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New buttons

April 30, 2013

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Four new button to push – look to the right of your page. Visit Guelph Guelph Wellington Immigration Portal Guelph Cultural Mapping Project Connect Guelph Business Directory They take you to a wealth of information.

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I take it back

February 19, 2013


I have said it in two “State of the City” addresses – doing business differently is politically risky.  I take it back. Talking about doing business differently is politically risky. Doing business differently means many things at City Hall.  One of the things it means is to strengthen our ability to work with the private, public […]

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Tourism is maturing in Guelph

January 18, 2013

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There are many positive outcomes expected from the City’s investment in Prosperity 2020, the community’s economic development strategy that was completed in 2010.  In my opinion, the core outcomes expected are: Jobs – we have established 67 jobs for every 100 residents as a job rate target for our city (we are currently doing a […]

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Inside Guelph – “The Guelph Advantage”

April 18, 2012

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Funding for the Arts

July 13, 2011

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The City was successful in receiving $75,000 from the Ministry of Tourism and Culture’s Creative Communities Prosperity Fund.  An additional $48,300 will be generated from the private sector which is being facilitated by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce and Guelph Arts Council.  The funding will be used to undertake cultural mapping of our community cultural […]

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Local Food

July 2, 2011


Interest in local food has gone through the roof in the last few years  and was clearly evident at the 6th Annual Local Food Fest.  As a planet, we recently passed the point where more people live in cities than in rural areas.  In Canada, approximately 80% of people live in urban areas.  What does […]

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