Ontario Government Taking Fees Off Volunteer Police Checks

There is sometimes a cost to volunteering, specifically the police check some volunteer positions require. Criminal Record Checks and Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Checks are requested for some volunteer positions, and to get one of those from the local police service, it requires that volunteer pay out of pocket. Not any more though. The Government of Ontario announced Wednesday that basic volunteer police checks are now free of charge. Continue reading “Ontario Government Taking Fees Off Volunteer Police Checks”

CITY PAGES: Get on GO, Toxic Drugs, and One Tree with One Bench

The City of Guelph, and it’s various partners and agencies, put out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: Get on GO, Toxic Drugs, and One Tree with One Bench”

CITY PAGES: New Hire, Cat Cams, and Lots of Road Construction

The City of Guelph puts out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: New Hire, Cat Cams, and Lots of Road Construction”

CITY PAGES: Public Health Scams, New Arts Hub, and Paramedic Money

The City of Guelph puts out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: Public Health Scams, New Arts Hub, and Paramedic Money”

CITY PAGES: Family Day, Input Wanted, and Name a Plow

The City of Guelph puts out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: Family Day, Input Wanted, and Name a Plow”

Local Non-Profits Face a “Precarious Landscape” Says PIN

Anecdotally, we know that the pandemic has had a major effect on the charitable, non-profit sector. The economic downturn as a result of lockdowns and other emergency actions have meant more joblessness and more economic need, which creates a perfect storm for non-profits because they’re financial resources have become very limited. Now, data collected by the People and Information Network (PIN) have painted a dire picture. Continue reading “Local Non-Profits Face a “Precarious Landscape” Says PIN”

CITY PAGES: Covered Bridge, Bookmobile, and New Leadership at PIN

The City of Guelph puts out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: Covered Bridge, Bookmobile, and New Leadership at PIN”

This Week in Press Releases – April 9-13, 2018

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 – April 9-13, 2018”