GUELPH POLITICAST #111 – The State of the City 2018

Shall we play a game? Mayor Cam Guthrie thought it was a good idea last Friday when he revealed his annual State of the City address in the form of a Monopoly-style board game in order to tout a year, and indeed a term, of many accomplishments. It may have been persuasive for the crowd in attendance, but can you be persuaded? Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #111 – The State of the City 2018”

LIVE BLOG: State of the City Address 2018

This morning, Mayor Cam Guthrie will issue his fourth State of the City address at the annual event hosted by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce at the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre. Over breakfast, members will hear about all the great things going on at city hall, and maybe get a hint about what’s to come in this year’s election (?). We shall see what the mayor says, and you can see by following along on Twitter or by clicking below. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: State of the City Address 2018”

Greyhound Cancelling Trips Between Guelph and Kitchener

Bad news for local commuters travelling between K-W and Guelph, especially if you take the Greyhound. Starting on December 10, the bus line will be running fewer trips between the Royal City and Kitchener, merging mid-day and night schedules due to low ridership. Continue reading “Greyhound Cancelling Trips Between Guelph and Kitchener”

RECAP: Mayor Guthrie Delivers Annual State of the City at Chamber Breakfast

An annual event put on by the Chamber of Commerce, this morning it was Mayor Cam Guthrie’s chance to tell us about the State of the City, and to be succinct, the State of the City is strong. Continue reading “RECAP: Mayor Guthrie Delivers Annual State of the City at Chamber Breakfast”

This Week in Press Releases – March 21-25, 2016

Every week, the City of Guelph and other groups send out notices to announce new events, imperatives, and information that you need to know. Here is this week in press releases. Continue reading “This Week in Press Releases – March 21-25, 2016”

Op-Ed: A Leading Community for Innovative Partnerships

Rarely do business and environmental organizations work together. But in our community we can see an emerging partnership unlike any other that is bringing together the conversation around the environment and the economic opportunity in an innovative way. Continue reading “Op-Ed: A Leading Community for Innovative Partnerships”

This Week in Press Releases – February 15-19, 2016

Every week, the City of Guelph and other groups send out notices to announce new events, imperatives, and information that you need to know. Here is this week in press releases. Continue reading “This Week in Press Releases – February 15-19, 2016”

Rapid Fire Chamber Debate Tests Four Major Party Candidates

It was standing room only at Cutten Fields tonight as the four major party candidates for Guelph took part in the third debate of the election campaign. Hosted by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce and broadcast live to air on Rogers Channel 20, this debate was by far the most lively, and it was the first to include the Conservative candidate Gloria Kovach. Continue reading “Rapid Fire Chamber Debate Tests Four Major Party Candidates”

Upcoming Election Events in Guelph

As of today, there’s just one month left till Election Day. With the campaign heating up, there’s a lot of election related events happening in the next couple of weeks. Here is a sampling: Continue reading “Upcoming Election Events in Guelph”

Guthrie Delivers his First State of the City

Earlier today, Mayor Cam Guthrie did what mayors do and delivered a speech. In this instance, the speech was the annual State of the City address at a breakfast get together held by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. This was Guthrie’s first State of the City, and like the more famous “State of the Union” addresses made by the chief executive of the country immediately to the south of us, it’s filled with fine platitudes and a lot of feather fluffing about the awesomeness of the Royal City (not that it isn’t well deserved of course). Continue reading “Guthrie Delivers his First State of the City”