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Why have we lowered the speed limit in school zones?

May 16, 2014

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This Spring, Council made a decision that says, when you drive in Guelph, you slow down near an elementary school – any elementary school. We lowered the speed limit in elementary school zones to 30 km/h on local roads at all times, and 40 km/h on arterial roads on school days from 8-9 a.m. and […]

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Canada’s safest city

July 22, 2011

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For the fourth year in a row, Guelph has┬áCanada’s lowest crime severity index, reports Statistics Canada. The index measures the volume and severity of crime divided by the population. Here are some highlights: Guelph’s crime severity level is 50.4, compared with a national average of 82.7 Guelph had 4,241 crimes last year, 14% lower than […]

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