University of Guelph Names a Historic New President

In midst of a very disruptive school year where campus has been nearly emptied and all classes are going digital, the University of Guelph have announced the person they’ve hired to get things back to normal for 2020/21. Charlotte Yates, currently the provost and vice-president (academic), has been hired as the ninth president of the U of G, and the first female to hold the office. Continue reading “University of Guelph Names a Historic New President”

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”

Vaccarino Stepping Down as U of G President, Search for New President Begins

A little over one-year from now, Franco Vaccarino will vacate his post as the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guelph. Vaccarino has announced his intention to leave his present office next summer, and the search for a new leader for the U of G now begins. Continue reading “Vaccarino Stepping Down as U of G President, Search for New President Begins”

556 New People From Guelph on the “Sunshine List” and the Controversy That Comes With It

In Guelph, 556 people joined the “Sunshine List” in 2018 across all government sectors according to the annual disclosure from the Province of Ontario. But while the provincial government’s been making this disclosure every year for the last 23 years, this 2019 release came with some extra politicking. Continue reading “556 New People From Guelph on the “Sunshine List” and the Controversy That Comes With It”

Guelph Sends Condolences to the Victims of the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre Shooting

Guelph is responding to the death of five people and the injury to 19 others in a shooting at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre in Sainte Foy in typical Guelph fashion. Continue reading “Guelph Sends Condolences to the Victims of the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre Shooting”

Sandals and Moridi $23 Million for Renos at the OVC

Today at the Lifetime Learning Centre at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College, the Government of Ontario announced it was spending $23 million to renovated the present OVC building, and build a new one. The cheque is part of the provincial government’s pledge to spend $160 billion over 12 years on infrastructure improvements across Ontario; $3 billion of which is capital grants to improve post-secondary institutions over the next 10 years. Continue reading “Sandals and Moridi $23 Million for Renos at the OVC”

This Week in Press Releases – February 1-5, 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 1-5, 2016”