Tag Archives: Local Government Week

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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Record number of students expected to visit City Hall this week

October 21, 2013

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 This week is Local Government Week.  I am hosting  with 5 members of Council more than 800 elementary students to City Hall compared to 500 last year. I am looking forward to interacting with our students who ask interesting questions and give examples from the playgrounds they play on, to the swimming lessons they take […]

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Get involved! Get your school involved!

October 3, 2013

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 Guelph joins other municipalities across Ontario in celebrating the 5th annual Local Government Week from October 20-26, 2013.   This is an opportunity for students and youth to increase their civic awareness and share their ideas about what’s important to them as Guelph residents. This year, students are being asked to show how their voice can […]

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Local Government Week

October 18, 2011

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This week is Local Government Week.  This year I am hosting six school visits to City Hall. The first class to visit today was from Sacred Heart Catholic School. My office has developed a booklet – I’m a Future Voter – for the students and a temporary tattoo that declares they are a “Future Voter”.

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Future voters visit City Hall

October 20, 2009

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Today I welcomed the first group of elementary students who are visiting City Hall as part of Local Government Week. The students, a group of grade 5’s from Holy Trinity school, had a lot of great questions about how local government works. Over the next week and a half, I’ll have the chance to talk […]

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