Guelph’s Three Amigos Push Ontario Government on Commercial Evictions

In what’s becoming the biggest source of concern for many in Ontario as we rapidly approach the end of the third month in lockdown, representatives from the three levels of government for Guelph have teamed up to ask for rent help. Without immediate rent relief, Mayor Cam Guthrie, MPP Mike Schreiner, and MP Lloyd Longfield are warning the Ontario government about business owners and the “imminent threat of being locked out of their storefronts.” Continue reading “Guelph’s Three Amigos Push Ontario Government on Commercial Evictions”

Next Council Meeting Set for May 11, New Council Meeting Schedule to Follow

Yesterday, the City of Guelph announced that their buildings would be closed so long as the state of emergency is in effect. One lingering question from that news release is the status of future city council meetings, which were only cancelled up till the end of May, and now we know that there will soon be another future special council meeting, and there is the promise of more meetings to come after that. Continue reading “Next Council Meeting Set for May 11, New Council Meeting Schedule to Follow”

Mayor Guthrie’s Economic Task Force Officially Announced

It was just a few months ago that Mayor Cam Guthrie was telling everyone in his State of the City address about getting the Task Force on Homelessness together again to discuss supportive housing. Circumstances have changed rather quickly though, and now Mayor Guthrie is looking to explore another type of support for Guelph in the form of economic action post-COVID-19 with a whole new task force. Continue reading “Mayor Guthrie’s Economic Task Force Officially Announced”