Garden of Grace: A Soft Open With Hard Opinions

Jakki Jeffs was sweeping grass and dirt off the stone path in the Garden of Grace. Alone. Today was supposed to be the official unveiling of the Garden of Grace, a memorial park on the lands of the Basilica of Our Lady meant for people mourning the loss of a child to abortion or miscarriage, but with a group of over a dozen people demonstrating on the street below, Jeffs cancelled the opening event. Why? The matter’s gotten too political. Continue reading “Garden of Grace: A Soft Open With Hard Opinions”

VIDEO: Enthusiastic Crowd Demonstrates Against Planned Right to Life Memorial

For a last minute protest on a Friday before a long weekend, the rally against the so-called Garden of Grace at the Basilica of Our Lady brought out a number of very enthusiastic people of all genders concerned about the placement of a blatantly political monument on the grounds of Guelph’s biggest tourist attraction. Continue reading “VIDEO: Enthusiastic Crowd Demonstrates Against Planned Right to Life Memorial”

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”

Sex Ed Protestors Try Again to Get Sandals’ Attention

It was a hot and sunny day, perhaps too hot and sunny to spend an hour standing on the scorching sidewalk outside your local Member of Provincial Parliament’s office, but that was the scene in Downtown Guelph today as several concerned parents once again tried to lodge their displeasure with Ontario’s revamped sex education curriculum. Continue reading “Sex Ed Protestors Try Again to Get Sandals’ Attention”