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Great recognition of Community Wellbeing Initiative

October 30, 2013

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The City of Guelph’s Community Wellbeing Initiative received a 2013 Impact Award at this year’s CIC Impact Summit in Chicago. Mayor Farbridge with Barbara Powell, City’s general manager of Community Engagement who accepted the Award on behalf of the City in Chicago. 

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Inside Guelph: Local Government Week

October 23, 2013

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Mayor Farbridge highlights different activities during Local Government Week : October 20-26, 2013. She also spoke about the Mayor’s Initiative for World Mental Health Day.

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Inside Guelph: Culture Days and in motion week challenge

October 9, 2013

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Focus: Culture Days and in motion week challenge from October 7 to 13. The challenge seeks to determine which municipality in Wellington and Dufferin Counties and the City of Guelph is the most active over the 7 day period.

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Inside Guelph – GWellbeing Day in Guelph

October 3, 2013

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 On Sunday, September 22, the community hosted its first GWellbeing Day—an event that encourages, engages and connects residents in an effort to improve their health and wellbeing.  Mark Kubert, Doctor of Chiropractic and April Dickin, Social Worker talk about the Day on Inside Guelph.

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Inside Guelph

October 3, 2013

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Mayor Farbridge talks about  the moving memorial service for the leading Aircraftsman Theodore Bates,  Adopt-a-Tree and Farmer’s Market.

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Serbian Day at Maryhill

September 9, 2013

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Carol Bratina, Hamilton Mayor Bob Bratina, Milan Lesic and Mayor Farbridge at the Serbian Festival, Maryhill, September 1, 2013.

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Inside Guelph: Meetings with Provincial Ministers

September 9, 2013

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Mayor Farbridge talks about successful meetings with Provincial Ministers at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario Conference held last month in Ottawa and students starting school in Guelph.  

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Mayor Farbridge and mayors from neighbouring cities to pitch joint transportation plan

August 23, 2013

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This week, Mayor Farbridge and other heads of Council or their representatives met Minister Glen Murray to discuss the fast-tracking of an integrated regional transportation initiative. Learn more here:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/story/2013/08/22/guelph-mayor-farbridge-transporation-issues.html.  

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Inside Guelph – Different activities taking place in the City this summer

June 24, 2013

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Mayor Karen Farbridge highlights different activities taking place in the City this summer. She spoke about the Ticats pre-season game, events lined up at Market Square, festivals and other events.

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Welcome!

June 24, 2013

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Mayor Karen Farbridge with Ana Maria Ruiz, the new Event Coordinator, Guelph & District Multicultural Festival at City Hall last month.  

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