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Partnerships to eliminate poverty in Guelph are well poised

September 5, 2014

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The province has announced a renewed strategy to reduce poverty. This is good news and Guelph is well poised to participate given the work of the Guelph Wellington Taskforce for Poverty Elimination, County of Wellington, Neighbourhood Support Coalition, HOPE House, Guelph Wellbeing, Seed Community Food Hub, Bridges out of Poverty and many more innovative collaborations. […]

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Health Jam

May 7, 2014

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As part of Guelph’s open government initiative, we are experimenting with new ways to bring government and community together to develop shared solutions. What might that look like? Health Jam 2014 is a perfect example. This is a free, two-day workshop to generate real solutions that break down barriers to healthy living in our community. […]

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More than we can support

January 26, 2014

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Every year, for many decades, the City has made grants to community groups. The results of the 2014 grant program were recently announced.  I have heard gratitude from community groups who received a grant and disappointment from those who did not. A few years ago, we recognized the need to improve the granting process to […]

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