Top 10 (Non-COVID, Non-Social Justice) Guelph News Stories of 2020

Before we literally and figuratively blow up 2020 (as depicted above), let us take a minute to remember some of the major news stories in Guelph over the last 12 months. Leaving behind the pandemic and the renewed call for social equality (both of which will be covered separately in their own pieces), let us consider the news that made this year one for the eternal annals of the City of Guelph. Continue reading “Top 10 (Non-COVID, Non-Social Justice) Guelph News Stories of 2020”

Scott-Thomas Allegations Continue to Reverberate at U of G, and the City

Any hope that the University of Guelph can now move past the allegations that got track coach Dave Scott-Thomas fired at the end of 2019 went poof last weekend after the Globe and Mail published an indepth interview with Scott-Thomas’ accuser from 2016. Over the last week, both the U of G and the City of Guelph have scrambled to show they are Continue reading “Scott-Thomas Allegations Continue to Reverberate at U of G, and the City”

U of G Explains How it All Went Down with Scott-Thomas

Nearly a month after they fired Dave Scott-Thomas for “past unprofessional conduct,” the University of Guelph has offered a further explanation into the circumstances around his dismissal, and how Scott-Thomas seems to have enjoyed a position as one of Canada’s foremost track coaches almost 15 years after the first allegations were made. Continue reading “U of G Explains How it All Went Down with Scott-Thomas”