LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for May 27, 2019

A contentious debate about the City’s initiatives on climate change will take place tonight.  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 May 27, 2019”

LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole Meeting for May 6, 2019

It’s a jammed packed agenda for this month’s committee! 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: Committee of the Whole Meeting for May 6, 2019”

Students Call for More Climate Action in Latest City Hall Protest

A couple of high school students rallied in front of City Hall on Friday afternoon after walking out of their classrooms to call on council to declare a climate emergency and initiate the actions to back it up. Continue reading “Students Call for More Climate Action in Latest City Hall Protest”

Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 6 Meeting?

It looks like a very busy start to May of City Council as the Committee of the Whole discusses the final balance sheets of the 2018 fiscal year, updating the City’s environmental endeavours, and some new rules for pools and hot tubs. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the May 6 Meeting?”

Community Energy Manager Let Go as Part of “Minor Changes” to IDE

Saying goodbye is never easy, but the City of Guelph makes it look that way. Buried in a press release today about “minor changes” being made to Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise services is news that Rob Kerr, Manager of Community Energy, is no longer employed by the City. Continue reading “Community Energy Manager Let Go as Part of “Minor Changes” to IDE”

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”