The Top 10 Guelph News Stories of 2019

The year is coming to close, and the non-stop news cycle is about to go on a holiday hiatus. There’s been so much news to cover these last 12 month that it’s hard to nail the Top 10 stories of the year, let alone rank them all in order, but that’s the cross we bear in the news business at this time of year. So, without further ado, shall we get to the Top 10 political news stories in Guelph for 2019? Continue reading “The Top 10 Guelph News Stories of 2019”

Kendall Named Interim CEO of the Guelph Chamber

A few weeks ago, it was announced that Kithio Mwanzia was stepping away from the Guelph Chamber of Commerce after four years of looking out for Guelph business interests. But with the Mwanzia era now over, it’s time for the interim era of Amy Kendall to begin. Continue reading “Kendall Named Interim CEO of the Guelph Chamber”

Mwanzia Moving On After Leading the Chamber of Commerce for Four Years

They say these things come in threes… With Guelph about to get a new Chief of Police, and a new Chief Administrative Officer, it will now get a new President and CEO of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce too. Continue reading “Mwanzia Moving On After Leading the Chamber of Commerce for Four Years”

RECAP: The Chamber of Commerce Provincial Candidates Debate

A political debate that generated so much interest, they were literally turning people away at the door! In front of a packed house at the Council Chambers of City Hall, the four major party candidates squared off in a debate hosted by Kithio Mwanzia and the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. The blow-by-blow is recounted in full below… Continue reading “RECAP: The Chamber of Commerce Provincial Candidates Debate”

GUELPH POLITICAST #125 – Kithio Mwanzia on Debate Prep

Guelph’s provincial candidates will get together again on Tuesday to face-off in another debate. Well, four of them are. The four major party candidates will be grilled before a live audience, and a TV one, and the one doing the grilling is Kithio Mwanzia, the President and CEO of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. Today though, he’s the one being grilled. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #125 – Kithio Mwanzia on Debate Prep”

Greyhound Cancelling Trips Between Guelph and Kitchener

Bad news for local commuters travelling between K-W and Guelph, especially if you take the Greyhound. Starting on December 10, the bus line will be running fewer trips between the Royal City and Kitchener, merging mid-day and night schedules due to low ridership. Continue reading “Greyhound Cancelling Trips Between Guelph and Kitchener”

Rapid Fire Chamber Debate Tests Four Major Party Candidates

It was standing room only at Cutten Fields tonight as the four major party candidates for Guelph took part in the third debate of the election campaign. Hosted by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce and broadcast live to air on Rogers Channel 20, this debate was by far the most lively, and it was the first to include the Conservative candidate Gloria Kovach. Continue reading “Rapid Fire Chamber Debate Tests Four Major Party Candidates”

Chamber of Commerce Annouces Federal Candidates Debate Date

Someone asked on Twitter Thursday if a date had been set for a debate of the local candidates, and today I discovered the answer. On September 29, 2015 at 7 pm, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce will host a debate between the four major party candidates. Continue reading “Chamber of Commerce Annouces Federal Candidates Debate Date”