service over the last seven days. Continue reading “POLICE NOTES: Assault Spree Stopped, Suspicious Fire and Video”