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Mayors of Ontario’s largest urban cities want to hear from provincial candidates

May 15, 2014

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The Large Urban Mayor’s Caucus of Ontario has invited each of the three Ontario party leaders to attend a special meeting in Brampton on May 23.  During the 2014 Provincial election, LUMCO’s focus is on three key issues: Gridlock and the need for investment in transit and transportation systems Rising costs of emergency services Job […]

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Inside Guelph – “The Guelph Advantage”

April 18, 2012

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Guelph unemployment rate remains lowest among Canadian cities

November 4, 2011

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Read more here: http://www.guelphmercury.com/news/local/article/619933–guelph-unemployment-rate-remains-lowest-among-canadian-cities  

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100+ jobs coming to Hanlon Creek Business Park

October 6, 2011

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Würth Canada has announced it’s bringing its head office and distribution facility to Guelph, locating at the Hanlon Creek Business Park. This will bring more than 100 jobs to Guelph. It’s great news that Guelph is attracting more jobs to maintain our low unemployment rate. Attracting new businesses means new local jobs, new investment flowing […]

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Other implications of low jobless rate

September 21, 2011

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At the risk of blowing up this discussion again, there is another side to a low jobless rate.  Local industry have trouble recruiting the skilled trades they need.  Several local industries have expressed this concern to me.  Some of the trades that are a current challenge, according to industry, include: truck drivers welders machine operators  The Workforce […]

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Lowest jobless rate in Canada

September 16, 2011

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Guelph is in the news as having the lowest unemployment rate in Canada. There are a whole bunch of reasons and people behind our community’s success. This article in the Guelph Mercury about the growing Water Cluster in Guelph tells one of the stories about what is happening in Guelph that is setting us apart: Water […]

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Local company receives funding, City a partner

September 1, 2011

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ENPAR Technologies – local Guelph company – announced that it has been awarded funding in the amount of $341,644 by the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation to conduct final tests of its AmmEL System at the City of Guelph’s Waste Water Treatment Plant. ” The City of Guelph Waste Water Services is supporting the […]

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Research and commercialization partnerships

August 25, 2011

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Our Wasterwater Treatment Department has a strong and successful history of seeking out unique partnerships with the private sector and research institutions.  These partnerships benefit the City and taxpayers and make a difference beyond our city boundaries. And the same opportunity to create jobs and attract investment in the energy sector also  exists for Guelph […]

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Owens Corning celebrates 60 year in Guelph

June 20, 2011

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I attended the 60th anniversary of Owens Corning/Fiberglas Canada  this weekend. The Guelph Glass Plant has employed generations of Guelph residents (and supplied many children with glass marbles!).  The company and their employees have been strong supporters of local sports teams, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, United Way, Heart and Stroke and other organizations.  They have […]

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