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Talking about downtown on Rogers TV

May 18, 2012

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Official opening of Market Square

February 22, 2012

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Reminder: Join us for free family fun tomorrow

January 6, 2012

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Come on down to City Hall tomorrow from 1 to 4 p.m. for my first annual Mayor’s New Year’s Levee! Let’s celebrate the new year together with children’s activities, performances by the Funky Mamas, hot chocolate and cookies, and skating on our new outdoor rink! guelph.ca/newyear

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Free family fun on January 7

December 22, 2011

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Everyone is invited to my first annual Mayor’s New Year’s Levee on Saturday, January 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Guelph City Hall. The fun will include children’s activities and entertainment (including performances by the Funky Mamas), facepainting and crafts, hot chocolate and cookies, and skating on our new outdoor rink! For more information, visit […]

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Santa’s helpers

November 21, 2011

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An open letter to the community about construction

July 29, 2011

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This is a thank you letter. First I’d like to thank residents, businesses and visitors for their continued patience as we work to complete an unprecedented amount of work on our aging buildings, roads, sewers and water systems. Thank you for putting up with the noise, mess and inconvenience that goes along with construction. Next, […]

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Making change in the downtown

April 24, 2011

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I was recently interviewed about the value of the Facade Improvement Program in the downtown. The economic diversity and vibrancy of the downtown is critical to the economic health of our city as a whole, especially as we aim to compete in the new information economy and understand the importance of innovation in creating jobs and wealth. To make lasting and postive […]

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Market Square construction activity

April 21, 2011

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An update from our staff on the project: Market Square construction progress  The Market Square project includes the following construction activities and milestones:  Complete reconstruction of Carden Street including watermains, sewers, sidewalks and landscaping Resurfacing Carden Street and the Square using paverbrick Landscaping and plantings in the Square Building the rink/water feature Building the pavilion […]

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New residential planned for downtown

January 21, 2011

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The announcement by the Cooperators and Tricar that they are planning to a major residential development in the downtown is great news. There are lots of differing opinions on what the downtown needs but the one thing there seems to be consensus on is that we need more people living downtown. This is a great […]

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Art in the Street

July 17, 2010

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Art in the Street was on today.  Lots of our great local artists were there.  The main comment I heard was we need to show case our local artists more often.

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