City Facilities Closed Till April 30, All Council Meetings Cancelled

The City of Guelph has announced that the closures of all City facilities will continue until the end of April. Although the original intention was that some facilities like City Hall, rec centres and the library were going to re-open on April 6, they will now remain closed till May. In-person council meetings will also be cancelled for the time being. Continue reading “City Facilities Closed Till April 30, All Council Meetings Cancelled”

City of Guelph Announces Closure of Park Facilities

Just when you thought there was nothing left to close in Guelph, the City has announced that they are closing all playgrounds in the Royal City as well as the fenced-in dog park, the skate park, and other outdoor rec facilities upon the advice of the Medical Officer of Health. The closures will take effect immediately. Continue reading “City of Guelph Announces Closure of Park Facilities”

WDG Public Health Gets First COVID-19 Case, and Updated Closures

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has announced its first case of Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19, on Monday morning. It is not in Guelph, but it’s the first instance of the disease in the area that’s covered by our local public health authority. Meanwhile, closures and other new developments continue to happen quickly in Guelph, as in many corners of Canada and the world. Continue reading “WDG Public Health Gets First COVID-19 Case, and Updated Closures”

City Steps Up Facility Closures as COV-19 Concerns Continue

Before the work week has even begun, the City of Guelph has already made some tweaks to it’s plans to mitigate the spread of the Novel Coronavirus. Although there has yet to be any cases of COVID-19 in Guelph and Wellington County, the City of Guelph has announced that they’re taking enhanced precautions, and is temporarily closing down several facilities. Continue reading “City Steps Up Facility Closures as COV-19 Concerns Continue”

Mercury Website May Not Be Saved

In yesterday’s news about the imminent closure of the Guelph Mercury, the press release from Metroland carefully explained that it will “cease publishing the print edition” this Friday. That makes it sound like the Mercury will continue on as a digital only presence, but Merc staffers past and present have come out and said that this is not the case. More than that though, there’s cause for concern that when the print Mercury ceases to exist on Friday, so will the website. Continue reading “Mercury Website May Not Be Saved”

SHOCKER! The Guelph Mercury Will Cease Print Operations on Friday

It began operation the same year as Canada, but sadly the Guelph Mercury will not be around to see its 150th birthday next year. In shocking, but not unsurprising news especially given the last couple of weeks, the Guelph Mercury will print its final edition this Friday, January 29. Continue reading “SHOCKER! The Guelph Mercury Will Cease Print Operations on Friday”