Schreiner Calls for “Significant” Mental Health Investment for Young People

Ontario’s school students were supposed to be going back to in-person learning on Monday, but Mother Nature had other ideas. This probably came as a relief to parents, young people, teachers and other school staff who now have an extra day to psych themselves up, which makes you think again about the mental health cost of the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, Guelph MPP Mike Schreiner was thinking about it too. Continue reading “Schreiner Calls for “Significant” Mental Health Investment for Young People”

GUELPH POLITICAST #299 – How ARCH Goes Beyond the “A”

Despite the wealth of healthcare resources in our city, there’s one group that has been dedicated to helping those who have fallen through the cracks for more than three decades now, and their business has continued to boom because of the COVID-19 pandemic. So here, on the eve of this year’s World AIDS Day, we’ll look at how HIV is only where ARCH’s story begins. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #299 – How ARCH Goes Beyond the “A””

So How Healthy Are Guelph’s Nail Salons and Beauty Shops?

As you may know, Guelph Politico does a twice-a-month feature called “Mangez!” which scours the results of the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health website for the latest results on the health inspections at local eateries, bars, and grocery stores. But in the wake of dangerous health conditions found at a Stone Road nail salon, perhaps the time has come to expand our investigations into the health conditions at other local establishments. Continue reading “So How Healthy Are Guelph’s Nail Salons and Beauty Shops?”