You’ve shared how you feel about the quality of life in Guelph and you told us how you think we can improve the well-being of people, neighbourhoods and the city as a whole.
Now you can help us create Guelph’s Community Wellbeing Plan.
Join a team
Choose a subject that matters to you. Eight different design teams will meet—one for each domain of community wellbeing. Design teams will set goals and make plans to improve Guelph’s quality of life in terms of community vitality, democratic engagement, environment, education, time use, health, leisure and culture and living standards.
Register for the Design Team meetings here
Or Visit guelphwellbeing.ca to find out more.
|Domain of community wellbeing||Meeting details|
|Time use: Working long hours, commute time, and time pressures||Wednesday, February 6, 11 a.m-2 p.m, West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Road South|
|Leisure and Culture: all forms of human expression, arts, sports and recreation, healthy lifestyles||Monday, February 11 6-9 p.m, Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan Street|
|Living Standards: trends in poverty, income, and economic security (job, food, housing)||Thursday, February 14, 11 a.m-2 p.m, Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street|
|Community vitality: feelings of trust and safety, and volunteering rates, caring for others||Tuesday, February 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m, New Life Christian Reformed Church, 400 Victoria Road North|
|Healthy Populations: physical, mental, and social well-being, doctors, hospitals, clinics||Wednesday, February 20, 5:30-8:30 p.m, Guelph Community Health Centre, 176 Wyndham Street North|
|Environment: green space, transportation, watershed quality, state of natural resources, and sustainability of ecosystems||February 26th, 2013 11 a.m.-2 p.m, Clair Road Emergency Services Centre, 160 Clair Road West|
|Education: literacy and skill levels, ability to function, plan for, and adapt to future situations child care centres, and schools||Tuesday, February 26, 6-9 p.m, Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street|
|Democratic Engagement: citizen participation in public life and functioning of government and role of residents||Thursday, February 28, 6-9 p.m, City Hall 1 Carden Street|
About the Guelph Community Wellbeing Initiative
Using the Canadian Index of Wellbeing, the City and its partners are measuring Guelph’s quality of life and developing a shared vision for Guelph’s future so the City and its partners can make better decisions, improve programs and policies, and create a community where life can be lived to the fullest.