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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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Market Square performance launches Guelph’s Culture Days weekend

September 27, 2013

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Culture Days kicks off today with high energy performances by Gadfly Dance Company, Canada’s celebrated urban dance ensemble, at Market Square: 4p.m , 7p.m, and 9p.m.  There are many great activities happening around Guelph over the next three days. You can find out more information about Guelph’s celebration of Culture Days at this link: http://guelph.ca/2013/09/city-guelph-joins-national-celebration-culture/

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Guelph Sports Hall of Fame 2013 inductees

August 8, 2013

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 The Guelph Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors has announced the names of the 2013 inductees who will be inducted at a ceremony in October. Congratulations to this year’s inductees: athlete Todd Hlushko, veteran athlete Lt.-Col. John Steele, builder Steve Redmond, official Frank Cecchetto and the 1939 Guelph Leaflets. More information can be found here.

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John Galt Day celebrates Guelph’s civic holiday in Market Square

July 31, 2013

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Free entertainment and fun offered for the whole family On Saturday, August 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. everyone is invited to Market Square in downtown Guelph to celebrate John Galt Day. The celebration offers free activities and entertainment such as face painting, hands-on crafts and a community stage featuring local performers. A variety […]

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17th annual Mayor’s award winners announced

June 27, 2013

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Tonight, I will have the opportunity to honour five residents with the Mayor’s awards as part of the Guelph Awards of Excellence gala. Three exceptional young people are among this year’s honourees. The award winners are Gavin Armstrong, a University of Guelph student renowned for fighting hunger and poverty; Emilie and Olivia Renaud being recognized […]

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14th Annual Guelph Awards of Excellence

June 26, 2013

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TUESDAY, June 25, 2013 (GUELPH) – Rogers TV, cable 20, presents exclusive coverage of the 14th Annual Guelph Awards of Excellence Saturday , June 29 at 8:00 PM and Sunday, June 30 at 7:00 PM. Billed as Guelph’s premiere appreciation event of the year, the Guelph Awards of Excellence honour exceptional businesses, organizations and individuals […]

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Come and Celebrate National Aboriginal Day on June 21!

June 14, 2013

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 Celebrations  for the National Aboriginal Day will take place in Guelph on Friday June, 21, 2013 in Royal City Park from 7p.m.  National Aboriginal Day (Aboriginal/Native Canadian) in 1996, the former Governor General of Canada, Romeo LeBlanc, proclaimed June 21 to be known as National Aboriginal Day.  This is an event growing in importance in […]

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Happy New Year, Guelph!

January 12, 2013

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 I was happy to see many people at the second Annual Mayor’s New Year’s Levee. Thank you for coming to celebrate the start of a new year in our beautiful city. Even though the weather was unsuitable for skating, there were a lot of exciting activities held in the Galleria at City Hall from crafts to face painting. […]

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Popular children’s entertainer to perform at Mayor’s New Year’s levee

January 7, 2013

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Come and join the fun on Saturday, January 12 from 1 to 4 p.m for the second annual Mayor’s New Year’s Levee in Market Square!   Let us celebrate the New Year together with acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Jack Grunsky who will perform three free mini concerts.  Described by the Toronto Star as a Canadian musical treasure who […]

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Official opening of Market Square

February 22, 2012

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