Tag Archives: culture

Olympic-style Family Day activities at Market Square and Guelph Civic Museum

February 10, 2014

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I met Olympic hockey champion Becky Kellar-Duke today as part of an announcement that RBC is sponsoring family day activities at Market Square and the Civic Museum next Monday. You can read the press release here. Here we are with RBC Regional VP, Jamie Clinch. RBC will also support a summer program in Market Square, […]

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Round two of voting in the Aviva Community Fund competition begins today!

October 21, 2013

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Last month, the Guelph Youth Council submitted an entry to the Aviva Community Fund for a grant to support the development of a permanent youth arts space for Guelph’s youth—a recommendation identified in the 2013-18 Guelph Youth Strategy. The Guelph Youth Council’s goal is to create a youth friendly community where our young members can […]

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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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Cool new program at River Run

March 26, 2013

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River Run launches its first artist residency program The Guelph Shebang offers a multi-disciplinary approach to creative practice March 26, 2013, Guelph, ON – River Run Centre has teamed up with Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Eden Mills Writers’ Festival, Guelph Dance, Guelph Jazz Festival and Hillside Festival to launch The Guelph Shebang, an artist […]

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Immigration Portal -Guelph and Wellington a welcoming place for everyone

March 20, 2013

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This morning, I attended  the launch of the Guelph Wellington Immigration Portal at the annual Guelph Wellington Local Immigration Partnership Immigration Connection event.   I thank the Government of Ontario for funding solely this Project through their Municipal Immigration Information Online program.  Many thanks to the Local Immigration Partnership that played a significant role in bringing […]

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Guelph Culture Map

March 19, 2013

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Today, I launched the Guelph Culture Map. Many thanks to the  Province of Ontario, which provided nearly $71,000 through the Creative Communities Prosperity Fund.  It is exciting to note that we are now on our way to having a comprehensive inventory and database of the City’s cultural assets, including facilities, organizations, artists, festivals, and community […]

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Talking culture on Rogers TV

March 23, 2012

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Ontario International Poetry Slam comes to Guelph

January 31, 2012

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Guelph Spoken Word will be launching an annual Ontario International Poetry Slam (November 10 2012).  Terrific new addition to Guelph’s cultural theme. Read more here.

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Bring Q to Guelph

December 2, 2011

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Join the local effort to bring Jian Ghomeshi’s CBC radio show Q to Guelph for a live show by “liking” this Facebook page. How do we win? Jian wants to know “What makes your city unique? What makes it a place we should showcase to the continent? And what makes its citizens so passionate about […]

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River Run a hit with students

September 29, 2011

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The Linamar for the Performing Arts program is well loved among our children in this community. “”Thank you for letting SIB come to the River Run. It changed the way I thought about music!” “Thank you for letting us have the opportunity to see amazing bands and plays” “Thank you Linamar. River Run ROCKS” “I […]

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