City of Guelph Lays Off 601 Employees as Closures Continue

In a move that was perhaps inevitable, the City of Guelph announced Thursday that they are temporarily laying off 601 part-time and casual employees nearly one week after Mayor Cam Guthrie called for a state of emergency, and nearly four weeks after the closure of City facilities began. Continue reading “City of Guelph Lays Off 601 Employees as Closures Continue”

GUELPH POLITICAST #214 – Food Security and Sick Pay

It’s been noted frequently that the COVID-19 pandemic is touching just about every aspect of our society, but aside from healthcare, perhaps no two areas of everyday life have been more affected than how we shop, and how we work. How fortunate then that the University of Guelph has two experts to help us out with understanding that! Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #214 – Food Security and Sick Pay”

Longfield Announces New Funding for Youth Employment at Second Chance

Guelph MP Lloyd Longfield popped by Second Chance Employment Services in Downtown Guelph Wednesday to announce nearly half-a-million dollars in new funding to help support young people looking for work. The money will fund a program at Second Chance to give youth the skills and insight they need to find, and keep, their first job. Continue reading “Longfield Announces New Funding for Youth Employment at Second Chance”

Park Grocery Besoms Guelph’s Latest Living Wage Employer

Park Grocery Deli & Bar is joining a unique fraternity in Guelph as one of nearly two dozen business that are classified as a Living Wage Employer, and is now only one of the few restaurants in Canada to declare themselves as such. Continue reading “Park Grocery Besoms Guelph’s Latest Living Wage Employer”