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Young artists’ reflections on local government

December 19, 2013

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As part of Local Government Week in late October, we held a poster contest for grade 5 students. First place went to Olivia Blackwell: Aaron Rahman received an honourable mention for his poster: Serea Staniscia also received an honourable mention: Congratulations to the winners! And thank you to all the students who created a poster […]

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A visit to Brant Avenue School

December 19, 2013

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I visited Brant Avenue Public School yesterday and had my picture taken with this terrific artwork. Nice job, everyone!

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State of the City now available in video and audio

December 18, 2013

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My State of the City address is now available on YouTube. You can also listen to it or download it to your smartphone from the City’s Soundcloud account.  

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You’re invited

December 18, 2013

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Come and celebrate the new year together at my annual New Year’s Levee on Saturday, January 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. at City Hall and Market Square.   This free, family-friendly event will feature crafts, face painting, live music from “The Dirty Dishes,” and of course skating on the rink at Market Square (as […]

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Great cities take a balanced approach to development

December 13, 2013

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Great cities take a balanced approach to development. Guelph is proud to announce the opening of the Hanlon Creek Business Park. The park offers over 400 acres of developable area to attract and retain jobs. Within the heart of the Park is a 255 acre environmental reserve with recreational trails for employees and citizens to […]

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Great cities strategically focus on their best opportunities

December 11, 2013

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Great cities strategically focus on their best opportunities for building a strong local economy. Downtown renewal has emerged as a strong pillar in Guelph’s economic development strategy. A program designed to create a positive environment for investment has attracted an unprecedented >$85 million in private sector investment – with more on the way. By more […]

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Book of Condolence for Nelson Mandela at Guelph City Hall

December 10, 2013

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The public is invited to express their sympathy on the passing of Nelson Mandela by signing a book of condolence located in the foyer at Guelph City Hall, 1 Carden Street. The book is available for signing from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It […]

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Great cities are forward thinking

December 9, 2013

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Great cities are forward thinking. The current economic outlook anticipates slow growth and rising interest rates. Guelph’s capital investment strategy builds and maintains infrastructure essential to attracting investment, jobs and talent, and retaining business and quality of life. The upgrade in Guelph’s credit rating to AA+ lowers future borrowing costs for capital investment,  and continuing […]

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Great cities connect people with jobs and jobs with people

December 6, 2013

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Great cities connect people with jobs and jobs with people. Skills matching and regional transportation were top of mind at the 2013 Regional Economic Summit. Gueph is working with regional partners to meet current and emerging business needs for talent. Global opportunities will go to the most efficient markets that react quickly to changing demands. […]

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Cutting the ribbon on the Laird interchange

December 3, 2013

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We cut the ribbon on the new Laird interchange over the Hanlon Expressway on Friday. It was a great opportunity to congratulate the Engineers and construction team who designed and built this impressive piece of infrastructure. The Laird interchange provides convenient access to several business and industrial parks in the area – so it will play […]

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